also el

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  • Created photo thread florida polytechnic university
    i had seen this building from the interstate many times and was so intrigued.   the centerpiece of this university was designed by architect santiago calatrava.   it is fascinating.   the curves,  ...
  • options are nice to have, but please keep the BLACK background as DEFAULT.

  • wow!  great location and well photographed.     agree with john about the metropolis reference.   great perspective in the capture and almost looks like the architect's graphic representation of ...
  • Created photo thread what to do with a stolen moment
    sunlight briefly broke through from a window high above.    my intent was to capture the glass with the peel and didn't realize what else i was capturing.   i don't know these people but love the ...
  • yikes!!!   great technique.   fantastic surf shots too.
  • great shots.   looks like you had a good time. was there a particular stand out moment for you on this trip?  and did you use all the gear you took? did you by any chance do dinner at 'swinging ...
  • Replied in Which one?
    for me i like contrast in the second shot. i worked at a drugstore in the sixties.   a lot of customers brought their film to us for processing (sent out of course).    and i must admit in front of ...
  • sorry i don't come here often enough. thanks for taking time to critique and offer suggestions. proof will be in the pudding when i print out a few different crops. thanks again. el
  • Replied in White-out
    really nice work!  and yes thanks for sharing technique.   first two really look like  graphic art pieces. el
  • nice shots. maybe an unscientific observation but take a look at the two i took in durango just moments apart.    one in bw and other color...   over 20% more views on the color shot.   i prefer ...
  • Replied in Restaurant
    love restaurant shots.   i tend to bring a camera any time we dine out.    your shot does well to capture the ambience of the whole scene. my dining companion often brings her camera also.   in ...
  • Created photo thread to crop or not to crop
    took this on one of the 'super-moon' events.    sort of long exposure and with breeze so maybe not razor sharp on her.   it printed fairly well though (and at 60 something, lots of things have a ...
  • sort of agree. and i haven't started voting yet either. i think you can narrow down the field substantially if you follow the challenge suggestion and look for a lack of distracting elements.
    i...

  • Submitted a challenge entry great sand dunes, colorado
    incredibly larger than they appear here.
    Placed 75th in the challenge. incredibly larger than they appear here.
  • Commented on challenge Thunderstruck

    hope anyone who votes takes the time to look at these full size.... fascinating!

  • Submitted a challenge entry P5237649b may 23
    i have a lot of lightning shots from time exposures but this one was such that i was able to actually see it and push the shutter right then.   exposure less than a second.  tried a long time to get a good cloud to cloud bolt.   happy i got this one.
    Placed 12th in the challenge. i have a lot of lightning shots from time exposures but this one was such that i was able to actually see it and push the shutter right then. exposure less than a second. tried a long time to get a good cloud to cloud bolt. happy i got this one.
  • Commented on photo One month old kitten in the Black & White Photo of the Week #21 challenge

    you missed the new rule about absolutely no cute little kittens allowed.

  • Commented on photo Arches NP in the Red Rocks challenge

    love a.n.p. have camped and hiked quite a bit there so this looks familiar. i like your choice of location and framing but i'm put off a bit over your processing. the left side has too many...

  • Submitted a challenge entry tower arch
    one of the lesser visited arches.   fun hike and very rewarding.   we had it to ourselves for over an hour and only ran into other hikers at the trailhead when leaving.
    Placed 6th in the challenge. one of the lesser visited arches. fun hike and very rewarding. we had it to ourselves for over an hour and only ran into other hikers at the trailhead when leaving.
  • Submitted a challenge entry 75th bike week in daytona
    just a quick shot through the car window.   500,000 visitors expected in the area.
    Placed 52nd in the challenge. just a quick shot through the car window. 500,000 visitors expected in the area.
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