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Window of Opportunity

By spaceman
This was taken on a brilliantly sunny day which really showed up the contrast of the brickwork. The left side of the window isn't straight but altering it made the rest of the window look wonky so I can only assume that the frame is warped in some way.

Tags: Architecture Traditional darkroom Black and white

Voters: DRicherby, LV426, DP_Imagery and 8 more

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DRicherby 9 269 725 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2009 4:56PM
Works nicely.

You're looking up at the window, so you'd expect the verticals to converge somewhat. Is that what's going on or is there something else at play? (I've only eyeballed it as I'm at work so I don't have any image processing software to hand.)

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spaceman 14 5.3k 3 Wales
13 Jul 2009 5:07PM
I considered the converging verticals aspect but I couldn't work out why it would affect only one side and not both. I tried altering the verticals (using PS and in the darkroom) but straightening the left made the right look peculiar - in fact it made the whole picture look........wrong. I'm hardly a wiz with PS though.
DP_Imagery 13 24 6 Wales
15 Jul 2009 11:50PM
Works well for me - the wonky window is just that . . . a wonky window: settlement probably. But it actually adds to the image rather than detracts - so stop PSing about and leave it alone Wink

spaceman 14 5.3k 3 Wales
16 Jul 2009 12:40PM
Thanks Bruce............I was just waiting for an excuse to come along. PSing about has now ceased. Grin
thorn 13 124 2 Scotland
20 Jul 2009 12:35PM
I think it looks great it looks like natural architecture,great pointing,texture,brickwork,love the arch over the window and the detail is superb.take care,AnnSmile
spaceman 14 5.3k 3 Wales
20 Jul 2009 10:12PM
Thanks Ann - and thanks for the mods. #2 is particularly spiffy Smile
MickS 13 23 14 England
16 Aug 2009 9:49PM
Watcha Michael,
excellent little exercise in texture and tone.
spaceman 14 5.3k 3 Wales
17 Aug 2009 10:57PM
Cheers Mick.
27 Aug 2009 12:30PM
Nice shot, love the textures.
spaceman 14 5.3k 3 Wales
10 Sep 2009 10:51PM
Thanks guys.

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