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All the majesty of a city landscape (from Thru These Architect's Eyes)
All the majesty of a city landscape (from Thru These Architect's Eyes)

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Challenge: Song Title/Lyrics: David Bowie (Expert Editing)
Collection: Challenges 2016
Camera: Nikon D800
Lens: Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED VR
Location: Edinburgh
Date: Jan 19, 2016
Date Uploaded: Jan 19, 2016

This was a fun one to do. Checking Bowie's songs I found one with some nice lines about the city. I already had a trip planned to the big city, Edinburgh, so I knew I had the opportunity to get some city shots. And very unusual for me, I already had in mind what to shoot.
After shooting the first images in my hotel room (Bowie, myself and the mirror) I went out and had a nice stroll through the city, looking for a nice cityscape, an interesting wall and some old lantern. The big moment was when I crossed the railway, walking through that tunnel and found that graffiti wall with the light. Bingo!

The rest was up to post-processing. I know there are still some flaws in it, but overall I'm satisfied with the result. Thank you all for your nice votes and comments.

Place: 4 out of 58
Avg (all users): 6.5658
Avg (commenters): 7.0000
Avg (participants): 6.5000
Avg (non-participants): 6.6190
Views since voting: 896
Views during voting: 141
Votes: 76
Comments: 11
Favorites: 1 (view)

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01/28/2016 12:07:52 PM
Kees you are on fire! Excellent creative take, very impressive
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01/28/2016 08:55:47 AM
I think this was certainly weird and intriguing, as Don said, and I think I prefer it among the top competitors based upon the focal points and detail. the "bleach bypass and added structure" feel to the shot enhance it, give it a near "journalistic" quality.
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01/27/2016 04:06:02 PM
Congrats on the HM Kees! I think this is very well done.
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01/27/2016 03:12:04 PM
Excellent work Kees! Loving your creativeness here lately! Congrats on HM.
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01/27/2016 01:06:04 PM
And you did this while traveling! Impressive, I wouldn't even dare to try. Great results, the muted tones work wonderfully here. Congrats on the nice finish!
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01/27/2016 10:19:19 AM
Nice! Congratulations your your HM.
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01/27/2016 09:16:12 AM
Excellent idea, very creative indeed!
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01/27/2016 03:50:03 AM
You are nailing it with that lens mate
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/26/2016 11:52:56 PM
weird and intriguing
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01/24/2016 09:04:34 AM
hmmm ,all your own work ?
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01/20/2016 12:14:53 PM
Oh. Very nicely done!
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