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Blue Collar


This deep blue sky was only fitting for all the blue collar workers out there! On my way to work I’ve noticed all the highway improvements made recently and I was thinking to myself they must be very proud of their accomplishments. I thought I’d post something related πŸ™‚

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13 responses

  1. Nice to read you have such a positive outlook on the construction. I’m always so negative about it, like oh gawd they are working on the roads again?! Maybe I need to look at it in a different light … πŸ™‚

    May 16, 2012 at 3:21 am

    • Back in Toronto I had many friends that work the “construction” industry… I also did it for a summer back when I was school. HUGE respect for what they do, its truly hard labor!! πŸ™‚

      May 16, 2012 at 7:42 am

  2. realistic HDR ! n good contrast against the blue sky πŸ™‚

    May 16, 2012 at 4:20 am

  3. That blue is quite intense! Please send them over here to start fixing all the pot holes? πŸ˜‰

    May 16, 2012 at 5:14 am

    • I submitted your request, I’ll update on when they’re going to make it down to SA πŸ™‚

      May 16, 2012 at 7:43 am

      • You are too kind! πŸ™‚

        May 16, 2012 at 8:58 am

  4. LOVE this one… My husband taught heavy equipment. I enjoyed rides on a lot of these large boy-toys. On a side note… is this really HDR? If so, you’re doing an excellent job of it. I love that it doesn’t scream HDR at you. The ones that are obviously HDR really bug me. They’re kind of unnerving.

    May 16, 2012 at 11:03 am

    • It is really an HDR… 95%+ of the images I post are HDR. Too many people think HDR is about taking multiple exposures and throwing them into Photomatix and you’re done. Those are the ones I believe you hate and I share your feelings πŸ™‚

      May 16, 2012 at 12:12 pm

      • So now you have me tempted to try it. Any suggestions? What are you using? I’m on a Mac, can you suggest software? If you’d like you can email me (my addy should come through in the WP notice when I comment).

        May 16, 2012 at 12:47 pm

  5. Fabulous use of wide angle! Great colors.

    May 16, 2012 at 12:22 pm

  6. How did this get by me? Very strong image. You have a natural sense of composition.

    May 21, 2012 at 2:38 pm

    • Thanks Mike, thats very nice of you to say… however I have to tip my hat off to you when it comes to composition. You’ve definitely got an eye for it πŸ™‚

      May 21, 2012 at 2:59 pm

      • As do you my brother. Your stuff is always well balanced.

        May 21, 2012 at 3:49 pm