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Absolute Curve

The Absolute World Towers are known as the Marilyn Monroe Towers because of their curves. They’re located in the Greater Toronto Area in the City of Mississauga. I posted a picture last year of the 2 towers (you can see them here).

I went back to photograph the towers on the weekend with the intension to do some detailed architectural shots. It was a cloudy day so I used my 10-stop ND filter to smooth out the clouds.

Click on the link to enlarge (it really does look better) or to Purchase a Print.

Toronto, architecture, Mississauga, Marilyn Monroe Towers, Absolute Towers, black and white, monochrome

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39 responses

  1. Know the towers well and absolutely love this shot :).

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    March 24, 2014 at 7:46 am

  2. Beautiful curve. I went to Toronto a few years ago but I didn’t see theese towers. Thank you so much for the shot.

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    March 24, 2014 at 8:14 am

  3. What a luscious lines that show the relationship between elements in human and non-human design.

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    March 24, 2014 at 8:38 am

  4. Beautifully done Edith!

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    March 24, 2014 at 9:51 am

  5. Wow very interesting!

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    March 24, 2014 at 10:08 am

  6. Edith, this is a great shot… cool composition on the building. I haven’t seen these in real life, but I’ve seen a couple images online. They seem quite interesting.

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    March 24, 2014 at 11:49 am

  7. Reblogged this on Promotions by Kristian.

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    March 24, 2014 at 4:26 pm

  8. Nicely done Edith. The abstract approach works well for this building.

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    March 24, 2014 at 4:58 pm

  9. leecleland

    Stunning architectural shot and what wonderful sculptural towers to have in a city – went back and looked at the two – fabulous.

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    March 24, 2014 at 6:49 pm

  10. An architectural marvel! Thanks for sharing.

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    March 24, 2014 at 8:20 pm

  11. sedge808

    an amazing building

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    March 24, 2014 at 8:59 pm

  12. LB

    Thanks for sharing the link of both buildings, along with this new one. What a sight they must be to come across. The close up of the one reveals the incredible vision of the architecture, for some reason more than the distant shot. Cool!!

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    March 25, 2014 at 4:16 am

  13. Yes really nice Edith.

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    March 25, 2014 at 5:35 am

  14. I love the nickname… Marilyn Monroe tower! That’s great!

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    March 25, 2014 at 11:07 am

  15. Very nice Edith, I can see why.

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    March 25, 2014 at 11:20 am

  16. You have really captured the architectural characteristics of the building in this very nice image.

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    March 25, 2014 at 8:15 pm

  17. I really like this photograph a lot, Edith. Shows the details (and curves) of the building nicely. Excellent work!

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    March 25, 2014 at 9:22 pm

  18. What a magnificent structure, Edith!
    The curves and lines are wonderful.
    Happy day to you!

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    March 26, 2014 at 1:46 pm

  19. Hi Edith. I really like your architectural curve. My first thought was that looked like a woman’s figure and then I read this is named after one of the most beautiful women in history. Love your smoothing effect with your 10 stop filter. I have a BW 10 stop and don’t use it nearly enough. Nice work!!

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    March 26, 2014 at 7:24 pm

    • Thanks so much Spencer. I haven’t used the 10 stop in awhile and purposely went out to use it on the weekend. I really love this filter and don’t use it enough.

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      March 26, 2014 at 8:28 pm

  20. Len

    Very cool looking structure Edith. Terrific lines.

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    March 27, 2014 at 7:22 am

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