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'Amid so much ruin, still the beauty'... Ernest Hemingway.

Havana 2012..

Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Amid..the Ruin..
Username:BURNBLUE BURNBLUE
Uploaded:15 Dec 2012 - 5:25 PM
Tags:Cuba, Landscape / travel
Votes:53

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64346 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2012 - 5:28 PM

Sitting amongst his treasures. Outstanding shot in every way.
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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6606 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2012 - 5:45 PM

Outstanding environmental portrait. Natural, all his belongings there with him - the tiny kitten in his lap.

There is just so much to see in this image, and one wants to look at each of his treasured possessions, and read a bit about him in each of the things he has surrounded himself with.

I remember the prior image of him, but the kitten makes it so much more of a tender moment.

Anne

Last Modified By AnneWorner at 15 Dec 2012 - 5:50 PM

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2012 - 5:52 PM

Great tones and such a character..............GrinGrinGrinGrin The image almost tells you the subjects life story...............SmileSmileSmile

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tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2012 - 9:12 PM

This is excellent work. Hats off to you. Smile

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 7:26 AM


Quote: Great tones and such a character..............GrinGrinGrinGrin The image almost tells you the subjects life story...............SmileSmileSmile

Quite!

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RobboB
RobboB e2 Member 773 forum postsRobboB vcard United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 - 8:46 AM

Super work Simon. An absorbing portrait.

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RobD
RobD  725 forum posts United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 - 11:42 AM

Another great image from you, Simon
Rob

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BURNBLUE
BURNBLUE e2 Member 8BURNBLUE vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 12:36 PM

Hey Chris and Ann, thank you so much for your UAs xx

Simon.

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soulofharmony
16 Dec 2012 - 1:22 PM

Fabulous !!!...


Nikki Grin x

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 1:45 PM

Everything near at hand. Just how my husband likes it. A superb image as always........Sandy

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BURNBLUE
BURNBLUE e2 Member 8BURNBLUE vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 2:04 PM

Thanks Daisy and Niki thanks for UA! Xx

Si.

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 9:16 PM

A fine capture here Si.
Regards Richard

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derekhansen
derekhansen e2 Member 5184 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom23 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 10:18 PM

There is an immediate emotional connection with the subject which for me is essential in this type of travel/enviromental portrait. Superb stuff Simon.
Derek

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Dec 2012 - 7:52 AM

An outstanding portrait Si! Welcome back.
Ann

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chris-p
chris-p e2 Member 864 forum postschris-p vcard England
18 Dec 2012 - 9:15 PM

Superb ..

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UrbaneMagick
22 Dec 2012 - 3:42 PM

I remember this guy from an earlier shot of yours..great work Simon, love your travel portraits.

GarethSmile

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RazvanD
RazvanD  4 United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
25 Dec 2012 - 11:51 AM

Merry Christmas and a thank you for all the support and time spent viewing my portfolio.

Best of wishes!

Razvan

P.S:Stunning portrait!

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Nic_WA
Nic_WA  9179 forum posts Australia2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 6:37 AM

Love this!

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BURNBLUE
BURNBLUE e2 Member 8BURNBLUE vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 1:43 PM

Thanks Nic !! Smile

Si.

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