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Old Oct 10, 2011, 5:36 AM   #1
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Default World's Highest Buildings - Almost.

Part of a series of shots I'm still processing from the just passed Chinese National Day holiday.

Pearl Oriental Tower, Shanghai (actually higher than the Jinmao below but not by occupied floors/viewing platform).

The WFC (left - 2nd highest building in the world) and Jinmao (right - 5th highest building in the world). On the right you can just about see the construction of what will be the new 2nd highest building in the world (but only for about 3 months until they finish the one in Guangzhou) !!

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Old Oct 10, 2011, 4:46 PM   #2
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G'day ff

I like 'em mate ~ excellent use of colour & perspective
the 1st one looks very dramatic with the moving car headlights too

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Old Oct 10, 2011, 7:01 PM   #3
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Indeed some amazingly sharp & detailed images, with unique perspectives. Great lens in some very capable hands!
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Old Oct 10, 2011, 10:19 PM   #4
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Great photos Kevin. I almost get dizzy looking at the third (straight-up) shot.
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Old Oct 11, 2011, 7:22 PM   #5
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Very nice Kevin...these are picture postcards! Outstanding lighting and detail.

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Old Oct 12, 2011, 8:56 AM   #6
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Great shots Kevin, one more set to add to my list but to shoot downtown Detroit at night I have to leave the county and go to Canada. Good reason to go to the Windsor Casino


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Wonderful shots, love the looking-up dizzying views.
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Great shots! Love the third one. Tack sharp!
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Impressive photos. I think I like the first best, as you have kept the sky darker, avoiding the reddish background of the others.
Just to pick nits a bit, these are the tallest buildings, not the highest. The highest, I think, is somewhere in Nepal, and is only a couple stories tall.

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Very cool, Kev!
Nice job, I really like em.

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