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Old November 17th, 2012, 04:35 PM
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There are never enough pictures of bridges and the Golden Gate Bay Bridge in San Francisco is a favorite, and we arrive there on the 101 N. from Los Angeles!





Jake Klein: S.F.Golden Gate Bridge in Mist



Tons of power breaking through the mist, over the San Francisco Bay, Pacific Ocean beyond!


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Old November 18th, 2012, 01:19 PM
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Interesting view from today:




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Old November 18th, 2012, 01:41 PM
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Moiré from a curtain, or not, it's still marvelous and almost calligraphic! Getting the bite of reality from images allows us to dream more and this helps us live a more happy existence!

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Old November 19th, 2012, 01:16 PM
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Asher,

thanks. Things are simple. take a lake, sun, a boat. climb a mountain opposite to the sun and look down. The boat is making waves, the sun makes surface of the lake look interesting. The waves add and this is what you see. Physics is an allusion to the pattern of constructive and destructive interference seen in the wave pattern.

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Old November 20th, 2012, 01:35 AM
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Well, here's something! I came across the redo of the Dior "Flagship" store in Beverly Hills. It has just undergone a $15,000,000 expansion. The window glass from Germany came in long flatbed trucks, long enough to carry a locomotive each, LOL! There were 3 of them at least and the glass was lowered into the store from above with giant cranes.




Asher Kelman: Dior Window Install

In the scheme of things, Dior probably has a bargain and lots of folk in Germany were employed in the bargain!

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Old December 7th, 2012, 05:20 AM
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Old December 7th, 2012, 07:25 AM
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Now that's what I call diagonal! Well done, mate!
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Old March 21st, 2013, 03:34 PM
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Winter theme:




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Old March 22nd, 2013, 12:25 AM
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This is so exceptional, Michael. goes real well with Sam's image above! Both are exceptionally clean and definitive.

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Old March 22nd, 2013, 06:50 AM
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Diagonal upon Diagonal



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Old March 22nd, 2013, 09:17 AM
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Robert,

An excellent edition. This is a great thread!

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Old March 24th, 2013, 01:53 AM
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This was taken a year or so back in Chicago.



Asher Kelman: Being seen!

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Old March 24th, 2013, 01:56 AM
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And a landscape,



Asher Kelman: Near St Moritz


Taken a year back in Switzerland,

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Old March 24th, 2013, 12:26 PM
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Asher,

thanks for adding both as these represent two distinct ways of using the diagonal.

For the first 'Being seen' I have the impression that the camera was slightly tilted to get closer to the diagonal using it more as a dramatic angle, be it intended or not.

I used the same technique on the following one, but I do not see it as the ideal way, more as fun from time to time:



The next 'Near St Moritz' uses the diagonal mainly as compositional element. This is the one I prefer of both.

Here is an old one (1989!) that uses the diagonal the same way:



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Old March 24th, 2013, 02:33 PM
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Can I drop in with this simples one ?

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Old March 24th, 2013, 02:41 PM
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Can I drop in with this simples one ?
Absolutely - anything that pleases the eye. Thanks for this simple one,

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Old March 24th, 2013, 02:44 PM
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Thank you Michael
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Old March 24th, 2013, 03:15 PM
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I made this one with some others I got from the safe box

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Old March 24th, 2013, 03:24 PM
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Lovely - the colors are intense!

Hungry?

What about this:




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Old March 24th, 2013, 03:50 PM
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Excellent !
I like the shallow DOF and the colors...
The recipient looks like a canoe
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Old March 31st, 2013, 01:35 PM
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Old December 22nd, 2013, 06:19 PM
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Old December 22nd, 2013, 07:44 PM
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This Phoenix deserves to rise!
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Old December 22nd, 2013, 07:50 PM
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This reminds me of the Scott's song and often a lullaby for my children and grandchildren, Wild Mountain Thyme. It speaks of the flowers of the mountain and true love and especially the purple heather. The wild thicket and lavender sky brings back the voices of this famous melody.

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Old December 23rd, 2013, 12:34 PM
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I like the two recent additions.

James, the 'crumbling diagonal' is a good play with the shadow. Some would have waited to have the diagonal of the shadow to be the diagonal of the rear wall. Deviating from this ideal geometrical aspect is a gain here.

Chris, I like the simple way you use the vegetation here.

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Old December 23rd, 2013, 12:35 PM
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A simple detail:




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Old December 24th, 2013, 07:12 AM
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Hi,

simple, typical ...

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Old December 24th, 2013, 07:23 PM
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Wolfgang,

Your stark snow hillside image really deserved a copy here too! Happy holidays!

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Old December 25th, 2013, 05:12 AM
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Hi Asher
Yeah, no doubt about ... happy holidays!
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Old December 25th, 2013, 06:17 AM
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I liked this one for the countering effect of the single point of light moving uphill against an overwhelming downhill slant of trail, limbs and light.



A Find Along the Trail: Chris Calohan
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