Reaching For The Clouds

© David Phalen

Reaching For The Clouds

Uploaded: August 27, 2008 08:30:09


A section of the Navstar sculpture at the Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus, Ohio. Shot during mid day with several filters applied in PSCS3.

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/2000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 28.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D


Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 27, 2008

Excellent lighting and lines; nice work David!! Jeff #987323

Melissa G. Meiselman August 27, 2008

Dynamic eye catching image with great lighting and terrific composition, David!! #6375956

Mike Clime August 27, 2008

This is cool, David! It looks like part of a wing flying through the sky. #6376039

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic August 27, 2008

Very cool capture, POV and colors, Dave! #6376087

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna August 27, 2008

What a Cooooooooooooool EOD image, Davey!!!!!! Awesome colors and details!!!!! ♫ k #6376149

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict August 27, 2008

Great image here, David.

Dominick #6376158

Mitch Spence level-classic August 27, 2008

This is a terrific design, Dave. Neat stuff. It looks like a long, long road into space. #6376352

Daniella Puente August 27, 2008

Excellent abstract image David and the color contrast is fantastic... #6376462

MELODIE C. ROBERTS August 27, 2008

Winner King David!! #6376832

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic August 27, 2008

Great composition and combination of colors David!,
Amalia #6376833

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. August 27, 2008


KARU. #6376841

Margaret R. Barry level-classic August 27, 2008

Fantastic colors, lighting, POV and composition, David! #6377167

Nadya Johnson August 27, 2008

Wow! This is really striking, Dave! Well seen and so beautifully presented! #6377283

Renata Gusciora August 27, 2008

Super composition and color,David! #6377319

Kathy Radford August 27, 2008

Wonderful leading line, comp and color. Nice work David. Kathy in NH #6377357

Murry Grigsby August 27, 2008

Now that is what I call "Eye catching" David! I love your design and the major contrast between the dark sky and the sculpture in full sun!! At first from the thumbnail I thought it was the St. Louis arch when it was under construction :0) #6377405

Mary Timman August 27, 2008

Love the design and so striking against the beautiful sky. Great eye David! #6377418

Claudia Kuhn level-classic August 27, 2008

Very cool comp! Wonderful capture, good eye! #6377745

John Connolly August 27, 2008

Marvelus composition, detail and color here David! Fantastic work! #6377869

Nikki McDonald level-classic August 27, 2008

Love the lines, composition and color here, Dave. #6377873

Kate Baumgartner August 27, 2008

Very cool composition. #6378076

Patrick Rouzes August 27, 2008

Spectacular color/tones/contrasts,design, pov & presentation!!! SUPERB work,David!!! #6378568

Joannie Bertucci level-classic August 28, 2008

David, this is outstanding and the PS work is gorgeous! Love the unique composition...lots of badges for this one! #6379474

David Phalen August 28, 2008

Thank you Jeff, Melissa, Mike, Shelly, Kitty, Dominick, Mitch, Daniella, Mel, Amalia, Karu, Margaret, Nadya, Renata, Kathy, Murry (WAY smaller than the arch), Mary, Claudia, John, Nikki, Kate, Patrick and Joannie. Your kind comments are very much appreciated. #6379839

Gail Vitikacs level-classic August 28, 2008

Incredible comp and colors David! #6380683

Gail Vitikacs level-classic August 28, 2008

Incredible comp and colors David! #6380686

Gail Vitikacs level-classic August 28, 2008

Incredible comp and colors David! #6380687

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe August 28, 2008

Gorgeous! A total winner!

ccc #6380896

Kaye Burazin August 28, 2008

Element and design are splendid, the capture superb. #6381840

Ray Thoms August 29, 2008

Don't know how I missed this one David but it is wonderful...strong design and colour! #6383927

Ken Smith level-classic August 29, 2008

I thought it was at night, at first. Love the colors and comp, David! #6385549

David Phalen August 29, 2008

Thanks Gail (three times. :)), Kaye and Ken! I appreciate your comments. #6385822

Aimee S. McMaster August 30, 2008

.....okay, how cool is this...what an awesome pov..wnderful design, color and well composed...great work David...Aimee #6387278

