dome building

© lisa anderson

dome building

Uploaded: November 10, 2012


Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 10.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi


Teresa H. Hunt November 10, 2012

Very cool Lisa. I love your POV and the perspective of this shot. I find the red (is that a flag) distracting. But other than that I wouldn't change a thing. #1497710

Jeff E Jensen November 11, 2012

Very cool, Lisa! I agree with Teresa on the flag, it's not prominent enough that it becomes a distraction. My other suggestion is to go with a 3x5 crop, removing the extra off of the top. This should eliminate the bit of sky that is showing above the building on the left. #10413875

Elaine Hessler November 11, 2012

What a fun photo! I actually like the red flag-I think it complements the writing on the bottom left corner. The distortion of the dome is really interesting to me. #10414144

Debbie E. Payne November 11, 2012

Very nice POV, Lisa. I am going to go with Elaine and say that I like the flag, too. It makes the eye go up to the top of the image. #10414230

Rita K. Connell level-classic November 11, 2012

I really like this one Lisa at first I thought the flag was a distraction but then when debbie said it makes the eye go up to the top of the image I realize that it plays a great part in the image. so its a keeper for me. #10414389

Aimee C. Eisaman November 11, 2012

First of all I love this POV and all the distortion involved. Did you get down low or is this just from a standing position? Great composition! As for the flag I would change the color of it to blue...would still draw a bit of attention, but wouldn't distract. I see a large dark spot in the sky. Might be something on your sensor. :~) #10414654

Michael Kelly level-deluxe November 12, 2012

Wonderful POV for this shot. I like it!

I do think the flag should go as it simply pulls to much attention in that position. I would not change color as it is a National flag (I believe) I also note the bit of dust causing a spot in the sky. Last I would open shadows just slightly. #10415757

Beth Spencer November 12, 2012

I like the POV and would be interested to see how the crop works. Can you tell us what this building is? #10415795

lisa anderson November 12, 2012

Thanks everyone! I'm taking the bp architecture class right now, so it will be building photos for the next little while. I'm not exactly sure why this dome building is where it is, or what it's for. There's lots of interesting architecture around where I live. #10416362

Teresa H. Hunt November 12, 2012

I like the edit. The flag still pulls my attention, but not as much as the original crop. I wonder why that is? #10416388

Michael Kelly level-deluxe November 12, 2012

Lisa the crop looks good. Still a sensor dust spot in the sky.

The flag pulls because of the bright color, but less in the crop because it is closer to the edge of the shot and further from the ROT point. I still think it should be cloned out as it is still a big distraction. #10416464

Beth Spencer November 13, 2012

I think your edit does look better. #10416692

Aimee C. Eisaman November 13, 2012

I liked the original composition and the triangle that was made in that one corner with the sky. :~) #10416963

Peter W. Marks November 15, 2012

I am not sure whether I should say this but "some of you guys are easily distracted"!
I can't say for sure, but I am thinking that if we were standing where Lisa was to make this image many of us would be saying or thinking 'Ah look, there's the Chinese national flag flying up there, interesting that only one business or home should fly their flag but it is so distracting you would think folk would be more considerate. . Or would we say, "I must photoshop that out as soon as we return Stateside. Or worse still, make it blue while still in our Chinese tourist hotel and risk ending up in the pokey for defacing the flag.
Interestingly not one has remarked on the fascinating geodisic dome building!
I like your original image, Lisa- flag, triangle of sky, rectangles, semi-circles, equilateral triangles, the whole shebang. Um, where is this?

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