Gazing

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  1. bburton

    bburton TPF Noob!

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    The photographer and his faithful companion gaze upon a giant gazing ball. :)

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    I'm always a sucker for reflection shots like these. I think the ball could be used to be polished a tad, but otherwise it's a nice shot ;)
     
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    Is this a fountain of sorts?
    Nice weather, and it looks like this is situated at the edge of a park?
    A pity that the glare of the sun gives us so little chance to really see "the photographer" and his "faithful companion"... now I am curious!

    Have you ever thought about a very tight crop of this one, just to see what it would look like and if it could fool the viewer a little? If this were my pic, I'd at least test it all out ;).
     
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    It's a gazing ball from the thirties... I have a new one of course. My wife loves them they are quite nice. I hae never seen on on that kind of stand though. Very nice I like the shot and the subject.
     
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    Interesting! I've never seen (or gazed) at a gazing ball before!!

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    I gave the crop idea a try, but unfortunately the ball is too "scuffed" to provide decent reflections. I also used Noiseware to smooth out the image. :)

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    BTW: Here's the full view of the Gazing Ball.

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