Baslerstab

Susana Ms Heide 6/20/2010 10:56:34 AM

You have "WOWED" me again Katarina!!! I can't get enough of htis visual treat!!! The textures everywhere and the mix of colors are simply FANTASTIC!!!! #1280606

Joy Rector 6/20/2010 11:11:53 AM

beautiful #8706507

Usman M. Bajwa 6/20/2010 11:23:51 AM

Beautiful find. I agree with Susana. The mix of colors and texture is so very interesting to watch for long, Kata. HTD!

UB. #8706541

Justin Taylor 6/20/2010 12:51:15 PM

This is wonderful. The bright colours in combination with the texture make it a very interesting photo. #8706677

Rolando Rosito 6/20/2010 3:53:46 PM

Great image Katarina! #8706945

Nikki McDonald 6/20/2010 5:30:05 PM

Wonderful colors and textures, Katarina, and terrific balance in the composition. Another winner, I think. HTD. #8707095

Naomi Weiser 6/20/2010 10:37:58 PM

great combo of color and texture. htd! #8707495

Leslie McLain 6/21/2010 5:11:04 AM

Wonderful capture, colors, and textures, Katarina. #8708031

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 6/21/2010 6:58:59 AM

Great details and colors, thanks for the description. Nicely done Katarina! #8708288

Mitch Spence 6/21/2010 7:32:21 AM

The colors are amazing, as are the textures, as is the great framing you saw and captured. #8708348

Dr Silly 6/21/2010 7:48:06 AM

Love all the bright colors. :O) #8708402

Datha Y. Thompson 6/21/2010 8:25:17 AM

LOVE those colors and textures Katarina!! WOW :) #8708528

Amanda D. Austwick 6/21/2010 10:19:27 AM

Love the story behind the symbol, and this is so well presented with the bright colors. Is the background what you would call Swiss graffiti? #8708798

Claudine Grove 6/21/2010 12:39:01 PM

Great image and story. HTD #8709035

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).

Description


For the PG101 Green Theme.
The green sign is the symbol of the canton Basel in Switzerland. This ‘Baslerstab’ derives from the bishops’ crook used as a symbol of bishops’ authority since the year 1000, and found its present form in the 14th century.
The colorful wall with this particular "Baslerstab" was found on a stroll through town.

Canon 70-200 mm f/4 L IS lens, handheld. Raw conversion and postprocessing in Bridge and CS3.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/50 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 70.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D

Uploaded on 6/20/2010 8:33:38 AM


BetterPhoto.com Editor's Pick


Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Katarina Mansson. Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.