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Power Lines at Sunrise

free association, anyone?


Gee Redways , April 26, 2004; 12:24 A.M.

very cool reflections well spotted

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Ben Granillo , April 26, 2004; 12:46 A.M.

reflections of communication slanting upward to degrees of warm ringing tones paralled by boisterous ripples that define barriers between the difference here and there above...Free Association

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Sandeha Lynch , April 26, 2004; 10:26 A.M.

Zoom in ...

... I can't tell if those are crotchets or quavers.

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Carl Root , April 26, 2004; 02:13 P.M.

Sandeha, I'm surprised and delighted! I wasn't at all sure anyone else would see the musical 'overtones' (crotchets and quavers are Britishisms for quarter notes and eight notes to us Yanks.)

Ben, the interpretation of 'free association' was also a surprise . . . . word to word to word literally.

Howard Dion , April 26, 2004; 05:08 P.M.

Looking out the window of a speeding train.

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Carl Root , April 27, 2004; 09:06 A.M.


I like it . . .. a sort of low resolution video, one frame at a time.

Michael Nigro , April 27, 2004; 12:28 P.M.

Carl: Looks like Ben said it all.

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Ken Thalheimer , April 27, 2004; 02:13 P.M.

This about has it all. I noticed the musical notes almost immediately and I think that's what gives this that extra edge. I also like the circular ripples, almost like a pebble in a pond

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Vishwanath Raman , April 27, 2004; 02:56 P.M.

To get

a wee bit technical. I would call this one "Reflections and ringing". Interestingly, with transmission lines, you do have problems such as reflections (signals going back and forth) and ringing! This is a reflection, it has rings and there are the transmission lines.. perfect!

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Els Wetting , April 28, 2004; 06:10 P.M.

Just a piece of art

just perfect


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Anthony Peterson , April 28, 2004; 07:51 P.M.

I see Sir Isaac Newton's eye peeking, just to the left of center. Or is that Henry the Eighth? I like Newton better~! ;-)

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Wilson Tsoi , April 28, 2004; 10:21 P.M.

Great abstract! Love the composition and colors.

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Carl Root , April 28, 2004; 11:04 P.M.

Anthony, you'll have to help me out on Mr. Newton's face . . . . . . I'm not getting it.

Assuming I can get a print without too much noise in the sky, I prefer the cropped version. Any thoughts?

Anthony Peterson , April 29, 2004; 01:57 A.M.

eye to eye...

I was wrong... I was thinking of a picture I'd seen of Shakespeare. Granted you only got one of his eyes, but I swear that was the first thing I saw! I know I'm nuts~! But you did say free association =)

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Carl Root , April 29, 2004; 08:35 A.M.

Oh yes, Shakespeare! Why of course. :-) Certainly not Newton or Henry VIII.

(You're right. I asked for this.)

Olivier M. , July 19, 2004; 11:15 A.M.

hi Carl

I see some notes on those powerlines =)) And in response to your comment, yes I did enjoy this photo and the rest of your portfolio by the way ;) I prefer the non-cropped version mainly because there is a wider tonal range in the sky and the "landscape framing" suites(sp?) the pic better imo !

Anyway, good job and thx for passing by ;)

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