Category Archives: Architecture

Mow Cop ‘Castle’ Folly 2

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Mow Cop Castle Folly

Mow Cop ‘Castle’  – a Folly situated on the Cheshire-Staffordshire border in England

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Valle Crucis Monastery 1

Valle Crucis Abbey 1, originally uploaded by foto-art. Valle Crucis Monastery, near Llangollen in Wales. This is a typical architecture type of shot for me, making use of doorways and windows as elements and shapes composed in the frame. The … Continue reading

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Valle Crucis Monastery 2

Valle Crucus Abbey 2, originally uploaded by foto-art. Valle Crucis Monastery, near Llangollen in North Wales. This is the Latin name for ‘Vale of the Cross’ and the Monastery, founded in 1200/1201 by Madoc ap Gruffydd for the Cistercian order, … Continue reading

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Valle Crucis Abbey 4 – Light and shade

Valle Crucis Abbey 4, originally uploaded by foto-art. Valle Crucis Monastery. I quite like this composition. The bases of the pillars and the wall on the extreme left, lead the eye to the doorway, and from there, the eye wanders … Continue reading

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New York – skyline from Brooklyn Bridge

new york – skyline from brooklyn bridge, originally uploaded by foto-art. New York Skyline. A spur-of-the-moment iconic shot of new York from the Brooklyn Bridge. Converging verticals were corrected in Photoshop.

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New York – Brooklyn Bridge

new york – brooklyn bridge, originally uploaded by foto-art. Brooklyn Bridge. Spur-of-the-moment shot on Brooklyn Bridge. I loved the lamp post, so I placed it one third in from the right using the rule of thirds. This enable me to … Continue reading

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