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Colored Windows

By Guav
August 28th, 2006

A shot of my backyard from my bathroom window in Jersey City, New Jersey.

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Posted By: photo from komoroczy.hu
about 7 years, 11 months ago
Simply fantastic!!!! almost cartoon like.
Posted By: brikeh from gmail.com
about 7 years, 11 months ago
This is just awesome....please submit more!
Posted By: ebar from telus.net
about 7 years, 11 months ago
is it HDR? i feel like im in another world
Posted By: timshead from gmail.com
about 7 years, 11 months ago
That's gotta be using the HDR method, judging from the surreal quality and the blurred leaves. Awesome shot!
Posted By: vonpookie from gmail.com
about 7 years, 11 months ago
This is the new wallpaper on my laptop. There's just something about this picture...I absolutely LOVE it.
Posted By: throwingstardna from graffiti.net
about 7 years, 11 months ago
Yes timshead, it was created from three long exposures merged to HDR and tonemapped. Although really it almost wasn't necessary :)
Posted By: -mort- from arcor.de
about 7 years, 11 months ago
great, but it's slightly blurred so I sharpen the picture. Then the picture ist awesome, thank you.
Posted By: iweimer from telus.net
about 7 years, 11 months ago
i live in a 2200 square foot house in canada and would give it up to live like this. Why?
Posted By: aznseank from hotmail.com
about 7 years, 11 months ago
woah~ I feel like I am high. Thats some tite shit there. Much nicer than my neighborhood. It looks like Italy or something. I need to get me an SLR camera so I can take some pictures of my "ghetto" neighborhood in Korea.
Posted By: pj_145 from yahoo.com
about 7 years, 11 months ago
this is a great piece of work. Looks hauntingly cool , if thats a word hahaa. You could make this as a puzzle and people would buy it.
I have it also on my laptop ! :)
Posted By: tetea_t from yahoo.com
about 7 years, 11 months ago
Hey very cool... definitely one of the best pics i have come across. Thanx very much
Posted By: comment from mailinator.com
about 7 years, 11 months ago
Awesome and flawless. Keep doing the good work.
Posted By: anton.baptiste from gmail.com
about 7 years, 10 months ago
I live in JC. great shot
Posted By: dave from aroma.com
about 7 years, 10 months ago
What an amazing shot!! Thank you for sharing.
Posted By: elainebeata from gmail.com
about 7 years, 10 months ago
Hey..
it is really amazing. so cute.
i hav replace it as my wallpaper
Thanks~~~^^
Posted By: malimirxa from hotmail.com
about 7 years, 9 months ago
absolutely amazing, so much character
its my wallpaper now
Posted By: rosieeagle from yahoo.com
about 7 years, 8 months ago
i was born in jersey city, this made me think of home.
Posted By: bozpower from yahoo.com.au
about 7 years, 7 months ago
A fantastic, almost surreal, "alice-in-wonderland" type shot... well done... though I'm not thinking it's the type of backyard view I'd favour! but, like I said a great shot. [David, Adelaide, Australia]
about 7 years, 7 months ago
i love it...good job. Thank you
Posted By: down_lifer from post.cz
about 7 years, 7 months ago
Simply amazing! Thx
Posted By: ddaniell from inbox.com
about 7 years, 6 months ago
I love this picture.
Posted By: jahooba from gmail.com
about 7 years, 6 months ago
New Jersey? I live in New Jersey, nothing in South Jersey looks like this. It looks like something from Europe.

Great Picture!
Posted By: daviesgkn from aol.com
about 7 years, 5 months ago
Absolutely fantastic. A truely magic picture, Thanks for sharing it with us.
Posted By: raggedbears from blueyonder.co.uk
about 7 years, 5 months ago
Love it but is it not an illustration. I work with lots of similar artists
Posted By: sallisawbill from yahoo.com
about 7 years, 5 months ago
Nice, Like out of the hobit.
Posted By: integratyper16 from hotmail.com
about 7 years, 5 months ago
Omg its so identical to my house in Brooklyn Nyc.Wow just amazing i have a church just like that in front of my home yard looks almost the same pretty scary how easy they both compare nice job.
Posted By: goodolrol from aol.com
about 7 years, 5 months ago
when i saw this i had to stare at it for a moment because it reminded me of my childhood living in downtown jersey city. then, as i read the photo description -- it is jersey city!! haha....wow. thats definitely downtown. that has to be st. boniface. great shot and a great place to live.
Posted By: rober67t from lycos.com
about 7 years, 4 months ago
Looks like Hitchcocks "Rear Window"
Posted By: NateAbel
about 7 years, 4 months ago
Like another user said, it looks like something from Europe. I wish I lived there. Simply amazing.
Posted By: linnber from msn.com
about 7 years, 3 months ago
This is absolutely amazing! Just bought a flatscreen and where looking for pictures in 1680x1050 and this is by far my favorite (looked through this entire site). I really hope you post more work here.
I wish the view from my window was this interesting.
Posted By: christine.conradt from gmail.com
about 7 years, 3 months ago
Wow... all I can say is wow. I've never seen a photo even remotely like this.
Posted By: g4theweb from aol.com
about 7 years, 3 months ago
I doubt this is Jersey or 'Joisey' depending on how you say it! The architecture in this photo appears to be European in nature! It's the beautiful backyard I've seen in a real long time. Very mesmerizing and it's just one of those 'relaxing' ambiences that the soul can relate to as being comforting.

