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“Anything You Can Do…”- London Sims Pics and their Real Life equivalents by Jas (Blog 235)

February 21, 2014 • Culture & Community, News

Well, blog readers, having recently discovered that I am allowed to use real-life London pics, I decided to look through some of my Second Life ones and see how they matched up to the originals. The words of Irving Berlin best illustrate the conclusions I came to:-

“Anything you can do,
I can do better.
I can do anything
Better than you.”

By the way, these are just the Second Life pictures I had stored on my computer anyway, so I feel another blog coming on soon, in which I`ll re-create some real London pictures more accurately-including the Mayfair, Kensington and Knightsbridge sims.

Serpentine Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 1575122Snapshot_002 (3)

Serpentine Bridge    RL                                        SL

The Serpentine, Hyde Park, London - DSCF0437Snapshot_004 (3)

Serpentine Lake    RL                                                                     SL

Big Ben 2Snapshot_037 (2)

Big Ben Tower through trees   RL                                       SL

Marble Arch 4Snapshot_014 (2)

Marble Arch  RL                                                                             SL

 

Big ben closeupSnapshot_086

Top of Big Ben Tower RL                SL

Coach and Horses, Bruton Street, Mayfair, W1 (2711851432)Snapshot_003 (15)

The Coach and Horses, Mayfair  RL                SL

(By the way, we have a big contest here today – 21st Feb at 10am SLT)

London BusSnapshot_008

London  Bus          RL                                                                        SL

 

 

Bayswater Road, Lancaster Gate (6017500860)Snapshot_026

Bayswater Road               RL                                                                      SL

All the Fun of the Fair - geograph.org.uk - 1630831Snapshot_059 (5)

Winter Fairground in Hyde    RL                                                SL

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland 2011 - 34Snapshot_028 (2)

The Bandstand and Serpentine         RL                             SL

George Sidney Shepherd - The Serpentine, Hyde Park - Google Art ProjectSnapshot_041>

1830 Hyde Painting by G S Shepherd           2013 Picture of SL Hyde by Jas!

 

Didn`t we do well? Attention to detail and determination to replicate the real London are both things taken very seriously by our builders. Come and see for yourself how beautiful our virtual sims can be.

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2 Responses to “Anything You Can Do…”- London Sims Pics and their Real Life equivalents by Jas (Blog 235)

  1. Debs says:

    Great landmarks!

  2. Sun Slife says:

    Loved looking at the landmark pictures and yours Jas fab photography …Sun

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