Gateway to the Cholera Monument.

Gateway to the Cholera Monument.

Photo Information
This is the gateway to the Cholera Monument in Sheffield, dedicated to the people who lost their lives to cholera in the 1800s, down the side of the gateway there are engravings of water, taps dripping, childern and skulls, all things that are relevant to the outbreak, that killed so many,but it made Sheffield now a cleaner and greener place to live and work.
20/09/2011 - 15:44trixie
CategoryBlack & White
BodyK-x
Shutter Speed7/10
Aperturef/8
LensN/A
ISO200
Focal Length18mm
Views/Likes51/0

autumnlight

Link Posted 20/09/2011 - 16:28
I like this shot, and the info. thank you for showing trixie.
Kind regards Maria

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bwlchmawr

Link Posted 20/09/2011 - 16:29
Clever shot. I like this, Trixie.
Best wishes,

Andrew

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nonur

Link Posted 20/09/2011 - 16:31
Me too, in spite of the sad story revealed by the info.
Regards,
Nezih

trixie

Link Posted 20/09/2011 - 17:26
Thank you all so much, it is sad, but it made the city a cleaner and better place to live, its the greenest city in England now. Thanks Trixie

sandinista

Link Posted 20/09/2011 - 17:48
I just want to walk in through those gates, the sure sign of a good shot IMHO, well converted and nice additional PP.

You seemed to have captured the essence of the place revealed in the history.
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trixie

Link Posted 20/09/2011 - 19:02
sandinista wrote:
I just want to walk in through those gates, the sure sign of a good shot IMHO, well converted and nice additional PP.

You seemed to have captured the essence of the place revealed in the history.

Thank you so much Jim, its a very peaceful place, and then there is a walk through the woods, and great views of Sheffield too. best wishes Trixie

szgabor

Link Posted 20/09/2011 - 21:29
Well taken shot, great view angle. I also like the vignette effect.
Regards,
Gábor
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trixie

Link Posted 21/09/2011 - 08:28
szgabor wrote:
Well taken shot, great view angle. I also like the vignette effect.

Thank you so much Gábor, I appreciate your kind comments. Best wishes Trixie

davidtrout

Link Posted 21/09/2011 - 16:34
I like the angle you used to record this. It looks good in black and white, more appropriate for this subject than colour.
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GIULIO57

Link Posted 21/09/2011 - 20:07
I like this compo
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trixie

Link Posted 24/09/2011 - 21:41
davidtrout wrote:
I like the angle you used to record this. It looks good in black and white, more appropriate for this subject than colour.
David

GIULIO57 wrote:
I like this compo

Thank you both, for your kind comments, cheers trixie
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