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2nd Place"Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore."
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Bizarrechitecture III (Standard Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS M50
Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM
Date: Aug 10, 2019
Aperture: 6.3
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/500s
Date Uploaded: Aug 11, 2019

This is Fallen Star, which can be found on the U.C. San Diego campus in La Jolla, California.

"The house is fully furnished, with a fireplace, collectibles, art, childrenís drawings, a clock, a radio, a TV, and all the clutter one expects at home. The house can be viewed from a distance, or from down below and from the inside of the building. There is a startling sense of wonder when one spots Fallen Star: What is it? How did it get there? It invites us to take a closer look."

I took the photo from under the Geisel Library, which could itself have been the main subject for this challenge.

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Statistics
Place: 2 out of 28
Avg (all users): 6.6739
Avg (participants): 6.8095
Avg (non-participants): 6.5600
Views since voting: 340
Views during voting: 89
Votes: 46
Comments: 8
Favorites: 0


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08/23/2019 01:31:03 AM
Congrats on the red. I love your diptych style photo of this bizarre building.
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08/19/2019 11:29:28 AM
Amazing! Thank you for sharing the details! Itís such a fascinating image and story! Very deserving of a ribbon! Congratulations!
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08/19/2019 12:56:59 AM
many congratulations James on the red .. this was one of my favs in the challenge .. talk about nailing it .. !! ..
like i said in voting .. love your black and white and the framing .. :)
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/18/2019 10:03:26 PM
what a great find ..
and whattha .. !!! ...
loving how you have the framing ..
great how you have the building on one side and the pines on the other as well .. and excellent in black and white .. .. cool image .. :)
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08/18/2019 08:01:57 AM
To me the pillar in between creates distraction. The house on top alone would have done well and not with pillars and trees on right side.
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08/17/2019 07:02:13 AM
Thatís amazing! I hope you have included more about this building in your details. I would love to know more about it.
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08/16/2019 09:54:13 PM
Now that is bizarre! Extra points for the great framing
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08/14/2019 12:00:49 AM
Ohmygosh, that's CRAZY! I love the way you have photographed it. Surely a winner! I hope you tell its story.
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