Girl, Running

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    June 2nd, 2011 - Copenhagen, Denmark

    The spiral walk in the Rundetaarn, completed in 1642, is unique in European architecture - the 209 metre long spiral ramp winds seven and a half turns round the hollow core of the tower, and forms the only connection between the individual parts of the building (an observatory and church, still used, and a library which has been converted into a beautiful gallery area). At the very top, more than a hundred feet above the street, is a platform which gives wonderful views over Copenhagen.

    But of course children are not really interested in such historical details - they all seem to want to do only one thing : to run down - or in the case of this particularly energetic girl - to run up the spiral as fast as they can.

    J_CH*, thirdeyep(!), -fCh-, and 56 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. thirdeyep(!) 45 months ago | reply

      haunting!! this is so beautiful

    2. BratoDB 45 months ago | reply

      Very cool shot !

    3. Johannesvg [deleted] 45 months ago | reply

      Beautiful picture. Love the composition and the scene, and the lighting and .... everything ;)

    4. -fCh- 45 months ago | reply

      children know best, whatever little it is they know

    5. аrtofdreaming 45 months ago | reply

      great shot and very good composition,
      the light and the tones are very interesting.
      have a nice day

    6. DeeeB 45 months ago | reply

      great image - and interesting looking place!

    7. Oleg Green (lost) 45 months ago | reply

      Fine conversions of architecture planes & dynamics!

    8. fine photographix 45 months ago | reply

      Outstanding shot!

    9. RTC1 45 months ago | reply

      Very nice.

    10. .Mike Schmidt. 45 months ago | reply

      this photo is amazing, the location and you caught her in the perfect spot. im impressed.

    11. amateur student 44 months ago | reply

      Nice composition.

    12. Hannu-52 43 months ago | reply

      Beautiful light and comp, good shot !

    13. cindi's art journal 4 months ago | reply

      Beautiful photo! I want to run there too :-)

    14. 4 months ago | reply

      It's not easy to capture in a photo, I've tried myself several times.

    15. PeterThoeny 3 months ago | reply

      Wonderful scene, superbly captured!

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