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The Shard
16-MAY-2014

The Shard

Standing approximately 1,004 ft high, the Shard is currently the tallest building in the European Union. It is the second tallest free-standing structure in the United Kingdom after the concrete tower at the Emley Moor transmitting station. The glass-clad pyramidal tower has 72 habitable floors, with a viewing gallery and open-air observation deck the UK's highest on the 72nd floor, at a height of 802 ft. It was designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano and replaced Southwark Towers, a 24-storey office block built on the site in Southwark in 1975.

Nikon D300
1/160s f/11.0 at 17.0mm iso200 full exif

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Arthur Lebacq21-Oct-2015 12:03
An impressive B&W shot.....great contrast and composition....well done......V
fara104-Jun-2014 09:43
fantastic pov.bravo.v
Martin Lamoon25-May-2014 11:06
Great view, works well from this point.
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Paul Milholland24-May-2014 22:24
Looks ominous in the contrasty B&W.
Bea.24-May-2014 06:50
A dramatic perspective. Well done.
fotabug24-May-2014 00:55
Outstanding image! Great POV
Johnnie Rogers ARPS 23-May-2014 21:10
Great mono conversion, love the dramatic viewpoint ~V~
Ken Chambers ARPS23-May-2014 21:10
Spectacular photography, Ann
Walt 23-May-2014 19:20
great leading lines
Ruth Voorhis23-May-2014 17:54
A stunning image in every way, superb in B&W. V
John S 23-May-2014 16:29
Very nice image
Laura Milholland23-May-2014 16:05
Cool shot and very dramatic. Great in B/W. V
paplvr23-May-2014 16:05
Awesome, love it, so dramatic. Linda S
Jeanne Newman23-May-2014 14:22
Stunning image, expertly shot! v.
Roger Bailey23-May-2014 13:18
That is a long way up, nice processing.
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