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Aug 2, 2009, 5:09:14 PM

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Wichita Falls by SublimeBudd Wichita Falls by SublimeBudd
This is the falls for Wichita Falls..
personally my favorite shot i have taken of where i live!

man made a while back..
the river is RED dirt if you were wondering :)

..more from my town :excited:
my newest night shot of here
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my wife likes to call it the chocolate river :D
;) maybe write her first critique!!
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Critique by AussieDeePhotography Aug 2, 2009, 8:48:46 PM
This is a great shot! It completely reminds me of the classic movie "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory". The falls are churning the chocolate river. What intrigues me most is that the clouds are placed right above the falls that it looks like the falls are run by a steam engine. The grass is near perfect green which, I think, compliments the brown water very well.

I would play around with the saturation a bit and maybe some contrast to give the image a nice color boost but otherwise this is a great photo and an instant fav!

Well done!
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Critique by Stein-The-Stoner-Dog Aug 2, 2009, 9:00:22 PM
This is truly a spellbinding photograph. Yes, the river water does resemble chocolate, that aside however, what really stands out about this piece is the childhood innocence and tranquility pulsating within it. Even the lone cloud hovering above the falls, which is dead center mind you, looks like a giant fluffy marshmallow. It looks like you snapped the picture at just the right moment, my friend. The details are sublime and you can see every leaf on the trees clearly. In fact, I almost expect Willy Wonka to be waving me over from the bridge. This is a classic piece in my book and you captured it extravagantly. Great work!
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Faferz Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
me and my sister used to call it River of Chocolate milk, I loved that fake waterfall that turned off at night xD
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sonicsREALnumber1fan Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing shot! I crashed my bike here once. LOL!
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ShadowsKiss Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2010   Digital Artist
Awesome - I was wondering what the falls there are like. I live about 60ish miles north in Altus, OK. My boyfriend and I went down there last month to check out one of the stores from the company he works for and neither of us were sure where the falls actually were lol
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LuckyXxXxStar Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2010
love this town! (just not much happens) gorgeous shot!
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SublimeBudd Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2010  Professional Photographer
thanks!

where ya from
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LuckyXxXxStar Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2010
wichita falls o.o
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SublimeBudd Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2010  Professional Photographer
no way!

ive got a list going of deviants on here from texoma on my front page
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LuckyXxXxStar Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2010
: DDD
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SublimeBudd Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2010  Professional Photographer
i do a lot of photography around town so stay tuned :)
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coyotepam Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2010
Gorgeous. Love and Hugs...Pam:iconcelesticcrimson::iconforchun:
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