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A serious image for today, the outside of a local adult book, toy, movie store in Poughkeepsie. A few years ago the night employee was murdered in an attempted robbery.

Camera:Canon s3 is
Lens:Canon
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:The Seedy Side of Town
Username:proz proz
Uploaded:12 Jul 2008 - 4:35 PM
Tags:Adult, Crime scene, Murder, Photo journalism, Pornography, Seedy, Violence
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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2008 - 4:55 PM

Well composed. The presentation gives a feeling of a postage stamp.

A shop with a sad history

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8526 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1090 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2008 - 5:13 PM

Looks quite homespun and quiet until you check out the detail. Strange feeling to this one.
Moira

davidhu
davidhu  9 United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2008 - 5:15 PM

A picture with a message, Proz. Well suits the toning.
Dave

imander
imander  7388 forum posts United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2008 - 5:30 PM

mmmmmm an interesting place...do they have a website...Wink lol....like the tone and detail, well done
ian

pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
12 Jul 2008 - 6:03 PM

quite like the toning ; seems we're in a western film...

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
12 Jul 2008 - 6:05 PM

Could be difficult to sell, great tones

Peter

Rylands
Rylands  7 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2008 - 6:09 PM

Superb exposure and toning Proz
Ray

gossyboy
gossyboy  6460 forum posts United Kingdom
12 Jul 2008 - 6:30 PM

With all those BOGOF's on offer, there will be some very busy locals in the coming weeks..............

riprap007
riprap007  101568 forum posts England37 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2008 - 6:43 PM

the unusual angles gives this a good added dynamic, what a colection of signs (and lines)

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2008 - 7:05 PM

Without the explanation, and on quick glance it looks like any old downtown grouping. Sad statement of the times, photographed with sensitivity.

fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2008 - 7:14 PM

As ever proz first class photography. The toning really suits the subject.

Albert

woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2008 - 8:05 PM

Once again your classic toning, this time to supply a slightly sinister air to proceedings. Simple but effective.
Bill

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2008 - 8:38 PM

Seedy.... YUP! , also, first class and superb!
Jennnn

photophantom
12 Jul 2008 - 9:00 PM

Excellent image with tragic story. Probably because the store is not transparent, that attract some bad people.
Dennis

Possum
Possum  8148 forum posts England
12 Jul 2008 - 10:03 PM

Great toning here and very well composed. Who'd have thought that such an unassuming shopfront could hide such badness?
Allie

User_Removed
12 Jul 2008 - 10:51 PM

spot on Proz, captured the mood, feeling and atmosphere perfectly

rgds
Dave

Diana
Diana e2 Member 82011 forum postsDiana vcard Netherlands19 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2008 - 12:00 AM

murder in the bookstore....theres a song in that Proz....Smile
yet another cracking shot Smile

Dianna

goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2008 - 12:46 AM

May I ask what you were doing there Proz - great shot......Bill

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2008 - 10:56 AM

Still the Wild West Proz. Ron.

sunshot
sunshot  9 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2008 - 12:32 PM

works very well this Proz, i bet that its a lot more colourful inside !!!

marc

Andree_Borrel
13 Jul 2008 - 2:08 PM

Wonderful feel to this

dawnmichelle
dawnmichelle e2 Member 7dawnmichelle vcard United States
13 Jul 2008 - 2:32 PM

excellent shot and sad story to go with it...

LuzDeNoche
17 Jul 2008 - 8:25 AM

Love it. Projections every 10 minutes?
Wink Lucy

Milla
Milla  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jul 2008 - 4:37 AM

Soo classy, love everything about this!

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