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By Nick_w      
A big thanks for the GEA and all the user awards on the last image it was really appreciated Smile

OK, last from New York for a while, there are others, just want to give some thought on how I want to process them.

This is the classic Grand Central Station. I was intriqued when I viewed the image about the young woman in front of the clock, completely motionless for 1.6 seconds, is she waiting for a date, has she been stood up? And before you ask, yes Dave she was there, and not added later

I just had to visit this iconic location, I have an enormous print of it in my office which I want to replace with one of mine.

I know some will find this too dark, tbh its really processed to be seen in print so dont know how it will appear (probably a black blob in the thumb). Oh and yes I wanted to capture the ghostly movement.

Probably the last upload for a few weeks as I have a week long work exhibition to prepare for.

Tags: Photo journalism Black and white Specialist and abstract Wildlife and nature Portraits and people

Voters: Richsr, mex, morpheus1955 and 72 more

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Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
5 Mar 2013 8:37AM
Nice work from here Nick, like the movement and then the figure stationary as you say you wonder why the long stillness.
Regards Richard

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bluesandtwos 6 146 1 England
5 Mar 2013 9:10AM
This is great! I love the slight movement of the people in motion, and the intriguing stationary girl.
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
5 Mar 2013 9:28AM
Have similar myself Nick ( published in Travel POTY ) it is iconic. The young lady standing still is the perfect foil for all the activity about. Good luck with the print it will look stunning I'm sure.
Ron.
jovanovic 5 26 France
5 Mar 2013 9:31AM
Great B&W Smile
marktc Plus
5 86 14 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2013 9:40AM
Magnificent again Nick.
AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2013 10:37AM
Love it - especially the slight ghosting of some of the figures. The girl in the middle is wonderful.
Ann
SlowSong Plus
8 6.4k 29 England
5 Mar 2013 11:17AM
I love the darkness which makes the pools of light and central character stand out even more. And we can see enough detail in the shadows without it being brighter.
x
5 Mar 2013 11:23AM
I do think you have captured the ghostly movement, great mono!
Chen
5 Mar 2013 2:06PM
Great mono composition.
Effrossini
Nick_w 9 4.3k 99 England
5 Mar 2013 5:34PM
A big thanks to Soulofharmony for the UA ans Ann for the GEA Smile

Thanks everyone for the comments
Wonderful. Decided to award my UA for this week.
Nick_w 9 4.3k 99 England
5 Mar 2013 5:37PM
Big thanks Craig Smile
widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
5 Mar 2013 6:26PM
This is fantastic Nick , great light and you have captured the vastness of the space too. The movement is great and so is the girl standinf still lol Grin

Rod
chris-p Plus
10 65 England
5 Mar 2013 7:39PM
A very thoughtful image Nick..like it lots.
chase 11 1.1k 246 England
5 Mar 2013 7:59PM
Nah,not too dark for me Nick....but then the dark side always gets ya...in the end Wink
Cracking conversion...needs viewing laaaaarge to appreciate this.
LesF 9 182 9
5 Mar 2013 8:47PM
The print will say it all Wink


LesF
StuartAt 11 1.1k 8 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2013 9:46PM
Loving this - heading to NY in the summer, hope to get something similar.
fazzer Plus
7 54 7 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2013 10:03PM
love the movement
derekhansen Plus
7 210 24 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2013 10:16PM
Wonderful Nick. Perfect composition. The girl was a Godsend. Have another badge.
Derek
colin63 8 6 England
7 Mar 2013 9:08PM
Superb image

Colin
DP_Imagery Plus
11 24 6 Wales
9 Mar 2013 10:19AM
Perfect balance of light and shade and a wonderful point in time image. Excellent photography.

Bruce

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