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Dave (Isle of Skye)

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Street - party?
« on: March 05, 2013, 05:33:38 PM »


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Re: Street - party?
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2013, 01:19:29 AM »

A good street shot IMO. The reader is sharp and well exposed. I can only suggest toning down the distracting white objects in the frame.
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Re: Street - party?
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2013, 10:21:30 AM »

It's a nice snapshot of a lady reading a book, but it's a long way from street photography.

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« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2013, 01:11:23 PM »

Dave,

We have all met those people and encountered those spaces.  You have depicted the scenario faithfully.  I can sense that I have no desire to meet those people or to be there but I am content to be an innocent bystander: an observer.
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« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2013, 01:23:15 PM »

I don't care what label you choose to hang on it. I only care if it holds my interest, and in this case it doesn't. It's a competently exposed and processed image with nice b&w tonality, but that's about it.
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« Reply #5 on: March 06, 2013, 03:15:47 PM »

I'd like to throw in that toxic word "ambiguity" again. What I think this shot lacks is a powerful enough sense of ambiguity so that we, as viewers, feel compelled to try to "solve" it. The only ambiguity here is: What si she reading? And that doesn't really grab my attention.

So i have to agree with Russ.
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Re: Street - party?
« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2013, 03:30:43 PM »

It's a nice snapshot of a lady reading a book, but it's a long way from street photography.

As you probably already know Russ, street photography is really not my thing. This shot was from a few years back and having just done a deep surf through my old files on an old(er) backup disk, I found this shot and thought it might be worth showing, but there really was nothing more to it than that.  ;)

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Re: Street - party?
« Reply #7 on: March 06, 2013, 04:38:31 PM »

Don't sweat it, Dave. The stuff you do well you really do well.

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« Reply #8 on: March 06, 2013, 05:00:18 PM »

Don't sweat it, Dave. The stuff you do well you really do well.

Thank you Russ  ;D
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« Reply #9 on: March 06, 2013, 06:07:43 PM »

+1!!
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