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Enter Sandman... on the highway
Enter Sandman... on the highway
CalamitysMaster00


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Camera: Olympus C-830L
Location: I-29 Highway
Date: Sep 13, 2005
Galleries: Cityscape, Persuasive
Date Uploaded: Sep 14, 2005

Viewed: 2228
Comments: 8
Favorites: 4 (view)

I love semis, they are so scary and huge and just watching other cars make way is great. This guy was awesomely big and yes... I was driving!

Was going to do this for the perspective challenge but forgot about eastern time zone and was literally seconds late. Grrrr

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02/24/2006 06:23:41 PM
This is a great view-point shot (or whatever they're called :P).
Amazingly crisp details, especially considering how the photo was taken! Beautiful framing in the mirror, too.
I think that maybe part of the reason I like this shot is that my husband drives semis for a living.
01/01/2006 04:48:33 PM
This is a great rear-view mirror shot.
09/15/2005 05:40:44 PM
That..... is awesome, I would say, 8, if you were eating a subway sub at the time,I'd say 10 for sure.It is perfectly positioned in the mirror.
09/15/2005 02:35:10 PM
I agree that this is one car mirror shot that stands out as good. Great focus and perspective. I would consider bumping up the color a hair (of course, I tend to overdo that myself!). Good shot!
09/14/2005 02:14:12 AM
I like it a lot. The title too:) The brighter green is a bit distracting in the otherwise muted photo.
Would have given 7 or 8
09/14/2005 01:24:04 AM
Yeah, Rikki, BUT... The unique POV (one valid definition of "perspective") itself contains TWO different sets of "true" perspective, with external and internal (relative to the mirror) vanishing points. It's a very dynamic image IMO.

Robt.
09/14/2005 01:19:53 AM
The contrast could be improved but I like the different perspective here. Technically, IMHO I think this classifies as a "point of view". I would still score it a 7 while browsing and might bump it up to an 8 after seeing all the other shots. I've seen the others and I think this would be an 8 since this is one of two I think that is done this way. Now be advised that whether is be a POV or a perspective is all up to the viewer's interpretation. As an architect, perspective for me shows a true convergence of vanishing points. It's still a fanciful image and your POV makes this image sing to me :)
09/14/2005 01:05:51 AM
One of the few rear-view mirror photographs i've liked.
This should have done well. Nice perspective!
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