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Stormy Saturday Afternoon
Stormy Saturday Afternoon

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Challenge: Free Study 2012-01 (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: challenges 2012
Camera: Canon EOS-7D
Lens: Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS for Canon
Location: Gauteng, South Africa
Date: Jan 28, 2012
Aperture: F6.3
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/30 sec
Date Uploaded: Jan 31, 2012

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02/08/2012 01:35:06 PM
Reminds me so much of the typical 60's and 70's Suburbia in SA especially the wire garden chairs :)
Some days I wish we could go back to sitting outside without guard dogs, armed response and razor wire...
Calling it "stormy" hurt it. No angry clouds or torrential rain to speak of.
I like the shot and the conversion Gina, albeit it a tad dark, which no doubt was the intention.
Is this home? Beautiful house, setting and garden.
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02/03/2012 07:11:35 PM
Something about the treelines against the sky doesn't look quite right. Nice composition.
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02/03/2012 05:52:28 PM
Very nice b&w contrast.
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