Reflections

Robert A. Farmer January 25, 2008

Becky,

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

January 25, 2008

Wonderful capture, great colors and composition. #5396710

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe January 25, 2008

Rob,

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 level-deluxe January 25, 2008

Cheryl,

Thank you!

Becky #5396895

Sheila D. Robertson January 25, 2008

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

Robert A. Farmer January 25, 2008

Becky,

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 level-deluxe January 25, 2008

Rob,

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

Becky #5397354

Sheila D. Robertson February 22, 2008

And again! #5534112

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe February 22, 2008

Thanks...again! #5534182

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe February 22, 2008

Thanks...again! #5534183

Robert Baer February 23, 2008

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

Danielle Fuller February 23, 2008

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

Elida Gutierrez February 26, 2008

Congratulations on your Win!!!!

Trophy:

http://www.betterphoto.com/gallery/dynoGallDetail.asp?photoID=5690310 #5556069

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe February 26, 2008

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 February 26, 2008

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

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic February 26, 2008

Congratulations on your second place winner, Becky. #5557346

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict March 02, 2008

Congratulations Becky on your Win.

Dominick #5583841

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe March 02, 2008

Kay and Dominick,

Thank you!! #5583940

January 17, 2009

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 level-deluxe January 17, 2009

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

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