Thursday, 13 August 2009

No Parking Please

No Parking Please, originally uploaded by Lancaster Today.

Ok, so I've hiked up the vibrancy on this photo (if you look closely, the drain-pipe is a little too blue), and I might be accused of plagiarism if you know PJ's 'Daily Dublin Photo Blog' (check it out, it deserve more attention), but I still think there is something interesting about this subject.

The story behind this photo is that I walked down a quiet city centre side street - more of a lane actually - in order to get a photo of the fire brigade's practice tower which was peeping over the top of a wall adjacent to this gate. The gate sits alongside the back entrance to the Lancaster Fire & Rescue Service, which you can see in this photo. I guess the fire engines might occasionally be taken out through this back exit.

7 comments:

  1. I really like what you did with this picture Eamon! The color is fantastic.

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  2. Ah, RED and bold print. Hope everyone looking for a parking space takes the "hint."

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  3. I think you are forgiven for too much colour... it adds to the photo nicely!

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  4. The gate doesn't look OVER-used, to put it like that... But it definitely should be visible to any would-be carparkers.

    PS You might avoid that blue pipe by marking just the gate and adjusting the red channel for that.

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  5. Thanks all - and good idea RuneE.

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  6. Nice shot Eamon, and great colours. And thanks for mention of my blog and the link.

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Thanks for the comment in advance. All thoughts are appreciated ~ Eamon.