David Phalen August 31, 2008

Thanks Aimee! I appreciate your comment. #6391233

eileen bedford August 31, 2008

Thats so cool David.... #6391485

David Phalen August 31, 2008

Thanks Eileen! I appreciate your comment. #6392346

Gary Lange September 03, 2008

Awesome image, David, very dramatic!! We WILL see this again! #6406199

David Phalen September 04, 2008

Thanks Gary!! I appreciate your comment. #6410813

Ermanno Radice September 04, 2008

Wonderful capture, beautiful colors and shape, great eye, David!!! #6411946

Derrald R. Farnsworth-Livingston September 04, 2008

Wow, this is a cool one, David! #6412633

David Phalen September 05, 2008

Thanks Ermanno and Derrald! I appreciate your comments. #6414287

Nikki McDonald level-classic September 06, 2008

This is just a terrific EOD image, David. Sure hope we see it again. #6421056

Terry L. Ellis level-classic September 12, 2008

Creative composition, David! Love the contrast and cool edginess! #6447954

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 22, 2008

huge congrats Dave!!! #6488710

Tiia Vissak September 22, 2008

Congratulations! #6488789

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe September 22, 2008

Great lines and colors, DAvid. Congratulations! #6489075

Mitch Spence level-classic September 22, 2008

Way to go, Dave. Love this one. Congratulations. #6489273

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna September 22, 2008

WTG!!!!!! Congratulations on this INCREDIBLE finalist!!!!! Good luck in the next round!!!!! :-) k #6489619

Joannie Bertucci level-classic September 22, 2008

I told you this one was heading for badges! :-) Now for the gold!
Congrats on your EP David! #6490230

Linda D. Lester level-classic September 22, 2008

Beautiful...Congratulations! #6490353

Jeana Clark September 22, 2008

Way To GO Dave!!!!
This is AWESOME!!!!

~J~ #6490970

Nadya Johnson September 22, 2008

Way to Go, Dave!! Congratulations on your awesome finalist! Best of luck in the second round! #6491065

Mike Clime September 22, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist, David! #6491262

Cyn Valentine September 22, 2008

Congratulations David!! #6491292

Brett Dolsen September 22, 2008

Congratulations David!!Brett #6491421

Laurie Daily level-deluxe September 22, 2008

Congratulations on your very cool finalist, David! #6491955

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic September 22, 2008

Congrats Dave!!! This is beautiful!!! #6492370

Erin Appelbaum September 22, 2008

Awesome finalist David. Congrats. Peter #6492661

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 22, 2008

congratulations on this awesome finalist ~ go for the gold Dave

jo ann c. #6493046

Claudia Kuhn level-classic September 22, 2008

Wonderful, congrats David! #6493170

Sam Britt September 22, 2008

Congratulations, David! #6493358

Patrick Rouzes September 22, 2008

Hey ,David, congratulations on this amazing finalist!!! #6493959

Terry L. Ellis level-classic September 22, 2008

Congratulations, David! A fantastic finalist! #6494290

Deb Koskovich September 23, 2008

Awesome finalist, Dave -- way to go, my friend! #6497383

Gary Lange September 23, 2008

Many congrats here, David, this should go even further!! Best of luck! #6498557

Donna La Mattino Pagakis September 23, 2008

Congratulations David, this is inspiring. A beautiful finalist! #6499457

Bojan Bencic level-classic September 23, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist, David. #6499796

Daniella Puente September 23, 2008

Congrats David! and good luck :) #6500269

MELODIE C. ROBERTS September 26, 2008

I KNOW How to Pick 'em!!
Congratulations King David!!! #6516786

Linda Blair September 27, 2008

Very cool David...congratulations!!! #6521321

Kathy L. Clark October 01, 2008

Congratulations David on an awesome finalist. #6540724

David Phalen October 06, 2008

Thank you all very much!! #6562463

Max Aureli October 10, 2008

Pretty cool design with contrasting colors, great angle and perspective, nice reflective light!! Congratulations David!! #6578960

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