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Tuesday, 19 December 2017 11:17

A cold image

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In the blog item 'September on Sicily' 'the question was 'How to show the heat in an image? '.
For this item the question might be 'How to show the cold in an image?'.

The image was taken on the Hadangervida plateau in Middle Noway. Hardangervida is the largest plateau in Europe and is almost completely above the tree-line. Because of that the wind, blows unrestricted from the North pole. It scrapes the icy top-layer from the snow and blows a storm of icy needles onto travelers who dare to go outside. ArFU blog Noorwegen 01At the same time the sun gives some -fake- friendliness to the image emphasizing the contours of the landscape.

The composition of the image is along classical division in thirds: the horizon is on 2/3 of the height and the road away from us is on 1/3 of the width.

Saturday, 11 November 2017 12:53

The Cathedral

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Industrial history

The 'Werkspoor Cathedral'. Very rightly the winner of the Rietveld Architectural prices 2017. A former NS railroad workshop in an industrial corner in Utrecht (the Netherlands). In 2014 real estate owner Bob Scherrenberg acquired the building and after extensive renovations it now started its second life.

Monday, 09 October 2017 13:51

No Photoshop

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Fake image?

First impression is that some clever Photoshopping was applied to this image. Surely the left facade was replaced by a sunny sky?

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