London Calling - Iconic British Phone Box by Mark Tisdale

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Based on a photo taken near London’s Temple tube station along the embankment on my third visit to this wonderful city. London is literally one of those places I could visit again and again.

And nothing quite represents London and Britain like these old red phone boxes that once covered the country. Today there are fewer and they’ve become mostly a tourist moment, but you still see them around much of London’s historic area.

For this photo, a selective color treatment was used to really make the phone booth’s original bright red pop against the high contrast background that was converted to Black and White.

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  • Antoine Dagobert
    Antoine Dagobertabout 7 years ago

    A great composition..the selective colors works nicely to add appeal..Great work!

  • imageworld
    imageworldabout 7 years ago

    a classy print the colour oulines the picture stunningly

  • AlienVisitor
    AlienVisitorabout 7 years ago

    Shades of the good Dr……………who!.

  • trickyruby
    trickyrubyabout 7 years ago

    superbly classic piece of england captured and turned into a modern iconic picture, super capture

  • Gisele Bedard
    Gisele Bedardabout 7 years ago

    love it striked out on the gallery ,classic and yet very creative

  • J.K. York
    J.K. Yorkabout 7 years ago

    one of the better spot color compositions i’ve seen in a while. fact is it would still be strong as all b/w, but the red really sings out. excellent composition.

    ps. all my in-laws live in Macon, GA.

  • Mel Brackstone
    Mel Brackstoneabout 7 years ago

    Gotta love a red phone box…..nicely done.

  • michelleduerden
    michelleduerdenabout 7 years ago

    Wow. I LOVE this!

  • Nicholas Averre
    Nicholas Averreabout 7 years ago

    Mark, this is a cracking image!!! london’s red phone box is so iconic and you somewhat cemented that image. Well done!!

  • delobbo
    delobboabout 7 years ago

    this is a timeless shot – nice!

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