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Poll – What are your favourite types of historic buildings to shoot?

Discussion in 'Weekly Poll' started by Liam Clifford, Aug 9, 2017.

  1. Liam Clifford

    Liam Clifford Active Member

  2. PeteRob

    PeteRob Well-Known Member

    Well its 1,2,3 and a bit of 4 for me - so can't vote
  3. MJB

    MJB Well-Known Member

    No industrial or agricultural buildings?
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  4. PeteRob

    PeteRob Well-Known Member

    Oh yes 1,2,3 and a bit of 4 + industrial and agricultural buildings + industrial archeology but what's left tends to be a bit flat
  5. SXH

    SXH Well-Known Member

    Depends what you mean by historical...
  6. Roger Hicks

    Roger Hicks Well-Known Member

    Pillboxes. Though grenades through the firing slots are recommended above shooting, especially by VC winners.

    (Sorry, couldn't resist.)

    Seriously: whatever's handy.


  7. Benchista

    Benchista Which Tyler

    Whatever I finď interesting at the time.
  8. Andrew Flannigan

    Andrew Flannigan Well-Known Member

    What Nick said ^^^^^
  9. Fishboy

    Fishboy Well-Known Member

    Another unsuitable poll!

    I exclusively shoot mid-Victorian outside brick lavatories and they weren't even mentioned!

    Cheers, Jeff

    Edit to add: OK, I admit that I'll have a go at photographing all of the options.
  10. GeoffR

    GeoffR Well-Known Member

    Options 1, 2, 3 and 4 but I can only select one so no vote from me either.

    Though I'd much prefer mountains etc.
  11. Roger Hicks

    Roger Hicks Well-Known Member

    Dear Jeff,

    No sh*t, Sherlock!


  12. MJB

    MJB Well-Known Member

    It's on my bucket-list.
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  13. Petrochemist

    Petrochemist Well-Known Member

    I'll happily shoot any of them, but as the poll seems to suffer from so many people that apllies to (without making it a voteable option) I voted for the ruins as they tend to be my favorite of the options.
  14. Terrywoodenpic

    Terrywoodenpic Well-Known Member

    I can not imagine why anyone should be so selective between these subjects.
    If they are interesting and make a reasonable image I will have a go at anything old be it a building a machine or artifact.

    I am especially pleased when I can find a virtually unspoilt domestic building still surrounded by similar edifices and streets.
  15. Chester AP

    Chester AP Well-Known Member

  16. Jimbo57

    Jimbo57 Well-Known Member

    Finally, a Poll with an answer option I could genuinely tick. The last option.
  17. PeteRob

    PeteRob Well-Known Member

    That's funny. If I reply to #15 the quoted text ends at "historical interest". I was going to say that "empty of people" is aspirational. I'd be happy if red was banned for use in outdoor clothing.
  18. Trannifan

    Trannifan Well-Known Member

    It depends upon where I am, what the weather's like, what's architecturally on offer. A drastic contrast between old and new can be interesting, as can the potential for an impressionist or even abstract treatment of the subject.

  19. dangie

    dangie Senior Knobhead

    Probably the inside of pubs. But usually I forget to take the camera with me.

    But hey....... Who cares.......
  20. Geren

    Geren Well-Known Member

    Anything that looks interesting?
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