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GeorgesBogaert


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Challenge: S-Curve IV (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-70D
Lens: Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM
Date: Mar 14, 2016
Date Uploaded: Mar 14, 2016

Extremely difficult place to get this S-curve. I had to hang my tripod fully extended over the sidewall ( and hold very tight for few minutes in bulk mode)
Didn't expect to get the blue. Many thanks for the high votes everyone.
I really like Leo's comment. There are indeed all 3 colors from the ribbons in this picture. The blue was from some pimped scooters with blue led lights on it.
I took many pictures that evening, with tilted an not tilted horizon, with more city view, but couldn't get that S driving the viewer in the picture. BTW, while taking those pictures, a scooter crashed in the right under turn. His scooter was total loss, he was ok. I took pictures of the crash

Statistics
Place: 1 out of 50
Avg (all users): 6.6774
Avg (commenters): 7.0000
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Views since voting: 799
Views during voting: 109
Votes: 62
Comments: 10
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04/05/2016 01:13:08 PM
Such a cool picture!
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03/26/2016 09:58:44 AM
They call it "Dutch Tilt."
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03/24/2016 05:36:19 PM
Go, Georges! Double Ribbon Week!
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03/23/2016 10:43:29 AM
Your hard work paid off! I usually dislike tilts, but it sure works in this case.
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03/23/2016 09:33:10 AM
Haha!! I've been getting annoyed with all of the slanted horizons in recent shots. But as soon as I saw this, I thought: "Someone who knows how to tilt a horizon with a purpose, instead of by mistake." It adds a lot to it, and does give a sense of movement and dizziness. It wouldn't have been nearly as interesting without it!

Way to go out and get a shot! Congrats on the blue!
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03/23/2016 08:48:40 AM
Congrats!
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03/23/2016 01:36:30 AM
Makes me dizzy!

Congrats, now whose becoming the ribbon hog ;---)
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03/23/2016 12:11:40 AM
Blue! I knew it would be one of the three. You got all of those colors in that S!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/22/2016 10:16:29 PM
I wonder if you used a wide angle, would of maybe scoped more of the city in the background, still a competent image, in my top picks.
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03/16/2016 06:51:04 AM
Very cool, but why the slanted horizon?
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