Skateboard park, on the sea front between Penzance and Newlyn, Cornwall; 22 Sept 2016.

There are many shapes and textures here, but from ground level it was difficult to make anything of it.  Luckily the path ahead led on up a flight of steps, giving the opportunity to look down somewhat on the scene.

Having the faintly pale border right at the top of the frame helps put form and bulk to that great, shadowed, rectilinear block of concrete that is there.

X-T1 with 55-200 Fujinon lens at 160mm (equiv); 200 ISO; Silver Efex Pro 2.

In case you’re still not sure what you’re looking at – and this won’t be the first time that has happened on this blog 🙂  – the photo below gives some context.  And you can see that, for the mono version, I’ve (more or less) removed some distracting “dirty marks” from the wall right in the foreground.  Ah, professional secrets, professional secrets …


About Adrian Lewis
Photographer working in monochrome, colour and combinations of the two - with a great liking for all sorts of images, including Minimalism, landscapes, abstracts, soft colour, people, movement, nature - I like to be adventurous in my photography, trying new ideas and working in many genres. And I'm fond of Full English Breakfasts and Duvel golden ale, though not necessarily together.


  1. bluebrightly says:

    Beautifully done spot removal, that! It’s always fun to see before and after – it’s a little window into the way someone’s mind works.


  2. LensScaper says:

    The shadow areas are so important to the success of this photograph that is almost abstract in the arrangement of its shapes. Well seen, Adrian.


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