Cafe Society

By SlowSong
Looking through the rails of the park next to Temple Station I saw a few people sitting outside the small coffee shop. I liked the harsh light and all the bits and pieces.

Thank you for your comments on my previous upload. Much appreciated. Smile

Tags: Photo journalism Street General Candid Black and white Portraits and people

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cats_123 Plus
12 4.4k 25 Northern Ireland
13 Nov 2012 11:39AM
love it...the `strap lines' make it so interesting Smile

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CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
13 Nov 2012 11:46AM
The inevitable mobile phone makes an appearance, Chris GrinGrin Carol
mrswoolybill Plus
9 840 1372 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2012 11:47AM
O! HO! HO!
fentiger Plus
14 916 23 England
13 Nov 2012 12:53PM
I am enjoying your series of black 'n white candids ~ this is another fine shot Chris.

WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.5k 148 England
13 Nov 2012 1:21PM
Little things make such a difference. It's the 'ho ho' in this one, and the figures are well framed. Nicely observed, Chris.

Joline Plus
9 27 52 United States
13 Nov 2012 1:26PM
So much to see....
Hi Chris,

Thanks a lot for your welcome and messages! Yes it's good to have joined, now I know how compelling it can be! Ron is being very nice to me, so far! I also enjoy candids and black/white so appreciated this image, it has a lot to look at and take in, truly an urban image. It makes it stronger to see it in black/white
Best wishes
Richsr Plus
8 90 219 England
13 Nov 2012 1:49PM
Like the good mono processing with this
Regards Richard
nonur Plus
7 15 9 Turkey
13 Nov 2012 3:21PM
Nicely framed mono candid!
13 Nov 2012 3:38PM
When I first looked at this, it was mono - you've tagged it as mono too, but I can see splodges of green here and there...perhaps my monitor needs re-calibrating or my eyes do! Wink A great candid though, Chris Smile
Trev Smile
AnneWorner Plus
8 620 43 United States
13 Nov 2012 3:42PM
lol - both Moira and I zeroed in on the O HO HO! Really like this, the light, the tones, the diagonals of the railings. Better and better Smile

CaroleS Plus
5 364 3 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2012 5:43PM
So much going on, love it!
Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2012 6:28PM
Getting into the xmas spirit there with the Ho-Ho's Chris
another good candid
as only you can get around London
BarryC123 Plus
7 43 25 Ireland
13 Nov 2012 7:08PM
I clearly need to adjust my eyesight - it wasn't the 'HoHoHo' that I first noticed but the 'Exhilarating' !

I love this, full of hustle and bustle, lines and shadows, details and of course the curse of modern society, the mobile phone.

13 Nov 2012 7:42PM
Wonderful candid shot.

SlowSong Plus
7 5.8k 29 England
13 Nov 2012 7:53PM
Hi Trev. It's slightly split toned blue/yellow so that might be what you're seeing.
marktc Plus
5 85 14 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2012 8:26PM
Brilliant capture Chris a slice of cafe life!
bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
13 Nov 2012 8:50PM
A lot going on in a small space - like the subtle toning.
Remembered this - Cafe Society
exposure Plus
11 3.2k England
13 Nov 2012 11:04PM
Lovely detail & lots going on Chris.
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
13 Nov 2012 11:35PM
Looks great in mono and there is so much to look at. - gary
14 Nov 2012 12:03AM
A little gem, deserves all the plaudits given above.

RockArea Plus
9 18 3 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2012 6:23PM
Oh, hurrah! Good to see someone not being too slow bringing out the Christmas decs (unless they haven't been taken down from last year). Another super little slice of life, Chris.

bliba Plus
10 2 Austria
18 Nov 2012 9:23AM
super mono work....



thanks 4 the UA WinkWinkWinkWinkWink
frz67 Plus
6 10 32 Italy
18 Nov 2012 10:48AM
great processing, Chris


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