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#1 Art

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Posted 16 November 2017 - 03:49 PM

Well, they are actually called the Absolute Towers, but everyone refers to them as the Marilyn Monroe because of the shapely curves.

 

I have photographed these before.  I thought I would try them today again due to the heavy cloud cover.  Thought it might make for an interesting B&W.

 

So, after I dropped my daughter off at work, I stopped to take a few images.

 

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Posted 16 November 2017 - 07:55 PM

Fantastic Art!

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Posted 16 November 2017 - 09:08 PM

Nice series Art! How far away did you have to get from the towers to get both of them totally in the frame with that lens? Jeff
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Posted 16 November 2017 - 09:31 PM

Fantastic Art!
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Posted 16 November 2017 - 09:34 PM

Nice series Art! How far away did you have to get from the towers to get both of them totally in the frame with that lens? Jeff


Thanks, Jeff.

Quite a distance.

There is at least one road and two parking lots, big building or mall sizes between me and the towers. Shot at 35mm and not too much cropping.

Other than that, I can show you a link on goodlemaps for a better idea. Let me find the reference.

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Posted 16 November 2017 - 09:40 PM

Jeff,

300 meters!

How cool is this feature!

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 02:14 AM

Thanks For the info Art. That is a cool feature! Jeff
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Posted 17 November 2017 - 02:20 AM

You are welcome, Jeff. The structure I took the image from is a parking garage roof top level.

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 02:41 AM

Very cool Art.


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Posted 17 November 2017 - 04:00 AM

Good one Art. Perfect B&W subject matter.


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Posted 17 November 2017 - 08:31 AM

Nice work Art.


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Posted 17 November 2017 - 09:47 AM

Thanks, Peter, Bill and Dennis!


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Posted 17 November 2017 - 01:09 PM

Nice work, Art.

 

The first and last images are my faves.  :)


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Posted 17 November 2017 - 04:12 PM

Thanks, Mark, I am partial to the first one.


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