Robert A. Farmer 1/25/2008 6:51:30 PM


I am curious to know was this image straight out of the camera or was it retouched? Don't get me wrong, the reflection of the clouds is captured in the window panes tremendously, but it looks odd to my eye that the clouds extend to the bottom left of the frame (or was this only the top portion of the building?)

Curious to know....

Thanks for contributing to the BetterPhoto community!

- Rob - #839052

Cheryle J. Himes 1/25/2008 7:12:52 PM

Wonderful capture, great colors and composition. #5396710

Becky J. Parkinson 1/25/2008 7:37:05 PM


Thanks for the question and, yes, this was right out of the camera. The building is probably 10 stories high (or so...I can't remember for sure) and the clouds were not added. I am attaching another photo which might help put it in perspective a little better. I changed my position from this photo to the other and the longer telephoto compressed the perspective so the lower part of the cloud seems closer than it actually was. #5396887

Becky J. Parkinson 1/25/2008 7:40:24 PM


Thank you!

Becky #5396895

Sheila D. Robertson 1/25/2008 9:12:50 PM

Wow....this is really dramatic. I love it. #5397102

Robert A. Farmer 1/25/2008 9:59:52 PM


Thanks for going out of your way to post the second image. It cleared it up right away.

Have a great weekend!

- Rob - #5397248

Becky J. Parkinson 1/25/2008 10:30:40 PM


No problem and I hope you have a good weekend too.

Becky #5397354

Sheila D. Robertson 2/22/2008 4:09:11 PM

And again! #5534112

Becky J. Parkinson 2/22/2008 4:15:42 PM

Thanks...again! #5534182

Becky J. Parkinson 2/22/2008 4:15:50 PM

Thanks...again! #5534183

Robert Baer 2/23/2008 6:45:47 AM

congrats on this wonderful finalist!! I love how the clouds are both outside and within the building. really nice. #5538373

Danielle Fuller 2/23/2008 8:14:26 AM

WOW.....Congrats and good luck in the next round!!!!! #5538960

Elida Gutierrez 2/26/2008 1:23:00 PM

Congratulations on your Win!!!!

Trophy: #5556069

Becky J. Parkinson 2/26/2008 1:38:02 PM

Thank you Elida, as I hadn't found yet that it placed. Thank you, Danielle and Justin, for your well-wishes. It is nice that all of you took time to write to me! #5556196

Sheila D. Robertson 2/26/2008 3:08:14 PM

I am SOOOOOO....happy for you. Congratulations! #5556991

Kay E. Mahoney 2/26/2008 3:50:46 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner, Becky. #5557346

Dominick M. Dimacale 3/2/2008 7:23:32 PM

Congratulations Becky on your Win.

Dominick #5583841

Becky J. Parkinson 3/2/2008 7:52:03 PM

Kay and Dominick,

Thank you!! #5583940

Becky J. Parkinson 1/17/2009 3:55:26 AM

becky this is an awesome shot. I must admit I was wondering about photoshop as well but clearly the photographer is key ingredient here! great job! #7042657

Becky J. Parkinson 1/17/2009 6:21:03 AM

Thank you, Scott, for the comments - I appreciate them! #7043131

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