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New on 500px : Knossos by philippbrenner96 by philippbrenner96

Palace of Knossos in greece.
They had doors and higher technologie than the roman empire altough its far before this time! Knossos is also the one of the first house/city-komplexes.
It was covered in sand and time until it was discovered by archeologists some years ago.

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New on 500px : Cascade Mountain Reflection by toddwshaffer by toddwshaffer

Lake Johnson (near Lake Minnewanka), Banff, Alberta, Canada. Shot during a six month road trip that covered twenty eight States, three Canadian territories, an unknowable number of small towns/big cities, done entirely on two lane roads.

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New on 500px : Forecasting a great day. by DavidPro by DavidPro

Beautiful sunrise taken with a super long exposure, over the Wolderwijd, Zeewolde, the Netherlands. This little old dock is part of a little island where I spend the morning alone. (Sins nobody lives there).

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New on 500px : boats resting in Cape Shabla by tomastoica by tomastoica

fisherman boats resting in Cape Shabla, Bulgaria’s most eastern place.

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New on 500px : Morning Stillness by TheWhole50mm by TheWhole50mm

This is pure stillness, no photoshop it was eerily still this morning… Pure silence before work! 🙂

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New on 500px : Shanghai by night ~ 夜上还 by yewyuee by yewyuee

Shanghai by night 夜上海 ~ circa 5th January, 2013

I would like to thank John Woo http://ift.tt/1nVaE6y, for introducing me to this wonderful place and I hope my rendition of this much photographed viewpoint matches his high standards.


Overlooking some of Shanghai’s most notable sights including the historic Nissin Shipping Building and The Bund, this was captured at ‘New Heights’ – a restaurant perched on the top of Three on The Bund.


As with most of my work, this was straight out of camera but for the panoramic crop. Safe for a tall tripod and a camera with manual mode, it’s a no brainer to replicate this postcard view. You DO HOWEVER NEED one of the following: (1)overcome the bouncer(s) at the level one lift lobby if they sense a tripod, (2)at the entrance to the restaurant, charm the pretty Chinese ladies with whatever it takes if your interest is but for the view &/or (3)burn a small hole in the pocket as the food and drinks at these restaurants (with killer roof top views) don’t come cheap! You just can’t have the cake and eat it, can you?


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This is the first of “a tale of three cities” series; my last on 500px for a while. As much as I would love to, I have precious little time (yes.. since September 2013) to interact with so many of my (500px) friends (I love you all!!!) and those who know me will understand that it’s not my style to go around clicking Likes & Favourites and leaving just one liners. And I’m finding myself leaving just one-liners so it’s about time to let go. However, please feel free to write on my wall should you want me to appreciate (not critique) your latest upload. I will try my best to login to comment.

For those interested in my oldies, I’ve put them in my Sets.


I am currently refining my skills / passion in the invisible spectrum (UV-VIS-NIR) while at the same time exploring the basics of wide-field astrophotography with a DSLR. This is an extremely new subject for me! Do drop by my Facebook Page (http://ift.tt/1ovULG8) to view my latest uploads or even for a chat (photography, I hope).

See you in June 2014 where I’ll share some of the city of Taiwan’s snapshots!

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