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Ryan Calhoun on February 5, 2008

I love this photo, Xenia! I took one just like this a while ago but didn't post it because I didn't like the way the red stone colors turned out. But you captured the curves and shadows just right, here, and the stone is a nice gray color.


e.m.r. on February 5, 2008

Super, die klaren Bogenlinien der Treppe!

pic.point on February 9, 2008

I absolutely love it. Great geometry.

Cheers, Inessa

X. Paschen on February 10, 2008

Thank you Ryan and Inessa! :) Stairs like this are everywhere, mostly unnoticed, and I sat down there waiting for Carsten when I saw the nice line and wanted to make a photo, but the original was boring so I cropped it a lot (I'll put in the original later). Unfortunately it's in a very bad resolution, because it was a low-qualitiy-scan (808 pixel) of an analog picture, and so this version is very grainy. But I should say that this is of course PURE INTENT! I used the grainy structure as an artistic instrument to underline the simple, pure form and lines and...the grey-in-grey was a synonym for the colorlessness of modern urban cities...with a few leafes, lonely and lost on the concrete... ;)

Cheers, Xenia

PS: I really put the photo in my gallery because of the nice colors and great geometry.

PPS: To my modern-city-blah: this photo was shot in Germany's oldest town Trier. :)

X. Paschen on February 10, 2008

Hallo e.m.r., vielen Dank! :)

X. Paschen on February 10, 2008

Here's the original.

May Margrit B. (Swis… on February 18, 2008

Toller Standpunkt und Ausschnitt, Xenia! Fine, that Carsten let you wait! ;-) Ich mag deine Sichtweise der Dinge sehr!

Gruss, May

X. Paschen on February 25, 2008

Hallo May, vielen Dank! (Bis zu dem Punkt, an dem ich das Foto gemacht habe, fand ich das ja gar nicht soooo "fine" von musste unbedingt die Konstantinbasilika fotografieren, was ich ja auch sehr gut verstehen kann, aber das Teil ist nun mal riesig und ohne Weitwinkel sehr schwer einzufangen. Aber er hat es dann doch geschafft, und so sind wir beide glücklich... :)). Ich freue mich auch sehr darüber, dass Du das Original betrachtet hast, ein meiner Meinung nach echt missglücktes Exemplar! Also sage ich an dieser Stelle mal danke an alle Fotobearbeitungssoftwareentwickler. :)

Schöne Grüße, Xenia

Paolo Gerlin on May 3, 2008

Yes, I like it.

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