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Clouds and Confusion
  Clouds and Confusion
Clouds and Confusion

Normally we equate clouds with confusion as in "My head is filled with clouds!"
This might be Nature's way of illustrating that abstraction. It was shot while standing at the very base of the Comcast Center--the tallest building in Philadelphia. The soaring building has a glass facade that is ever changing. I've seen it looking sleek in shades of charcoal grey, or cobalt blue as it mirrors its surroundings in myriad ways.
In mid-afternoon on this late February Day, there was almost no distinguishing the brilliant natural "cloud show" from the Comcast walls.
It was a DIZZYING confusion of absolute endless beauty from where I stood.

© Michelle Alton
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Karen E. Michaels

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    Fabulous work, Michelle.
You piece is so well done, opening it up nearly set off my vertigo

3/7/2012 3:57:25 AM

Gord MacEachern
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A winner in my book Michelle, hope we see this beauty again!!

3/7/2012 4:02:57 AM

Ken Smith
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That is pretty cool, Michelle. The buildings kinda disappear into the clouds. Nicely done....and I wish you were a BP judge! :-)

3/7/2012 4:05:46 AM

Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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How cool is that!! I really really love it!

3/7/2012 4:07:23 AM

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I'm with Fletch!
This is so cool Mickey!!!

3/7/2012 4:08:58 AM

Jeff W. Robinson
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Way Cool - Outstanding capture and presentation Michelle!

3/7/2012 4:16:18 AM

Jack Gaskin
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DITTO Jeff's comments
Wondering if you had to LAY DOWN to shoot this ???


3/7/2012 4:25:35 AM

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No Jack. Relatively speaking, my meager 63 inches doesn't amount to a "hill of beans at the foot of this building!" Stood upright with my neck like a crane operator's!

3/7/2012 4:28:35 AM

Tiia Vissak
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great tones, reflections & angle!

3/7/2012 4:28:57 AM

Mary Timman
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Fabulous perspective and reflections!

3/7/2012 4:39:53 AM

Gary Enloe
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Great capture Michelle. Love your POV

3/7/2012 4:57:57 AM

Daniella Puente
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Cool perspective and details Michelle!

3/7/2012 5:34:36 AM

Linda D. Lester
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Awesome eye for this! Love it!

3/7/2012 5:56:32 AM

Monnie Ryan
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Awesome to me, too - I almost got dizzy just looking at it!

3/7/2012 6:14:42 AM

Linda M. Walker
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Excellent the POV and the reflections!

3/7/2012 8:00:58 AM

Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Beautiful in every the lines and the reflections of the clouds in the buildings. Hope to see this one again !!

3/7/2012 8:06:35 AM

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This is an incredible shot Michelle, the colours, the reflections, the POV. I bet we see this again.

3/7/2012 9:45:25 AM

Mike Clime
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Wow, this is so cool and a terrific pov, Michelle! It's like a skyscraper to heaven! PS - used the dark night filter on today's post.

3/7/2012 12:39:17 PM

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I REALLY love this shot, Michelle!! It's a fave! Couldn't be any better!

3/7/2012 4:04:55 PM

Claudia Kuhn
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Very cool Michelle, wonderful abstract

3/7/2012 4:43:28 PM

Renee Doyle
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This is awesome Michelle!!!!!! Love this one!

3/7/2012 9:26:56 PM

Rona L. Schwarz
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Marvelous, marvelous capture, Michelle - I like this a lot! Terrific perspective, wonderful lines and great abstract quality. A favorite - hope we see this again!

3/7/2012 10:04:30 PM

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3/8/2012 5:35:31 AM

Barbara M. Budzinski
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Excellent ! I love it !!!

3/8/2012 6:15:30 AM

Nikki McDonald
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Wonderful capture, Michelle -- looks for all the world as if you added the cloud filter. So cool that it is natural. Well seen and taken.

3/8/2012 2:04:12 PM

Marijana Fajgl
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Outstanding capture, Michelle! A winner!

3/8/2012 2:07:58 PM

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Absolutely brilliant, Michelle!!! LOVE IT! One of my favorites and hopefully a winner!!!

3/8/2012 9:32:44 PM

Heather Loewenhardt
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Wonderful lines with amazing reflections.

3/10/2012 1:20:11 AM

Glenn E. Traver
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This is a wonderful composition Michelle, well seen and photographed ~ GT

3/10/2012 5:54:23 PM

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WOW!!! VERY COOL!! Fascinating!!

3/11/2012 8:39:57 PM

Ellen Hodges
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Strictly fabulous, Michelle!! Huge gorgeous WOW!!

3/13/2012 9:57:29 AM

Stephen Zacker
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That is Awesome. Cool perspective and reflections

3/20/2012 11:46:15 AM

Karen Walzer
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Amazing shot Michelle!

4/13/2012 4:17:27 AM

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