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Bogota's Symbol

By Potra  
A view of the Colpatria Tower (the same one reflected on the puddle) from the cable car that reached the top of the Cerro Monserrate.
Photographing Bogotá is very challenging because of the white fog that covers it most of the time.
Thank you so much for your warm comments on the fountain. It was an interesting shot because I wanted to get the sparks like Moira called them!
Marian
PS: Things here are very somber, many young people being killed by the police... Sad

Tags: Colombia Landscape and travel Plains Bogota Torre Colpatria

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NDODS Plus
9 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2015 3:58AM
Clearly a symbol of wealth and prosperity...

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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ColleenA Plus
7 420 6 Australia
25 Feb 2015 4:15AM
Beautifully captured Marian. Sorry to hear of the continued problems.
gajewski 15 10 9 United States
25 Feb 2015 4:47AM

Quote:Beautifully captured Marian. Sorry to hear of the continued problems.

Quote:Beautifully captured Marian. Sorry to hear of the continued problems.


Me too, Marian -- so sorry to hear about the violence against the young people.
This is a nicely composed shot. I'm glad you mentioned the fog -- I almost thought you selectively colored this shot.
-=\Walter
A brilliant image with great attention to detail excellent capture. SmileSmileSmileSmile
Sorry to hear of the continued problems.
BRITCHIE
ddolfelin Plus
7 103 3 Wales
25 Feb 2015 7:47AM
Don't let it get you down, Marian - just keep yourself safe.
A camera can sometimes attract unwanted attention.

Excellent picture today.
barbarahirst 11 27 12 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2015 8:27AM
Why the continual fog.....
Is it natural or due to man and his industry
Your country's woes are well reported in thenewspsper I read.....
I despair for all
IainHamer Plus
14 13 4 England
25 Feb 2015 8:40AM
Great light and well captured

Click

Iain
Nikonuser1 Plus
7 159 16 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2015 9:04AM
Keep yourself safe Marian, a great captureGrin

Cliff
Irishkate Plus
9 41 115 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2015 9:21AM
The Colpatria Tower stands out so well with the foggy overview.
I also like the trees and grass in f/g - a symbol of life and a contrast to the grey.
I'm sorry to hear that things have not improved.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
Mollycat Plus
6 21 2 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2015 9:55AM
Great contrast between natures greenery and man made grey. Which your composition has emphasized perfectly Marian. Keep safe.
Peter.

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