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Altomonte IX

Distressed balcony, on a narrow corner where trucks and coaches squeezed through.

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Very good composition John....the building does shows its age.... even the wrote iron on the widows walk has broken up in parts....but it was great craftsmanship when it was built....petersmile
John Prior: Thanks Peter, I think it has been hit a few times.
  • sherri
  • Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America
  • 21 Jun 2011, 05:46
beautifully aged wood and stone. a person could never achieve the beauty in the weathered wood if they were trying.
John Prior: Thanks Sherri, time and nature does it the best smile
  • Chris
  • England
  • 21 Jun 2011, 06:18
Absolutely stuffed with character John
John Prior: Yes indeed, thanks Chris
Love it a lot, maybe with a halo it would look nice too I wonder
John Prior: Thanks Chantal, most of the time I try to keep it fairly straight smile
Absolutely good shot!
John Prior: Thanks a lot Roland smile
Lovely detail of decay.
John Prior: Thanks Bill
Good composition. The texture of the facade seems to have life. I like the tones. Regards.
John Prior: Thanks Pedro
So much texture and detail John, well done.
John Prior: Thanks Brian smile
Fantastic texture and brilliant photo. I'd be a bit hesitant to stand on that balcony though!
John Prior: Thanks T, so would I, I think it's been hit a few times by trucks and coaches.
Super texture and detail, lovely shot smile
John Prior: Thanks Linda
Whow, there's so much detail in this shot... great work! x
John Prior: Thanks a lot Laura smile
  • Arash
  • Dubai
  • 22 Jun 2011, 21:03
such a great capture, neat processing.
  • Otto K.
  • United States
  • 23 Jun 2011, 20:55
excellent find, really like this one.
Dangerous. Love this picture of decay. Beautiful!
have a nice day.

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sensitivity ISO320
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