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Mar 15, 2017 03:55 as a reply to post 18300724 |  #6046

It is an abandoned building but it had a kind of installation at the time.:-)


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Mar 16, 2017 22:58 |  #6047

Just moving around along old 66 and shot the first one, then moved over to the north side of 40 to the "other" 66 and shot the second.

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Mar 17, 2017 06:15 |  #6048

Honeymoon Suite

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Mar 27, 2017 00:28 |  #6049

Well, Hey, Gang!

I imagine some of you may be a bit familiar with some of the historical aspects of our North American Continent, including history that goes back to the settlement of some of what became our homeland by tribes, peoples that developed over time to become the honourable Native American culture!

What may not be so familiar are stories of one of those tribes, called the Anasazi. this tribe "thrived" for several hundreds of years -- over time their culture was inherited by others such as the Navaho and other tribes!

Over time, the Anasazidisappeared and left "pieces" of their culture, especially ruins of their inhabitations. In fact, the Mesa Verde National Park is the "home" of many of these ruins, which have been "labeled" Cliff Dwellings!

I will say that this history plays in my heart, and as a kid places such as Mesa Verde became "special", and I have found other "relics/signs of the past over the years...

so, I'll just say -- back sometime in the '90s I was visiting family in Colorado, one of the Four Corners states known for this Native American background! And so we roamed, and made it to Mesa Verde. I had an old film camera with me, and here is an old, soft shot of one of the reknowned Cliff Dwellings, and this picture plays a place in my heart!!!


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Mar 27, 2017 00:38 as a reply to tonylong's post |  #6050

Hey, speaking of "Urban", well this Four Corners area was a busy, populated area, So, in this pic you are truly seeing an Anasazi "Urban Scene"! :)


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Mar 27, 2017 09:45 as a reply to post 4785872 |  #6051

LIKE the processing in this shot, works well for this photo.




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Mar 27, 2017 17:26 |  #6052

guzzibob wrote in post #18312216 (external link)
LIKE the processing in this shot, works well for this photo.

Well, hey, Thanks --

Reemember, this shot was taken hand-held with an old compact/P&S film camera, -- no tripod, no "good" camera, and very low photo skills, Oh Well, I wanted to get this shot!

Without being a darkroom person, the only processing would have been: I got the print, and then scanned it into a Tiff and brought it into whatever basic photo editing stuff I had. Remember, this was way back in the late '90s, so no "fancy" software, and so I would not expect the image to look "developed", pretty much how things went with those old scanned film photos! On a few, I did manage to try with my old version of Photoshop Elements, but there wasn't much I could do, so, It's just that it is a meaningful photo to me!


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Mar 28, 2017 08:28 |  #6053

guzzibob wrote in post #18312216 (external link)
LIKE the processing in this shot, works well for this photo.


tonylong wrote in post #18312603 (external link)
Well, hey, Thanks --

Reemember, this shot was taken hand-held with an old compact/P&S film camera, -- no tripod, no "good" camera, and very low photo skills, Oh Well, I wanted to get this shot!

Without being a darkroom person, the only processing would have been: I got the print, and then scanned it into a Tiff and brought it into whatever basic photo editing stuff I had. Remember, this was way back in the late '90s, so no "fancy" software, and so I would not expect the image to look "developed", pretty much how things went with those old scanned film photos! On a few, I did manage to try with my old version of Photoshop Elements, but there wasn't much I could do, so, It's just that it is a meaningful photo to me!

Tony,
I believe guzzibob was referring to this picture. http://photography-on-the.net .../showthread.php?p=4​785872

If you click the upper right corner post number it takes you to the referenced post.


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Mar 28, 2017 17:24 as a reply to tonylong's post |  #6055

Hey, I hop my Cliff Dwelling photo has resonated with some of you all!! -- it has pretty deep meaning to me!!!


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Mar 30, 2017 14:18 |  #6056

Manassas Battlefield, VA.

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Mar 30, 2017 15:22 |  #6057

An old parking garage I didn't go much further.

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Mar 30, 2017 15:34 |  #6058

aponi06 wrote in post #18315058 (external link)
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As I scrolled onto this picture I had not read above your picture and I was thinking......why does this look so familiar....?

My dad was a big Civil War reenactor from the mid 50s to the late 1960s. He and I were fortunate enough to be involved in the reenactment of the first Manassas on the same day as the original battle 100 yeas later, July 21 1961, on the original battlefield. All of the monuments were set under camouflage by the military. There were several thousand participants....it was a huge deal for a 10 year old (me).

Here's my dad, on the left..

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And here I am, the drummer, right center.

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Man, I wore that experience like a badge around all my buddies. Still one of my greatest memories.

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Mar 31, 2017 14:42 |  #6059

Part of the Atlantic wall in northern France.

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Just an old farmhouse on a cloudy late winter day...

Stumbling through life with more enthusiasm than skill...

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