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Abandoned Court
Abandoned Court

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Challenge: Abandoned Buildings II (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
Location: Petra - Jordan
Date: Jan 11, 2008
Aperture: f/4
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/15 sec.
Galleries: Architecture, History
Date Uploaded: Jan 15, 2008

This is my first submission ever on the internet, so I hope you'll like it.
This is the hall of what used to be a court during the rule of the Nabatinians era in Petra - Jordan more than 2000 years ago. Petra is among the new seven wonders of the world. The court is no longer in use, but this carved in stone building is still receiving people from all around the world.
I tried to take unusual angel of the hall, where five sides are shown in an asymmetric perspective.

Changes which are made to the original picture:
Auto levels.
Saturation +20.

I'll be waiting you comments and feedback.

Place: 147 out of 257
Avg (all users): 5.2510
Avg (commenters): 4.5000
Avg (participants): 5.1209
Avg (non-participants): 5.3250
Views since voting: 853
Views during voting: 364
Votes: 251
Comments: 3
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/19/2008 03:12:06 PM
A lot of colors but not sufficiently brought out.
01/18/2008 03:52:58 PM
Interesting textures. :)
01/18/2008 03:44:03 PM
what a cool space - i would just like it a bit sharper and a more interesting perspective

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