The shop that never was.

By franken
I know I said that I can't be bothered to go through my archives for something to upload but this one sort of jumped out at me this morning.

Taken in Cardiff, the shop never opened and is now something different.

Converted to mono via Serif Photoplus.

Tags: Street photography Photo journalism Black and white Cardiff Portraits and people

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SlowSong Plus
9 7.0k 30 England
18 Aug 2012 10:13AM
A tale for today's high streets.
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18 Aug 2012 10:55AM
good timing to get her just stepping into the shot Ken she is not the least bit interested in the poster the mono prodcution works for me


Graham
AnnChown Plus
7 202 1 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2012 12:00PM
I feel very old when I see advertising like this! Sad Another fine candid from you Ken!
Ann
Joline Plus
11 28 53 United States
18 Aug 2012 12:12PM
A Ken classic.....
woolybill1 Plus
11 22 70 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2012 12:14PM
That kind of advertising thoroughly deserves to be brought down to earth. Give me reality every day, especially as portrayed by you!
Regards
Bill
mrswoolybill Plus
10 1.1k 1766 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2012 12:33PM

Quote:The Cardiff store was set to be one of the first regional Ed Hardy stores in the UK. Ed Hardy had a London store located in Westfield Shopping centre but unfortunately that closed during the summer of 2010 when the Australian arm of the company went into administration.
Oh I love Google. You would have had 'tattoo-inspired fashion', just think what Cardiff has missed out on!
As Joline says, this is classic you.
Moira
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.9k 150 England
18 Aug 2012 12:46PM
Always worth a trip through the archives, Ken.

DAve
Herge88 10 40 4 England
18 Aug 2012 1:51PM
Love these street images, you really have a knack for producing eye catching scenes.

Best Matt
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2012 2:16PM
Well timed, that lady is just stepping into the right spot!
Carole
Maiwand 10 3 73 England
18 Aug 2012 3:40PM
Fine candid Ken.
Ron
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
18 Aug 2012 4:58PM
I wonder if you could upload again as a letterbox format with the top taken away Ken, think this would work, looks great in mono, excellent street photography again mate.

Regards

Trev.
ChiliMan Plus
11 135 17 Singapore
18 Aug 2012 5:06PM
Isn't that weird?? Such a flash advertising poster...and they never open!

Very well shot, Ken.

Andrew
Ray42 9 3 England
19 Aug 2012 8:57AM
A great candid Ken
Rende 10 38 4 Netherlands
19 Aug 2012 12:01PM
Excellent mono shot Ken, and I also really like the last two new additions to your PF.
Rende
19 Aug 2012 8:01PM
Another fine candid , works well in mono GrinGrin
Source 7
21 Aug 2012 12:10AM
Brilliant
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Tibetan 5 3 England
26 Sep 2012 2:56PM
I love these sort of things bet the colours were very strong, but then it suits B&W I also like street art when its well done!this is well done I must say good you found it, must have a look through mine lol. regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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