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Gritty View of Lacledes Landing
14-JAN-2007

Gritty View of Lacledes Landing

St. Louis MO, Lacledes Landing

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This is a gritty image of Lacledes Landing in down town St. Louis. Lacledes Landing is a fantastic spot for dinner and people watching. However if you are ever in town in January during an ice storm the place takes on a different look. I played around a bit shooting the steam coming up from vents in the street while I was walking the mostly deserted downtown. Mostly I was un happy with what I captured. The image here was worked over a bit in Photoshop Elements, the boy is napping so I had some free time. I gave it a grainy feel, like you would see using a high speed B&W film. To me it makes the scene more interesting. I made the entire image black and white with the exception of the tail lights of the car moving away from me in the image.

Canon EOS 5D ,Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM
1/1000s f/4.0 at 82.0mm iso1600 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
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foto61.net20-Nov-2007 07:37
Diserves really a big VOTE ! Seen it in the "monochrome with a dash of color thread" first...
Great work!
Guest 31-Jul-2007 16:43
woow i really love this photo!
Paul Guttenberg05-Apr-2007 01:16
I just regenerated the thumb nails. Should be fixed now...

-Photographic Administration Utility Lackey (P.A.U.L.)
Guest 04-Apr-2007 21:12
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