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Old May 18, 2009, 8:02 PM   #31
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So here's another tall tree picture. For a size comparison, look at the people who are walking by it.
Makes you feel really insignificant does it not?
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Old May 19, 2009, 3:37 PM   #32
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This building was the home to the Boston Fire Department from 1895 to 1951. The drill tower was modeled after the tower in the Plazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy. The building now has a second life and is the Pine Street Inn Homeless Shelter.

As a kid growing up in Boston I would see the fireman climbing the tower with their ladders and jumping from it to firemen with nets stretched below.










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Old May 20, 2009, 3:23 PM   #33
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That's kind of sad Keltech,
such a beautiful instrument and nobody wants to play... what a shame.
The one at Bok Tower in Lake Wales, Fl is used quite regularly for live recitals plus they have the recorded ones they play daily. Its very relaxing to sit and listen to.
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Well here's my attempt for the Monthly challenge. Only had my K20 for a few weeks and today was the first chance I've had to go out and play around. Still learning so its not wonderful, the sky is a bit saturated - I've converted it to black and white which makes a nicer image. As with most days in the UK the sky is the major problem (well one of my major problem) I think I wil have to invest in a graduated ND filter to stop it being blown out all the time. The Tower is an 18th Century gothic tower on top of Leith Hill in the South of England, its the highest point in the South and on a good day you can see the centre of London and in the other direction the English channel, unfortunately it was closed today so could go up the top for a better view.
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I am sure this one qualifies except for the image date.

Le Defense , NW Paris taken in 2007



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I am sure this one qualifies except for the image date.

Le Defense , NW Paris taken in 2007


Daniel,

If this picture had a current date I'd have to give it a big thumbs up.

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Yikes! I sure have missed a lot this month. Guess I'd better get going on finding a photo for this month. I keep looking, but nothing has seemed to inspire me yet since I've been back.

So far, very nice images from everyone. This is certainly a different type of topic.

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Love your tower, doc, the b&w conversion is quite nice. Would love to see pictures from the top.

Another idea (besides getting a grad ND filter) is to use the auto bracketing mode and taking 3 or 5 shots, then photomatix or other HDR software to combine them.
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Ok. I have a shot I took with my Pentax ist DS but its alot older that 60 days. Can I still use it?
I also have a cool shot that I took with my Olympus FE-220 point and shoot. Unfortunately didn't have my DSLR with me!

Which one would you accept?
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