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South Dakota | Sep 15th, 2005
15 | September
"South Dakota"

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General: 11:34 AM on 7/22/05 | Canon 300D
Technical: 1/250sec | f/8.0 | 18mm (29mm) | ISO-100
Lens: EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Exposure Mode: Av (Aperture Priority)
Exposure Bias: -1/3
Flash: No

The front of the South Dakota capitol building in Pierre. I said a lot yesterday, so I'll keep this entry short. My apologies for the lack of decent photos recently...I've been slightly busier than usual. Hopefully my 20D will see some action soon!

Obviously an overcontrasted look; kinda trying to find something interesting to do with rather boring images. In this shot I think the high contrast emphasizes the lines and perspective.

categories: architecture monochrome

Thoughts of: Chantal
September 15th, 2005 at 5:45 AM

I like the choice for B&W and the symmetry.

Thoughts of: Nik
September 15th, 2005 at 1:26 PM

Oh yeah, go south dakota!!! Nice photo, the black and white most deffinately works!!

Thoughts of: viji
September 15th, 2005 at 8:00 PM

great choice of angle for the shot

Thoughts of: Alec Long
September 19th, 2005 at 7:54 AM

Love the toning and perspective here. Very majestic portrayal of an interesting building.

Thoughts of: royrak
September 23rd, 2005 at 4:33 PM

Love the symmetry and the contrast.

Thoughts of: Mark (4x6)
October 25th, 2005 at 10:00 PM

Interesting picture, yes somewhat bland but it has an overpowering feeling of authority to it that makes the photograph work- probably what the designers intended for everyone to feel while walking up and seeing the scene. Brings up an architectural point, just why could they carve out a "D" but not a "U"?

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