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in search of Eternal Fire, Eternal Life
in search of Eternal Fire, Eternal Life
JaviZ


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Challenge: Fire III (Basic Editing)
Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S5600Z
Location: National Flag Memorial
Date: Dec 27, 2007
Aperture: 5.6
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/480
Galleries: Emotive, Architecture
Date Uploaded: Dec 27, 2007

For me, and probably for most people in Argentina this monument (National Flag Memorial) is very representative of what Belgrano did for our country. It is a very "emotional" place.

The Monument has three parts: the Tower (Torre) or mast, 70 metres high, which commemorates the Revolution of May 1810 and houses Manuel Belgrano's crypt in its base; the Civic Courtyard (Patio Cívico), which symbolizes the effort of the organization of the state (the Courtyard is used for massive open-air shows), and the Triumphal Propylaeum (Propileo Triunfal), representing the Nation as organized after the 1853 Constitution. Under the Propylaeum there is the Honour Room for the Flags of America (where the flags of all American nations are displayed).

About PP (not much):
Crop
Levels (to add a tad of contrast)
Resize for DPC

Statistics
Place: 23 out of 123
Avg (all users): 5.7941
Avg (commenters): 6.8750
Avg (participants): 5.7755
Avg (non-participants): 5.7989
Views since voting: 1076
Views during voting: 349
Votes: 238
Comments: 10
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01/19/2008 08:48:36 AM
Very good capture of the flames, you can feel the heat!!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/08/2008 10:05:00 PM
Great capture of flames in daylight!
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01/08/2008 01:25:26 PM
I like how the heated air distorts the image behind it.
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01/05/2008 03:53:46 PM
The heat-distortion here steals the shot for me, which is a good thing, it made my eye wander around the shot and study it in a bit more detail. So anything that grabs the viewers attention and demands a closer look is an achievement in itself. Well done.
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01/05/2008 10:13:00 AM
thought provoking
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01/04/2008 04:13:50 PM
I don't know what it is but I like it!
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01/03/2008 05:39:58 PM
The whole shot seems oof to me... but maybe it's just my eyes. The composition is nice.
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01/02/2008 06:59:45 PM
Love the way you have captured the heat haze across the frame.
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01/02/2008 11:54:33 AM
I like that I can see the heat leaving the flame. Nice subject, good exposure.
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01/02/2008 03:24:02 AM
Very cool shot, capturing the eternal fire. It is amazing that we can see the heat through the distortion of the shot.
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