I’ve posted a series of shots from the Denver Center for the Performing Arts lately, and in them I have tried to process for dramatic effect (which befits the setting as well as my own garish aesthetic). Last night there were no shows so the place was deserted and the event night lights were off. Accordingly, here’s a calmer take on the venue….

Remix Friday: Shots by Brandon Tutt and Michael Pecaut

Some time back the crew here discussed the idea of remixing – taking someone else’s shot and doing your own processing thing on it. I don’t know if this will catch on, but here we go with Remix Friday.

Back at the beginning of February Mike Pecaut came to visit and we went downtown to do some shooting. I took several shots of this venue – the Buell Theater at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts – but Mike’s was by far better. I even went back to see if I could recreate what he captured, and failed. So here’s my take on the best shot of the day.

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Temple of Theater: Remixed

When I posted my Buell Theatre shot the other day, Greg Stene asked this in the comments: “Just curious, did you have another shot which included the lower foreground, the walking space to some degree. I feel like the image is floating, and perhaps if it were grounded more in the foreground, you might have an image with an easier-to-find point of entry.” Good question.

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Denver Photo Challenge: Denver Center for the Performing Arts on Fire

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Unfortunately, most of my shots of the Denver Performing Arts Center didn’t come out.  Even my shot of Sam turned out blurry.  Which sucks because it’s a shot of him laying on the ground just after taking the picture he posted earlier.  Of all the shots I took, this is the only one that had some nice geometry.  Sam agreed to play with it a bit since I couldn’t photoshop myself out of a paper bag.  This is my favorite version of what he tried.

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