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Thankyou all so much for your support for my sculptures series.

I found this interesting painted wall in Alhama de Murcia, Spain.
Since it's Shadows Saturday, I thought this might fit the bill. The shadow is from a street sign, but I thought it fitted in well. Are they dancing or playing a game?
In the other versions (4 in all) you can see that the wall continues with trees and leaves by the same artist, and it's nice to see the work signed and dated.
I personally like the leaves in V3, where the walls overlap.

Pamela.

Brand:FUJIFILM
Camera:Fujifilm FinePix S9600 Zoom
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Focal Length:10.8mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/340sec
Exposure Comp:-0.33
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Daylight
Title:No Ball Games!
Username:pamelajean pamelajean
Uploaded:30 Mar 2013 - 10:12 AM
Tags:Alhama De Murcia, Architecture, Art, Painting, Spain, Sports / action, Wall
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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
30 Mar 2013 - 10:21 AM

What a great find Pamela, Superb set everyone a winner, really like v4 but v1 is amazing. I will vote four times might work as we have millions of similes Smile

John

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 10:24 AM

A splendid piece of artwork which looks so effective in that sunny locale, Pamela: makes a most attractive set of images.
I like the balletic poses in V 1 and the shadow fulfils the Saturday there very nicely.
Ronnie.

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Jat_Riski
Jat_Riski e2 Member 665 forum postsJat_Riski vcard United Kingdom
30 Mar 2013 - 10:29 AM

Excellent shots of great work, Pamela.

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
30 Mar 2013 - 10:52 AM

A lovely and effective stylistic set, Pamela.

P.

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 11:01 AM

A rather beautiful mural, and you have captured it well. V1 is a great find for Saturday Shadows. I also like v2 very much...in fact I like them all.

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 11:14 AM

Well captured and the positioning of the shadow just compliments the poses of the characters.
Carole

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
30 Mar 2013 - 11:21 AM

A beautiful mural and vy well captured Pamela. Love all these images
Jim

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7130 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 11:23 AM

What super wall designs, Pamela, an eccellent set of captures. Carol

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41056 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 12:05 PM

An excellent set and well captured from different angles, Pamela, but v1 is a real beauty. The addition of the shadow makes a game of basketball from the wall art.

Dave

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
30 Mar 2013 - 12:06 PM

What a special set of photos Pamela !! I really like V1 a lot Smile

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franken
franken e2 Member 123143 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 12:23 PM

These are brilliant Pamela.

Ken

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 12:50 PM

V1, is very special. The shadow gives the boys a basketball hoop to practise with. A good set Pamela.......Sandy

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43282 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 2:16 PM

Four wonderfully different and extremely refreshing compositions Pamela.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7440 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1028 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 3:08 PM

Love V1. The shadow creates a net for the players. I can imagine a little mouse-over animation, as the ball flies into it. Wink
Moira

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TyChee
TyChee e2 Member 9187 forum postsTyChee vcard United States1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 3:32 PM

Great painting and shot.
Ty

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Tish1
Tish1 e2 Member 1Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 3:36 PM

Much as I would have admired these images if I had come across them, not sure that it would have occurred to me to photograph them, but then I don't think I could have done them the justice you have.................. So imaginative and of the course your POV makes all the difference. While I know I have a lot to learn about photography some things just can't be taught and a natural eye is one of them I think.

Love all of them, their vibrancy, their energy, their colour.

Tish

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 6:00 PM

In v1 it looks as if someone is about to shoot a goal WinkWink
A wonderful find and some excellent compositions here Pamela SmileSmile
Helen

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 6:28 PM

You really can find them! All such well captured images within a fine set.

Ann

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2189 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 7:36 PM

A great set of imagesSmile
NettaSmile

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 8:57 PM

Beautiful Pamela, all of them but V2 strikes a cord for me
Lillian

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thedon1941
30 Mar 2013 - 10:14 PM

What a great set Pamela. So well spotted and captured.
Don

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xwang
xwang  531 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 10:52 PM

The shadow of the lamp fitted in wonderfully...made them look like really playing..(basketball).better then the no game's players (original drawing). Nice colour and clarity.

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
31 Mar 2013 - 10:36 AM

So lovely

Peter

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43956 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2013 - 11:21 AM

They do look like ballet dancers in v1, Pamela. V2 looks as if he has adopted a fencing pose.
Amazing to see that these have remained intact and not graffiti-covered after over 20 years.
Can't see that happening many places in the UK.

Malc

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95919 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2013 - 12:43 PM

A fine set PJ

Happy Easter Pamela

Adrian

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 4:30 PM

The shadow in v1 is brilliant Pamela, it looks as though they are playing a game of basketball

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JohnChambersPhotography

Looked good from the thumbnail stunning when opened, excellent capture so well processed.

John

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Kim Walton
Kim Walton e2 Member 10144 forum postsKim Walton vcard United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 10:46 PM

Nice capture.
I might of lost the grill on left side. The artist didn`t have the chance ,however we do Smile

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bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2013 - 9:11 PM

Really like the figures shapes in V1 &2.......... V3 is a clever take.Smile
Brian.

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2013 - 5:49 PM

All are very clever. You have an excellent eye for this type of stuff!WinkGrin
Ryan

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madshutter
4 Apr 2013 - 5:58 PM

great set- I esp. like v3

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PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
8 Apr 2013 - 8:51 AM

Great composition I think the shadow acts as a natural frame. Nice work Pamela. paul

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
14 Apr 2013 - 1:20 PM

V1 and V2 my favorites... Very well seen... IB

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tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2013 - 4:44 PM

That shadow of the lamp post (V1) is a great addition to the ball game image. Makes it look like the netball board/net.

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mashwood10
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13 Jun 2013 - 11:04 AM

BRILLIANT !!GrinGrinGrin

PAM

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Manelms
Manelms  1
8 Sep 2013 - 7:15 AM

Very clever and creative.

Thanks for your comments on my composition. I'm knew at this site and getting used to my new camera. So far uploaded 2 pics, 1 of which is so badly taken I should not have bothered. I'll show a bit more respect to the site and upload well thought out shots

Meanwhile I'll be learning from the well established like yourself.

Thanks and your pics are to really enjoy and learn.

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