Jide Alakija

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The direction on my photoblog is going to change. I am from now on going to post my test shots on new techniques that I am developing. Up until now I've been posting mostly work that is complete of at least part of my artistic and commercial portfolio.

I think it's fair that I started doing this to keep me shooting and improving on my style. The shots that you may start seeing may not have any sense of appeal to you at first but as time goes on I am hoping you will start to get a flavour for what I am trying to do.

This here is a shot I took sometime ago, I think two years ago of the Alexandra Palace aka "Alley Palley"

comments (14)

  • vintage
  • Brisbane Australia
  • 15 Sep 2008, 01:38
Good angle impressive building
Jide Alakija: It is isn't it.
I think I'm liking the new direction heehee smile
it's school-time for me lol
Jide Alakija: Not necessarily a new direction, just that I'll be posting some of my experiments more often now.
  • Laurie
  • United States
  • 15 Sep 2008, 03:17
I love the details in this. Such impressive architecture. Wonderful colors.
Jide Alakija: Thanks Laurie.
Very nice perspective and symetry!

Magnificient buiding!
Jide Alakija: Thanks Rémi
  • bob bionic
  • within her soul
  • 15 Sep 2008, 09:38
absolutely love the composition, colours etc on this one matey! NICE!!!
Jide Alakija: THANSHUU!
I'm looking forward into which direction you'll go. I wish you lots of fun.

BTW: nice image, great colors. Lines are not so straight.
Jide Alakija: Thanks Paul. Sorry about the lines....that's a function of the lens in this case.
  • tim
  • some were in Armley, Leeds:)
  • 15 Sep 2008, 17:20
well keep it going Jide as this is very impressive fellasmile Although on a tech note do not feel you could have tweaked the lines a bit in pping?
Jide Alakija: I could have I guess....sigh!
beautiful shot! love the color and the detail is fabulous. I will look forward to further "experiments".
  • PhotoSam
  • United Kingdom
  • 15 Sep 2008, 19:41
light curve but that blue is eye-poppingly beautiful...
  • Affi
  • United States
  • 15 Sep 2008, 20:41
Nice shot Jide. Particularly like the turquois sky with the turoise trimming on the building. Would like to see this in black & white against the sky/trim.

As you go through your morphosis it would be great for you to share what tecniques you are applying so we can provide you with constructive feedback.
  • #2000
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 16 Sep 2008, 10:15
Great perspective, find myself crooking my neck back to look at the turquoise sky...loves it! Great comp & colour my dear friend...:o)
  • Padraig
  • United Kingdom
  • 16 Sep 2008, 12:33
The blues are soo inviting
  • chunter
  • Salisbury, Wiltshire. UK
  • 16 Sep 2008, 18:34
My first visit to Shutterchance since the end of June and I'm reviewing some of my favourite and inspirational posters.

I've just seen the last half dozen or so of yours and I'm happy to see you continue to post some technically brilliant and beautiful work.
Love this

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