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Julie

By Crazee1ady  
Image for possible inclusion in my NCFE Level 2 portfolio. Documentary theme on impromptu memorials.

Mother of three, Julie Harford was killed as she walked across a zebra crossing in King Harolds Way, Bexleyheath. She was struck by a young man driving his white Vauxhall works van just before 7am on November 24 2005.

Tags: Street photography Flowers Photo journalism Memorial Roadside Zebra crossing Lamppost

Voters: saeidNL, DaveMead, woolybill1 and 3 more


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16 Mar 2010 9:10PM
nice work,well done,
saeid

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woolybill1 Plus
9 19 66 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2010 9:34PM
A sensitive image expressing a tragic theme. The inclusion of the van - clearly moving fast - is well handled, and I like the slight distortion afforded by the cellophane. Your intro/explanation is important as the relevance of title to image is not immediately obvious.
I might possibly have considered cropping the left of the image slightly to remove the indistinct figure in red.
Bill
pamelajean Plus
10 949 1781 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2010 10:50PM
Very good, Jan, including the crossing and especially the moving white van is clever. I think a small crop to the left would bring the relevant elements closer together, and I wonder if you can enhance the message on the heart so that it's readable?
Pamela.
Hi, thanks for all your comments. I am trying to keep all images the same size for coherence in my pf and that makes cropping some of the elements, difficult but agree that a tighter crop would possibly improve the shot. In a larger higher res image the message is a bit clearer as well, tho I guess a little dodge and burn or similar might bring it out more :o)

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