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A Far Away Place
A Far Away Place
Dudski


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Cool Colors (Basic Editing)
Camera: Nikon D50
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 ED
Location: Biosphere, Ile Jean Drapeau, Montreal
Date: Mar 29, 2008
Aperture: f/7.1
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1.6s
Date Uploaded: Mar 29, 2008

Montreal's very own biosphere. From what I know: structure built for Expo '67. Then it burned down, leaving the shell behind. Now there's a museum inside.

I'm expecting a lot of "over-processed" comments. Hopefully someday people will recognize IR and vote it accordingly!

Oh yeah, Montreal's casino is located on the same man-made island as this crazy structure. So after I was satisfied with the shots, I went to the casino with the plan of spending $5. I came out with $12.50. yesssss!

Statistics
Place: 26 out of 188
Avg (all users): 6.2980
Avg (commenters): 7.3750
Avg (participants): 5.8600
Avg (non-participants): 6.4459
Views since voting: 1253
Views during voting: 326
Votes: 198
Comments: 17
Favorites: 1 (view)


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03/18/2009 10:26:15 AM
This is a great picture, it almost looks like someone either photoshoped the sphere in there, or dropped it from the sky. It just seems so out of place in all those trees.

Great picture. :)
04/09/2008 03:06:48 PM
Great work Damian!
04/09/2008 02:14:56 PM
This is pretty cool. I read over some of the comments that said this was tilted a little too much, but in your defense it looks like you were trying to keep the inside of the dome straight. I like how you did that, and I think it would have looked a little "off" if the structure in the dome was tilted.
04/09/2008 01:03:14 PM
Well I need to say, I never went looking for your shot in the challenge, but I did see this one, and after seeing your shot from last week, I kinda figured it was yours. Again I am kinda shocked at your score, I thought it would do better, but then again I should always think my teamates deserve better.
04/09/2008 05:49:26 AM
Great image, Damian! Well done.
04/09/2008 02:53:06 AM
Great work FL Dudski
 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/08/2008 09:59:56 PM
Ohhh l'ile Ste-Helene! Expo 67! :) Nice colors!
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04/08/2008 09:40:58 AM
i like the waters appearence as glass.
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04/07/2008 04:27:23 PM
Beautiful! Is this an infrared photo? It has that look.
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04/07/2008 09:21:32 AM
a pretty scene, but a little boring of a photo.
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04/06/2008 01:59:53 PM
i couldn't get this angle of the biosphere when i visited Montreal, Canada. i like the IR feel to the shot.
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04/04/2008 07:55:28 AM
this is remarkable, the horizon and lake is a tad crooked, thats the only fault i can spot. but this no doubt a top finisher
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04/03/2008 09:15:51 PM
This is fantastic! The patterns and very cool colours really draw me in and make me want to stay longer. The only thing that is a bit distracting is that is it slightly leaning off to the left.
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04/03/2008 10:25:04 AM
I really like this shot but I dont think this is really what the shoot was supposed to be about.
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04/02/2008 06:41:30 PM
Effective use of a color trick.
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04/02/2008 05:37:31 PM
Curious to know where this is. Apt title and the image portrays this well. I just can't get past the pink trees though, destroys the image for me, IMO.
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04/02/2008 02:23:01 PM
Good photograph, it almost looks like a painting. I cant tell if the trees are blooming in or if that is ice reflecting that color. Nice color and great depth in the photo.
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