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The Obelisk

Viewed across Cardiff Road, with Caerphilly Castle (South Wales, UK) in the background, the spike-like obelisk is about 42 feet high, in two distinct parts. Its base is honed yorkstone, a type of sandstone, (sedimentary rock). The upper half is a perforated stainless steel plate on a structural frame. Internal lights turn the obelisk into a beacon at night.
Artist:   Camlin Lonsdale


Camera:    Leica M3 (1955) with 7Artisans 28mm F1.4 lens
Film:          Foma Retropan (soft) B&W ASA 320

(Manual focus and self exposure estimate)

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