The blue window

Posted by karla (Omaha, United States) on 5 April 2011 in Architecture.

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✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

This is one beautiful image. I love the textures of the wall and how the blue window stands out.

5 Apr 2011 7:50am

@✿ Anina ✿: Thanks, Anina!

Marleen from Doesburg, Netherlands

Very strong image! Like all the different colors of the brick too:-)
( for me could do without this sign though...;-))

5 Apr 2011 12:00pm

@Marleen: LOL! I thought and thought about that sign. It does fight for attention. I tried several crops, and this won, this time. Another day, another crop?!? Photoshopping it out was a possible solution, but it was so there, and then became part of the reason for the image--those pretty things someone put in their window, while the window frame and exterior around the building looked a tad grungy. Thanks very much for your thoughts on this. Photoshopping the sign out would be a relatively easy alternative. :))

Don from Spokane, United States

An interesting window with its complement of bottles and vases. Good one to spot and shoot. Well done.

5 Apr 2011 2:47pm

@Don: Thanks, Don. This small, very old apartment building was in a lackluster location. It struck me how the person who lives here has decorated to improve the view.

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

The composition is really fantastic Karla... a very well balanced image ! I love the repetition of the blue tiles and the blue bottles. What an artistic eye ! Have a lovely day :)

6 Apr 2011 7:27am

@Tamara: Thank you, Tamara! Thanks for visiting and commenting.

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Excellent composition, love the variety of colours here. Well spotted.

6 Apr 2011 7:41am

@Sarito: Thank you, Sarito, for your comment.

Ann Baldwin from Vallejo, United States

What a clever idea - a blue window in a red brick wall. The blue glass objects give a sense of the rather neat, artistic person who lives there, as does the sign warning drivers not to park. Well seen!

7 Apr 2011 2:50am

@Ann Baldwin: Thanks, Ann! That parking sign did give me second thoughts, though.

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Wonderful colors and wonderfully spotted by you!

7 Apr 2011 5:35am

@Bettina: Thanks! :-)

Arnd from Basel, Switzerland

This is a wonderful capture that exudes dynamic and calmness at the same time. You have a great eye for good composition!

7 Apr 2011 9:45am

@Arnd: Thanks, Arnd! I appreciate your insight.

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

I like all the blues--frame, bottles, bricks!

7 Apr 2011 2:53pm

@Anita: Thanks! :-)

Tinx from Kuressaare, Estonia

Excellent!

11 Apr 2011 6:38am

@Tinx: Thank you!! :)

Nikon D300
1/160 second
F/7.1
ISO 400
255 mm (35mm equiv.)

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