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    The Carsten Höller slides - Tate Modern, London.

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    leafpeeker, Laurence Cartwright, and 2 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. parkham [deleted] 99 months ago | reply


    2. Jon Cartwright 99 months ago | reply

      Thanks. I like this one too.

    3. shtumpi 99 months ago | reply

      Yes, well done, the composition is great.

    4. Jon Cartwright 99 months ago | reply

      Thanks all! I've been trying to get a shot of these slides that I'm happy with for ages; and this one might be it.
      I tried it in b&w michael, but I missed the green, and I like the reflection of the ground floor sodium lights on the belly of the slide.
      Feel free to download it and have a go yourself though. You might be right - I didn't play with it much.

    5. Eric Hamilton 99 months ago | reply

      Very cool shot! Great candidate for HDR, too.

    6. Jon Cartwright 99 months ago | reply

      You're right, Eric, I've found it pretty much impossible to get a faithful picture without it.

    7. tygerlyl 99 months ago | reply

      Amazing! so unique.

    8. leafpeeker 99 months ago | reply

      Stunning! I really like the almost fibonacci/golden ratio shapes of the slides. Maybe there is a group for this.

    9. Jon Cartwright 99 months ago | reply

      Yes, they're very organic and that's what I've had trouble capturing before. On the one hand, they're really really cool slides, but they're also arranged beautifully. I've not really been able to get that across until I tried shooting vertically. It's counterintuitive because the setting invites to you look at them from pretty much every angle but along the axis. But, as it happens, lying on your back with your head against the central column is probably the best POV.

    10. Laney G 95 months ago | reply

      You have a great eye. Your composition is always perfect.

    11. Bear Stearns 89 months ago | reply

      Your treatment certainly brings out the worm-likeness of this installation.

    12. a life lived strange 78 months ago | reply

      looking at this made me dizzy but those slides look really cool.

    13. Roman Schmitz 77 months ago | reply

      superb composition

    14. indie_shots 58 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called The People's Museum, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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