A sideways monochrome capture of the graceful lines of The London Aquatic Centre previous home of the 2012 Olympic pool events. This magnificent building, now open to the public, resides in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, East London, England.
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Royaldevon (28449) 2014-07-21 1:40
Who could not be impressed by the sleekness of this building and this shot! You have created a wonderful abstract pattern of geometric shapes, light and shade.
Have a great week,
williewhistler (13541) 2014-07-21 3:43
oh I do like this,viewed at full size it is absolutely stunning,imaginatively composed with a top class range of tones it`s fine photograph perfectly suited to your mono treatment.
I wonder if a very small black border may have helped to define the edges?
Have a great week Les.
dekanski (2894) 2014-07-21 4:04
snunney (81849) 2014-07-21 4:29
You have made excellent use of the strong graphical lines formed by the architecture to create an image full of graphism. I like the framing and the use of black and white, both of which help concentrate the attention on the subject.
Nicou (119507) 2014-07-21 8:19
quelle compo NB merveilleux quel jeu architectural fantastique vue et captage ces vague de bâtiment d'un côté le vitrage de l'autre ces traces merveilleux.
Bravo et amitié
rychem (21699) 2014-07-21 8:46
This is like an artistic poster with special effect, it looks graphically and futuristically, very well composed
jjcordier (75174) 2014-07-21 21:03
Excellent jeu de lignes et de courbes dans ce noir et blanc très graphique.
kasianowak (5902) 2014-07-22 4:20
Lovely architectural abstract with so many shapes and patterns to look at! Wonderful shades and contrast best presented in b&w.
Have a nice day
ChrisJ (95866) 2014-07-22 10:45
Good tonal range with clean blacks and whites and nice repetition of geometric patterns and shapes, with good sharpness. The strong diagonal line adds dynamism and the sleek curves enhance the composition. Nice reflections to add to the effect. Tfs!
Giustiniani (3302) 2014-07-23 13:48
une superbe composition graphique avec un bon choix du N&B. Très réussi.
delpeoples (52929) 2014-07-25 6:07
Holy moly Batman, this one's a cracker. I adore the monochrome treatment here. It's artistic and so highly effective in demonstrating the beautiful graphism and contours of this modern architecture. I actually prefer it to your preceding colour version of the building. And yet the B7W only gets 22 points, where the colour version gets 50. If ever I saw proof that monochrome doesn't score as well as colour on TE, this is it. But who cares, please keep posting this type of stuff, it's in a league of its own.
Have a happy Friday, my dearest landlubber
- Copyright: Brian Denton (timecapturer) (47486)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Black & White
- Date Taken: 2014-07-02
- Categories: Daily Life, Architecture
- Camera: Sony Alpha 850 DSLR, Sony 28-75mm F2.8 SAM
- Exposure: f/16, 1/125 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): More *Asterisks*, Monochrome [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2014-07-21 0:56
- Favorites: 1 [view]