Snappers cast fish-eye view of city landmarks; Flickr user gets new view of centre.Byline: RICHARD DOWN
ONE of the most difficult tasks a photographer faces is to find a new way of presenting familiar sights.
Liver pool Daily Post's online photosharing site contains close to 15,000 images, posted by 500 snappers.
Each of the major city landmarks has been photographed from almost every conceivable angle.
But Flickr regular Charlie Charlton's fish-eye lens series has the power to startle startle /star·tle/ (stahr´tl)
1. to make a quick involuntary movement as in alarm, surprise, or fright.
2. to become alarmed, surprised, or frightened. .
He said: "I took this series on Saturday. I didn't go out to take fish-eye pictures but when I walked past One Park West I saw this shot of the building stretching away to infinity and had to take it." The shot is taken in HDR (1) (High Data Rate) A wireless data technology from QUALCOMM that provides up to a 2.4 Mbps data rate in a standard 1.25MHz CDMA voice channel. HDR can be used to enhance data capabilities in existing cdmaOne networks or in stand-alone data networks. , which combines three shots taken in quick succession into one final photogr aph.
Mr Charlton said: "I was really pleased with the result. The picture ended up with ghostly ghost·ly
adj. ghost·li·er, ghost·li·est
1. Of, relating to, or resembling a ghost, a wraith, or an apparition; spectral.
2. Of or relating to the soul or spirit; spiritual. images of cars passing by as a result of the different shots.
"Fish-eye lenses give you a vision beyond human perspective.
I love using them." * UPLOAD your shots at Liver pool dailypost.co.uk/videos-pics/ * SEE all the pictures from the Post's Flickr group at www.liverpooldailypost.co.uk/flickr
Metal staircase at Clayton Square One Park West, captured by Daily Post Flickr group member Charlie Charlton