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September 4, 2013
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Make
Canon
Model
Canon EOS 600D
Shutter Speed
1/640 second
Aperture
F/7.1
Focal Length
50 mm
ISO Speed
125
Date Taken
Sep 3, 2013, 8:28:48 AM
Software
GIMP 2.8.4
Sensor Size
8mm
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Sands and Skyscrapers by MARX77 Sands and Skyscrapers by MARX77
Dubai, U.A.E.
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:iconandroidman:
the first thing that hits me about this image is heat, the fact that the buildings in the background are shimmering slightly alludes to the fact that its is very hot, the man in the foreground, his head covered as well as his neck shows this is a very hot day. the fact the sand breaks up what would otherwise be another vista of builidings/building sites/skyline is very interesting. the story as i read it. sand before the skyscraper. its is very colourful and not even using a zoom lens, which adds to the perspective. the way the sand dominates this photo is also interesting , maybe showing that nature, in the end, is the winner.

the placement of the worker lends scale to the image, although i cant help but wonder that the image may have looked better if they were standing in between the buildings, but thats just me..
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DarkRose407 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Hello there, I just wanted to say that you are quite the photographer and I used this picture as inspiration for 2 poems and a story I'm writing. All of which are for an event for this group I'm in, Literary Publications.
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MARX77 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013   Photographer
Hi,
That's really wonderful to know, Taliah. I'm honored!
And if it's alright with you, could you be so kind as to send me the links to your poems and story after you've posted them?
I'd be very grateful.

Thank you kindly!
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jim373 Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013   Digital Artist
Wild shot! :D
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:iconmarx77:
MARX77 Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013   Photographer
Thanks, man! :D
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:iconjim373:
jim373 Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013   Digital Artist
My pleasure, bro! :D
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Nattygrego Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
cool shot buddy
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:iconmarx77:
MARX77 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013   Photographer
Thanks, dude 
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Trippy4U Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013
Superb work, K-man :ahoy:
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MARX77 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013   Photographer
Cheers, Rich! Much appreciated, man. :iconcheers2plz:
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Trippy4U Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013
Love the background juxtaposed against this foreground.
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