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rpba18205 8 1 4 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2010 8:31PM
I like it.Itís a good shot and I like the idea.
My only criticism would be that it might have better if the boy had been two paces back. But such is life & photography. We canít always have it all our own way.

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DaveU 12 1.4k 125 England
2 Aug 2010 9:14PM
Something very surreal about this which really does attract me .... I think the fact that the backgound is all sky with no trace of land is hwat does it.

But .... I want to see more both to left and right in a glorious promenade-orama. I know I can't but I want to.

Rob has a fair point about the placement of the boy.
Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2010 9:36PM
I like the fact that all the veiwer can see through the railings is cloud which adds to the effect you were after - all passing along on the journey of life - death


DaveU 12 1.4k 125 England
2 Aug 2010 9:38PM
Mmmmm .... methinks the background sky has been added in.

Sneaky but effective Wink
ketch 10 770 50 Turks And Caicos Islands
2 Aug 2010 10:35PM
Mmmmm ...methinks Dave is quite correct or at least the sky has been, shall we say, extended.

Thank you all so much for you very generous comments - much appreciated.
IanFlindt 13 740 21 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2010 10:54PM
A strange but appealing surreality about this - the fact that the clouds appear to be emanating from a point somewhere below the promenade only adds to the strange attraction of the image.

I agree that it would have been good to have the boy standing clear of the sitting subject, and perhaps to have had the man walking into the frame rather than out of it.
debu 8 India
5 Aug 2010 2:38PM
Great capture.
Rach1970 9 14 1 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2010 8:36PM
I like it. Think it works well... added sky or not Smile
7 Aug 2010 4:31PM
good shot
10 Aug 2010 9:41AM
First class Robert, I can see it as a massive poster as people drive in the city, a bit like a Pepsi Cola poster
ketch 10 770 50 Turks And Caicos Islands
10 Aug 2010 2:56PM
Graham - dear chap I hadn't seen that but you are absolutely right - what a great idea too.
CherryMartin 10 10 United States
14 Aug 2010 3:46PM
What a fantastic PF. I had such fun viewing your wonderful photos.
Richsr 11 91 223 England
14 Aug 2010 4:51PM
Do like that sky and the light in it, think you have achieved a interesting image, do like the title too.
Regards Richard
JackAllTog Plus
9 5.0k 58 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2010 6:25AM
Dark sentiment but thought provoking great photo. Excellent.
helenlinda Plus
11 360 22 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2010 8:01PM
But its the light and sky that brings this all together - wonderful capture
AshTree 8 1.7k 6 England
2 Sep 2010 7:54AM
Just come across this and glad I did - a wonderful image, people's lives unknowingly frozen in time. I'll put this into the readers' choice gallery Smile

photophantom 10 108 3 Philippines
4 Oct 2010 3:18PM
grand candid
3 Nov 2010 10:03PM
It has the look of a Vettriano painting. I don't like Vettriano but I like this. Well done.
andmolliethedog 12 120 11 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2010 8:26AM
Almost Jack Vetriano ish in this a lot.
VivienO 8 1 United Kingdom
21 Dec 2010 7:05PM
You've captured the three ages well. Great composition and the beautiful processing of the sky gives it a painterly quality.
paul_indigo 14 259 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2011 11:34PM
Really like this. Everything is beautifully balanced. Enjoyed a look around at your work Smile

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