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IN MY PARENTS' BEDROOM

By dimalexa
Series: Still Life - (44) - From a very young age, I remember it to be the dominant object on one of the two bedside tables of our parents' bedroom, with their photos appearing in their open "doorways" and thinking that they were watching us when we were secretly going there for any disorder.
I took it out of the wardrobe for photography, it no longer works, but I appreciated it more than ever as a design of its time. It's in the 1950s, the "shutters" are closing and ... it hides the time.
23/10/2018
Dimitris

[File: EOS 700D_9000_B]

Tags: Still life Sepia Watch 1950s design

Voters: debu, handlerstudio, SauliusR and 32 more

Comments


debu 10 India
24 Oct 2018 2:23AM
Great capture.
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24 Oct 2018 2:46AM
Nice piece of design.....and a wind up clock! A great memory of your parents, Dimitris. My mother died almost a year ago, and about a month before, my aunt, who lives in Philadelphia, told me that my mother had a collection of letters between my parents durning the War, my dad in his mid 20's, my mother in her late teens. Both raging hormones, new in their relationship, and being apart for a few years. She did indeed have an old suitcase full of letters. It is almost embarrassing reading them. And a side of my parents I never knew. And to think she had that all those years and neither my sister or I knew.

Peter
bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
24 Oct 2018 5:52AM
very well photographed......a beautiful clock..love the design Wink
24 Oct 2018 6:28AM
Great detail. Looks wunderful! KlausGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
24 Oct 2018 6:34AM
A beautiful clock full of wonderful memories excellent image.

KennySmile
24 Oct 2018 7:00AM
A wonderful looking couple Dimtiris, and a lovely image.

JohnSmile
woolybill1 Plus
13 30 76 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2018 7:28AM
A step back in time . . . .
Bill
cats_123 Plus
16 4.9k 30 Northern Ireland
24 Oct 2018 7:31AM
What a beautiful `art deco' style clock....could it not be repaired?
24 Oct 2018 7:54AM
Excellent Dimitris, very nostalgic, like it a lot,
Fred.
24 Oct 2018 9:35AM
great time piece and yes, a wonderful looking couple, you mom is such a beauty
and little shutters that hide the clock face - so metaphorical
What a wonderful thing to have as a keep sake - your parents are a great looking couple Dimitris
Julie
Excellent
Irishkate Plus
9 41 117 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2018 5:56PM
A beautiful memento of your parents.
KateGrin
taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
24 Oct 2018 9:10PM
Special beyond words--- Something you saw and considered every day is the best of heirlooms!
25 Oct 2018 6:37AM
A treasured item . You have succeeded in stopping time for one moment Dimitris, as if to forever remember our parents when they were in their prime and would of course never get old on us.
A Fantastic and very touching photo
Cheers Walt
dudler Plus
16 1.0k 1577 England
25 Oct 2018 7:47AM
So much to like here. The design, and hte way that your technique has let it be the focus, but has presented it really well. The personal details, that there are pictures of yoru parents there. An heirlook.

And, as a photographer, I love the name - ISOMAX...
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2018 12:53PM
Nice to see a time piece with room for treasured photographs. Love this Dimitris...
Excellent work, Isabel GrinGrin
pablophotographer 8 1.5k 363
25 Oct 2018 2:35PM
Excellent job Dimitris
25 Oct 2018 4:41PM
A beautiful still life of this old clock and faded photos.

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