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Central Arcade #2

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 26 January 2012 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Newcastle upon Tyne's Central Arcade, with a slight quirky tilt as it turns into Grey Street - not HDR!

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MissT from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful color and depth - I'd love to step into that shoe store!

26 Jan 2012 5:26am

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Magnificent mall. fantastic colors. indeed of a really great image....

26 Jan 2012 6:38am

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Nice bit of faience work above the arch, nice colours

26 Jan 2012 7:43am

PATRICK from miramas, France

5***

26 Jan 2012 7:58am

Florence from Paris, France

No HDR ? Even more surprising then ! Incredible decoration.

26 Jan 2012 8:11am

@Florence: That's right, I used Topaz Adjust for this one.

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Excellent. Awesome colours and processing.

26 Jan 2012 8:11am

David from Avranches, France

Great shot Curly.

26 Jan 2012 8:21am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Nice shot

26 Jan 2012 9:13am

Moein from Bandar-e-Anzali, Iran

nice shot :)

26 Jan 2012 9:16am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!
Beautiful color!!!

26 Jan 2012 9:18am

Mhelene from Paris, France

Splendid colors !

26 Jan 2012 9:21am

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Love the tone in this

26 Jan 2012 9:47am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

First thought was a definite HDR rendition but then read your comments - topaz can really help bring out those finer details; I love the ornate tiled arches of this "quirky" arcade.

26 Jan 2012 10:00am

Steve from Atlanta, United States

Amazing!

26 Jan 2012 10:09am

Ahmad from Isfahan, Iran

Nice framing . I like its contrast and color tones .

26 Jan 2012 10:14am

Baldwin J from Bejuma, Venezuela

Very nice !!!! amazing !!

26 Jan 2012 11:15am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Valuable looking place. The beautifully decorated buildings.

26 Jan 2012 11:23am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

I very much like the tilt - it leads us around the corner at the end of the arcade. Beautiful textured detail as well.

26 Jan 2012 12:11pm

@Stephen: When you look closer you will find the definite angles in the floor and above the arches where the whole place takes a slight twist and turn.

AnneCphotography from somewhere over the rainbow, Switzerland

what an impressive HDR !!!! Great job !!!!

26 Jan 2012 12:44pm

@AnneCphotography: It might look like one but it isn't, I used Topaz Adjust instead.

Shannj from Bangkok, Thailand

Fantastic! The colors are so vivid! Love it

26 Jan 2012 1:09pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Vibrant colours and textures here Curly! Love the pp treatment! Bravo! ;-)

26 Jan 2012 1:09pm

tataray from france, France

Belles couleurs... Beau traitement.)

26 Jan 2012 1:20pm

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Does look HDR like, feels like a very Masonic feel to the shot. Turning the stone to gold.

26 Jan 2012 1:34pm

@Ainsley: It may look like stonework, but the colour and sheen is due to the Victorian use of glazed tiles.

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

A real marvel with this processing, splendid job. Good day.

26 Jan 2012 3:04pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Fantastic processing. The warm dominant is gorgeous.

26 Jan 2012 3:16pm

Jaytee from Fresno, California, United States

Very nice Curly! It does look like a HDR image but it's probably all due to the lighting reflecting off the walls.

26 Jan 2012 3:34pm

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Well, I've lost my £10 then! I would have been absolutely sure it was HDR! Stonkin' shot!

26 Jan 2012 3:39pm

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

I love the color. Yes it looks like HDR.

26 Jan 2012 3:46pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

This is fantastic! I would love to visit this place ;-) Excellent processing as always, Curly!!

26 Jan 2012 4:12pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

The "quirky tilt" of wonderful Topaz processing doesn't bother me a bit, but the shoes are going to fall of their rack if this isn't leveled! ;D

26 Jan 2012 4:13pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

An excellent composition ... I like ... It reminds me of a printing ink ... I like ... A hug friend. Adela

26 Jan 2012 4:16pm

franz from Baden, Austria

great job on this most impressive arcade! love the forceful colours and the "quirky" compo ... and i love those arcades in britain!!!

26 Jan 2012 4:47pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Amazing image. Magnificent mall. Wonderful composition. Love the tilt. Amazing detail and colours. Five Stars. :)

26 Jan 2012 5:05pm

Z from Shanghai, China

Great colors and details !

26 Jan 2012 5:18pm

dean musgrove from Simi Valley, United States

Wow! Sooooooo much detail.

26 Jan 2012 5:33pm

Phil David Morris, 2012 from Saskatoon, New York, Canada

Very nice detail, the niche at one time had a statue likely there, and would have been
nice had they kept it, would have capped the photo perfectly. Great work here.

26 Jan 2012 6:23pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Super compo et iamge fantastique cpatage quelle couleur quel cadrage grandisoe.
Bravo et amitié

26 Jan 2012 6:32pm

sien from Valkenswaard, Netherlands

Beautiful tone in this, very nice colours, great shot Curly!
Well done, love it

26 Jan 2012 6:37pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

Totally magic !

26 Jan 2012 6:52pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

A great PoV down this arcade which provide nice depth to this composition! The colors are quite warm and inviting as well.

26 Jan 2012 6:54pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

nice detail Curly.

26 Jan 2012 7:55pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Wow! The color and detail is gorgeous! I could just sit there and not shop!

26 Jan 2012 9:41pm

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Great shot, and Topaz worked well here.

26 Jan 2012 9:41pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Love the quality of the light

26 Jan 2012 9:50pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Great colorful image !!! This seems to be a very luxury mall, I like the architectural details and the lighting !! Well done

26 Jan 2012 10:06pm

flyingwind风飞扬 from China, China

Just a palace! Almost every details of it has been depicted!!!

26 Jan 2012 10:21pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Outstanding detail captured here. I love the rich colors.

26 Jan 2012 11:17pm

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

Splendid details...thumbs up!

26 Jan 2012 11:30pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Very ornate and a lovely eyeful.

26 Jan 2012 11:44pm

Suprasonic from Brunei Darussalam

Lovely, Nice place been there... planning to go there again.

27 Jan 2012 1:09am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

What a gorgeous arcade, beautifully processed to highlight the wonderful architecture.

27 Jan 2012 5:01am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

GREAT !!

27 Jan 2012 6:29am

Albert from Sweden, living in Hamburg, Germany

Verry cool details and colors. Nice hdr-like work with topaz, by the way.

27 Jan 2012 7:31am

Skyriani from Nelson, New Zealand

Not HDR. How then?

27 Jan 2012 8:13am

janina from Melbourne, Australia

If this is not HDR, what is it then?! A very rich environment, if this is true...and, what a curious name, Windows, selling musical instruments! LOL. ;OD

28 Jan 2012 8:55am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Amazing details...very nice

1 Feb 2012 4:40pm

PENTAX K100D
1/20 second
F/5.6
ISO 200
27 mm (35mm equiv.)

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