holly street estate 1988

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    an impending storm looking south from roof of german hospital feb 1988
    hackney
    london
    © chris dorley-brown

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    1. Dave Wood Liverpool Images 62 months ago | reply

      Real moody image. Cracking shot.

    2. alistair79 61 months ago | reply

      ghostly, technological

    3. Fionn2010 61 months ago | reply

      fantastic. very menacing

    4. lop v stein 56 months ago | reply

      wonderful capture and atmosphere.

      seen in: eerie landscapes (natural or urban).

    5. Jonesxxx 55 months ago | reply

      Fantastic shot!

    6. I M Roberts 50 months ago | reply

      fantastic cityscape with a dark stormy sky!!!

    7. mz_riskz_e8 50 months ago | reply

      I still love this picture. I haven't been on Flikr much lately so i am catching up on the pics and this one always jumps out at me

    8. Dalstonian 48 months ago | reply

      Often as kids we used to play in these "high rises."
      Many a good summer day when school was out was spent merely going up in the lifts as if we had a purpose in doing so. Once at the top you then would race down the stair well. From I think 19 floors up there were two flights per floor. You had to partially slide your hand down the rounded tube like railing then estimating the best place to grip you then took hold and flung yourself to kind of swoop around the corner. Rapidly you built up such a velocity that you literally could on occasion when your technique was impeccable feel like you were on a fair ground ride. Then we would do it all over again but in a different one.
      Brilliant
      Cheers mate

    9. Konstantinos Besios 43 months ago | reply

      Wonderful capture !!

    10. karenlx 42 months ago | reply

      a truly wonderful photo

    11. jhaydnreynolds 36 months ago | reply

      Impressive, moody image.

    12. johnnylondon 34 months ago | reply

      Wow!! Quite John Martin-ish..

    13. fulham phil 27 months ago | reply

      Love this shot, I wonder what it looks like now?

    14. Greengypsie [deleted] 24 months ago | reply

      Superb image
      Seen in the British Photographers' group

    15. Andy Worthington 24 months ago | reply

      Such a great photo, Chris!

    16. .Oli 19 months ago | reply

      Amazing picture! Love this.

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