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Fire and Water | Mar 15th, 2006
15 | March
"Fire and Water"

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General: 6:24 PM on 3/13/06 | Canon 20D
Technical: 1/40sec | f/8.0 | 17mm (27mm) | ISO-200
Lens: EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
Exposure Mode: Av (Aperture Priority)
Exposure Bias: -1
Flash: No

I couldn't decide between this shot and this one. The other one is perhaps composed slightly better, but this one is more interesting with the power lines (which I wish weren't cut off like that).

Some of you may remember this water tower. I obviously used slightly different processing techniques in this one, carrying the somewhat surreal look of the past several days. Maybe I'm just finding the same old, same old photos boring and trying to add a new spin to them...I don't know. I think it's good that I am experimenting with new processing techniques, but that's only a small part of the photographic process as an art, so hopefully I don't get stuck on trying to turn bad photos into a good ones by just some fancy PP (postprocessing).

categories: architecture landscape

Thoughts of: Chantal
March 15th, 2006 at 5:38 AM

I like the dark left upper corner

Thoughts of: Jeff Ambrose
March 15th, 2006 at 6:45 PM

Love the mood in this one, not sure if I like this composition better than the other because I saw it first and it seems natural or if, in fact, it is more natural.

Thoughts of: mari
March 17th, 2006 at 7:12 PM

Your post-processing turned out very nice. The deep blue works fantastic, highlighting the water tower and its red.

Thoughts of: bob
March 18th, 2006 at 11:39 AM

Just one word for this one:


Thoughts of: miles
March 20th, 2006 at 10:38 PM

Wonderful processing, I think you're right about this shot being more interesting than the alt one. Great subject.

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