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I am experimenting Smile

I'm also going through some of my older files. This was taken at the historic San Gabriel Motel, which now has been razed and a behemoth eye-sore of a condominium complex has been raised in it's place. "Progress" is not kind.

Thanks for looking.

Special thanks to Moira, Walter and Lillian for their UAs on my image Woman's Work is Never Done.

Special thanks also to Dave (Dave87) for his UA on the image Outed.

Anne

Brand:OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.
Camera:Olympus E-510
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Focal Length:36mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/5.3
Shutter Speed:1/2000sec
Exposure Comp:-0.7
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:The Hacienda Mouser
Username:AnneWorner AnneWorner
Uploaded:25 Feb 2013 - 12:34 PM
Tags:Cat, Digitally manipulated, General, Golden hour, Pets / captive animals
Votes:77
Modifications wanted Modifications Welcome (Upload a Modification)

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2013 - 9:29 AM

Well spotted Anne. I wonder where the cat went when they rebuilt ??
Ron

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
25 Feb 2013 - 12:38 PM

Like this Anne, a super composition, love the lighting,
Fred.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
25 Feb 2013 - 12:41 PM

This is an excellent image Anne !! I really like this !

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 456 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2013 - 12:47 PM

This is gorgeous, simple and very effective.I like this very much!

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2013 - 12:49 PM

So patient......
Wonderful image....

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2013 - 12:57 PM

Wonderful tones and shadows, Anne, a lovely image, well captured. Carol

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8526 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1091 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2013 - 1:36 PM

You have a wonderfully individual eye. A lot of people would photograph the cat, a few would see the shadow; but how many would balance them with that bunch of leaves?
So very sad to think that this has gone. I hope that someone gave that bench a good home. And the cat.
Moira

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 3260 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2013 - 1:38 PM

Beautiful image..............GrinGrinGrinGrin

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2013 - 1:41 PM

lovely scene, and a gorgeous cat.

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2013 - 1:42 PM

Absolutely wonderful image. Love those shadows, the light and the composition plus of course that very watchful cat!

Ann

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 2leontari vcard Greece
25 Feb 2013 - 1:58 PM

Lovely light, colour and shadows. An excellent balanced image Anne.
Effrossini

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5279 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2013 - 2:07 PM

Super image - great light, well captured!!

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agean
agean  11 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2013 - 2:45 PM

Great light and tone.

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 732 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2013 - 3:02 PM

A really well balanced shot in all respects Anne,
Geoff.

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pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
25 Feb 2013 - 3:21 PM

superb tones / palette in this image...

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scrimmy
scrimmy e2 Member 6379 forum postsscrimmy vcard Scotland5 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2013 - 3:47 PM

I'm thinking the low shadows on this are giving it that "coming to an end" feel ...or maybe it was just your description that put it in mind. either way it is a fine image.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2013 - 3:47 PM

A very beautiful capture, Anne, wonderful lighting, tones and textures, with the cat really adding to the shot Wink
Trev Smile

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 44288 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2013 - 4:06 PM

The lighting, shadows and the overall balance make this work so well, Anne. The tobacco colours are a treat.

Malc

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2013 - 4:18 PM

Splendid tones, composition and a delightful shadow -Helen SmileSmile

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gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2013 - 4:50 PM

Whatever the experiment was, it worked. Very good composition and I love the rich chocolate tones throughout this image.
Nicely done.
-=\Walter

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64838 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2013 - 5:02 PM

This is gorgeous. So warm and welcoming, and an especially pretty cat. I love this.
x

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2013 - 5:45 PM

Fantastic image Anne, I like this VERY much.

John Smile

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7618 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2013 - 5:46 PM

Thanks to everyone - I'm a bit pleased about the reception to this one - a person always wonders when something new is tried.

Special thanks to Helen, Chris and Herman for their UAs


Anne

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2013 - 6:20 PM

Great image love the shadows, well captured AnneSmileSmileSmile

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NewDay
NewDay  3 England1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2013 - 6:41 PM

A beautiful image, lovely warm feeling and the shadows add so much to the picture. Very much like a painting and would look superb framed on the wall for all its memories.

Stephen

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Hop-A-Long
25 Feb 2013 - 6:59 PM

Beautiful lighting, lovely image.

Andy

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danbrann
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25 Feb 2013 - 7:08 PM

A photographic opportunity not to be missed and you certainly didn't. Excellent.

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7618 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2013 - 7:17 PM

Cheers everyone. Smile Thanks to Julia for her UA, and to Stephen for his GEA.

Anne

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Fefe
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25 Feb 2013 - 7:17 PM

Love the light and colours, great imageGrin
Diane

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jaktis
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25 Feb 2013 - 7:58 PM

Perfect balance in this composition

Peter

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2013 - 9:14 PM

So glad to finally see ethis-- have tried to open it several times-- a grand image, congratulations for all the awards!

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2013 - 10:45 PM

This is so atmospheric Anne - what a shame it doesn't exist any longer. Congrats on all the awards - so very well deserved!
Ann

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 456 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 7:04 AM

Have my UA to add to the collection!

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 11:53 AM

Timeless! How could anyone prefer a behemoth the this warm hospitality.
Purrfect lightingSmile

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Source
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27 Feb 2013 - 12:02 AM

Wonderful scene with amazing rustic colours and light and shadow
-source

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JimV
JimV  8 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 4:50 AM

Soo glad you got this fine shot before the building was razed Anne, we've had two fine historic buildings demolished around here recently, which is a terrible shame as we have such a dearth of such in the first place!
Rgds., Jim

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madshutter
27 Feb 2013 - 6:20 PM

beautiful lightingSmile

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 9:16 PM

Beautiful! Warm and lovely,
Johanna

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stevesloan
17 Mar 2013 - 2:24 PM

Excellent Image

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