• this blurry bit I blame on the duck.

ground level (a first attempt, an experiment)

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EOCT 11

a ground-level panorama inspired by one done by Panorama Paul, only not as good...(he's the panorama master) One of my darn shots was a bit blurry, but at the time I was being menaced by a duck*, So I was flustered and didn't notice.

* the ducks in the company gardens are a bit mental.

kovacsi, luc ds, lois lame;, and 6 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. coda 83 months ago | reply

    This photo scores 5/5 on the coda rating and a special "coda's award for excellence" ... err.. award.
    [insert cheesy sparkling animated gif here]

    I feel an ass-kicking on the way.. :P

  2. Lab2112 83 months ago | reply

    Excellent tones and composition.


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  3. luc ds 83 months ago | reply

    experiment succeeded with glance and brilliance ! the statueman seems to hold that bird !

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  4. Jimmyrogers [deleted] 83 months ago | reply

    Menaced by ducks huh? Mmmm...what was Michelangelo's painting called...Leda and the swan? So why not Amanda and the duck? Yeats even wrote a sonnet about it:

    www.web-books.com/Classics/Poetry/Anthology/Yeats/Leda.htm

    However, I think this is an excellent panorama. Quite different, the ground view, and if you hadn't mentioned the blur, nobody would have noticed anyway :)

  5. TJ_fluffy_online© 83 months ago | reply

    fab! well done! this is very cool!

  6. jeffal66 83 months ago | reply

    I like the ground level perspective.

    (4 Aces)

  7. AndreasC 83 months ago | reply

    I feel I am crawling (from the Feel Me, Post Me! group)

    An excellent shot, the point of view gives the whole thing a fresh perspective.

  8. Hurith 83 months ago | reply

    I feel like taking a walk in this garden.
    (from the Feel Me, Post Me! group)

  9. Lady Vervaine 83 months ago | reply

    I feel very much at ground level - so your experiment in perspective is definitely successful! i love the strong presence of the leaves in the foreground.
    (from the Feel Me, Post Me! group)

  10. Aquilant 83 months ago | reply

    I feel that you are as skilled as the big Panorama Paul (from the Feel Me, Post Me! group)

  11. G0Da 83 months ago | reply

    I feel growth and energy. Great shot.
    (from the Feel Me, Post Me! group)

  12. Panorama Paul 83 months ago | reply

    Well well Amanda... now you've gone and blown my socks off!! Your subject choice and composition are just awesome... those leaves blowing around the foreground and that imposing silhouette statue flanked by those amazing trees... and those two doves in flight... everything is just perfect!! Please keep 'em coming, okay!!!?

  13. Alexxxxxandra 83 months ago | reply

    Che colori meravigliosi... davvero una bellissima foto.

  14. rinkals [deleted] 83 months ago | reply

    that's a beautiful pic betenoir, added it to my favourites
    fantastic. Your angles and detail are amazing, the colours add interest and emotion. WOW.

  15. rinkals [deleted] 83 months ago | reply

    went to check out panorama paul's shots, very good. But i definitely like your wide angle interpretation better. awesome. wanted to send you a mail..but can't figure out how to do it, call me stupid. how does one?

  16. LaBetenoir 83 months ago | reply

    rene: easiest way is to hover your mouse over my icon, then click on the little arrow, and in the dropdown menu should be a flickrmail link.
    easy as!

  17. gillstrawberry 83 months ago | reply

    very nice, ditto all of the above!

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