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Bridgewater Place, Leeds. by Colin Metcalf

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Bridgewater Place, nicknamed The Dalek,is a office and residential skyscraper development in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It is the tallest building in Yorkshire, and has held this record since being topped out in September 2005.

As to the industrial hertitage, the larger tower, known as the Giotto Tower (1899), is based on a tower at the Florence Cathedral (1334) and was a factory ventilation shaft. The smaller tower on the left is a chimney (1864) which is a copy of a 12th century Lamberti tower in Verona, Italy.

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Single RAW image processed in Photomatix Pro 4.0.2, finished in PSE9 wirh Topaz B&W efects plugin, opalotype effect.

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bridgewater, place, leeds, skyscraper, dalek, hdr, colin metcalf, giotti, lamberti, tower

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  • Colin Metcalf
    Colin Metcalfalmost 3 years ago

    Framed Print

  • Noble Upchurch
    Noble Upchurchalmost 3 years ago

    Marvelous composition and so very well done!!! Bravo Colin!!!

  • Thanks very much Noble.

    – Colin Metcalf

  • Guendalyn
    Guendalynalmost 3 years ago

    VERY VERY VERY LOVELY !!!

  • Thank you very much Guenda.

    – Colin Metcalf

  • Roy  Massicks
    Roy Massicksalmost 3 years ago

    We passed this way Colin – like the old and the new and your photo of it !

  • You would have just about been at the end of your journey. The end of the Leeds Liverpool is about 500 yards further on. Thanks for looking mate.

    – Colin Metcalf

  • Antanas
    Antanasalmost 3 years ago

    very beautiful image

  • Thank you very much sir.

    – Colin Metcalf

  • Berns
    Bernsalmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful image !

  • Many thanks pleased you like it.

    – Colin Metcalf

  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...almost 3 years ago

    This is a superb capture dear Colin.I love The Giotto Tower.x

  • Thanks a lot Catherine. It’s always a shock to see a little bit of Italy on the banks of the Leeds Liverpool canal.

    – Colin Metcalf

  • inkedsandra
    inkedsandraalmost 3 years ago

    lovely and excellent processing.

  • Thank very much Sandra.

    – Colin Metcalf

  • snapitnc
    snapitncalmost 3 years ago

    cracking shot colin,cheers mike

  • Thanks Mike, pleased you like it.

    – Colin Metcalf

  • JacquiK
    JacquiKalmost 3 years ago

    Fantastic image Colin.

  • Many thanks Jacqui, hope you are well.

    – Colin Metcalf

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