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Image title: Manchester No1 Deansgate & sign: First of new stereo series

Manchester No1 Deansgate & sign: First of new stereo series

The upmarket apartment building Number One Deansgate rises up above the city with its exterior walls of sheer glass. We are standing on the Blackfriars Street corner looking up at the building with one of the blue tourist signs in the foreground.


Viewed in stereo, the sign pops out in front of you, and the building is set back, capturing fully its size and impact. This is the first stereo image made using the Stereo Realist camera. I am now shooting in stereo on film side by side with digital camera. More on stereo soon.

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Manchester No1 Deansgate & sign: First of new stereo series

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Filename:
ManNo1DnsgtSignStereoB4515.jpg

ID number:
1551

Technical details:
Stereo Realist camera (manufactured c 1950) and Kodak Ektachrome Elite film. Scanned on the Nikon Coolscan V ED scanner

Manchester, modern architecture, signs, Lancashire, stereoscopic, stereopic, Ian Simpson Architects

Date created:
2004-05-15

Aidan O'RourkeAidan O'Rourke has been active in photography and online media since 1995. He has documented the development of the local area in his Eyewitness website (1997-2005) and as a contributor to books, publications and the Manchester Evening News. He runs his Eyewitness photography walks in Manchester, Liverpool and other locations. He offers one-to-one tuition in Photography and Languages. He is a high-level speaker of German and can offer photography walks and tours through the medium of German. Visit www.aidan.co.uk

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