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Challenge: Perspective II (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Location: Washington Monument, Washington D.C.
Date: Sep 11, 2005
Aperture: f/10
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/200
Galleries: Abstract, Architecture
Date Uploaded: Sep 11, 2005

Taken at the base of the Washington monument looking up. I like the simplicity and symmetry of this picture. I played with the saturation a bit. It almost has the illusion of looking down a blue walled hallway.

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Place: 281 out of 544
Avg (all users): 5.1805
Avg (commenters): 7.0909
Avg (participants): 5.0645
Avg (non-participants): 5.3279
Views since voting: 559
Views during voting: 373
Votes: 277
Comments: 17
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09/22/2005 12:42:31 PM
I admit I was a little blocked when it came to what I was going to shoot. Originally I was going to do something with the Jefferson memorial, with its nice curve of columns it makes a nice subject. Of course when I saw that it also won the previous Perspectives challenge it kind of threw a wrench into my plan. After looking through the almost 100 pictures I had taken for this, I just kept coming back to this one. I cropped to the top of the monument, which was basically flat at that point anyway, to kind of make it appear like a road up into the sky. Had I to do it all over again I think I would have shot it at the corner to add some depth to the image. As it is, there is just not enough texture to the top half of the image.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/20/2005 07:51:10 PM
it seems to never end!
09/20/2005 07:00:57 PM
that is so cool. what is it? i dont get it but i like it.
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09/20/2005 12:43:03 AM
Brilliant answer to the challenge
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09/17/2005 12:54:01 PM
I like very much this idea.
09/17/2005 01:59:53 AM
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09/16/2005 03:57:32 PM
would've like to see the top, would be great for the rule of thirds challenge!
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09/16/2005 10:11:13 AM
Interesting. It definitely meets the challenge. I thought I wanted to see the very top, but then understand that would kill the title. There is very little to see here, but yet it almost keeps me looking at it. That is pretty cool.
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09/15/2005 08:05:41 AM
Interesting perspective! It's a little distracting that the image weighs more on the left hand side, but I like your image.
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09/14/2005 10:42:28 PM
Interesting approach to the challenge. Personally, I would have liked to have seen a bit more in order to figure out what this is.
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09/14/2005 08:38:54 PM
It has perspective, but it doesn't interest me.
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09/14/2005 08:07:38 PM
Wish I had taken this when I was there... I found it interesting about the color shift in the stones between the pre & post Civil War construction... This is for me a wonderful perspective on an incredible monument to a "Father of a Nation.
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09/14/2005 06:26:14 PM
Interesting use of what appears to be the Washington Monument...like the interpretation.
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09/14/2005 11:30:38 AM
OOOh if only you could have got the brick to stand out just a tad more. Still great lines.9
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09/14/2005 07:46:01 AM
Washington Monument or Bunker Hill monument (or neither)? Somehow I'd like to see the tip
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09/14/2005 02:30:43 AM
THis is really good photo yet it is a litle bit to plain!
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09/14/2005 12:15:25 AM
i think it would be better not centered
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