The Donation

By SlowSong
Taken through double plastic, very smeary and dirty, but I liked the effect of softening the little girl and her mother. They were putting coins into the collection box at Tate Modern.

I must very much thank Bill and Malc for their UAs on yesterday's image. I'm just getting back into the swing of things again so the encouragement is very welcome. Smile

Tags: Photo journalism London General Candid Interior Tate Portraits and people

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Comments


fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
25 Sep 2013 8:58AM
A well observed candid with a difference.

Albert

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NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2013 9:00AM
A lovely image, however I do feel that a tighter crop "possibly square" may be in order...

Regards Nathan
nonur Plus
7 17 10 Turkey
25 Sep 2013 9:42AM
They really look so lovely behind the plexiglass. Well observed and shot.
franken Plus
13 3.9k 4 Wales
25 Sep 2013 10:14AM
Really well seen and taken Chris.

Ken
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
25 Sep 2013 10:51AM
Money..money..money, great observation Chris.
Ron
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
25 Sep 2013 10:56AM
What a wonderful candid capture, Chris Smile That collection box looks a work of art in itself! Wink
Trev Smile
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
25 Sep 2013 12:29PM
I always reckoned there was money to made from grot Chris !!
Mick.
woolybill1 Plus
9 22 67 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2013 1:10PM
Very well seen, Chris, the image carefully framed so that the various coloured plastic blobs miss the faces. Spot-on comment about the softening, which gives a slightly old-fashioned look that contrasts with the harsh tones of the 20 note.
Regards
Bill
saltireblue Plus
6 5.9k 33 Norway
25 Sep 2013 6:25PM
That's a very unusual collection box, but one should expect nothing less from the Tate Mod.

Malc
Great idea.. Nicely executed..
TyChee Plus
11 275 1 United States
26 Sep 2013 1:05AM
Excellent and interesting candid.
Ty
26 Sep 2013 4:35AM
Cute.
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
27 Sep 2013 7:10PM
I see what you mean. It acts as a really good 'natural' soft filter Smile

Good eyes, Chris Wink

Andrew

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