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  #172 Arches
Entry 11 of 24
   
 
Inside the Mausoleum       ©2016 ysal
Panasonic DMC-GX7       10th place, 70 points
1/100s, f9, ISO 200, 40mm, Aperture Priority, Pattern, no flash
 
Post-Processing: Cropped and corrected lens distortion (which was rather difficult). Converted to B&W using the built-in feature of the PP software. Adjusted exposure. De-noised and sharpened. Finally, resized.       Extra Info: This is a 3-story mausoleum at a nearby cemetery with an open central space with lots of arches. I tried to look for a composition that was complex and interesting. The color version was OK but I thought B&W emphasized the arches.
 
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ysal
Jun 9, 2016
    Thank you Bernie!

mrsawyer
Jun 8, 2016
    Just saw that you finished with two entries in the top 10, congrats!

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jomari
May 31, 2016
    Great find for this challenge - arches through arches through arches. The sunlit bit increases interest. In my top 4 favourites.
Edited on May 31, 2016

A.N.Other
May 31, 2016
    I love the look and tonality of the 2.5 arches on the left of the photo through the closer arch. Maybe a different crop just on these arches would look good? Still a good looking photo as it is though. GL.

Mepo
May 29, 2016
    You certainly captured an abundance of arches. In one way I find it interesting to explore the criss cross arches but I think I would prefer less complexity if I could pick one point of focus - possibly the trees through the furtherest arch. I also like the B&W treatment for the variation in shades it provides for separate arches.

cookiejar
May 29, 2016
    Lovely combination of silhouette and long depth of field .You have succeeded with archways as the main element.

Old Finn
May 29, 2016
    Suits to the topic. In my favorites.

babysister
May 29, 2016
    Lovely shadows and good in B&W. Would have liked a figure in it.

Lo
May 28, 2016
    I can imagine it would be difficult to correct lens distortion with all of these arches. You did a great job, and the B&W treatment was the perfect choice.

RobertLavker
May 28, 2016
    Classic arches. You did well with a difficult lighting situation. B&W was a good choice.

Jade O.
May 27, 2016
    A wonderfully sensitive capture, well framed.

forkcandles
May 27, 2016
    more arches than you can shake a stick at.
the green foliage would have distracted along with the highlighted balustrade
Edited on May 27, 2016

Edward
May 27, 2016
    It was the right thing to do to render this in B&W. Nice composition and interesting imagery. Like the play of light and shadows.
Edited on May 27, 2016
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