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General Category => General Photography => Topic started by: ABERS on November 10, 2014, 08:28:55 AM

Title: Tower Poppies
Post by: ABERS on November 10, 2014, 08:28:55 AM
Saw this this morning and whilst the Tower poppy field is well covered in every kind of media, these image are well worth another look.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-29935592?intc_type=promo&intc_location=orb_promo_footer&intc_campaign=worldwarone_portal&intc_linkname=footer_poppy
Title: Re: Tower Poppies
Post by: DigiDiva on November 10, 2014, 11:04:17 PM
Now that's impressive and tastefully done
Title: Re: Tower Poppies
Post by: Jediboy on November 11, 2014, 05:47:43 PM
I'm really hoping to get down to London to see these.
Title: Re: Tower Poppies
Post by: Reinardina on November 11, 2014, 06:18:12 PM
Aren't you too late? I thought they were going to be removed after today, even though they will leave some for a bit longer.
Title: Re: Tower Poppies
Post by: DigiDiva on November 12, 2014, 07:47:39 AM
Taken dowen from today I understand, all sold for about ££20 each.....over 800,000.00 - thats some money for charity.
Title: Re: Tower Poppies
Post by: ABERS on November 12, 2014, 08:14:08 AM
See here

http://www.cityam.com/1415450708/remembrance-sunday-2014-tower-london-poppies-extended-london-commemorates-wwi-centenary

But you'll have to hurry up.
Title: Re: Tower Poppies
Post by: jinky on November 12, 2014, 11:30:20 AM
Taken dowen from today I understand, all sold for about ££20 each.....over 800,000.00 - thats some money for charity.

I bought one - should come January / February. Nearer £30 with postage too though. Sold out I a told but don`t understand it as they are talking about touring some now. Better not be mine.
Title: Re: Tower Poppies
Post by: anglefire on November 13, 2014, 09:48:07 PM
They touring the window cascade and the wave, for the next 4 years then will be in museums - Imperial War and Manchester I think.

I went half term and had the weather.

(http://cameracraniums.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10190/normal_1DX_0150_EOS-1D_X.jpg) (http://cameracraniums.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pid=16874)

(http://cameracraniums.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10190/normal_1DX_0142_EOS-1D_X.jpg) (http://cameracraniums.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pid=16873)