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Trinidad, Cuba.
Thanks for looking and for your time!
Big big thanks also to John (lifesnapper) for his UA for The Damaged Petal which was much appreciated and for your ongoing encouragement.
Ann

Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4.5DCMacroAsp.IF HSM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:17 May 2012 - 11:45 AM
Focal Length:23mm
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
ISO:100
Title:Collision course!
Username:AnnChown AnnChown
Uploaded:8 Aug 2012 - 2:19 PM
Tags:Architecture, Cuba, Humour / fun, Landscape / travel, Street photography
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 2:30 PM

Well timed and captured, Ann Smile Carol

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7329 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom885 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 2:39 PM

The lady in the middle knows what you're doing, she's amused. She makes it work for me, the detached, ironical spectator.
Moira

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 3:03 PM

Both striding out purposefully and in top gear!
The trio is important. The lady in the middle has seen it happening so many times before......
Gently humorous, well observed.
Regards
Bill

Re: my orange rope - it is looped through the very front of the keel of a boat, possibly Molly Rose. A lot of the boats at Dungeness have the same arrangement, presumably because they have to be hauled from below to clear the steep shingle shelf.

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 103958 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland24 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 3:36 PM

love it...but think you should have straightened the telegraph poles!! WinkGrinGrin

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 329 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 3:49 PM

Excellent timing Ann, did you wait for the encounter?
Carole

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 5barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 3:56 PM

This must have been some hellova photographic holiday
Another belter

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franken
franken e2 Member 112922 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 3:59 PM


Quote: The lady in the middle knows what you're doing, she's amused. She makes it work for me, the detached, ironical spectator.
Moira

I couldn't have said it any better Ann.

Ken

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4133 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 4:16 PM

The arrow might suggest the lady in the orange top has the right of way but a collision on the corner does seem inevitable.
Nicely observed and captured piece of street theatre, Ann.
Ronnie.

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andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 4:29 PM

love the comp ann brilliant textures and colours super detail a belter nice one Wink
andy

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4180 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 4:37 PM


Quote: Excellent timing Ann, did you wait for the encounter?
Carole

No, it was pure chance Carole. There really is an image everywhere you look.

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 2186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 5:25 PM

fine textures in this excellent candid and added rusty delight, too.

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 6Badgerfred vcard Wales
8 Aug 2012 - 5:27 PM

Like this Ann, excellent composition,
Fred.

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 7lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 5:43 PM

A great comp' here Ann, I like the subject matter, and the Arrow kind of sets off the scene somehow. And very well spotted in the first place. Well done that Girl.

John Smile

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jdinne
jdinne e2 Member 10jdinne vcard England
8 Aug 2012 - 6:16 PM

Excellent capture Ann, certainly plenty going on.

John

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9462 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 6:19 PM

Another cracker Ann.

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 7:10 PM

Super image Ann, great timing, one wonders if they did collide Smile

Hugh

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6510 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 7:24 PM

I wonder why the one on the left is walking on the road, maybe she has had a collision on the corner of the pavement before, this is a really good candid. - gary

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 7:31 PM

A story enfolds, Ann. It's all about the three women and would it be a stronger image to go for a more letterbox style crop or is the building integral to your image.

Dave

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digital_boi
8 Aug 2012 - 7:44 PM

hmmm one of them seem to be going the wrong way up a one way street WinkTongue

love the composition

Graham

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 4Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 7:58 PM

Great as already said Ann I have really enjoyed your series from Cuba...so much so am
trying to persuade a friend to go there too
Lillian

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4180 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 8:06 PM


Quote: A story enfolds, Ann. It's all about the three women and would it be a stronger image to go for a more letterbox style crop or is the building integral to your image.

Dave

Interesting thought Dave. I'll have to give it a go.

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derekhansen
derekhansen e2 Member 5170 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 8:28 PM

Such a great image Ann. Really, really good. Vibrant colour and tons of interest.
Derek

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 3sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 11:34 PM

Another excellent image from Cuba Ann,well done..Lin

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 12915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 11:43 PM

A supreme candid ~ makes you speculate on what happened next!

Albert

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 7:08 AM

A great candid shot Ann - well spotted and taken

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 7Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 1:09 PM

I love the look of the woman in the center...she's been there, done that and doesn't have to prove a thing anymore! The letterbox idea is a good one, but I'd hate to lose that great grill work which speaks of more prosperous times.

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Tibetan
Tibetan  1 England
9 Aug 2012 - 2:15 PM

Should be a soft collision lol., love the grills over the windows and the blue walls, this shot has an atmosphere of it's own, love it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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pascalg
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9 Aug 2012 - 4:36 PM

well spotted Smile

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore16 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 5:03 PM

LOL...your timing and composition are awe...some GrinGrinGrin

Not just that but you managed to get such a sharp deep shot on the grab!

Nice one Smile

Andrew

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 6337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 6:20 PM

The clash of the Titans is about to happen WinkWink
Well captured Ann
Helen

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 81873 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 9:42 PM

I think a collision maybe avoided Ann - one in the road the other on the pavement.Wink
Brian.

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debu
debu  4 India
10 Aug 2012 - 7:31 AM

Excellent capture.
debu

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Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2012 - 7:49 AM

What a fine example of street photography luck and good timing Ann.

Dougie

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VivienO
VivienO  4 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2012 - 11:21 PM

Full of interest - a great street scene Ann
Viv

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2012 - 11:54 PM

A superb street scene Ann, Cuba provides so many excellent photographic opportunities

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