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The doors to the hidden past
The doors to the hidden past
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Challenge: Free Study 2009-05 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-400D Rebel XTi
Lens: Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
Location: Girard College, Philadelphia, PA
Date: May 31, 2009
Date Uploaded: May 31, 2009

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Girard College

Girard College

Statistics
Place: 102 out of 434
Avg (all users): 6.0692
Avg (commenters): 6.5000
Avg (participants): 6.0105
Avg (non-participants): 6.2286
Views since voting: 608
Views during voting: 219
Votes: 130
Comments: 11
Favorites: 0


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03/16/2010 10:16:13 PM
The geometry is overwhelming. And then the table just standing there....

I love this shot.
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03/16/2010 10:08:32 PM
Wow, what great symetry and compositon. Fantastic shot.
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06/08/2009 03:14:46 PM
There's something about this that made me pause during voting. The not-quite-symmetry, for one thing; the table, just sorta there; but mostly the "world" in the next room, created in part by the peeling paint, in part by the blue light (the ocean, if you will). Now having read the link you provided, all of this takes on even more significance. The sheltered select few in their pristine white room, the world beyond in it's peeling and rich glory. Fascinating photograph.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/06/2009 10:27:37 AM
nice symmetry
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06/05/2009 02:19:23 PM
The floor is off by a couple of degrees and I would more even lighting across the entire foreground (left seems slightly shadowed compared to the right), other than those I really like the composition.
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06/03/2009 10:48:41 PM
any out-takes with tight crop? difficult with all that white - great job.
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06/02/2009 09:05:54 PM
boy oh boy the curves and angles in this...excellent editing and composition
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06/02/2009 04:13:37 PM
Very cool architecture.
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06/01/2009 01:37:07 PM
I like the symmetry of the lines in this shot. However, the lighting is "off balance" if you will. The right side is a bit over exposed. Also a detractor is the crop; the symmetry is the draw to the image, but the image is tilted slightly toward the left. I think the tilt caused the curved lines to not meet in the top corners. The arch is cut off on the left side. For me, this was almost a perfect shot/study in symmetry.
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06/01/2009 11:05:18 AM
this is lovely..very clean, lighting excellent and the curves offset by small lines appeals quite a bit
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06/01/2009 02:26:36 AM
very creative and original
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