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Spoilt for choice

By AnnChown
A shop window in Trinidad, Cuba. It was only when I started to process this that I saw the graffiti in the top right - "te estoy Mirando" which I looked up and it could be a Mexican song or band (my Spanish translator isn't here at the moment). Comments and criticisms are welcome.
We're off to East Yorkshire for a few days tomorrow - in lieu of our Scottish trip. I hope you all have a great week and weekend.
Thank you for looking and for your continuing support. Smile
Ann
My Spanish translator is back and translates this as "I'm looking at you, or I'm watching you"..... and he says they're not bananas, but plantain, which you have to cook before eating. Smile

Tags: Food Vegetables Architecture Cuba Shop Trinidad Garlic Red peppers Plantain Landscape and travel Cucumbers

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Comments


11 Sep 2012 4:39PM
Like the detail captured Ann, nice shot,
Fred.

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11 Sep 2012 4:39PM
Those bananas look a bit iffy...........GrinGrin
franken Plus
13 3.9k 4 Wales
11 Sep 2012 4:51PM
Well seen and taken Ann. I don't think I'd be in too much of a rush to eat one of those bananas though! Smile

Ken
Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 4:53PM
Great shot, I'll just have some of the garlic thanks!!Smile
a good assortment of goodies there,
have a good weekend and see you next week
Lillian
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
11 Sep 2012 4:57PM
I don't suppose they have many Health and Safety offices in Cuba then Ann ?
Good grotty shot.(and shop too !!)
Mick.
CaroleS Plus
6 421 3 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 4:57PM
None too wholesome, but making a great imageSmileSmile
Carole
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
11 Sep 2012 5:01PM
Garlic with everything by the look of it. Some good detail there, Ann. Have a good time in East Yorks (on the coast?)

Dave
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
11 Sep 2012 5:05PM
Well composed and taken image,Ann,very well done,
saeid
11 Sep 2012 5:07PM
Just enough for my 5 a day allowance. Hope east yorks treats you well had a caravan there for many years plenty of photo opportunities

Bob
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
11 Sep 2012 5:19PM
A most interesting window, Ann, I could sample everything that you can see there Smile Carol
marktc Plus
5 86 14 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 5:28PM
Great image Ann, something to keep us enthral led for ages.
Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 5:32PM
Well I was going to say "I dont like the look of them Nana's....."Tongue But as they are not Nana's I wontGrin
Great image, Love it! Wouldn't mind a bulb or two of the garlicGrin
Diane
zapar40 6 66 5 Wales
11 Sep 2012 5:45PM
so well captured i thought i was going to buy somthing, nice one.
ant.
11 Sep 2012 5:50PM
Smashing image Ann, but the Bike will take a bit of Cooking Smile
Have a great time away .

John Smile
11 Sep 2012 5:53PM
Organic?????!!!!!!!! AniaWink
11 Sep 2012 6:11PM
coming anywhere near Leeds????
love this image ... reminds me of the shop wehad when we stayed in a village in Curacoe
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
11 Sep 2012 6:19PM
I'm watching you... Orr looking at you.

Because some poor soul might nick a fruit?
Great vegetal candid!
Very interesting indeed, on the write up and the capture, great detail, enjoy East Yorks.

John
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
11 Sep 2012 6:49PM
I put te estoy Mirando through Google translate and it came up with I'm Watching.

An impressive colourful composition but I couldn't fancy those bananas.

Albert
gajewski Plus
12 10 9 United States
11 Sep 2012 6:51PM
A great composition and very nice processing.
-=\Walter
saltireblue Plus
6 5.9k 33 Norway
11 Sep 2012 7:12PM
Plantain...roasted on a bbq...scrumptious, Ann.
Now I'm hungrySmile

Malc
11 Sep 2012 7:47PM
when the translator is not about try this http://translate.google.com i'm watching it is ....like the look of the garlic scraping a living indeed....hmmm Scotland would have been much better TongueTongueWink enjoy your break

Graham
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
11 Sep 2012 8:20PM
Superbly detailed image Ann - I think this is one that would have benefited from a little more colour for the fruit and veg to make more impact.
Brian.
jdinne 13 16 England
11 Sep 2012 8:21PM
Wonderful composition Ann.

John
taggart Plus
12 46 13 United States
11 Sep 2012 8:41PM
I like the ?onions or garlics braided into ropes--- so many-- tells about their cooking habits!
11 Sep 2012 8:48PM
Super image Ann. Really enjoyable.

Mike
nonur Plus
7 17 10 Turkey
11 Sep 2012 10:41PM
Well taken and presented good work!
Ray42 8 3 England
12 Sep 2012 7:37AM
Well seen and taken Ann. Glad I don't like bananas by the look of them - have a good trip
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
12 Sep 2012 1:00PM
A beautiful "found" still life. Your slight desaturation gives it more interest somehow than if it had been left with more color.
Tibetan 4 3 England
12 Sep 2012 4:36PM
Antiquated but! makes a superb still life study love it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
derekhansen Plus
7 210 24 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2012 8:16PM
A truly outstanding still life Ann.
Derek
NDODS Plus
5 5.0k 125 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2012 12:03PM
A very nice foreword, supported by this somewhat refreshing still life composition, which in itself lends it self to so many possible narratives. Beautifully composed, and naturally framed, and an image which certainly appeals.

Have a great trip, take care Nathan
bill33 Plus
5 12 1 Scotland
14 Sep 2012 2:29PM
Wonderful capture with some great detail Ann, well spotted, Bill.
Irishkate Plus
5 38 98 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2012 11:31PM
An image which tells a story of somebody trying to make a living.
There's a certain beauty amidst the chaos.
Is the message being sent to passers by who might steal the produce?
KateGrinGrinGrin

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