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Hi Guys, been a while since i done a report so thought would post one from a recent explore.

Can't really find much information on this place but it's very local to me and been told that it has been closed for around 5 years now and was closed do to health and safety.

I have put a water mark on my photo's because i have recently had photos stolen and used on a group on facebook.

On with the Photos.

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Thanks for Looking :)

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Hi, some lovely composition going on here. Could maybe do with a variation in lenses for the different subjects but to say I would imagine you used a standard lens for this they all look pretty neat. However, one thing I would highly suggest if you are taking your photography seriously (which it sees you are) is to sort your white balance out. These photographs are far too yellow, which is obviously due to the light that was available, but maybe next time take a small flash gun and diffuser. But definitely get on photoshop and correct the colour tone of these images and you'll see a drastic difference.

Also, may I ask how you entered this place? I was photographing grimsby recently and got a great shot from the outside but didn't dare see if I could enter.

Thanks

Ellie

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Looks good that mate :thumb bet you had a right fun time, you went down the slide dont lie ;)

The_Raw said:
Love the look of this, certainly a bit different to the norm. Can we please throw a rave in here Maniac??! :lol:

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That sounds like a cracking idea Damo :thumb

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may I ask how you entered this place? I was photographing grimsby recently and got a great shot from the outside but didn't dare see if I could enter.

Ellie you'll need to establish yourself on the forum a bit first before you can expect people to divulge information like that. Stick an introduction up in the new members section (http://www.oblivionstate.com/forum/forumdisplay.php/32-Just-take-a-moment-amp-say-Hi) and get some reports up and people might be a bit more forthcoming with helpful tips :thumb

Ps. You've set the bar quite high for your photography skills, let's see what you've got :D

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Gotta love a play area. A few years ago there was an abandoned shopping centre in reading that was being regularly explored, and that had a kids soft play area as well. Most people went just to dick about in there. :thumb

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