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By ovi  
This is one of my dearest photograph.The subject a nice guy who could be a good model for reportage and portrait as well.I consider this picture as being a reportage one just because of composition.The background is the key of what I've just mentioned.In less than one second I caught the "decisive moment" when that woman crossed my background.My main subject(Adrian) expresses the real atmosphere of a typical Norwich Sunday afternoon.

Tags: Photo journalism

Voters: MediumSizeUnavailable, Take-a-View, Nic_WA and 49 more

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mad-dogs 19 2.2k England
23 Mar 2004 9:45AM
Looks like a clip from a 50's film ( apart from the woman with an obligatory mobile stuck to her ear! ). Great character shot.
anca 17
23 Mar 2004 10:07AM
That's my boy (lucky? no, just gifted). I was looking forword to seeing this one. Congratulations!
ovi 17 11 1 Romania
23 Mar 2004 10:21AM
Wooooow!!!!That's it!So...this is my first ECA.Finally after many attempts when sometimes I had to find out that energy and motivation to keep on going further here it is my award.I want to thank to the Editor for this choice and all of you which put your comments down during more than two weeks since I've started posting my photographs.Special thanks to ANCA...I can't be good without you.I feel you everywhere I went,everywhere I've been taking pictures.Take care of you.
Thanks ever,ever so much to everybody and GOOD LUCK.
anca 17
23 Mar 2004 10:29AM
Somebody should call the newspapers.
Gary_Williams 17 38 3 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2004 10:30AM
Great shot, well composed. Well done on the EC.
ruzzi 17
23 Mar 2004 10:52AM
Well done!Great shot,congratulation!
ovi 17 11 1 Romania
23 Mar 2004 10:53AM
Again 16-my lucky number.
rc 18 50
23 Mar 2004 11:53AM
wow ovi - not been logged on for a while and see you've been busy.....this is great and congrats on the EC. this has a great feel to it.
magda_indigo 18 418 England
23 Mar 2004 12:25PM
I am so happy to congratulate you on your well deserved ec, with a wonderful image. Fantastic, click (*:*)
noseprints 18 576
23 Mar 2004 12:42PM
the composition! exquisite! great toning and a lovely moment captured.
ericfaragh Plus
18 149 5 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2004 1:06PM
Excellent dof and a fine character shot. Congrats on the EC.
lovelylindax 17 16
23 Mar 2004 1:25PM
Wow an EC Ovi and it is a brilliant shot x
Linda x
niamh 18 34 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2004 4:53PM
outstanding. love it.
JohnRShort 17 25 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2004 7:12PM
Brilliant classic image, loooks like an advert for pipe tobacco. Lots of character and mood.
SuziBlue 18 16.2k 10 Scotland
23 Mar 2004 8:25PM
Excellent Ovi. Well done and congratulations Grin Works perfectly in b/w and the composition is spot on IMO. *click!
gabi.m 17
23 Mar 2004 9:03PM
Congratulations,Ovi!You deserve it!
deviant 17 3.1k 1 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2004 12:38AM
Top shot. Well done on the EC
boshank 16
25 Nov 2004 8:01AM
Great photo!
User_Removed 17 4 11 England
4 Dec 2004 9:38AM
Well desreved on this EC.Long before I knew about this or even started to use a digital camera. Sylv.
banehawi Plus
17 2.5k 4272 Canada
27 Mar 2005 8:02PM
Excellent shot, well done.

tripodted 16 32 1 Northern Ireland
17 Dec 2005 1:08PM
Very well captured. I love the sharpness of the eyes and the use of a shallow depth of field.
bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
1 Jan 2006 1:13PM
great composition !!!The black and white is particularly effective with this individual
NilsonBazana 17 15
21 Jan 2006 1:33PM
That's quite an optimistic signal that - even with the political correctness patrol going berserk - great street photographs like this one are still a possibility!

They are still out there, waiting for someone not so shy to take the plunge and capture them. And hopefully they will always be!
liparig 17 233 United States
7 Mar 2006 11:30AM
great portrait
21 Jun 2006 9:37PM
Fantastic picture mate.
POOCHIE 15 21 6 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2006 10:23AM
I say!

Katie_S 15
24 Oct 2006 2:41PM
what a brilliant picture!
well captured!
30 Oct 2006 11:11AM
congrats on EC!!!!!
thanks for kind words!

30 Jan 2007 3:23PM
I've seen this photo several times now... always loved it... yet aparently I neither clicked nor commented :o(
congrats Ovi. the picture still is a cracker
26 Sep 2009 5:36AM
good one!

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