Painted Ladies San Francisco

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The Painted Ladies in San Francisco California. In 1963, San Francisco artist Butch Kardum began combining intense blues and greens on the exterior of his Italianate-style Victorian house. His house was criticized by some, but other neighbors began to copy the bright colors on their own houses. Kardum became a color designer, and he and other artists / colorists such as Tony Cataletich, Bob Buckner, and Jazon Wonders began to transform dozens of gray houses into Painted Ladies. By the 1970s, the colorist movement, as it was called, had changed entire streets and neighborhoods. This process continues to this day.

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Comments (112)

Deodato Lourenḉo on October 1, 2013

Much Thanks Manol Manoman for your super kind comment, for your Likes #15 and Much More Thanks Everyone Else for the 12 Favorites!

Bassam Jayousi on October 1, 2013

A very beautiful place, Joe! Like+Ys

Best wishes, Bassam

Deodato Lourenḉo on October 1, 2013

Thank you very much BASSAM for the kind comment, for your Like #16 and Much Thanks for the your Favorite 13!

nelu faur on October 1, 2013

Great photo, a very beautiful view ! L & F

Greetings , nelu_faur

Deodato Lourenḉo on October 1, 2013

Much Thanks Nelu Faur for the kind comments, for the Like #17 and much more Thanks for the Favorite #14!

KWO Tsoumenis on October 1, 2013

Wonderful place of the city, great photo, Joe


Best regards, Kostas

Deodato Lourenḉo on October 1, 2013

Much Thanks Kostas for the kind comment, for your Like #18 and Much More Thanks for your Favorite 15!

janamare26 on October 1, 2013

Beautiful view and photo.L+F.Best wishes,Mirjana

Adriana Bruno on October 1, 2013

LIKE, ottima ripresa| Un saluto, Adriana

Christos Theodorou on October 1, 2013

A beautiful cityscape, very well taken - Hello from Athens

Jurek Adamski on October 1, 2013

Fajne miejsce i ładny kadr. L

NickolayR on October 1, 2013

Like both the process and the photo.

Merz_René on October 1, 2013

Just a wonderful place! YSL

Kind regards, René

~Marlene~ on October 2, 2013

I love it! YSL

Best wishes, Marlene

Giovanni Magni (giov… on October 2, 2013

Bella l'immagine di questo quartiere


Good morning

Blog giovamag

Roger Powell on October 2, 2013

What a brilliant idea. It looks great and so does your image!
Liked : )

Arévalo, - PANO Yes. on October 2, 2013

Excelente composición. YS & Like.

Saludos cordiales.

Deodato Lourenḉo on October 3, 2013

Much thanks all my Panoramio Friends for the very kind comments, for all your 27 Likes and Much More THanks for all your 20 Fav's!

NewerMan Man on October 3, 2013

Wonderful shot. LIKE. Best wishes, Manup.

asanloj on October 3, 2013

Very nice shot LIKE Regards

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  • Uploaded on September 30, 2013
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    by Deodato Lourenḉo
    • Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
    • Taken on 2013/09/14 13:14:25
    • Exposure: 0.006s (1/160)
    • Focal Length: 200.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/7.100
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 2.00 EV
    • No flash