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Early Morning London Skyline with Moon

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by Robert Watcher, Sep 1, 2012.

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    I was out early attempting to shoot the low moon amongst the buildings in downtown London. Once downtown, it was almost impossible to even find the moon - let alone frame it. I drove down side streets until I came upon an area by the main train track - where could finally view the moon - - - mind you the foreground was pretty ugly and the visible buildings weren't the clump of highrises that I wanted.

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    After capturing a few shots, I noticed how beautiful the out of focus lights were in my viewfinder - and so took a shot manually focused to show the big blobs of blur. This is the shot I used as the base for the art piece above.

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  2. f6cvalkyrie

    f6cvalkyrie Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 12, 2010
    Brussels, Belgium
    :eek: :eek:  I simple cannot believe this statement, Robert ! You just failed to get home before the sun rose again :biggrin::biggrin:

    Nice pic, BTW,
  3. twokatmew

    twokatmew Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 1, 2012
    Lansing, MI, US
    Very interesting piece! May I ask you to reveal your processing technique? :smile:
  4. Just printed this image on some watercolour paper - 13"x19" art piece. It turned out great on the Hahnemuhle Photo Rag. Anne had me get right at mounting it for our living room wall. The frame size is 22"x29".

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  5. MikeR_GF1

    MikeR_GF1 Guest

    Reminds me of a few things at once: first, a "stressed" Polaroid. Next, Dali. And a bit of the hippie years Lava Lamp.
  6. Cool - - - thanks

  7. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    I'm in awe - the photo was cool enough, but the final matted print is spectacular. That's art. :bravo-009: :bravo-009: :bravo-009:
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