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Urban Photos: B&W  - 
 
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Water Tower
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Urban Photos: Cityscapes  - 
 
Pipes
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fabulous graphic!++++++++
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vegetation  - 
 
New growth, silver maple leaves.
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photography of color  - 
 
Hillside 
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Thank you. Learning how to handle them better in Lightroom.
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Sunrise along the Cedar River.
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Wow, Ben. This just oozes mood (in the best possible way :)
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Exquisite detail - it makes the image tangible :-)
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Hillside, Iowa
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Urban Photos: City Streets  - 
 
Abandoned building, downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
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+Tutone Lyles Naranjo Thank you.
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Urban Photos: Cityscapes  - 
 
Vacant Building, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Another Cedar River morning
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Vacant lot near an unnamed creek down the road from home.
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+Susan Chavez I start out lowering clarity to see what it looks like. When I do lower clarity, it is usually only a little. I use the vignetting slider and move the mid-point slider to the right to get the look I want.
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357 people
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452 people
Pavel Vrzala's profile photo
Maciej Albatros's profile photo
magdy raouf's profile photo
Onno van Middelkoop's profile photo
Davide Capponi's profile photo
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Banglar Puratattva's profile photo
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Semi-retired in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Shoot Nikon D5000 and D5100 with 18-200mm Zoom and 35mm 1.8. Process in Lightroom 4 and Silver Efex Pro 2. Occasionally use the free HDR software Luminance. 
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Made it to retirement
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