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The Gherkin

Posted by
Andrew Atkinson (Hartlepool, United Kingdom) on 25 January 2013 in Architecture and Portfolio.

3rd in my series on London. I love the shape of this building. I did get moved on by security thankfully it was after I had taken the shots I'd required.

NIKON D800 1799/10 second F/22.0 ISO 100 48 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Ian Bramham from Manchester, United Kingdom

what a great shot of the Gherkin Andrew!

25 Jan 2013 1:24pm

@Ian Bramham: Thanks Ian, I've always wanted to photograph it.

franz from Baden, Austria

ah, the famous gherkin! love how you placed this iconic building against the cloudy sky!

25 Jan 2013 1:24pm

@franz: Thanks franz

jean pierre from paris, France

bel angle de prise::: amitié

25 Jan 2013 1:59pm

@jean pierre: Thank you

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom


25 Jan 2013 3:40pm

@Ian Smith: Thanks Ian

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria


25 Jan 2013 5:39pm

@Stefan: Thanks

Bruno F from Planète Terre, Europe, France

Nice framing !

25 Jan 2013 8:22pm

@Bruno F: Thank you Bruno

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

Stunning shot, love the movement in the clouds

25 Jan 2013 11:05pm

@Alun: Thanks Alun

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Absolutely beautiful! Wonderful perspective. I love the sky!

26 Jan 2013 12:58am

@Elaine Hancock: Thanks Elaine

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

another superb composition with great smooth tones and wonderful geometrical balance!

26 Jan 2013 2:21pm

@DarkElf: Thank you

shooter from United Kingdom

Another great shot I have a similar view in my archive, I love the building

30 Jan 2013 6:39pm

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1799/10 second
ISO 100
48 mm (35mm equiv.)