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Uploaded: 08/09/13 1:44 AM GMT
Bend In The River
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An Etched Sculpture on the banks of the Ohio River in Evansville, Indiana. You can read about it here.

It truly is a sight to behold. One for the b/w challenge.

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::luckyshot
08/09/13 2:10 AM GMT
Tick - Well done. The desaturation offers a silhouette image - more of your creativity. The link is most helpful in appreciating this work. Kudos! Thad
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If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn't need to lug around a camera. ~Lewis Hine The Earth without art is just 'eh'.
.snapshooter87
08/09/13 2:44 AM GMT
Nice work, Tick. Before I had a chance to read it, I thought it looked like Abe Lincoln.
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::biffobear
08/09/13 7:33 AM GMT
Good entry..Davy Crockett looks good in his white buckskin...R.
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Never argue with an idiot. They'll drag you down to their level, then beat you with experience.
::Dunstickin
08/09/13 7:48 AM GMT
Nice one mate!...If all were like this...there'd be no more wars eh!

Great silouette feature
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"Never stop photographing. It is very likely that your best photograph has not yet been captured"
.koca
08/09/13 8:24 AM GMT
It is so lovely. It looks so attractive. Excellent camera work, Tick. Good luck.
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::Ramad
08/09/13 8:32 AM GMT
Great idea with the "see through" etchings. Never seen one before. Very good entry for the B/W contest Tick.
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Smooth seas do not make skilful sailors.
::SEFA
08/09/13 10:50 AM GMT
It is a very good photo. I like your work on it. Good entry for the challenge. Good luck!
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SEFA
::LynEve
08/09/13 1:12 PM GMT
What a great sculpture ! Fine photo of it Tick.
Did I miss your pm to enter it in the BWC ??
I will pop it in now :)
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My thanks to all who leave comments for my work and to those of you who like one enough to make it a favourite. To touch just one person that way makes each image worthwhile. . . . . . . . . .. . . . "The question is not what you look at, but what you see" ~ Marcel Proust
.icedancer
08/09/13 1:31 PM GMT
I skated in Evansville, but before this was created. This is really a super B/W and thanks for the link
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Have a Beautiful Bright Day, Skates
::tigger3
08/09/13 1:51 PM GMT
Superb! Perfect for the challenge, and thanks for the link, I have never made it Evansville. Tigz♥ =^..^=
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Nature in all her glory is my uplift on life and so is my love of photography. sandi ♪ ♫
::danika
08/09/13 4:46 PM GMT
I like your transformation of the etched sculpture ... the link is very interesting. A great one for the B & W challenge. Creative work, Tick.
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I LOVE LABS!!!
.Joanie
08/09/13 5:42 PM GMT
This is so cool and different Tick! Beautiful work buddy!!!
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Four eyes are better than two.
.Jhihmoac
08/09/13 7:33 PM GMT
Nice one, Cap'n...Thanks for sharing both image and link...
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::trixxie17
08/09/13 9:59 PM GMT
I've been to Evansville several times, as my husband is from the area of Illinois adjacent to there, and your image really does this sculpture justice - it's a most unique sculpture.
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. . . "What a desolate place would be a world without a flower! It would be a face without a smile, a feast without a welcome." A.J. Balfour
::LakeMichigan
08/09/13 10:46 PM GMT
Great image Tick. Like Kathy I have been to Evansville many times and have seen this sculpture.
Yes you have done it justice ! Great challenge entry.

Jen-Nay
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::braces
08/11/13 5:30 PM GMT
I love public art these days it's so clever and adventurous and this is no exception. Great B&W and great background.
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"Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people." W.C. Fields. So I bet you'll go over to see My Gallery.
::jeenie11
08/11/13 5:59 PM GMT
I used to live in Evansville, a neat river town. I love that you were there. I have not seen this sculpture. You did a great job.
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.Eubeen
08/21/13 4:47 AM GMT
For the record I've never heard of Evansville. An interesting find and good post work on the photo Tick.
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.unclejoe85
08/22/13 9:01 AM GMT
Nice work Tick looks sharp.
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