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Two bays, no waiting
Two bays, no waiting
jackal9


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Symmetry II (Basic Editing)
Camera: Pentax *ist DL
Lens: Pentax DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AF
Location: Cordell Okla.
Date: May 1, 2007
Aperture: f8
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/350
Galleries: Architecture, Black and White
Date Uploaded: May 1, 2007

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Statistics
Place: 66 out of 249
Avg (all users): 6.0855
Avg (commenters): 8.4000
Avg (participants): 6.0877
Avg (non-participants): 6.0842
Views since voting: 743
Views during voting: 205
Votes: 152
Comments: 14
Favorites: 0


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06/25/2007 12:11:55 AM
Very nice little piece of history. Garage bays like this used to be at every service station when I was a kid, but are now getting very rare, and even more rare to see one open for business.
The image fits the challenge very well. The windows on the back wall are a little off center, and could have been centered by a slight move to the left with the camera, but there may have been something blocking that move. I like color better most of the time, but this looks great in B&W. There is an odd illusion that the image is wider at the top than the bottom. You may have had the camera angled just a bit up, which causes that because of the barrel distortion of most wide angle lenses. It just looks more evident in this image because of the vertical lines of the blocks in the walls.
I like the pic.

Message edited by author 2007-06-25 00:12:46.
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06/03/2007 09:06:43 AM
The high-contrast and the black and white works awesome here! All the textures and details you've captured are amazing, and the perfect composition is interesting. Superb shot! :)
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05/29/2007 08:29:52 PM
You know we will be expecting a lot of 6.0+ shots from you :D

This is a great symmetrical pic. I love the balance of the two doors. This has a nice gritty urban feel to it. The black and white really sets the mood. Great job!
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05/14/2007 06:18:46 AM
In my top tier in voting - this is the kind of thing I like to take, so it makes sense that I'm drawn to it. Well seen, well captured.
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05/11/2007 02:22:36 PM
Striking contrasts - those doors sure do have some wear and tear! Well-placed in the frame.
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05/11/2007 12:19:11 PM
Very simple but works well for the challenge. Good contrast really brings out the strong lines. Works for me (I gave you a 7).
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05/09/2007 10:57:24 PM
I really like the dramatic strong composition with this image, with great tones to comploment the composition.....
I also like this black and white version, as it give it a very strong impact visually.....
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05/09/2007 08:00:26 AM
I love this one, Jackal! Great entry - I think the title is brilliant and you did a great job with showing symmetry where we least expect / think about it.
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05/09/2007 07:54:42 AM
Nice shot, nice score.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/08/2007 11:13:01 AM
I love these sort of shots, such character.
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05/04/2007 02:40:01 AM
I really like this shot; the B&W conversion is wonderful ("spot on", as they say), and the choice of subject matter is interesting, with lots to see if you really look. Nicely done.
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05/03/2007 09:05:47 PM
I really like this one.
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05/03/2007 02:39:02 AM
I do not find the title very appealing, but I do like the image! -8-
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05/02/2007 03:28:10 PM
nice contrasts
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