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The Wall
The Wall
Balko


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Diagonal (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-5D
Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
Location: Wichita KS
Date: Nov 22, 2006
Aperture: 13
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/125
Galleries: Cityscape, Urban
Date Uploaded: Nov 23, 2006

This is the back entrance to the Photographers Gallery where I display my work from time to time. I set up my show on the 22nd, the day I saw and took this photo. I have always loved the bright colors of this wall and the play of the sun's shadows on it and am glad we had a challenge where I could enter this.
Slight crop, lots of adj layers to get this final result.
To those who want to know: USM 125% - Radius2 - Threshold3, -25 saturation, curves 66-13, bright/cont 22 each, invert, G Blur 2px, bright/cont 7 each (multiply), selective color correction Cyan -6, magenta -3, yellow -1, black -13, Hue/Sat -2, applied Fresco values 2-8-1, Contrast -9, USM.

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Place: 30 out of 345
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Avg (commenters): 8.0000
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Views since voting: 929
Views during voting: 247
Votes: 180
Comments: 8
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12/05/2006 04:28:21 PM
Such elegant beauty. 8
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12/04/2006 09:07:21 PM
Great work! I love the role the shadows play.
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12/01/2006 11:25:32 PM
Would also make a good entry in the Pink Floyd challenge that we're never going to have.

Good luck.
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11/30/2006 08:47:12 AM
Diagonals everywhere - great use for challenge.
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11/30/2006 02:32:06 AM
I like this very much, the white line breaks up the strong red color, very nicely composed..
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11/29/2006 11:33:47 PM
Simple and nice. Good texture, color, and lines. I like the white crack in the upper right that echoes the steps below.
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11/29/2006 11:17:56 PM
I like the rawness...
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11/29/2006 01:13:54 AM
cool. stairs=ladder. I like it, great concept
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