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Sunday
Nov272011

Shadow of Power

Shadow of Power

 

I took this photograph the other day while in the little town of Waco, NC. Little did I realize what a jewel I had. I took this with my new iPhone 4S (the camera is amazing), then edited it with a program called Snapseed right on the iPhone and uploaded it to Flickr and Facebook. I call it "Shadow of Power"

Later that evening I received an inquiry from a lady who was interested in purchasing the photograph for her father, who worked for the power company as lineman for many years, for a Christmas gift. 

The picture is of an old building in Waco with the shadow of a powerline crossing the white painted building. The pic was neat in color, but in B&W it really made the shadow POP!

I uploaded the photo to my SmugMug Pro account and set the price at $20 for an 8"x10" on metallic paper. I made $14.20 after the prinitng costs were deducted. So for 5 minutes of my time, for taking the photograph and then editing it,  I now make $170.40 an hour equivalent! Now if I could only get 8 hours worth!

So thanks Kim for your order. I hope you and your Dad enjoy the photograph!

 

Mark

 

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