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  #161 Vanishing Point
Entry 17 of 39
   
 
The Far Side of the Street       ©2015 jomari
Canon PowerShot SX10 IS       17th place, 40 points
1/639s, f3.5, ISO 125, 65mm, ?, Pattern, no flash
 
Post-Processing: Crop.
Topaz Adjust > vibrance > bold
Topaz black and white effects> wenge dynamic.
PS Black and white.
Transform> perpective
      Extra Info: Camera used was Canon Powershot SX10IS
 
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jomari
Aug 17, 2015
    Thank you Mepo. I appreciate your comments.

Mepo
Aug 17, 2015
    jomari: The problem is that many members do not read the challenge description or they read it and only absorb part of it. I plead guilty to that behavior in the past.

Your entry is a perfect illustration of a scene with two main vanishing points v.p.). One off to the far left found by extending the roof, window, door and other details that run along the face of the buildings. The other v.p off to the right, located by using similar lines on the side of the structures facing us. Using any building(s) in this orientation is one of the first lessons one takes in the study of perspective.

Both these v.p. are not visible but that was specifically allowed by the challenge statement.

I had this in my favourites but it didn't make my tt because I was not a fan of the pp nor of the foreground traffic - no criticism of the v.p. presentation at all that part I liked.

jomari
Aug 17, 2015
    Although the challenge description stated that it was not necessary to have things meet on the horizon but merely to display perspective, I'm not sure why this didn't meet the challenge for some. To the comment about VP being on the wrong side, I'm not sure what that means. Maybe because Australians drive on the left side of the road it all looks flipped to those who drive on the right?

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Old Finn
Aug 17, 2015
    BW works here. Well composed. In my favorites.

breadmaker
Aug 17, 2015
    Sorry but I don't see how this meets the challenge. Maybe an explanation after voting might help?

forkcandles
Aug 17, 2015
    extra info was not needed until voting over
your vanishing point is on the wrong side ????

Lo
Aug 17, 2015
    Conversion to B+W was the perfect choice to enhance the lines leading to a VP. Love the post processing and the wonderful detail. In my faves.

Jade O.
Aug 15, 2015
    Pretty image but no VP for me.

Phil99
Aug 14, 2015
    I suspect it would feel too cluttered as a colour photo so I think it was a good choice to make it b+w. I like the sensible, uniformity and straightness of the buildings compared to the uneven, tumble and fuss of the traffic. Really good.
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