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Thanks for looking,

Anne

A very special thanks to the following people for their UAs on the image Nancy A Johns:

Bill (woolybill1); John (lonely_oryx); Helen (helenlinda), and Source

As most of you know, I take the weekends off to spend time with family. May you all have a very good and productive weekend.

Brand:OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.
Camera:Olympus E-620
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:24 Mar 2012 - 3:07 PM
Lens Max Aperture:f/1.0
Aperture:f/2.5
Shutter Speed:1/80sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:160
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Modern Day Communication
Username:AnneWorner AnneWorner
Uploaded:15 Mar 2013 - 12:24 PM
Tags:Black & white, General, Photo journalism, Portraits / people
Votes:57

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debu
debu  4 India
15 Mar 2013 - 12:27 PM

Very nice mono.
debu

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 12:43 PM

Do they not know they can talk to each other without phones?!! Wink Great candid capture, Anne...they look totally oblivious to you...Smile
Trev Smile

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64538 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 12:48 PM

He doesn't look entirely comfortable with his gadget. Grin
Have a great weekend Anne.

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morpheus1955
15 Mar 2013 - 12:49 PM

Brilliant shot I love the concentration on their faces Smile

Hugh

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 12:52 PM

They are texting each other, of course!
Well seen; nicely bent (as Ollie - bliba - would say); and a first-rate b&w.
Have a wonderful and peaceful week-end!
Regards
Bill

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leontari
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15 Mar 2013 - 1:21 PM

A picture that describes what exactly happens nowadays. All are focused in their mobilesSmileSmileSmile
Effrossini

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7134 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 1:28 PM


Quote: He doesn't look entirely comfortable with his gadget. Grin
Have a great weekend Anne.

I echo these thoughts. Carol

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dudler
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15 Mar 2013 - 1:39 PM

I'm not a fan of digital manipulation - so often, an excuse for not taking hte picture right to begin with.

Here, though, you have shot brilliantly, and then processed to add the feeling of not really being in the real world...

Part of the alienation is that some people aren't at ease with the technology - and that shows!

Outstanding.

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7613 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States42 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 1:44 PM


Quote: I'm not a fan of digital manipulation - so often, an excuse for not taking hte picture right to begin with.

Here, though, you have shot brilliantly, and then processed to add the feeling of not really being in the real world...

Part of the alienation is that some people aren't at ease with the technology - and that shows!

Outstanding.

I haven't manipulated it John, it's shot as is in camera - with a lensbaby. Usually I get a comment to the effect that someone doesn't like lensbaby images..............Wink

I do appreciate your comment.

Anne

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 1:48 PM

The concentration is evident in this image, a great mono image Anne, well spotted, and capturedSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff

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Rende
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15 Mar 2013 - 2:23 PM

Excellent candid Anne; one (good) picture says more than a thousand words Wink
Rende

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 3:16 PM

A fine candid which nicely depicts the modern day.

Albert

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NDODS
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15 Mar 2013 - 3:17 PM

An image which is growing more popular even as we speak...

Nathan

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TyChee
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15 Mar 2013 - 3:47 PM

Agree with NDODS. Smile Well taken.

Ty

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rontear
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15 Mar 2013 - 4:15 PM

Concentration Anne, have a great W/E
Ron.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41066 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 4:36 PM

I hope he's taking a photo with it and not texting!! TongueGrinGrinGrin

Have a good weekend, Anne, Sunday's my day off site too.

Dave

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Meheecho
Meheecho  1275 forum posts United Kingdom
15 Mar 2013 - 5:14 PM

Says it all about today's communication--what happened to speech???
Steve

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 5:25 PM

And yet, people appear to communicate less and less the more they let the machines take the strain! Very well captured. Have a lovely family weekend with lots of real communication. Grin

Ann

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lifesnapper
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15 Mar 2013 - 5:40 PM

Love the concentration here, the power of thought is a wonderful thing.

John Smile

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jaktis
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15 Mar 2013 - 5:44 PM

A good capture of life nowadays

Peter

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mossy
mossy  146 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 5:48 PM

Sadly so true, when i was working on sites, ive seen apprentices sat opposite each other using txts to commmunicate. Grin

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danbrann
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15 Mar 2013 - 7:45 PM

It's all beyond Me. I cannot text and I don't have a camera phone but I do appreciate a good image like this one.

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AnneWorner
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15 Mar 2013 - 9:15 PM

Thanks to those who have stopped by, and thanks to the silent ones too Smile

Anne

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brownsilent
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15 Mar 2013 - 9:48 PM

SPEAK ..... TO ..... ME !!!
Johanna

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gajewski
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16 Mar 2013 - 5:34 AM

A great social commentary.
A good weekend to you as well, Anne.
-=\Walter

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lonely_oryx
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16 Mar 2013 - 9:25 AM

Great study in concentration

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JohnChambersPhotography

You put your left hand in your left hand out in out in out then you shake it all about..and so on, lol, lovely tones well worked and looks amazing in mono , good timing like it.

John

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ChiliMan
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16 Mar 2013 - 10:47 AM

Excellent in BW, Anne, and a scene you can't escape wherever you go nowadays Grin

Andrew

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Joline
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16 Mar 2013 - 12:19 PM

Sad but true...the gentleman looks like he is being dragged kicking and screaming into the modern technological worldGrin

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annettep38
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17 Mar 2013 - 12:30 AM

SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
so well observed, also it shows the communication between our generation and the young onesSmile

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Source
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18 Mar 2013 - 11:43 PM

Excellent!
-source Smile

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19 Mar 2013 - 3:55 PM

Y'see.. you're never too old!

Al.

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8 Dec 2013 - 10:21 PM

Made me smileSmile Excellent photography.

Alan.

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