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Bird Towers


Bird Towers
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Copyright: Rolando Moya Barlaan (I-Bar) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 81 W: 17 N: 167] (556)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-11-25
Categories: Daily Life
Exposure: f/11, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-11-02 9:31
Viewed: 3956
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
These are bird towers which are commonly found in the middle east. They also serve as landmarks for prominent buildings or plazas. This one was located adjacent to the mosque at the new cultural village in Doha.

PP - minor contrast adjustment & sharpening, resized for TL posting

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  • rychem Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 736 W: 13 N: 634] (21244)
  • [2011-11-02 10:45]

Interesting subject, well done
regards
Ryszard

Hi Rolando - great subject!!! Beautiful blue sky against the towers. Nicely composed too. Good sharpness through the picture.

I'm off to Doha sometime soon for a photo-trip. Thanks for the ideas here.

DAvid

Very interesting shot. Great to have some birds on the perches to give us a sense of scale. This caught my attention too, for its simplicity. My kind of shot! (Maybe a little more contrast though.... :)
Trudy

Love this exceptional composition, Rolando!

Amazing view and perfect focus on these structures.
The contrast against the perfect blue sky is simply superb.
Great job!

Best wishes,
Paras

Good morning Rolando,

Beautiful pigeon houses, I've never seen it in the ground.
For me it's more built of wood!
This duet is beautifully composed.
Excellent shot.
Well done thank you for sharing.
Regards.
Yolande

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  • VicZik Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 528 W: 82 N: 950] (4812)
  • [2011-11-03 23:09]

Hi Rolando,

Thisis an interesting POV of the two bird towers.... I like the color and the pigeons... Nice work, TFS

Best
Vic

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  • chrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4430 W: 637 N: 9632] (55124)
  • [2011-11-06 1:52]

Hi Rolando

Such an unusual building! So this is a birdtower. Never heard of them before. Good upward pov, superb sharpness & nice warm vs cold color contrasts. Tfs!

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