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October 6, 2013
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Make
NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D600
Shutter Speed
1 second
Aperture
F/13.0
Focal Length
14 mm
ISO Speed
400
Date Taken
Jul 23, 2013, 12:13:03 PM
Software
Adobe Photoshop CS6 (Windows)
Sensor Size
7mm
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Dream Palace by AbandonedZone Dream Palace by AbandonedZone
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A striking piece of two halves, in terms of its simplicity of composition and palette but also in terms if the complexity of textures and shapes.

The sky lighting, although a touch over exposed, but not by much, brings a good balance to this shot, centred mainly around the marble pillar, which, for me, stands out along perhaps with the mosaic flooring as the only smooth texture in the entire work.

The simple palette works to concentrate the focus on the detailing in the scene with both texture and architecture, allowing more freedom to explore this piece. To try and imagine what resides on the upper levels and indeed, what lurks below.

There many angular shapes ranging in complexity, from the simple arches over the doorways, to the slightly more complex railings on the stairs to the masterful Corinthian Column all following the simple gradient of the peachy/browns and allowing a very smooth visual progression through the picture. The mosaic floor brings a welcome section of colour and pattern to the piece without being so intrusive as to dominate the shot.

With the neglect ever present, it does lead the viewer to wonder what this place may have looked like in its hayday, what function it maintained. We can hope that, as the title of the piece suggests, this may have indeed once been a Dream Palace.

A very worthy piece of the Abandondzone name. Well Done
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Juuku-Coffee Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014
well that escalated quickly! :P those are some cool stairs.
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CherryPonyArtist Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Just
Someone
Pleaz
let me live here ;-;
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Harrisons-Forge Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2013  Professional General Artist
Beautiful building, great shot :D
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greenfeed Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2013   Digital Artist
i love this building.
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trumanlakequeen Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
truly beautiful piece of work.
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greystarlight Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2013   Photographer
Great shot!
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SpartanUruk Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013
Absolutely Amazing :)
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Kirschpraline Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2013  Hobbyist
Wow, awesome shot! Well done!
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josephjoewhitaker Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013
that's a nice art
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LucMac1 Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013
Love, love this!
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