Famous European structures & monuments.

Challenge #6 in the Untitled series. Hosted by AngeloGR.
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Show us a structure or a monument like we never seen it before. Europe is the perfect place to be creative and expressive. Be creative and show us different views of somenting we all could have seen(perspective,light etc).
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Brandenburg Gate
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This is a partial silhouette of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany. It's such an iconic structure that has silently watched over the darkest parts of modern history. I wanted to concentrate solely on the statue of Victoria on the Chariot as it seems to be lost amongst the grandeur of the Grecian arches. It's also the angle most tourists will get to see it from. I chose to put it in silhouette because I also thought that it'd be funny to take a picture of a monument where you couldn't
Submitted: Wednesday, 21st October, 2009 12:30 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 29th July, 2009
Focal length: 20 mm
Shutter speed: 1/800 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 100
Notes: Locked metering from the sky then focussed in on the standard. Partially strengthened the contrast in Photoshop then added a slight exposure gradient to frame it.
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