Posted by Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 18 October 2010 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.
This statue, 35 feet (10.7 meters) tall, was erected in 1959 to greet visitors to the Oregon Centennial Exposition.
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18 Oct 2010 5:40am
That is one heck of a statue!
18 Oct 2010 6:22am
Great processing, everything looks old.
18 Oct 2010 6:31am
magnificent work for this composition
18 Oct 2010 6:44am
just another great statue !
18 Oct 2010 7:35am
great shot! fun processing added~
18 Oct 2010 7:44am
I can't believe all those sculptures are real, seems we're in a playground for grown-ups ;)) The tree is waiting for X-Mas, the gift (tall !) already here ;)
18 Oct 2010 7:49am
wow thats a size............. love it!!!:)
18 Oct 2010 7:58am
18 Oct 2010 8:01am
Another piece of classic Americana!
18 Oct 2010 8:10am
Love it, so unusual from what we've got here. The process is really cool Steve. Well done.
18 Oct 2010 8:13am
Excellent processing.. well done.
18 Oct 2010 8:15am
WOW! This is one massive statue. You always find these interesting places and things. I love the processing - it works very well here.
18 Oct 2010 8:26am
Love how you have toned and treated this so that the whole world looks in keeping with the figure. And why not ?!
18 Oct 2010 9:02am
Awesome giant, I hope he does not use his ax :)) Splendid processing. Good day.
18 Oct 2010 9:27am
Excellent ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée
18 Oct 2010 10:08am
great treatment and good angle to show off his wonderful character ^^
18 Oct 2010 10:35am
Brings back memories from childhood of seeing photos and film of these oddities.
18 Oct 2010 11:13am
my goodness, it is so much fun following you on your trip, with this amazing findings! can't wait for the next one, keep them coming! :)
18 Oct 2010 11:47am
18 Oct 2010 11:52am
J'adore ce traitement, qui renforce ta photo, un être bien étrange ici. J'aime beaucoup ta photo. bises
18 Oct 2010 12:33pm
the tree looks so small !
18 Oct 2010 12:43pm
he he .. that is very impressive statue ;) Cool processing !
18 Oct 2010 12:45pm
A true giant among statues! I like the processing effect you get there; it really sets the tone for the period it represents.
18 Oct 2010 1:01pm
18 Oct 2010 1:15pm
Great capture of this strange statue
18 Oct 2010 1:19pm
Very odd indeed....;-))) Great processing, Steve!
18 Oct 2010 2:14pm
You sure managed to find so many interesting oddities am enjoying this series
18 Oct 2010 2:46pm
It is the giant of forests!:) Nice processing!
18 Oct 2010 3:11pm
He's big and impressive.... as a Paul Bunyon shoudl be. Excellent shot of him.
18 Oct 2010 3:25pm
Wonderful image Steve...Paul is a big dude, that's for sure...great shot here.
18 Oct 2010 4:38pm
18 Oct 2010 5:28pm
And he is not the green giant :-)
18 Oct 2010 5:52pm
Love the texture which you use here and which makes almost unreal this giant lumberjack ! Extra !
18 Oct 2010 7:43pm
Great monument and shot.
18 Oct 2010 10:18pm
This is what I call a juxtaposition: placing a lumberjack next to a pine tree!
Candid composition! Great fun! ;)
18 Oct 2010 11:51pm
Wow....impressive statue. I would not like to mess with this guy .
19 Oct 2010 12:29am
this is interesting and cool and nice textures too!
19 Oct 2010 1:46am
Goood job, Bravo. : )
19 Oct 2010 2:10am
Great processing for theis subject.
19 Oct 2010 2:16am
The blade of the axe still looks brand new. ;-) Nice filtering and vignetting.
19 Oct 2010 3:11am
Nice to see they have done upkeep on this wonderful storybook character.
19 Oct 2010 3:40am
fantastic image - great treatment - someone should be hanging this photo on a wall in Oregon!
19 Oct 2010 4:19am
in Oregon... and other places too!!
I love Paul Bunyon! Having lived in Minnesota for many years, this big guy was a big part of our lives. Great capture and wonderful treatment!
19 Oct 2010 4:23am
Wow that's really nice statue. So colorful and I am sure kids love it.
19 Oct 2010 5:52am
Well, I'm confused, from what my friends in Maine tell me Paul was one of them! ;-)
19 Oct 2010 1:12pm
impresionante estatua del leñador!
20 Oct 2010 1:16am
Incredible! You have found very particular places and sculptures!
20 Oct 2010 5:54am
Got to take a picture of this guy! Nicely done!
21 Oct 2010 3:43pm
Nice shot ! The processing goes very well with the subject ! Well done !
27 Oct 2010 7:00pm
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