Urban Abstracts


davidtrout

Link Posted 12/02/2018 - 17:03
My focus was on Newcastle's Gallowgate area on my most recent photo walk in the city. Overshadowed by St James park (Newcastle United) the area features colourful new architecture at the developing Newcastle University.
All these were shot on my K30 and DA*50-135m lens.

Gallowgate No. 1



Gallowgate No. 2



Gallowgate No. 3



Gallowgate No. 4



Gallowgate No. 5



Gallowgate No. 6



Gallowgate No. 7


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Dorset_Mike

Link Posted 12/02/2018 - 17:11
I like this set - well observed and recorded.
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Mike

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McGregNi

Link Posted 12/02/2018 - 17:17
Strong colours, strong shapes ...... Photos that pack a punch! The depth and play of light in No6 makes it stand out above the others. The verticals and perspectives are all very straight, considering the angle of shooting.

No 3 has the best shape and eye pulling power.... On the last one I'd crop in at the top and right to remove the distraction breaking the lines in the top right corner.
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Last Edited by McGregNi on 12/02/2018 - 17:20

alfpics

Link Posted 12/02/2018 - 18:35
A great set David - strong and bold. I agree with Nigel's observations about the last one. No 1 is full of abstract impact IMO.
Andy

pschlute

Link Posted 12/02/2018 - 19:47
Very nice set. I can't pick a favourite, they are all good.
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Nigelk

Link Posted 12/02/2018 - 20:30
I agree, a lovely set.

Mag07

Link Posted 12/02/2018 - 21:06
Wow, super shots. Love the colors.
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K10D

Link Posted 12/02/2018 - 21:43
Very good images David.

I'm feeling the need to visit. May even take a few shots in between the pubs.

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davidtrout

Link Posted 13/02/2018 - 09:56
Thanks for all the comments, much appreciated. As for the top of the last image I think Nigel and Andy are right and it would look better with the sliver of sky cropped out.
David
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davidwozhere

Link Posted 14/02/2018 - 01:49
The colours of these are fantastic. Time well spent here.
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razashaikh

Link Posted 14/02/2018 - 05:17
Stunning piece of architecture. Beautiful shots.
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