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First impressions

By helenlinda
Yes I know its Valentines Day WinkWinkWink

Interesting article I read about impressions this morning :-
You meet a business acquaintance for the first time it could be your new boss, a recent addition to your team, or a potential client you want to sign up.

The moment that stranger sees you, his or her brain makes a thousand computations: Are you someone to approach or to avoid? Are you friend or foe? Do you have status and authority? Are you trustworthy, competent, likeable, confident?

And these computations are made at lightning speed. Researchers from NYU found that we make eleven major decisions about one another in the first seven seconds of meeting.

....................and when you've been walking in mud and snow, just beware of the impression you could leave on the carpet WinkWinkWinkWink

Tags: Close-up Specialist and abstract Footprints Humour and fun February 2013

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
14 Feb 2013 8:54AM
Interesting words, Helen, and an interesting image, well spotted and captured. Carol

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Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
14 Feb 2013 8:59AM
Love the thought for the day!Grin Interesting observations as well, Helen, I shall have to practice the raising of the eyebrows!! and that is one fancy tread patternSmile

capto Plus
6 5.1k 8 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2013 9:11AM
Great imagination to get this image.

saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
14 Feb 2013 9:25AM
Fantastic and great image ,Helen,very well done,
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
14 Feb 2013 9:39AM
Great application here Helen !! Creative thinking Smile
fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
14 Feb 2013 9:59AM
...and digitally a lasting impression.

14 Feb 2013 10:43AM
A great image Helen,well done..Lin
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2013 11:09AM
Wonderful imprint - great pattern and food for thought!
Phil_L 9 19 1 Wales
14 Feb 2013 11:12AM
Does the same process apply when we first see an image I wonder...... This one made a favourable first impression. Nice shot.
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2013 11:59AM
brilliant detail helen love the title very well spotted a cracker nice one Wink
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2013 12:01PM
Thanks everyone SmileSmile
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
14 Feb 2013 12:09PM
A picture full of sole (soul)
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2013 12:17PM
Some fascinating statistics Helen - I'm always very interested in these sort of facts. I agree with your last sentence, pity Christopher doesn't....! SmileSmileSmile
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
14 Feb 2013 12:39PM
Stunning abstract and interesting write up Jocelia, the mind is a funny thing! My father knew the date and time he would die. (The Judge told him) only joking!


14 Feb 2013 1:22PM
Very imaginative image and clever title
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
14 Feb 2013 1:29PM
How interesting. And a perfect image for it. I must tell my husband, about the carpet thing that is.......Sandy
Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
14 Feb 2013 1:31PM
Only you could have come up with this, and presented it in such a pleasing from.
I'm a big believer in first impressions, they are rarely wrong.
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
14 Feb 2013 2:43PM
Apologies Helen for getting name wrong! as you say it is old age.


AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
14 Feb 2013 3:07PM
This can't be the real impression of the bottom of a sole - it looks like plants and leaves - it's beautiful I grant you. I want a pair of sneakers with this kind of sole!

I must be doing something right wrt first impressions, as mothers let me photographer their children....

TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
14 Feb 2013 3:51PM
True words, Helen Wink When I first looked at this I saw leaves or something similar. Knowing what it is, it's pretty obvious!Wink Great shot...shows that snow is good for something! Smile
Trev Smile
Tibetan 5 3 England
14 Feb 2013 4:09PM
Well upon my sole! that's a good impression Helen, you get the job lol. Regards Leon.
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2013 4:36PM
Food for thought Helen, a very unusual subject but one that works well
First impressions mean a lot, I liked the thumbnail that had a good impressions on me ..very clever spot and I'm not talking on the carpet, nice one .

gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
14 Feb 2013 7:39PM
Helen, I really like this image -- and I love the title. I found your commentary quite interesting.
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
14 Feb 2013 7:42PM
True words indeed and a great capture also

Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
14 Feb 2013 8:08PM
Beautiful shapes, textures and tones in that print Helen.
Did that report also say whether any of those initial 11 major decisions were right? Wink
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
14 Feb 2013 9:20PM
Big foot.Wink - excellent pattern in the print.
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2013 9:50PM

Quote:Stunning abstract and interesting write up Jocelia, the mind is a funny thing! My father knew the date and time he would die. (The Judge told him) only joking!



Darn!...............Trev put his foot in itTongueGrin

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