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by Mario
Sun Jan 04, 2015 12:53 am
Forum: ― Scapes Critique
Topic: Approaching thunderstorm
Replies: 3
Views: 370

Re: Approaching thunderstorm

What an amazing sky in this! The undulating foreground makes me think of the wind stirring up the land just as it would the water in the sea.
by Mario
Sun Jan 04, 2015 12:51 am
Forum: People Critique
Topic: More Touches of Hollywood
Replies: 10
Views: 1430

Re: More Touches of Hollywood

That second image is particularly masterful and reminds me of so many scenes in the old bw film making genres. The light is so emphatically forcing you to look at her face and to keep it from wandering anywhere else. Awesome image!
by Mario
Sun Jan 04, 2015 12:48 am
Forum: People Showcase
Topic: New Year's Day 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1474

Re: New Year's Day 2015

I love what you've done with the shadows in many of these. And of course, I've always liked your processing style. My favourite is the 2nd image of the first post, with the shadows inviting you to see what's around the corner - much like what the New Year invites us to do.
by Mario
Sun Jan 04, 2015 12:44 am
Forum: ― Architecture Critique
Topic: Art Gallery, Ottawa
Replies: 4
Views: 895

Re: Art Gallery, Ottawa

TomCofer wrote:Neat shot.

Onslow wrote:A great image Mario. I don't shoot much of this at all but do appreciate seeing other peoples work in this genre...

Thanks to both of you for your comments. One of the things that I like about some architecture is the rhythm that you can see/feel in the repeating lines and patterns.
by Mario
Sun Jan 04, 2015 12:42 am
Forum: People Critique
Topic: Forsaken
Replies: 16
Views: 1331

Re: Forsaken

I get a sense of regret and of sad goodbyes. She seems to still feel a need to connect/touch the one that she is watching walk away. It's the sad end of a relationship.

You see this image the same way I do :)
by Mario
Sat Jan 03, 2015 12:08 am
Forum: ― Architecture Critique
Topic: Art Gallery, Ottawa
Replies: 4
Views: 895

Art Gallery, Ottawa

Since there hasn't been anything loaded into this topic yet, I thought that I would get this one started. A view of the interior ceiling, main concourse, National Art Gallery, Ottawa, Canada.


C & C always welcome.
by Mario
Fri Jan 02, 2015 11:52 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Who are you?
Replies: 75
Views: 7998

Re: Who are you?

Hi everyone Mario here. I was invited to join the forum by Tom a couple of weeks ago. I have been out of town visiting with family over the holiday break and have had a chance to do a bit of browsing. Thanks for the invite - it's always exciting to be near the start of something new! I am a retired ...