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diesel 550 gal

diesel 550 gal
Copyright ©2009, c. stirling bartholomew ¤

South Downtown Seattle near the BNSF switching yards, just north of graffiti heaven (or hell depending on your point of view), three to four hundred feet of solid graffiti up several stories on a BNSF building which backs up to the tracks. I will post some samples later. It was too big to capture, you had to just choose little sections of it.

Update: for those who are impatient to see the first two views of graffiti heaven you can look here:

and here:

Photographer: c. stirling bartholomew ¤
Folder: seattle images
Uploaded: 2009-Dec-02 13:33 EST
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Camera: Olympus E-520
Lens: Olympus 14-54mm f2.8/3.5
Lens Adapter: None
ISO: 400
Aperture: f8
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Focal Length: 25mm
Flash: No
Tripod/Monopod: No
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Very sharp and clear for machine shoot - regard

daniel r tantono HoF ¤ at 20:13 EST on 2009-Dec-02 [Reply]


thank you Daniel,

I did sharpen this one.

c. stirling bartholomew ¤ at 23:49 EST on 2009-Dec-02 [Reply]


kind of small for 550 gal, perhaps the perspective is misleading?

dee vee HoF Win ¤ $1 at 18:40 EST on 2009-Dec-05 [Reply]


dee vee,

your right. It doesn't look like eleven fifty gallon drums not even close.

c. stirling bartholomew ¤1 at 20:58 EST on 2009-Dec-05 [Reply]


I like the muted tones and the contrast between the lines (parallel, straight, etc) of the constructed materials against the hap hazard lines and flow of the graffiti. Nice capture.

Geno Sajko HoF Win ¤ $1 at 16:23 EST on 2009-Dec-07 [Reply]


Thank you Geno,

BTW, the camera which shot this is going in for repairs. The front focus problem which I had with the first two 520 bodies has returned and is much worse. Shooting at 14mm and f2.8 is guaranteed to produce a completely, utterly out of focus image. I am not sure what is going on since this camera was doing fine for about eleven months and now it will not focus at the short end of any zoom lens. The lenses work fine on my e500 and e510. It is clearly the body which is at fault. Waiting to hear from Olympus service so I can gat case # to ship with.

c. stirling bartholomew ¤1 at 16:59 EST on 2009-Dec-07 [Reply]