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Old Apr 11, 2007, 10:11 PM   #1
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Ok here is a reference shot. It's a Sundial bridge.

And here is my Unusual Angle taken from directly below the Sundial.

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Old Apr 12, 2007, 12:21 AM   #2
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Ita very unusal picture.Thank God you have given me the referance shot,otherwise I would have been wounder what was it,
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Old Apr 12, 2007, 12:29 AM   #3
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thats the biggest aircraft antenna i have ever seen:|
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Old Apr 12, 2007, 9:36 AM   #4
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I like it from the standpoint of art but I still can't figure out from the reference picture where you shot it. I am troubled. If you zoom out or back up to give more perspective, you're going to lose the beautiful image you have created. I am at a loss for suggestions. Do you have a shot of the entire bridge or a link where we can go see it on the web?

I agree with minoltanut that the tower does look like an aircraft radio antenna or gps antenna on a car.

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Old Apr 12, 2007, 9:43 AM   #5
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Cal, i believe that the sundial portion is somewhat like a sail, in that it's not a solid triangular prism with some curve to it. If you stood near where the lower left corner touches the ground and looked upwards at about a 45 degree angle, i could see how this shot could have been made.

Am i close, Smac?

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Old Apr 12, 2007, 10:07 AM   #6
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I just looked at the image again and it was perfectly clear in my mind what it was. However, the sky looks brighter this time. I don't know if the image was replaced or my eyes have finally awakened after reviewing about two dozen images!

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Old Apr 12, 2007, 2:48 PM   #7
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Hi Cal and Chris, thank for reviewing my photo.

Here is a link to my Smugmug gallery of the Redding Sundial bridge and discovery park. If you look at the first photo on the page and drop straight down from the apex of the bridge to almost the water level THAT, is were I was standing when I took the picture. I was looking straight up to the top of the Sundial.
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Steve

I found this shot that may help. If you were to drop straight down through the horse shoe shaped opening on the left side of the photo you would land right were I was standing to take the photo.

Cal, I agree that this structure offers some really interesting opportunities for photographic art.
All the best,
Steve

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Old Apr 12, 2007, 9:55 PM   #8
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I really like these shots, Steve. Such aninteresting structure.
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Very cool, smac. I like it.
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Old Apr 13, 2007, 12:01 AM   #10
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Dr. Mr. Vandertramps wrote:
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Cal, i believe that the sundial portion is somewhat like a sail, in that it's not a solid triangular prism with some curve to it. If you stood near where the lower left corner touches the ground and looked upwards at about a 45 degree angle, i could see how this shot could have been made.

Am i close, Smac?

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Darn close Chris, You nailed it except, as I recall, it was more like a 90 degree angle.:G Oh, my poor neck.
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