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Arches - Puerto Rico


Arches - Puerto Rico
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Copyright: Richard Juneau (richardj7) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 95 W: 8 N: 79] (591)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 1981-01
Categories: Architecture, HPP [Heavily Post-Processed]
Camera: Asahi Pentax Spotmatic F, Pentax 24mm 1:2,8
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-10-12 16:59
Viewed: 3562
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
One of my hundreds of slide film travel photos that I've decided to scan, and enhance with Photoshop, to give them a second life. Actually, besides playing with the colors, perspective, and resolution, I did not add anything else.

This is part of the Fort in Old San Juan. When I visit such places, I always try to imagine the type of activity and life that people lived when it was built, and thereafter. There is always a particular smell coming from the decaying walls. I liked the yellowish/greenish tones of the walls and reflected light...the grimy walls.

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Hi Richard,
Nice one from back in '81! :)) It's a wonderful place, yes the play of lights are excellent.. I could though give a little sharpen to it! :) I visited this place in 1997 and of course, one can involuntarily think about the things that might have happened between these walls! TfS
cheers
ToM

ps: I got one photo of the fort from outside!
check: http://www.treklens.com/gallery/North_America/United_States/photo70328.htm

Lucky you!! I sooo want to visit Old San Juan!!

I have a close friend that has just built a new home in P.R. and has named a room after me! Now, I need to go visit!

This is a lovely work...I love all of the textures and tones. Oh, the history!!

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