Day 185

Exif Data: Nikon D5000 ; Lens:  Nikkor AF-S DX 18-55; 36 mm, ISO 320; f/9; 2,5 s.

I got a message from one of my friends on flickr, and he asked me to make a photo with the colors of the Colombian flag; I accepted the challenge and this is the result.

I made it with some colored bottom shot glasses that I found at my grandma’s today, they looked very good and since I saw them I knew I had to use them for a picture.

I used water with colored powder, and then added a bit of altka-seltzer.

The Colombian flag consists of three horizontal stripes. The one in the top is yellow, and is half of the height of the flag; the middle stripe is blue; and the bottom stripe is red, they are each one quarters of the flag.

I have always heard that the yellow means all the richness and the golden we have here; blue makes reference to the sky and the sea, while red is the blood shed during the rebellion against Spain that gave us freedom.

The flag was adopted in 1861.

Feel free to leave feedback, critiques or suggestions.

Regards.

Hola!

Hace un tiempo recibí un mensaje de uno d emis amigos de flickr, el me retó a hacer una foto con los colores de la bandera de Colombia, acepté el reto y un tiempo después lo hice, este es el resultado.

La hice con unos vasos de shots con color en la parte de abajo que encontré en la casa de mi abuelita, apenas los vi, supe que tenía que utilizarlos para alguna foto; usé agua, anilina para darle los colores, y le puse un poco de altka-seltzer para crear un efecto diferente.

La bandera de Colombia tiene 3 franjas horizontales; la de arriba es amarilla y tiene el ancho de las otras dos juntas, abajo va la franja azul, y por último la roja.

Siempre he escuchado que el amarillo representa la riqueza y todo el oro que hay en Colombia, el azul hace referencia al cielo y al mar; y el rojo es la sangre derramada en la lucha contra los españoles, la cual nos dio la libertad.

La bandera fue adoptada en 1861.

Críticas, comentarios y/o sugerencias son bienvenidas.

Saludos!

Pablo.

Advertisements

14 thoughts on “Day 185

  1. What an urban, sophisticated photograph. You did really well with this challenge. They are beautiful, clean colors and in definite lines like a flag. I liked the story of the flag too.

  2. Fabulous idea and a well executed shot…
    (sometimes I get upset because most of my shot are off the hip, in the moment. I don’t spend a lot of time setting up shots I envision) reall LOVE this one 🙂

  3. Es una genialidad amigo, que bien compuesta, excelente idea, mejor desarrollada, Felicitacioness!!!!

Comments and critiques are apreciated.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s