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Down the street I live...

Posted by
Robin Maben (Pune, India) on 17 August 2008 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

I stare down this road almost everyday. I've walked to and back from school on this very road zillions of times. But it never occured to me it'd make such a beautiful capture. The sun trying to play its magic over a heavily overcast sky right after a heavy downpour from the first monsoon showers of '08.

Panasonic DMC-FX10 1/30 second F/3.0 ISO 125 40 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Arps from Hyderabad, India

Hi.. I like the effects the colors has in this pic...and rightly said.. something which we see zillion times daily we fail to realise that it can make such a great capture.. i got the same feeling after looking at your pic of the dish antenna... i had crossed one practically everyday and at the same angle as your pic without realising the great capture it cud be ...

17 Aug 2008 6:46pm

@Arps: Smiles. Glad to hear you found a subject for ur lenses after looking at mine.
Good Day.

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is a bundle of colour. Very cool.

17 Aug 2008 7:06pm

@Michael Rawluk: Thanks for the visit, Michael.

kishore from Hyderabad, India

Truly this pic, full of colors and life, goes by daily in front of us... and how we miss them in a split second look that we tend to have at everything usual in our lives. Luv the way you've composed it... the description adds to the beauty.

18 Aug 2008 2:56am

@kishore: Well, Thankyou for those comments and compliments. ;-)

Petr Jaskovsky from Ostrava, Czech Republic

Really odd colours. I have only once experienced yellow world. When the sun is playing with yellow. I am glad that I am not the only one. Of course if its real...

19 Aug 2008 2:45pm

@Petr Jaskovsky: ;-)

M. Isabel from Lima, Peru

white balance...?

22 Aug 2008 12:41am

@M. Isabel: Set quite off the true white so that I could oversaturate the green and yellow later.

Panasonic DMC-FX10
1/30 second
F/3.0
ISO 125
40 mm (35mm equiv.)