Garden of Emptiness
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Location: Minneapolis MN US
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This infrared photograph was taken in the Garden of Emptiness, Kyoto, Japan. This garden is very interesting; it includes formal, raked gravel spaces like this one and also garden spaces separated by gravel areas. It is very peaceful.
In processing the image I cut the noise in the portions that are not gravel and foilage, and I eliminated several portions of people from the gallery area.
· Date: Wed 21-April-2010 · Views: 4365 · Filesize: 105.1KB, 504.4KB · Dimensions: 1024 x 681 ·
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Keywords: Infrared, Fisheye, Japan, Garden, Nature
Camera: Nikon D70S (mod for infrared)
Lens and Filters: Nikon 10.5 mm
Film and/or ISO: ISO 800
Aperture: f:10
Shutter speed: 1/400
Location: Kyoto, Japan
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Location: Chicago US
Mon 03-May-2010 09:25 Rating: 1 

ARE YOU KIDDING????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Location: Chicago US
Mon 03-May-2010 09:34

What is represented by a "photograph" here is an aggultenation of two BAD tricks combined into one bad picture. Someone should have some standards. i have never before been so honest, but this POS forces me to do so. Whoever selected it needs help.

Location: elizabeth NJ US
Posts: 6
Mon 03-May-2010 09:58

I agree with cranepix wholeheartedly....philip hydock

Location: VA US
Mon 03-May-2010 09:59 Rating: 9 

I think this is a wonderful concept of an aristic concept. Some folks don' like HDR or Picasso. We enjoy a diversified world with a lot of boundries for defining art. Are photographers artists that can't paint?
Location: Staten Island NY US
Posts: 397
Mon 03-May-2010 10:45 Rating: 4 

??????????? Like the infrared - but the compositon??????

Location: CA US
Posts: 6
Mon 03-May-2010 12:47 Rating: 3 

I like pictures depicting emptiness and openness, but I am not sure I get this one.
Location: Cameron Park CA US
Posts: 16
Mon 03-May-2010 02:08 Rating: 8 

Pleasing to look at. I think the fisheye lense adds an interesting "frame" to the image.
Location: Overgaard AZ US
Posts: 203
Mon 03-May-2010 02:21 Rating: 2 

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder-My eye does not behold the beauty!
Location: Asheville NC US
Posts: 27
Tue 04-May-2010 12:33 Rating: 6 

@cranepix ~ if you are going to use silly words like "aggultenation", my dear Mrs. Malaprop, you should be smart enough to spell them correctly. If you choose to offer formal criticism that is of some value to the person who took the image, you may want to do more than just deposit the contents of your brain onto your keyboard.

The weakness of the image is exceeded only by the uselessness of your comments.