7 | June
"Water Tower"
General: 7:11 PM on 6/4/05 | Canon 300D
Technical: 1/100sec | f/8.0 | 55mm (88mm) | ISO-100
Exposure Mode: Tv (Shutter Priority)
Exposure Bias: -1/3
Flash: No

An old water tower by a park where we live. I was going to apply some negative vignetting (to lighten up the natural vignetting that occurs from the lense), but when I made it darker, I actually liked it better. It enhances the blues around the edges a little as well as drawing attention to the center.

categories: architecture

Thoughts of: Jamie
June 7th, 2005 at 2:15 AM

I love the colors in this - very nice capture.

No filter?

Thoughts of: genedavinci
June 7th, 2005 at 3:13 AM

this tank looks like a space ship to me in the first place. haha. the colour is great :)

Thoughts of: Chantal
June 7th, 2005 at 3:53 AM

Great angle, it shows us how big the tower is.

Thoughts of: Chet
June 7th, 2005 at 5:12 AM

The bumps underneath the thing are cool. It helps it show age.

Thoughts of: Alec Long
June 7th, 2005 at 8:38 AM

Beautiful composition and light, Ryan. Love the saturated colors!

Thoughts of: pilgrim
June 7th, 2005 at 9:44 AM

Beautiful!!! I like the contrast between the faded red of the tower and the saturated blue of the sky. Also the warm tones. Excellent work.

Thoughts of: alexandra
June 7th, 2005 at 10:40 AM

It's HG Wells' land... the Martians are invading... no?

My vivid imagination. ;-)

Thoughts of: Darren
June 7th, 2005 at 11:51 AM

I like the dark vignetting, too.

Thoughts of: Ed Little, Jr.
June 7th, 2005 at 12:16 PM

Nice composition...love the deep blues. Where's this located?

Thoughts of: Mark
June 7th, 2005 at 12:28 PM

nice, color and lighting are great!

Thoughts of: Guilherme Pinto
June 7th, 2005 at 3:35 PM

WOW! Great saturation and angle. Good job on keeping the highlights under control to avoid clipping. Nice shot!

Thoughts of: paul
June 7th, 2005 at 8:22 PM

great shot, the light really picks out the shapes and edges, intresting structure - it does look like its going to take off, a gettaway ship from men in black ;)

Thoughts of: yungyaw
June 7th, 2005 at 8:34 PM

Great colours. Nice toning too. I agree, sometimes vignetting creates nice effect to a photo.

Thoughts of: Nik
June 7th, 2005 at 9:50 PM

very well done, I am absolutly impressed by the vivid colors...the poor old water tower needs a paint job, but the lack of paint makes good detail in the photograph.

Thoughts of: zac
June 8th, 2005 at 12:02 AM

nice one ryan! i love those colors... especially that faded red paint.

Thoughts of: jasonspix
June 8th, 2005 at 7:57 PM

The colors are great! Great lighting too.

Thoughts of: Matt
June 9th, 2005 at 9:28 PM

This is gorgeous. I love the forms and the lighting! Like a planet with little impact craters, half in day, half in night.

Thoughts of: zerosun
June 10th, 2005 at 8:07 AM

awesome shot. love the lighting and texture. great perspective as well.

Thoughts of: sinstone
June 11th, 2005 at 9:49 AM

beautiful shot ryan! taking photographs when the sun is going down is the best! makes for great coloration!

excellent work!

Thoughts of: pixelcatcher
June 28th, 2005 at 4:10 PM

the colours and the composition are just right!

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