After reading today of the horrible wildfires that have destroyed so many homes in Valparaiso Chile, I had to post a shot from there; this one, I think, sums it up. I spent only one day in Valparaiso, but fell in love with it and hope to return someday. I hope those affected can find a way to move beyond this tragedy.
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npecanhuk (67310) 2014-04-13 19:14
I'm in Chile now and tomorrow I'll visit (for the second time in my life) Valparaiso and Viņa del Mar! Hopefully things won't be bad there anymore! A real pity, because they're special places here in Chile!
I really like your original picture of it!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, vertical format, chosen pov and composition are all excellent!
TFS - congrats,
kasianowak (7179) 2014-04-14 1:26
Well-spotted detail. Thanks for sharing this image and note, a poignant reminder that tragedies like that happen all the time in many places in the world.
snunney (86222) 2014-04-14 4:04
Not an easy scene to expose for, but you have managed it reasonably well. A well presented urban landscape full of interest and nicely enlivened by the person in the foreground.
macjake (57656) 2014-04-14 12:12
i'll have to check out the news again, i heard about it yesterday but forgot...
so sad to hear that.
The history of Valparasio has been riddled with Fires, lets hope they recover once again.
strong post. Its a true life photo, real gritty.
- Copyright: Andrew Lipsett (ACL1978) (7511)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-06-24
- Categories: Artwork, Event
- Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC ZS8
- Exposure: f/4, 1/640 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: South America - June/July 2012
- Date Submitted: 2014-04-13 19:05