December 19th, 2010 – Rock This Way

Since I am in the process of building a stone retaining wall in front of our house, I decided to process this image from Seatte’s Amgen Helix Campus that I had taken last summer.  One of the most striking features of this project is the huge basalt stone walls that flank the entry to the complex.  These walls begin at the entry very rugged and  vertically oriented. It then takes on a sloping configuration that  becomes more refined as  the road progresses to the buildings. I’ll definitely be using this design for inspiration in the construction of  our wall which will be using a similar material. I’ll post an image or two along the way to let you all know how it’s progressing.
View of the Stone Flanked Entryway at Amgen Campus. Seattle, Washington

Pentax K7, Pentax SMC DA 14 /f2.8 , 14mm, f/13, ISO 100, HDR -5 Exposures, Tripod. Post processing -Lightroom 2.5, Photoshop CS3, Photomatix Pro 4, onOne PhotoTools 2.5.
To see a larger version or please click on the image.
Feel free to comment below if you like what you see or have any other observations.
Thanks for stopping by,
JayT
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