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La Pedrera
La Pedrera
AndrewTO


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Challenge: Architecture III (Advanced Editing IV)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Lens: Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Date: May 27, 2006
Aperture: 6.3
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/50
Galleries: Architecture
Date Uploaded: May 28, 2006

This is the famous La Pedrera builoding in Barcelona, Spain, designed by Antoni Gaudi of the late 19th century Modernista movement. A must see when visiting Barcelona.

Processing: square crop, levels, saturation, contrast, resized, NI, USM, framed.

Statistics
Place: 94 out of 281
Avg (all users): 5.8077
Avg (commenters): 6.9000
Avg (participants): 5.7576
Avg (non-participants): 5.8675
Views since voting: 653
Views during voting: 251
Votes: 182
Comments: 11
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06/06/2006 05:04:52 PM
Hey there from the Critique Club

Camera Work/Technical: I like the tilt you chose here, and your focus is spot on. The white balance you chose yielded some very nice coloring and tones.

Lighting: The lighting looks a bit flat and uneven. A slight curves adjustment would have helped a great deal. There seems to be more light at the top of the frame than at the bottom. This is probably based more on the colors in the building than actual lighting.

Composition/Content: Your composition is this image's greatest strength. The angle paired with the repeating patterns provide the eye with lots to look at, thus keeping it flowing throughout the image.

My Opinion: This is a fine image that met the challenge very well. With slightly altered lighting or a crop that lost the bottom of the frame, I think you'd have jumped into the 6 range.

Eric
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/04/2006 03:32:08 PM
interesting perspective used to takethis shot.
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06/04/2006 10:49:53 AM
You have acheived a bizzare glowing quality here that contrasts interestingly with the solidity of the building and the composition. I like the pastel colors too - they add to the soft texture.
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06/04/2006 07:41:03 AM
This image meets the challenge of creatively capturing an interesting photograph of architecture NOT as most images in this challenge are a photograph of interesting acrchitecture!
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06/02/2006 09:28:35 PM
Srange colourings...but I like it!
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05/31/2006 10:05:37 PM
Great Shot!
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05/31/2006 09:14:18 AM
This is a great shot! The softness of the columns vs. the sharpness of the windows really lends contrast, as does the mix of colors. I hope to see this on the homepage in a week! 10
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05/30/2006 08:02:21 PM
not sure of the colors....5
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05/30/2006 07:18:37 AM
great pattern-8-
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05/29/2006 05:12:51 PM
I like the coloring on this. The angle gives it some intersting perspective, but I'm not sure I care that much for it.
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05/29/2006 02:56:00 PM
Very cool colours, good angle, lots of interest.
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