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22.52 Ladder
22.52 Ladder
Melethia


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Collection: B&W a Week 2008
Camera: Sony DSC-W200
Location: Kuwait
Date: Jun 5, 2008
Date Uploaded: Jun 20, 2008

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Comments: 17
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Some vignetting is natural - I told PS to "autolevel" the shot and it did create not only lovely noise, but a bit of vignetting. Then I added a bit more. As best I could tell, this ladder overlooked what may be a track for those remote controlled cars. Or something like that.

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09/07/2008 11:25:46 PM
I thought this was a beach with all that sand. Good eye and that autolevels sure did this justice.
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07/14/2008 07:39:11 AM
Seen in isolation without your notes, I would have sworn this was on a beach. Very atmospheric.
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07/10/2008 12:53:31 AM
I totally agree that this has a post apocalyptic feel to this. Like the bomb just went off and and the hazy aftermath is floating around the desolation that is left. Awesome shot!
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06/26/2008 04:28:07 AM
Great shot! Seems like a post-apocalyptic scene...bravo!
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06/24/2008 03:23:36 PM
The BW makes a stronger statement with the ladder, but I prefer the mood of the colour version. (I am always delighted to see both versions). - The tones in the colour version are so warm and subtle, and I feel more 'there' in it.

Message edited by author 2008-06-24 15:25:31.
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06/24/2008 07:02:18 AM
The B&W conversion works so well here, draws you in! Has a surreal quality, a ladder that goes nowhere...
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06/22/2008 07:31:16 PM
This is great, love the way the ladder/platform is isolated in the dust/haze/whatever with just a hint of the objects in the background. Way cool.
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06/22/2008 01:04:42 PM
great shot, Deb. love the multi-layer composition, with this little weed upfront
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06/22/2008 11:48:02 AM
I am loving this shot. Really draws you in, and leaves you feeling very lonely.
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06/22/2008 04:44:13 AM
a wonderful sense of desolation.
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06/21/2008 03:12:41 PM
This is very spooky and sort of dream like... could even think of it as a nightmare. It reminds me of those "end of the world" movies where only a handful of people survive some ungodly accident. I love the noise and the vignetting, they add to the unreality of the image.
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06/21/2008 09:04:09 AM
This has an 'eerie' feeling to it, quite mysterious, and unknowing.
I like the grain as it add to the effect. Also kind of lonesome but that a good thing..... Yes, I like it a lot.....
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06/21/2008 08:58:22 AM
Looks can be deceiving. At first I thought this was a beach shot with some ground fog. This is really weird. Good work.
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06/21/2008 08:27:57 AM
It stands like a monolith. I can hear the 1968 A Space Odyssey score playing in my head. A bit spooky in the something isn't quite right kind of way. What happens if you climb up there?

edit: here => hear.

Message edited by author 2008-06-22 07:19:36.
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06/21/2008 08:20:26 AM
WOW - the minimalism speaks volumes. Like a platform to nowhere. The symbolism is fine here. :~)
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06/21/2008 04:10:00 AM
this is great Deb. I love how the dust makes it really feel left behind.
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06/20/2008 03:15:36 PM
There's something wonderfully surreal about such an everyday object apparently in total isolation.
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