Quote: Hmmmmm, well, I like the composition, and especially that face behind the counter - did she have any idea you were going to use selective color here? I think personally I'd like this in straight mono, but one thing I can say: this certainly grabs for attention
Well, I don't think she was even aware that I took this shot. I was going to post it as a full color shot but some of the colored lights behind the bar were creating real problems for me. Nothing looked very clear back there until I did the mono conversion. The selective coloring of the pool table was an afterthought.
By the way -- I only now realized that this is not a second pool hall but in fact the same pool hall on another night. See my previous mono shot of this same space.
I love this one, Jocelia. You shot it at the perfect time -- still enough light to create that great sky and light up the water but low enough to suggest that it will soon be dark. I really like all of those silhouettes.
This was done in a cafe? Wow -- I thought for sure it was a studio shot and thought it was one of the better portraits I've seen in a while.
Now that I know it is a candid, I am even more impressed.
This is a wonderful image but my overwhelming emotion now is joy at hearing the good news that your cancer is under control and that you won't have to undergo a mastectomy.
Such good news. Thank you for sharing this. My best to you and John.
-=\Walter and Sue