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Challenge: Symmetry II (Basic Editing)
Camera: Sony DSC-R1
Location: New York City/Brooklyn, NY
Date: May 1, 2007
Aperture: 1:11
ISO: 125
Shutter: 1/800
Galleries: Architecture, Travel
Date Uploaded: May 1, 2007

What else but the infamous Brooklyn Bridge. One of the most photographed structures in the US. I'm lucky to catch this with somewhat overcast skies.

Place: 6 out of 249
Avg (all users): 6.8909
Avg (commenters): 7.6000
Avg (participants): 6.8103
Avg (non-participants): 6.9346
Views since voting: 1902
Views during voting: 228
Votes: 165
Comments: 17
Favorites: 2 (view)

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05/13/2007 04:20:33 PM
Congratulations on your top ten finish with this charming capture.
05/12/2007 11:46:58 PM
Greetings from the Critique Club

You know, I've seen images of this bridge many times, and you found a new and unique way to photograph it.

I have nothing to add as far as technical or compositional critiquing goes, and will simply say congratulations on your excellent score for an excellent image.

Keep up the good work and continue scoring in the top 10.
05/12/2007 10:40:35 AM
I think you already did ;-) Congrats on a great score. Dang, I have to remember to use duotones next time. Btw, I think the darkness works really well.
05/11/2007 08:47:16 AM
Skewsme, can I buy this from you? At a reasonable price of course.
05/11/2007 08:45:27 AM
Thanks all for judging this to be among the top ten--to my surprise!! I was running out of ideas at the last minute, so why not this famous bridge; it's symmetry could not be ignored. I agree with most that this is a bit dark, which was my intention to create mood but somehow the "intention" did not communicate. Thanks again!!
05/11/2007 01:29:37 AM
A 2!! you must be joking!! This is a very very cool shot! deserved to place higher in my opinian!! Still nice finish and a FANTASTIC shot!!!
05/10/2007 10:54:23 PM
Ahem. You know, I bought this bridge fair and square from the fella who owns it so I don't know what you're doing taking pictures of it.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/08/2007 02:33:32 PM
Not bad but a bit on the darker side for my taste, not too dark though.
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05/06/2007 10:10:12 AM
Awesome! The sky totally cooperated for you. Excellent choice of subject
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05/06/2007 06:30:03 AM
Makes me wanna go out and watch spider-man. The web of wires looks pretty cool. Good choice of color in the picture as well IMO.
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05/05/2007 05:46:27 PM
awesome lines and composition...looks almost dreary!
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05/04/2007 04:47:00 PM
Pretty cool when you quickly scroll the image up and down. Nice.
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05/04/2007 01:31:13 PM
Cool image, though a bit dark on the whole, and a bit chaotic, as well (it's hard to pick out the symmetry in chaos, but the scientists tell us it's there). Nice capture.
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05/03/2007 07:35:34 PM
wow, dramatic image, i'ts early but its the best yet.
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05/02/2007 03:56:44 PM
a little too dark in my opinion
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05/02/2007 02:01:37 PM
Wow, amazing composition. A bit dark, but the complex weave of lines really makes up for it. My favorite of the challenge. 10
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05/02/2007 07:08:26 AM
one of my favorite spots in NYC!! a little dark...
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