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THE ROOFER

By thorn
....this was taken in Buchanan St at he bus station,the roof is being fixed and so i took this photograph candidly and photographed from the shade of the station into the light of the blue skies to get the silhouette of the roofer at work.
It has not been framed by me in any way,that is the roof he is working on and the stage above that again.
Hope you like it.
Straightened,resized and uploaded.I was quite pleased with how it came out of the camera.
All comments and advice welcome.Take care.AnnSmile
Thankyou.

Tags: Specialist and abstract Close-up and macro Roofer Taken into the light Silhouette and blue skies Portraits and people

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Comments


BURNBLUE Plus
14 13 1 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2006 9:55AM
Like this, atmostpheric and simplistic but effective.
croberts 16 2.2k 8 Ireland
22 Jul 2006 9:58AM
from the thumbnail, i thought it may have been someone commiting seppuku!
nytecam 15
22 Jul 2006 9:59AM
Great silhouette!
phototime 14 8 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2006 10:00AM
Great work again,lovely silhouette and blue sky works very well nicely done.
bunbeam 15 2 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2006 10:13AM
brilliant silhouette.. love it...
bunSmile)
ericfaragh 17 149 5 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2006 10:46AM
Strong silhouette against the sky.
panda 16 5 1 England
22 Jul 2006 10:56AM
Well spotted Ann, superb silhouette, love it.

Regards Phil
Phoebecat 15 1 Italy
22 Jul 2006 11:28AM
Superb silhouette shot. I always find these really difficult - congrats on this one - very successful

matt
Jasbe 15 116 England
22 Jul 2006 11:44AM
Excellent silhouette Ann.
Jason
juldon 17 78 England
22 Jul 2006 12:03PM
Very nice Ann at first glance I thought it was a statue.

Julie
User_Removed 14 51
22 Jul 2006 12:26PM
Ann, you should be thrilled with this, a perfect sillouette against a great sky and a wonderful shape.

Derek
bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
22 Jul 2006 12:38PM
excelent silhouette image..very well taken Ann

stay well ollie
thorn 16 124 2 Scotland
22 Jul 2006 1:01PM
Hi Simon,Chris,Nivag,Mo,Bun,Eric,Phil,Matthys,Jason,Julie,Derek and Ollie,thankyou for your kind comments and encouragement.Take care.AnnSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
DolphinLady 15 54 1 Wales
22 Jul 2006 1:11PM
Well spotted Ann.
What a magnificent silhouette shot.
There's an oportunity around every corner if we have our camera with us...or up on the roof in your case Ann Smile
Well taken.
Hilary.
22 Jul 2006 1:13PM
That's brilliant Ann, such an artistic silhouette, almost an abstract with a face like profile on his back too, this would also work in mono, this is one of the best silhouettes for me, well spotted and taken, Adrian
banehawi Plus
16 2.4k 4217 Canada
22 Jul 2006 1:27PM
This is a really good opportunistic shot Ann, - lovely work.

W
BillS 15 27 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2006 2:00PM
Excellent silouette , you couldn't have posed him better. Bill
MikeA 16 1.3k England
22 Jul 2006 2:27PM
And pleased you should be Ann, well exposed and the natural framing works a treat.

MikeA.
tull 17 181 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2006 2:43PM
Amazing silhouette Ann and a fantastic contrast against the blue sky a really excellent candid.

Mark.
Dennie 16 260 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2006 3:24PM
Great silhouette Ann nice natural frame. Denise x
thorn 16 124 2 Scotland
22 Jul 2006 4:00PM
Hi Hilary,Adrian,Willie,Bill,Mike,Mark and Dennie,thankyou for all your kind comments and encouragements.Take care.AnnSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
franken Plus
18 5.2k 4 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2006 4:09PM
Excellent work here. Superb silhouette.

regards
Ken
Pegon 15 78 1 England
22 Jul 2006 4:14PM
A cracking silhouette Ann, well shot. Thanks for your comments, hope your having a great weekend.
Pete.
JouŠo 16 56 Finland
22 Jul 2006 4:24PM
Fantastic silhouette, Ann!

Jouko
thorn 16 124 2 Scotland
22 Jul 2006 4:30PM
Hi Ken,Pete and Jouko,thankyou for your kind comments and encouragement.Take care.AnnSmileSmileSmile
shortski 14 3 1 England
22 Jul 2006 4:57PM
great sillouhette, fantastic pic, thanks for your sweet comment.........jojo
GillyB Plus
15 317 8 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2006 6:22PM
This is a superb silhouette Ann, very well taken, glad to be no 30!
gill
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
22 Jul 2006 6:30PM
Extraordinary--well seen-- One of the best images I have seen today-- Way past Wow!

