Challenge: Street Photography (Advanced Editing V)
Collection: Silly Stuff
Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Tamron SP AF 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di for Nikon
Location: Alexandria, VA
Date: Feb 16, 2007
Galleries: Urban, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Feb 16, 2007
|Not a lot of people out and about this week 'cuz it's too cold, so I looked for some other sort of irony to photograph and found this sign on a frozen fountain. No one else even seemed to notice as they hurried by. The absurdity of the prohibition in winter is that no one is likely to defy it; in summer it's another one of those old-fashioned "simple pleasures" that got the fun regulated out of it, probably for fear of some sort of lawsuit.
I may get low scores for not including people, but maybe it will make a few people smile.
PP - cropped, converted to duotone, made 3 layers, increased contrast and changed white balance to bluish on bottom, set black point on middle and white on top, set top 2 layers to 50% transparency, merged 'em all, resized, burned distracting line in background, sharpened
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