Posts Tagged architecture

Project 365.170 – Interior

I love wandering around the scruffier parts of the city centre. You tend to come across all sorts of abandoned and interesting structures. One of them was the interior of this, which is actually an arch from a railway bridge, but it made me so curious to see what was inside it.

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Project 365.166 – Broken Reflection

I wanted to do a shot which focussed on reflection, and while one in the countryside of a still lake would be great, there aren’t many of those in the city centre!

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Project 365.151 – Golden Stone

The church in evening sunlight is lit up, and the dull greys and browns become bright, shocking almost.

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Project 365.137 – Construction

From my bus stop, going home, I have been watching this slowly build up from a few beams, to a shell, and now after months it looks almost complete…

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Project 365.128 – Brise Soleil

That’s what they are. The things which you see on every plate glass building, covering the windows in various forms, blocking out the light – or at least a percentage of it. 

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Project 265.126 – Under and Up

I have said before how much of my city is old set aside new. The university campus being a prime example of this. This archway is around a little back part of it, near a few hockey pitches, but the framing was perfect for a shot.

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Project 365.124 – Upwards

In a part of the city known as The Custard Factory, so called as it used to be a custard factory, (who’d have thought it?) is an old chimney. It’s painted, but the image isn’t very visible from this angle. It certainly shows off how striking the tower is up close though.

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Project 365.110 – Cathedral 1

Belated, unfortunately, but I will admit to completely forgetting to blog about photo yesterday after a pretty long and hectic day! 

So the first of today’s is Birmingham Cathedral, which I took a shot of yesterday while rushing through the city centre on a last minute gift buying spree. 

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Project 365.100 – Direction

I am 100 pictures in? Seems to have gone oddly quickly! It has been a busy year so far though. 

Snow is still on the ground and on the roofs, but what I have always liked is that it tends to melt on one face and not on others, leaving high contrast on each side.

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Project 365.93 – Monolith

The old style of my city is still very evident in some places, and only a short walk from the ultra modern centre you still see the old brutalism which was so very popular here in the 60s.

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