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Hawksmoor Towers, All Souls College, Oxford[edit]

Voting period is over. Please don't add any new votes. Voting period ends on 28 May 2014 at 20:24:28 (UTC)

OriginalHawksmoor Towers at All Souls College, Oxford; also representative of the modern use of the term Ivory tower in academia
Reason
High EV, high quality image
Articles in which this image appears
All Souls College, Oxford and Ivory tower.
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Places/Architecture
Creator
Godot13
  • Support as nominatorGodot13 (talk) 20:24, 18 May 2014 (UTC)
  • Question Is it just my monitor or is that sky violet in colour? Saffron Blaze (talk) 21:35, 18 May 2014 (UTC)
  • Saffron Blaze - I had loaded a second to last correct version in error. I hope this is better (or else I'm still having monitor problems).-Godot13 (talk) 23:14, 18 May 2014 (UTC)
  • I think it still looks a little violet on mine. — Crisco 1492 (talk) 01:55, 19 May 2014 (UTC)
  • Frustrating. Checking calibration and reworking from original, please give me a few hours...--Godot13 (talk) 02:17, 19 May 2014 (UTC)
  • Crisco 1492- Dare I ask if this is fixed?--Godot13 (talk) 03:44, 19 May 2014 (UTC)
  • Sky looks fine, but now I wonder about the stone. Would this not have been constructed of Cotswold limestone, which is much more of a honey blonde to golden colour? Saffron Blaze (talk) 06:45, 19 May 2014 (UTC)
  • I agree, but I think it may be more to do with the slight overexposure of the stone though, which has the effect of dulling the colour. Reducing the brightness helps IMO. Ðiliff «» (Talk) 12:50, 19 May 2014 (UTC)
  • Support Too much to like about this to chicken shit it to death. Visually striking image. Love the lines of it. Saffron Blaze (talk) 17:31, 19 May 2014 (UTC)
  • Support. As per Saffron Blaze. But it's this nitpicking over easily fixed details that broadly improves the quality of our images. In this case, it sounds like it may have pointed out a monitor calibration issue. ;-) Ðiliff «» (Talk) 17:35, 19 May 2014 (UTC)
I don't see it as nitpicking, thanks everyone for helping.-Godot13 (talk) 17:52, 19 May 2014 (UTC)
  • Comment: Does the perspective seem a bit off? The horizontal lines, even the ones higher than eye-level, seem to curve slightly upwards towards the edges. --101.108.255.85 (talk) 18:12, 19 May 2014 (UTC)
  • Support - Per Saffron and Diliff. — Crisco 1492 (talk) 00:19, 20 May 2014 (UTC)
  • Comment -- Two suggestions: bring the ground line to horizontal and center the composition more precisely (Exact symmetry is the strong point of this picture). Alvesgaspar (talk) 14:16, 20 May 2014 (UTC)
  • Comment -- I have upload a new version of the image over the existing. It reflects very slight perspective/rotation corrections and slight adjustment in centering. Pinging those who have already voted:Saffron Blaze,Diliff, and Crisco 1492.-Godot13 (talk) 19:09, 20 May 2014‎ (UTC)
  • Support Good shot, however I would like to see the whole building. ///EuroCarGT 00:42, 21 May 2014 (UTC)
  • Support -- Much better now, thanks for the improvement. Alvesgaspar (talk) 11:19, 21 May 2014 (UTC)
  • Support -- Hafspajen (talk) 16:01, 21 May 2014 (UTC)

Promoted File:UK-2014-Oxford-All Souls College 03.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 20:30, 28 May 2014 (UTC)