Ferris Wheel

in #taiwan2 years ago (edited)

The last time that I went on a ferris wheel was the London Eye in UK well over ten years. In fact, as far as I can remember that's the only time I've been on a ferris wheel. I always think ferris wheels are for tourists. My London Eye ride was because my mum and sister came to visit me in London back then.
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In my current home town Taichung, we have two ferris wheels, including one that claims to be the tallest in Taiwan. The other one is at an outlet mall .
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Like skyscrapers , I think ferris wheels looks much better from the outside rather than inside out. At Mitsui, everything has a cargo theme because it is located by the local cargo port. I love how they have used cargo containers to create a boundary around the ramp going up towards the wheel.
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Sunset is the best backdrop to take great photos of ferris wheels - if you're a good photographer. Here are my first couple of attempts, racing against time during those few precious moments.
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It was so difficult to take decent photos of the sunset. Then I saw this reflection from the window.
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Or how about an inspiration from the famous Penny Black in England? What do you think of the Sunset LUT?
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By the the time the sun had totally disappeared , the colourful lights had come out. That's the best thing I love about the ferris-wheel at Mitsui. My phone is flooded with these colourful photos now. As to whether they're good or not, let's just say beauty is in the eyes of the beholder .
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Finally , it was time to call it a day.

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台中有冇地震呀?

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我當時浸梗溫泉都吾知😊 不過聽講比之前厲害

台中應該係最安全嘅地方,一般地震好似唔關佢事。

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I think the London Eye may be the last Ferris wheel that I rode on, too! Although for me it is closer to 20 years ago. Wow I hadn't thought of that before you posted this. Your photos are fabulous I love the one with the reflection in the bookstore window

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