CS #482 - Up/Down, but not All Around!

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Well, here goes: I'm sitting down looking up a number in the phone book (kids, this one is NOT a smart phone app!!) One flash is up, over the book, and another is lower down shining up at my face.

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I've got to admit, Nick, that I completely missed that interpretation of up/down, but it works and makes for a very handsome portrait. Almost like a Dutch Master painting. Thanks for the inspiring start ... hopefully we'll all reach for the creativity you've shown here.
 
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I'm usually looking down to find flowers and insects - that or trying not to trip over something. No bugs around this time of year, unfortunately but a lot of tripping on icy sidewalks.
I was downtown again today and did a bit of looking up.

1. Not a lot of tall buildings in Winnipeg.
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2. A detail of the Human Rights Museum from below.
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3. Love it hate it, it has a certain presence.
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Well, maybe not so many tall ones, but as your second shot above shows, that hasn't kept you from looking up .... a very nice composition. The statue is freaky ... how tall is it? Any way of providing a sense of scale? Great start!
 
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I go up and down the stairs to my condo many times a day:

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This lights my way when it is dark.​
Ed, that's a lovely shot of an attractive chandelier. Sometimes it is easy to take such beauty for granted ... I'm glad you didn't. Good start ... looking for your next one.
 
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Lt Bobby Brown, that is what we call him and he is well remembered. He is Buried beside his master, in historic Rose Hill Cemetery.

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Tom, that is a touching tribute. It wasn't until I "unfolded" the full size print that I recognized that you must have used a wide-angle lens ... at least I think so. Very effective.
 
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Washington Sleeps Here .

No tall buildings to shoot like Larry, so I went to my often visited Rose Hill.

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Really effective "bottom up" shots of the monuments, Tom. Is Washington a local hero ... or our first President? Looks like you live amongst a lot of history .... I visited my Ex in Winchester, VA last summer and really enjoyed looking at the war cemeteries there.
 
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I'm usually looking down to find flowers and insects - that or trying not to trip over something. No bugs around this time of year, unfortunately but a lot of tripping on icy sidewalks.
I was downtown again today and did a bit of looking up.

1. Not a lot of tall buildings in Winnipeg.
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2. A detail of the Human Rights Museum from below.
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3. Love it hate it, it has a certain presence.
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I like your reflective mood Larry. Y'all have a lot of glass up there, and it looks like a strong art community, not sure about their taste, this fellow seems to be quite a mix of styles.
 
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Well, maybe not so many tall ones, but as your second shot above shows, that hasn't kept you from looking up .... a very nice composition. The statue is freaky ... how tall is it? Any way of providing a sense of scale? Great start!
Thanks Harry
I took some pictures of the piece, "North Watch" by Ivan Eyre at the unveiling in May 2012 You can see the whole thing and get a sense of scale here:
https://picasaweb.google.com/110303468419766724553/EyreNorthWatchUnveiling?authkey=Gv1sRgCJH4xcbVydXaiQE#

Larry
 
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Please ! No one tell my wife.
She had a wee bit of surgery on her " bilateral Great Toes " today. Only a real photo hound would have his wife wait while he grabbed a few pics in a cemetery :). She sent this to the grans in a message.

Definitely Looking Down.

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Well, here goes: I'm sitting down looking up a number in the phone book (kids, this one is NOT a smart phone app!!) One flash is up, over the book, and another is lower down shining up at my face.

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A different take on the theme - a nice portrait

Larry
 
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I go up and down the stairs to my condo many times a day:

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This lights my way when it is dark.​
I like the geometry of this shot.

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Please ! No one tell my wife.
She had a wee bit of surgery on her " bilateral Great Toes " today. Only a real photo hound would have his wife wait while he grabbed a few pics in a cemetery :). She sent this to the grans in a message.

Definitely Looking Down.

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Yikes! :)


Larry
 

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