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Natural History Museum

2011.10.27
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I just adore the Museum's central hall - the architecture is fabulous and every possible corner is adorned with stone carvings of animals. I used a bean bag to support my camera on a ledge so I could use a long enough exposure to blur the hundreds of tourists.
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I really like these elegant benches which sit in the Mineral Gallery for people to rest their weary feet.
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This chap was so deep in thought over his information leaflet - I couldn't resist a candid shot of this moment in time.
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The modern Cocoon inside the Darwin Centre from below....
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.... and from above.
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18 Comments
helys Wow
The angle in the last one is amazing
The graphisms and architectural structures are great and so beautiful
especially in the #1
Great DOF in the #2
The #3 is stuning
All these are artworks
Congrats
helys · 2011-10-27: 18:29
davidcardona Awesome perspectives and excellent use of aesthetical resources! A beautiful wide angle effect on first one. Superb depth of field concept at second one and marvellous balance on B&W shot! Latest two shots are stunning! Thanks for sharing!
davidcardona · 2011-10-27: 18:40
MoMac great set thanks for sharing the cocoon shot and information on it.
MoMac · 2011-10-27: 19:19
????? A comprehensive series Helen ...
Nice pictures and perfect explain ...
Thanks for sharing.The number 3 To my favs.
????? · 2011-10-27: 19:32
JustmeG excellent captures! a feast for the eyes!
JustmeG · 2011-10-27: 20:30
????? you're way too good at this, WoW
????? · 2011-10-27: 22:50
maharba My gosh Helen, this is absolutely splendid to say the least.
maharba · 2011-10-27: 23:08
jennyLit Great set:) live the candid shot!
jennyLit · 2011-10-28: 00:22
Nellinka Wow, you made me curious about the museum, I haven't been there, and as for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year, I've seen only the winner's captures and loved them very much. =)
Nellinka · 2011-10-28: 02:08
Annbramwell Soaking up the atmosphere and enjoying the beautiful architechture in the natural history museum is almost as good as the exhibits themselves... I love it, and I still don't think that we have discovered all of it's secrets...
Annbramwell · 2011-10-28: 02:16
josy63 Absolutely extraordinary
All your series is magic and I love 1 and 3
josy63 · 2011-10-28: 02:35
slowpete love the set
so many nice angles used and great composition
slowpete · 2011-10-28: 02:50
davids Excellent set - it's ages since I have been to the museum but I'm going on Monday evening for an after-hours visit to the photo exhibition arranged through work. Looking forward to it.
davids · 2011-10-28: 07:35
Melusine Impressive building,
and excellent photographed!
Melusine · 2011-10-28: 15:47
iso400 Beautiful post Helen, impressive for framing the shots of the Cocoon, but I think that #2 and #3 are really fantastic. #2 has a wonderful DoF and #3 is beautiful moment you captured. Great!
iso400 · 2011-10-28: 20:58
Ryana The way you capture these places is always very special and makes we want to visit them some day. You actually advertises these places. ;o)
Ryana · 2011-10-29: 04:30
MsCumberdale Great pictures :)
MsCumberdale · 2011-10-29: 15:27
lukesmom What a GREAT set! I just love the photo of the fellow in b&w, as well as the shot of the bench. Thanks for sharing and glad it was worth the wait!!
lukesmom · 2011-10-30: 11:33
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Category: Architecture
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