Wednesday, February 4, 2009



I'm fighting a head cold, so I feel sort of like this picture of the tunnel that leads people from a public parking lot near the Pentagon to the 9/11 Memorial at the same. What I can't decide is, do I like the photo better in color or black and white. What do you think?

The Cold War

Photo copyright: D.C. Confidential, 02/09


Debi said...

Awesome photo, DC! This one blows me away. It feels something like a mandala or a meditation photo.

(I much prefer the color one.)

Ron Bloomquist said...

Tough call. I don't care for the green all that much but in a way it is sort of fitting for where one is heading.

As for the head cold. No fun either!

Get well soon!

Just M said...

I say the color photo. It lends more to the overall feeling.

Feel better!

marley said...

Colour! It looks all spaced out!

Hope you feel better soon :)

Virginia said...

Color . Do I need to come up there and "hover"?
Say the word and I'm there.

D.C. Confidential said...

Debi: Thanks! I hadn't looked at it like a mandala before, but you're right.

Ron: Thanks!

Miranda: I'm beginning to think the same thing, too. The B&W is just too flat.

Marley: Color it is then!

VJ: You're sweet. If I find myself on death's door, I'll call.

Tash said...

Hope your cold is going away.

I agree, awsome photo - with most impact in color.

BTW love your not-so-new avatar photo - very stylish

Maya said...

I say color. Great photo! It makes my claustrophobia rear it's ugly head.

I hope you feel better soon.

Cele said...

The color one reminds me of the long end of an acid trip... I mean if someone who was raised in the late sixties early seventies could remember such an illicit happening. Much more realistic than say Sonny Bono's gas stove daisy. Just saying.

The back and white I would entitle "The Cold War"

Godinla said...

Coming from a colorblind fan, I choose the color version (it's green, right?). Very cool either way though. Trippy.

Babooshka said...

Colour. It maybe because it's a certain colour but it really works in a spaced out way.

Wrap up and stay put.

D.C. Confidential said...

Tash: Thanks! I think color is winning out here.

Maya: Thank you. I suppose we'll have to find another way to get you to the 9/11 Memorial. Although, Metro is the only other option... Hm.

Cele: I'm changing the title on the B&W one just for you and because I think it's a great suggestion! As for acid trips, I think my cough syrup with codeine produces similar effects to those you describe.

GIL: Yes, it's green. And it is trippy. I was literally shooting from the hip when I took this one.

Babooshka: Spaced out is a good description. Thanks!

And now... Back to bed.

Dusty Lens said...

I prefer the color, rather funky, like the funk we're in. Get well soon. Try some chicken soup.

D.C. Confidential said...

Rob: Hm. Maybe I should retitle the color one "Light at the End of the Tunnel?"

Anonymous said...

I like the colour version best:) Get better soon!

D.C. Confidential said...

Lisa: I think the color one has won by a landslide! And thanks for the good wishes; I'm feeling much better.