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A soulless place

By cbrundage  
One tiny section of a huge mall in Raleigh, NC. I don't like malls - everything is artificial. But someone on another site said they loved malls so to each his own.

Tags: Digitally manipulated Stores Mall

Voters: ddolfelin, cats_123, mrcoradour and 8 more


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ddolfelin Plus
10 103 3 Wales
9 Jul 2015 7:20AM
I agree. I think they are similar all over the world or at least in the consumer driven places.
But ... I detest 'shopping' anyway.

Very good picture, Christina.
9 Jul 2015 7:47AM
What a beautiful work you've made of these everyday objects Christina
Lillian Plus
12 23 17 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2015 7:52AM
Have to agree... I don't like shopping ,
but must say this is a real gem of an image Christina,
so guess photographically... malls suit youWink
TanyaH Plus
18 1.3k 411 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2015 9:53AM
I hate shopping at the best of times in these places, but they have their uses ... like being the subject for some very interesting photography! Smile
Love what you've done with this one, it's very unusual.
Tanya
9 Jul 2015 11:27AM
Wonderful work here friend, love the 3-D effect you have created. 'Malls' are Shopping centres' over here, but they are just as soul-less, or most of them are. Must be a heck of a job to keep those floors polished, or perhaps they are self-cleaning, adding to the soul-les nature of the structure.
Fine work here.
Dave Wink
PranavMishra 9 52 18 India
9 Jul 2015 11:42AM
I actually see a fancy mall and an ordinary shop in the same way.. appearance does not carry much importance.. what you get there, what lies inside is important, Christina.. if we go inside them, they are full of treasures.. but I don't like fiddling in the shops.. I usually make a very quick decision.. and that decision is not empty but comes with a lot of background information.. Grin

but this is a nice photograph..
cbrundage 8 4 United States
9 Jul 2015 1:42PM
Thank you all! We have the term "shopping center" here too but it applies to a bunch of stores together but you enter each one separately. Or we call it a "strip mall". I do almost all shopping online except for food so I may go to a mall maybe once a year, if that. Some people go there to walk, as they are so huge, and you can avoid the heat that way. One big mall in FL opened early just for walkers, before the stores opened.
cbrundage 8 4 United States
9 Jul 2015 1:43PM
Thank you so much for the UA, Dave!! That was so kind! Too bad the subject wasn't more hobbity!!
NDODS 11 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2015 4:07PM
An intriguing, interesting and imaginative point of view and capture. As for me personally they should pull down Shopping Malls and use our High Street Stores which will in turn encourage more people to use our towns and cities which will increase revenue for local businesses and create more jobs..

Regards Nathan
cbrundage 8 4 United States
9 Jul 2015 4:14PM
I agree, Nathan - they are monstrosities.
xwang 12 56 8
9 Jul 2015 9:06PM
I like the way you put the squares on.
I don't like them either, .. they are all the same, the only good thing about it is to keep the rain out.
cbrundage 8 4 United States
9 Jul 2015 9:47PM
You are right, Jasmine. And for some reason, if I have something I am looking for, I never find it in a mall.

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