Jennnnnnnn
VintageRed 15 15 1 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2006 7:11PM
Almost statue-like. Nick.
thorn 16 124 2 Scotland
22 Jul 2006 7:17PM
Hi Jojo,Gill,Jennifer and Nick,thankyou for your kind comments and encouragement.Take care.AnnSmileSmileSmileSmile
simont 16 2.3k 4 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2006 7:17PM
Stunning silhouette. Well spotted and taken.

Simon
thorn 16 124 2 Scotland
22 Jul 2006 7:23PM
Hi Simon,thankyou for your kind comments and encouragement.Take care.AnnSmile
redstag 15 100 15 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2006 9:53PM
You should be pleased, this is one of your best shots IMO. Simple, clean, and whilst it is a roofer, the mind is left thinking it could be so many other things/people. Cracker, love it.
Jon
Paree 16 616 3
22 Jul 2006 9:57PM
I thought from the thumb nail that the man was a statue, it is amazing shot, you should be very proud.
maureen
thorn 16 124 2 Scotland
22 Jul 2006 11:00PM
Hi Jon and Maureen,thankyou for your kind comments and encouragement.Take care.AnnSmileSmile
daringdaphne 16 82 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2006 11:20PM
This is hugely symbolic, and could mean anything you want it to mean Ann. It is a good silhouette, and it could mean sorrow.
well-done here.

(*.*)D
Daphne
jan 1 17 12 Netherlands
23 Jul 2006 12:35PM
Nice picture, Ann, well seen.
Jan
bricurtis Plus
15 2.4k 51 England
23 Jul 2006 8:17PM
Hi Ann. Well spotted. A great silhouette against that blue sky.I thought it was someone praying at first glance.

Brian.
tonymarq 15 1 United States
23 Jul 2006 9:32PM
Ann this is such a great capture of a person we see every day working but take for granted! lovely silouhette with a beautiful sky behind him!

stay well and Happy hello's from us here!

tonymarq
sooty 36 16 14 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2006 7:07AM
Lovely capture Anne. Great silhouette. Would have been even better if he had his arm raised with a hammer in it and just about to strike. Great shot.
chris
Gecko 14 25 Australia
24 Jul 2006 8:24AM
Missed this one, Great silhouette! Well spotted. Pam
iajacks 15 24 England
24 Jul 2006 9:43AM
make it 48 its a great shot, I love the siloet against this sky.

well spoted.

IAJACKS
Malc_V 15 England
24 Jul 2006 5:28PM
Excellent silhouette .... great shot.

Malc.
thorn 16 124 2 Scotland
24 Jul 2006 6:40PM
Hi Daphne,Jan,Brian,Tony,Chris,Pam,Ian and Malc,thankyou all for your kind comments and encouragement.Take care.AnnSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
billbris 16 3
24 Jul 2006 7:32PM
Great observation Ann! Marvelous what can be achieved whilst waiting for a bus!!

Bill
KBan 15 512 4 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2006 7:43PM
well caught Ann, camera at the ready at all times eh?
keith
beriah 14 1 Canada
24 Jul 2006 10:36PM
A PERFECT silouette!! Well seen Ann!
yjjeep 16 13
25 Jul 2006 2:30AM
Very cool Ann.The comp is outstanding.
thorn 16 124 2 Scotland
25 Jul 2006 8:39AM
Hi Bill,Keith,Debbie and John,thankyou all for your kind comments and encouragement.Take care.AnnSmileSmileSmileSmile
mulder 15 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2006 7:10PM
Superb silhouette Ann.
A very striking image.
Keep well

Floyd
thorn 16 124 2 Scotland
27 Jul 2006 3:55PM
Hi Floyd,thankyou for your kind commnents and encouragement.Take care.AnnSmile
ronss 14 1.2k Canada
29 Jul 2006 1:29AM
Challenging image: a man on his knees. Without your description, the mind could run wild. Great silhouette.
click.
vismaya 15 Ireland
31 Jul 2006 3:30AM
Amazing silhoette, makes a great image, very well captured Ann!
thorn 16 124 2 Scotland
31 Jul 2006 7:50AM
Hi Ron and Vismaya,thankyou for your kind comments and encouragement.Take care.AnnSmileSmile
16 Aug 2006 7:59AM
Beautiful silhouette you caught here, Ann.....Looks as tho he's praying...Smile

Cheers to this image,
Suzan xxx

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