Gerard Haughey
NYC
Posted By: Guav
about 7 years, 3 months ago
Gerard, I assure you that it is, in fact, downtown Joisey City, three blocks from the Grove Street PATH station.
Posted By: tim from cmvinc.com
about 7 years, 2 months ago
Yes Grove St. looks like this. I've shot in this area myself and that area is like a wonderland for Jesey City I tell ya. I like Near Journal Sq but it's nowhere as interesting as this shot. Great Work!
Posted By: jeff from interfacelift.com
about 7 years, 2 months ago
This wallpaper was featured on dl.tv with Patrick Norton during a short segment about 40 minutes in about InterfaceLIFT. Congratulations, Guav!

http://dl.tv/2007/05/episode_162_polite_ways_to_sha.php
Posted By: jocar96 from optonline.net
about 7 years, 2 months ago
Guav,
Thanks. The pix brings back many memories of JC. It seems like I'm looking out the window of one of the apartments where I lived in JC back in the 50's, 60's. What makes the picture appealing to me is that the "view" could be of "any" back yard in the city. It is just soooo familiar. I can tell from the church in the backgound that it wasn't taken in the Heights.
Posted By: djaymailin-comments from yahoo.com.au
about 6 years, 10 months ago
This is an awesome pic.. I came across it last year, and finally get back to its source/owner... would like permission to use as "stock" for a photo-manip... on another note, for your interest Guav... this pic is so popular, it has been borrowed or "stolen" and placed on several other people's art gallery as if its their work. Just thought you'd like to know. Regards, David (Australia)
Posted By: hestasaurusrex from gmail.com
about 6 years, 10 months ago
there is something different here.
I like!
Posted By: Joanne
about 6 years, 9 months ago
It's one of my favorite wallpapers for my desktop.
Posted By: frogmjf from aol.com
about 6 years, 9 months ago
Haha I know where this is :D Great picture!
Posted By: g4theweb from aol.com
about 6 years, 9 months ago
Hey I went to google earth, searched for "grove st. path" in New Jersey.. I searched around '3 blocks' radius and what I looked for was the church that you can see a block over beyond the backyard- I was able to find it and it is there!! So, I stand corrected and I most likely will take the wife to this street just to see it from the car. We'll make a day of it! I really believe this photo is very special. Thanks for sharing it and by the way I've had it now on my desktop for a long time. I never get bored with it.

Gerard/NYC
Posted By: g4theweb from aol.com
about 6 years, 9 months ago
addendum: Hey someone's got an air-conditioner in the window with the fire-escape.. lol.. that's not right, get that out of there! Speaking of air-conditioner's there are some very interesting placement's of a/c's. Look around, some are in the middle of nowhere as if someone just carved out a square in the wall and stuck an a/c in it. To the right there is a small window with a tiny lil a/c in it.. hmm that's cute! It goes to show that this neighborhood is not a celebrity one, but no money could ever pay for the kind of beauty that exists in this real-estate! Something about modesty that shines so beautiful! All this photo needs is a really good poem to complete it. May I?
Posted By: jaypetey from gmail.com
about 6 years, 7 months ago
Wow, who knew you could make New Jersey look so exotic! Great work!
Posted By: genomesouljah from yahoo.com
about 6 years, 7 months ago
When I saw this, I said to myself, "Whoa, that looks alot like..(sees description)" Nice, it is JC! lol. Yes, I can confirm that the shot is of Downtown Jersey City. Alot of the old architecture remains around here. And the real estate is booming, that even Donald Trump set up one of his buildings here. Sorry for drifting off into a blog, lol. Great shot!
Posted By: yammerant from gmail.com
about 6 years, 6 months ago
I love that everyone's windows displays a different color. it reminds me of something mosaic. Great work!
Posted By: mkjohnst from gmail.com
about 6 years, 6 months ago
Please, please, please...... can we please get one of these at 2560x1600?? :) :) Really fantastic shot. I want to see this stretched out on my 30" display!
Posted By: da1truthrt from aol.com
about 6 years, 5 months ago
I love this shot... I was born and raised in Jersey City, just a few blocks away on Grove and Bay. This is immediately becoming my desktop. Thanks.
Posted By: laurent3505 from msn.com
about 6 years, 4 months ago
superbe
Posted By: LenSE
about 6 years, 4 months ago
Really nice colors
Posted By: royc420 from gmail.com
about 6 years, 3 months ago
It looks like someone is trying to sneak a killer pot plant down by the fence by the grill. Hell yeah. I say go for it.

Great pic.
Posted By: royc420 from gmail.com
about 6 years, 3 months ago
FLUFFHEAD!!!!!
Posted By: domino5001
about 5 years, 6 months ago
My favourite wallpaper. I have tried many since I first found this but always come back to this one! Here is a though - as we all love this picture so much, why don't you take another one and make us all happy again! or better - take one every season!
Posted By: Quatrix
about 4 years, 7 months ago
You're all blind.

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