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Downtown Reflection

Posted by
Stephen Phillips (San Francisco, United States) on 4 November 2008 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

We are back in town. We're in the parking lot along the tracks.The scatter of stores are out-of-view to our left. The familiar old brick dairy is straight ahead. The white tank in front of the dark wood building is the cheese factory. The white buildings to right of the tank - just ahead - is the lumber yard. And at right is just another unique house overlooking it all.

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Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

Nice cityscape.

4 Nov 2008 6:09am

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

Cool pano of the town. I suppose most of the folks worked within the town..? not too far to travel.

4 Nov 2008 6:54am

@Observing: Well, Mike - not many jobs here. The dairy at the center of town moved to new facilities in 1993. But that plant is about 9 km east of here. There's a coastal city of 29,000 about 20 km to the north.

djedfre from schaumburg, United States

nice composition! the power-lines add a nice horizontal element...

4 Nov 2008 8:18am

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Brilliant use of the wide angle again to enhance the unique mood of this little town...

4 Nov 2008 1:59pm

Anthony Lambert from Bielefeld, Germany

This is starting to be a trade mark for you Stephen,the low road shot.Great stuff !!

4 Nov 2008 2:09pm

JJ from Jersey City, United States

wonderful capture of the town, love how the powerlines draw the eyes to the Dairy, and the reflection in the puddle is very cool

4 Nov 2008 2:21pm

alex centrella from California, United States

small town images are so great to capture..nice shot.

4 Nov 2008 3:40pm

gbe from kansas city, United States

i like this long, low angle. the power lines seem to be converging on the center of the universe.

4 Nov 2008 9:25pm

willow from Chelsea, United States

Great perspective. The lone light pole in the reflection fits the scene perfectly.

6 Nov 2008 12:18am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Fantastic perspective! Love it!

6 Nov 2008 5:54pm

melodia from ffm, Germany

oh i like the composition in this picture ... the look from the bottom up to the village and then the big puddle there with the reflection in it ...

10 Nov 2008 6:57pm

dj.tigersprout from San Bruno, CA, United States

the puddle in the foreground and those strangely eloquent electrical wires make this shot for me -- beautiful, healthy solitude here!

11 Nov 2008 5:49am