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Discussion in 'Landscapes, Architecture, and Cityscapes' started by Cory Cooper, May 25, 2005.

  1. Cory Cooper

    Cory Cooper

    May 24, 2005
    Salem, NH
    A shot taken with an old Nikon FG for a photogaphy class in college - circa 1985. Scanned with an Epson Perfection 2450 Photo from the original negative.


    Got an A- by the way. ;) 
  2. MikeG


    Apr 30, 2005
    SF Bay Area
    Well done!

    You deserved the grade.
  3. Chris101


    Feb 2, 2005
    A minus??

    What'd your teacher say "you blew out the sky"? ;) 

    Very nice graphic quality. 1985, so probably no computer assistance, or did you? I really like the repeating windows, getting paler in steps.

    Do you like it without the words?
  4. Clean shot!! :D  :D 
  5. Cory Cooper

    Cory Cooper

    May 24, 2005
    Salem, NH
    Thanks PhotoDawg
  6. Cory Cooper

    Cory Cooper

    May 24, 2005
    Salem, NH
    Can't remember what his comments were...him and I didn't see eye-to-eye anyway. But, isn't that one of the beauties of photography -- people interpret captures in their own way?

    The sky is slightly blown out, but it was an overcast, rainy day and from my recollection, the sky was a very light grey as in the photo.

    I added the text to it later (obviously), but this is not far from my original print in every other way.

    I found the original scan of the negative and redid the shot, slightly larger, without the lettering, a slightly tighter crop, and the highlights and shadows tweaked a bit...


    You like?

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