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© Lance Campeau
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UploadedNovember 2, 2007
TakenJune 21, 2005
MakeNikon
ModelE8800
Exposure5/361 sec at f/3.5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length21.8 mm
ISO50
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"The Blue Houses"

by Lance Campeau

Camera - Nikon Coolpix 8800

Focal Length - 22mm

Shutter Speed - 1/72 sec

Aperture - F/3.5

ISO - 50

As I was told... "The Blue Houses" in Rotterdam, Holland is a row of condemned old town houses that the city decided to paint blue in order to keep up the appearance in the neighborhood. This photo expedition represents my first visit to a European city. This particular section of Rotterdam did not seem very tourist friendly and I was not at all comfortable on this shoot. However, since the time of this photo I feel more in touch with European culture and realize that I was just a little homesick. As a footnote to this photo... these houses have since been torn down... Comments are welcome

www.LanceCampeau.com

33 responses

  • Max Schenk

    Max Schenk   gave props (3 Nov 2007):

    The overall feel of the photo is surrealm with only the woman on the bike pulling you back to reality. I like the fact that she is viewed in motion (fleeting reality?) Composition, colors and lighting are all excellent - great shot!

  • Chelsea Banks

    Chelsea Banks gave props (7 Nov 2007):

    I love the two very distinct colors, they're my favorites!

  • Gabe Maxson

    Gabe Maxson gave props (10 Nov 2007):

    It may be first and foremost about color, but, man, that movement!

  • Pamela Brumbley

    Pamela Brumbley (Deleted) said (20 Nov 2007):

    great shot, were you waiting for someone to come by at the right moment or did it just happen spontaneously? this reminds me of photography by henri cartier bresson.

  • Eric Anderson

    Eric Anderson gave props (23 Dec 2007):

    Outstanding composition. Perfect.

  • George Henderson

    George Henderson gave props (29 Feb 2008):

    beautiful shot

  • Kyle Wilkins

    Kyle Wilkins gave props (3 Apr 2008):

    Nice colors

  • Ann Cayetano

    Ann Cayetano said (22 Apr 2008):

    lovely blues and greens!

  • Gary Hughes

    Gary Hughes gave props (23 Jul 2008):

    great composition!

  • Isabel

    Isabel (Deleted) gave props (12 Sep 2008):

    Absolutely amazing!

  • Tony Day

    Tony Day   said (11 Oct 2008):

    wonderful image
    nice one!!!!!!

  • simone teixeira

    simone teixeira said (26 Oct 2008):

    wonderful shot!!!

  • Gia Catalan

    Gia Catalan said (4 Dec 2008):

    great picture! really catchy.

  • Alexandra Zimmer

    Alexandra Zimmer (Deleted) gave props (24 Dec 2008):

    amazing! i love it!

  • Markus Jentes

    Markus Jentes (Deleted) gave props (19 Jan 2009):

    Great shot and nice color here. Good scene too!

  • Christine Bailey

    Christine Bailey gave props (5 Jun 2009):

    neat!

  • Aelica

    Aelica (Deleted) gave props (14 Jun 2009):

    great composition and great colour! my vote!

  • Andrew Olowude

    Andrew Olowude gave props (15 Jun 2009):

    Great colours, definatley a winner

  • Jenny

    Jenny said (18 Jun 2009):

    This is so lovely.

  • Marq

    Marq (Deleted) said (20 Jun 2009):

    Great picture

  • marie janette

    marie janette gave props (20 Jun 2009):

    oh, i like it. i want to put it on my wall! voting...

  • Vidyavati Chandan

    Vidyavati Chandan gave props (24 Jun 2009):

    terrific! voted!!

  • Leilani Techaira

    Leilani Techaira said (2 Jul 2009):

    the crazy thing is i just helped paint a friends living room those colors, that blue and that green. Great capture.

  • Liz Van Den Berg

    Liz Van Den Berg gave props (18 Jul 2009):

    remarkable! great composition, love the vibrancy of the blue and the tree

  • D. I. Riordan

    D. I. Riordan said (27 Jul 2009):

    fantastic use of color. Great photo!

  • Tania Losada

    Tania Losada gave props (27 Jul 2009):

    Amazing shot!

  • Veronica Toral-Granda

    Veronica Toral-Granda   said (27 Jul 2009):

    wonderful colour, movement and composition! voted!

  • Katerina Podolskaya

    Katerina Podolskaya said (7 Aug 2009):

    cool

  • Laura Fleming

    Laura Fleming gave props (20 Aug 2009):

    great color

  • ensio cil

    ensio cil (Deleted) said (1 Sep 2009):

    my vote !

  • Latrenia Bryant

    Latrenia Bryant gave props (3 Sep 2009):

    voted ... I love this shot

  • Alaric Yanos

    Alaric Yanos said (9 Sep 2009):

    what a cool house! very well seen! :-D

  • NiteRunner

    NiteRunner gave props (26 Feb 2010):

    very peculiar....but awesome

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