road out of town . . .

Posted by
DULCIE (Danville, CA, United States) on 24 March 2011 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Alamo, CA ~

This road heads into the hills and into the Las Trampas Regional Wilderness, which I've recently discovered is a great place to hike and shoot photos.

The town where I live has underground utilities, but the neighboring town of Alamo still has this visual interruption of power poles. There is a certain interesting rhythm to the height and line of the poles and wires.....and I like the humps and levels of this road.

NIKON D90 1/80 second F/4.8 ISO 500 202 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Monterey John from Hollister, CA, United States

California roads, you've got to love them.

24 Mar 2011 5:28am

Jean Jacques from France

Ideal for the difficult digestions, natural remedy.
Good day Dulcie.
jj@+

24 Mar 2011 6:39am

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

Love the framing and processing and keep imagining who has ridden out of town :)

24 Mar 2011 7:23am

Fraucha from БІЛА ЦЕРКВА, Ukraine

Love those California backroads!

24 Mar 2011 8:00am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

It is as a cobweb in the foliages, Superb! Phil

24 Mar 2011 8:03am

cristoF from montbéliard, France

belle perspective !!

24 Mar 2011 8:05am

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

A triumph! I love it Dulcie

24 Mar 2011 9:46am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

I keep finding myself commenting on the strength of 'landscapes' with no sky. This is another fine example of the power no-sky brings. I guess the format is that bit easier when the road heads for the hills, too ! Lovely work, Dulcie.

24 Mar 2011 10:03am

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Great tones and processing !

24 Mar 2011 11:36am

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Wow..beautiful composition and tones,especially the tree on the left works great here!

24 Mar 2011 12:11pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Well.......is it a road, or is it a power pole?
Looks like the pole wins.
I agree with Ronnie on the no sky theme.

24 Mar 2011 12:51pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Love the angle of the shot and how you have used the roadway to lead the eye deep into the picture! Well done Dulcie! ;-)

24 Mar 2011 1:24pm

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

VVery nice view with superb tones.

24 Mar 2011 5:47pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Somalia

A road that thrills me. When I was little I loved the ups and downs of the car ... The esgtómago up to my mouth and then I fell to the feet. At that time when everything was a sublime game as soap-bubble! Best regards, Adela

24 Mar 2011 6:26pm

Don from Spokane, United States

It is an appealing road. I like your deep, saturated colors in this shot. Well done.

24 Mar 2011 6:38pm

Franz from Baden, Austria

very attractive sepia, very effective use of your telelens!

24 Mar 2011 9:34pm

MissT from Chicagoland, United States

Excellent perspective, well composed! It's hard to deal with the wires - I have them all around me.

24 Mar 2011 11:41pm

❀ Yvonne Simons ❀ from Tilburg, Netherlands

Love the sepia colors!

25 Mar 2011 9:33am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Beautifully done. A lovely treatment

25 Mar 2011 10:11am

larans from Lund, Sweden

A wonderful and very special picturer. that I really like. 5*!

26 Mar 2011 9:10am

Marie from FRESNES, France

très beau post traitement.

27 Mar 2011 11:59am

¨‘°ºO Dutçh Oº°‘¨ from Neverwhere, United States

This is one of those wonderful hilly street views.. I love your choice of sepia for it.. it has a timeless feel.

30 Mar 2011 2:44am

NIKON D90
1/80 second
F/4.8
ISO 500
202 mm (35mm equiv.)

town
hillside
street
power-poles
wires