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Photo of the Day ~ General Category ~ January 18, 2008

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Time Tunnel
by Rafael Sanchez (rafinmelb) 
Camera:
Panasonic Lumix FZ-30
Location:
Melbourne
 
Australia

Photographer Notes:
The Coops Shot Tower is now part of the Melbourne Central shopping mall and encased in a glass cone. Originally it was used to make shot for shotguns by dropping molten lead from the top into barrels of water at the bottom. At one pint it was Melbourn'es tallest building.


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Ella commented on January 18, 2008 02:58:
A fantastic shot (pardon the pun!) from whichever angle. The image draws you right into it. Congrats on another great city scene POTD!
HeratherV commented on January 18, 2008 04:09:
Congratulations Rafael, I think we all knew this one was a winner!!
susie peek-swint commented on January 18, 2008 04:53:
Terrific shot and pov Rafael ~ thanks for the background info ~ very interesting history! congrats on POTD!
Mustafa Kizilcay commented on January 18, 2008 05:12:
This was/is my favourite as you showed us that set. The angle of view and the composition make this picture superb, Rafael. Congratulations on another well deserved POTD!
Maxine Dennis commented on January 18, 2008 07:27:
Great POTD! A real 3 D effect on this one!
Linn Smith commented on January 18, 2008 09:00:
Thanks for the write up accompanying the fantastic photo...an amazing perspective and surreal appearance! Congratulations!!
Robin-Lee Vieira commented on January 18, 2008 09:36:
I knew this was a winner. You know how much I like this excellent capture! Congrats on a very well deserved POTD!!
Ross(uziers) R. commented on January 18, 2008 10:17:
An interesting point of your local history.. I've never heard of such a method for making shot... I'd have thought they'd use shot glasses. Congrats!
Ross(uziers) R. commented on January 18, 2008 10:18:
An interesting point of your local history.. I've never heard of such a method for making shot... I'd have thought they'd use shot glasses. Congrats!
RonS commented on January 18, 2008 17:56:
-cracker of a shot again & showing off the old town to boot! Apart from the composiition , I like the contrasty light oagainst the brick-work as well...good work again mate.
Al Mullen commented on January 18, 2008 22:09:
All around great shot, love the composition and clarity.
Sylvia commented on January 19, 2008 04:21:
Wow what a view !!! congrats Rafael !!


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