- Urban Decay 2012 - (Full Rich Colours Only + Border, Title, Date)
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Submit a shot taken in 2012 which fits the title. Shot should preferably exclude human nor animals. Put a Border and Title on the photograph. Please also watermark the capture date (correct to the month)
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Thursday, 29th November, 2012 (GMT)
Thursday, 6th December, 2012 – Wednesday, 12th December, 2012 (GMT)
Thursday, 13th December, 2012 – Wednesday, 19th December, 2012 (GMT)
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This little still life ewas taking during a visit at the Belgian ghost town called 'Doel', near the Antwerp harbour. Since a few decades, plans for enlarging the harbour made inhabitants of this village (near the nuclear power plant) had thhemselves buyout. The entire village (except a handfull of remaining inhabitants) is desolate now, so it has become a playground for sunday tourists, urban photographers, and (alas) graffiti sprayers. I took a picture of theseremaining petrol pumps, as they seem to be silent but audacious watchers of their village.
|Submitted:||Thursday, 6th December, 2012 19:28 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Sunday, 8th April, 2012|
|Focal length:||12 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/200 sec|
|Notes:||I made a B&W oic of it, leaving the red colors as they were, expressing the 'blood money' that was paid to make the village a ghost town.|
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