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Challenge: Abstract Black and White (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Canon EF 28-135mm F/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Location: Columbus
Date: Aug 26, 2008
Aperture: 3.5
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/40
Galleries: Abstract, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Aug 26, 2008

This was going to be an outtake but the more I looked at it I liked it better than what I was going to enter. I think the black and white conversion came out very well. The curvature of the bridge added interest to the photograph along with the dripping paint stains on the face of the first trestle.

Converted to black and white in RAW editor.
Opened in CS3.
Added Border
USM (20:40:Normal)
Resized to 640x
USM (150:1:Normal)
Saved for Web @ 150kb

Place: 25 out of 318
Avg (all users): 6.0129
Avg (commenters): 7.2857
Avg (participants): 5.8611
Avg (non-participants): 6.1446
Views since voting: 1126
Views during voting: 239
Votes: 155
Comments: 9
Favorites: 2 (view)

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09/03/2008 01:03:32 AM
One of 3 top favorites for me in this category!

The abstractness of this image, is simply very powerful.

Great Job!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/02/2008 10:55:55 PM
Great intricate detail and a suggestion of infinity. 8
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09/02/2008 12:04:35 PM
Very nice use of an everyday object as rendered to abstract form.
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08/31/2008 06:48:33 PM
Great textures, this is actually quite eerie looking. Good shot.
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08/30/2008 10:55:45 PM
Nice set of repeating rectanglar shapes, and the trestle seems to do well with your choice of B&W conversion. A little tighter crop, all sides but in particular removing the bright gravel (?) from the bottom of the picture might make the image more obviously abstract.
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08/28/2008 04:40:03 PM
Really like the PP here. The starkness of it really brings focus to the shapes. (no vote)
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08/27/2008 08:04:59 PM
love the detail in this picture,exellent
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08/27/2008 12:16:01 PM
the textures in this is just amazing. It gives it a grungy abandoned sort of look. I love how it just leads my eyes straight down the corridor wondering whats at the end 8
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08/27/2008 03:46:50 AM
I like the grain, it ads to the abstract image. well done!
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