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What is it? | May 19th, 2005
19 | May
"What is it?"

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General: 4:47 PM on 5/11/05 | Canon 300D
Technical: 1/320sec | f/10.0 | 18mm (29mm) | ISO-100
Exposure Mode: Av (Aperture Priority)
Exposure Bias: -2/3
Flash: No

Hopefully this shot will provide a better angle of the mysterious structure in yesterday post. I'm not sure exactly what it is, apart from just a piece of art outside the mall. Here is another shot from yet another angle.

I'm not sure if either of these are very good pictures, but at least they're not terrible, and I'm still sorting through the 200+ photos I took last night at the park, and the other 200+ from the evening before at the desert botanical gardens. Yes all RAW, which means another 3GB of hard drive space eaten up. Don't get your hopes up, however, as I'm not sure there are that many good shots.

Thanks for all the feedback on the themes. I am going to change the first one slightly (decrease the boldness of the white border), but other than that, what you see is what you get.

categories: architecture

Thoughts of: Matt
May 19th, 2005 at 3:07 AM

I like the angle you chose for this shot. Nice lines and colors.

Thoughts of: Chantal
May 19th, 2005 at 3:50 AM

I love the blue color of the sky with the yellow from the lines..... great combination.

The angle is also great!

Thoughts of: Frank
May 19th, 2005 at 6:15 AM

This is a FINE shot - - I like the way you've included the additional piece, bringing in a parallel.

Thoughts of: Nik
May 19th, 2005 at 7:54 AM

That's a large windchime..... but it makes for an awesome photo :)

Thoughts of: btezra
May 19th, 2005 at 8:53 AM

~nice lines here, especially the curve...I/eye almost wish the palm trees were not present though...keep my focus on the lines and not the bg...~

Thoughts of: yungyaw
May 19th, 2005 at 9:08 AM

Ah.... Now I get the idea of what this structure is from your "Here is another shot" link. But the parked cars somewhat distracting. That's why you choose this one as your main photo. Haha!

Another problem when you take too many photos, aside from storage space, is to choose the good ones out of it and post process them. By the way, normally how do you handle excessive storage of space your photos? I'll be out of HD space soon too.

Thoughts of: chinaski
May 19th, 2005 at 9:52 AM

good composition, better than the other shot for sure.

Thoughts of: Darren
May 19th, 2005 at 11:50 AM

Another very good pic, Ryan. The other "Mayday" pics I think have more visual impact because of the more simple background. However, this one feels more "vacationy" and gives me more sense of place. I can't wait to see if you've got anymore from the park.

Thoughts of: Mark
May 19th, 2005 at 4:24 PM

I live the curves in this picture. . .good color too :)

Thoughts of: G N Bassett
May 19th, 2005 at 4:30 PM

Good colors and it makes me dizzy, too.

Thoughts of: potty
May 20th, 2005 at 3:11 PM

mysterious indeed. i think it's called art. but what do i know, i'm just a pathetic engineer.

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