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Am3 skyspace shoot - part 1

Posted by
Stephen (Canberra, Australia) on 14 September 2011 in Art & Design and Portfolio.

Last month, I met up with Peter to take a few shots at the National Gallery’s Skyspace.

Here, you see a visitor’s quiet moment in the central chamber of this unique piece of art.

You can also check out Pete's page for his photos from our shoot.

NIKON D5000 1/60 second F/8.0 ISO 100 11 mm

peter.K from blue mountains, Australia

wow, nice b+w image Stephen of this reflective moment...

14 Sep 2011 5:37am

mayoline from Hoorn, Netherlands

This is very abstract! I love the B/W, it makes it a beautiful strong picture!!

14 Sep 2011 6:12am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

I'm not a lover of "Art", I generally - at best, don't get it, at worst I think it's self-indulgent twaddle. I'm not sure about this, I guess I would have to visit it to make up my own mind

14 Sep 2011 6:30am

kitty from Seoul, South Korea

This is a fantastic image ^^

14 Sep 2011 6:33am

tataray from france, France

Belle image avec des lignes de toutes sortes.
Belle lumière.

14 Sep 2011 7:02am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Joli N&B ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée

14 Sep 2011 7:31am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Fantastic shot, the symmetry is amazing.

14 Sep 2011 7:33am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Really amazing, magnificent framing and splendid geometry. A B & W perfect. 5 *. Good day.

14 Sep 2011 7:50am

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Artistic shot. The quiet moment - a powerful expression in this environment.

14 Sep 2011 7:57am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

What an amazing place - and perfectly balanced shot.

14 Sep 2011 8:36am

Isa from Vaucluse, France

Cliché original !

14 Sep 2011 9:37am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Superb composition, but damn........he moved.
Actually the blur kind of adds to the artistic quality.

14 Sep 2011 9:41am

fereshteh. from Iran

Really...Fantastic shot!!!

14 Sep 2011 9:51am

Mhelene from Paris, France

A splendid framing ! Superb !

14 Sep 2011 9:59am

Sam from Chennai, India

Superb framing. Perfect symmetry. Love the composition. Great shot Stephen. :)

14 Sep 2011 10:17am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Composition is full of impressive volumes, lights and shadows ... The textures of the built and the icing is perfect the character sitting in the back under the dome ... Good eye! Ahug, Adela

14 Sep 2011 11:08am

Eric C. from Ivry sur Seine, France

Nice frame and compo, great work !!

14 Sep 2011 11:12am

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

Nice composition! Beautiful use of light and shadows.
Textures are wonderful.

14 Sep 2011 12:03pm

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

wonderful . I checked the link and after that I wish to see your shot in color too . I am impressed with this piece of art

14 Sep 2011 12:24pm

@Mariana M.: Thanks, Mariana. You will see the colours shine their best when I show the last image in this series on Saturday!

Landy from Miami, United States

buena perpectiva gran composicion y una imaginacion excelente buen trabajo con los tonos medios me gusta un saludo

14 Sep 2011 12:29pm

Thierry Pouleur from anseremme, Belgium

fantastique photo, bravo 5 *****

14 Sep 2011 12:31pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A stunning image Stephen! There is a wonderful sense of tranquility here. Nicely captured! ;-)

14 Sep 2011 12:41pm

Richard from Ellemford, United Kingdom

This is really, really good!

14 Sep 2011 12:45pm

Williams from East LaHave, Nova Scotia, Canada

Fabulous composition & light. A space age stage set for sure just waiting for the performance to begin or perhaps it already has as the seated figure reminds me of Beckett.

14 Sep 2011 12:54pm

Maggy from Liège, Belgium

Intéressant point de vue, bravo

14 Sep 2011 1:25pm

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

A fabulous capture with excellent composition and wonderful tones and light. Well done !!

14 Sep 2011 1:27pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Beautiful capture, amazing place...this almost looks like a puzzle photo that plays tricks on your eyes with all the geometric shapes and lighting, love this in b/w! Great shot!

14 Sep 2011 2:28pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Fantastic image! Awesome play with light, shadows, forms and textures. Really impressive.

14 Sep 2011 2:35pm

Z from Shanghai, China

Gorgeous composition!! People vs the cold lines and geometric shapes..it is quite an image that deserves thinking over

14 Sep 2011 2:49pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautifully framed and processed to really bring out the nice textures captured here!

14 Sep 2011 2:54pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Fantastique compo comme un cocon quel rendu quel graphsime et fuyance superbe compo avec ce personnage

14 Sep 2011 3:05pm

Sarah from Tehran, Iran

Great perspective!
nice :)

14 Sep 2011 3:21pm

franz from Baden, Austria

i like the symmetry and the different lines and angles here! this must be a very interesting "building"!

14 Sep 2011 3:25pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Truly a fantastic shot - the symmetry combined with the lone figure really creates an introspective feeling to this image.

14 Sep 2011 3:48pm

Phil David Morris 2011 from Saskatoon, Toronto, New York, Canada

This is a wonderful image, just superb, it looks almost like modernism that
surrounds the ancient. Wonderful location for your amazing photos, along
with great composition to help with the mystification element.

14 Sep 2011 5:58pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

This is phenomenal Stephen! The B&W really adds here, as well..I love the lines and shapes yoou have so artfully included..what an amazing place this must be...Well done, Sir!

14 Sep 2011 6:00pm

Kat from Lorraine, France

Magnifique ce noir et blanc, superbes jeux de lumière et de symétrie!

14 Sep 2011 6:26pm

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

Ok, thanks . You probably know I love BW images and this one is super processed in monochrome, but I mentioned a color version only because it really , really looks gorgeous in color ;) Looking forward to seeing that last - color shot ;)

14 Sep 2011 6:43pm

Allan Clark from Dunedin, New Zealand

so very cool AAAA+

14 Sep 2011 7:13pm

Jani from Sweden

perfect, i just love it!

14 Sep 2011 7:35pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

A place where James Bond will me the Bad guy :-)

14 Sep 2011 7:49pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

this is fabulous. one of your very best

14 Sep 2011 8:02pm

J.R. from Ginowan, Japan

Great shot, this is art? WoW! My High School art teacher would be in shock!

14 Sep 2011 9:06pm

JCJ from Troyes, France

what a place!

14 Sep 2011 9:32pm

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

Magnificent spacious image, the tones and textures are superb

14 Sep 2011 10:54pm

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Love the angles here - nice b-w.

14 Sep 2011 11:16pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

A very cool photo that supersedes any question of whether the installation is art or not.

14 Sep 2011 11:29pm

Scott F. Schilling from San Martin, United States

Great work on this Stephen!

15 Sep 2011 2:17am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Marvelous shot ! GREAT !! Phil

15 Sep 2011 7:02am

janina from Melbourne, Australia

A fantastic looking art installation! I think one would feel the stillness where he is sitting. Great shot. stars. ^)^

15 Sep 2011 9:14am

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

This is such a wonderful image - and what a facinating place. I cannot wait to see the rest of the series!!

15 Sep 2011 10:33am

Marleen from Doesburg, Netherlands

Awesome shot, great choice for the b-w!

15 Sep 2011 2:29pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A great dome of silence in this lovely space. An excellent photo in that luminous B&W.

15 Sep 2011 3:46pm

Stefanie from Paris, France

wow. Perfect in b&w.

15 Sep 2011 8:26pm

JMS* from CHONBURI, Thailand

Tabernacle aux lignes rondes et brisées à la fois, j'aime la sérénité qui se dégage de ce décor tranquille.

16 Sep 2011 4:03am

1/60 second
ISO 100
11 mm