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Challenge: Free Study 2018-05 (Standard Editing)
Camera: Olympus E-5
Lens: Olympus 7-14mm f/4.0 Zuiko Digital Zoom
Date: May 27, 2018
Aperture: 4.5
ISO: 1600
Shutter: 1/10
Date Uploaded: May 29, 2018

This gives me a feeling of mental illness, loneliness, desperation, isolation, hopelessness, confusion and being lost. I really like the image but not the feeling it gives me.

Family trip to NYC over Memorial Day, visited Ellis Island and found they have a 90 minute hard hat tour of the unrestored Immigrant Hospital. Well worth the time and extra cost for me. We toured the contagious and infectious disease section which is the only area currently open to the public, many haunting images to be had. Came upon this walking into a room, I didn't set it up, I'm sure someone in the past did but was lucky enough to be there with the sun in the right spot.

They also offer an 8 hour photo tour where you can bring tripod and lights, thinking I might have to go back again.

Place: 19 out of 73
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Avg (commenters): 6.5000
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Views since voting: 246
Views during voting: 90
Votes: 53
Comments: 4
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/07/2018 11:16:45 PM
Evocative image and well-composed. The colors are harmonious and light and shadow are pleasantly distributed. I'm a bit confused about the chair. Is it alone or does it symbolize an absent person's aloneness? Also, it seems to be rather conspicuously set there to achieve the effect. These niggling doubts temper my affection for an otherwise strong shot.
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06/06/2018 07:18:10 PM
7 from me (earlier) I love stuff like this... perfect light, wonderful shadows, stuff that makes me... FEEL. Thanks.
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06/01/2018 05:24:26 PM
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06/01/2018 08:20:31 AM
This one fires up my imagination.
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