an8x: Very well said. We also have the post for study of curves http://ricohforum.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=12197
. Our images are powerful. I have some similar shots but less good.
Peter, I have found that shooting for a fixed topics does help us broaden our flexibility and rise our antenna for observation. I might have framed the shot without the upper and lower parts and taken the middle zigzag pattern only. Interesting shot.