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An Especially Colorful Morning at The Los Padres Inn
25-AUG-2011

An Especially Colorful Morning at The Los Padres Inn

San Luis Obispo, California

Is this photograph representative of the Los Padres Motel? Yes and no. This is a photograph of the motel - and its reflection - when I was there one morning. The colors, though, are super-saturated. Does this matter?

For me, the answer is obviously no. I was not so much interested in using a photograph to show what the motel looked like, as I was in using the motel to show what a photograph can look like.

In other words, I'm more interested in the final product the photograph than I am in the original ingredients of the photograph. I set my camera on a vivid setting, and I added even more color saturation to the photo with an app I have on my iPad, where the photo is stored.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
1/160s f/5.0 at 6.0mm iso200 full exif

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Sue 12-Sep-2011 21:36
Good job Dave. Gets the creative juices flowing.
lou_rozensteins08-Sep-2011 22:31
The result is certainly saturated which I like, and I also think that the wideangle adds to the scene. Well done.
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