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The Elephant in the Room

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One of those video art installations of an elephant rolling around and doing tricks. And a tourist having his photograph taken in front of the screen.

V1 is just my interpretation.
V2 is the wider story.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon PowerShot SX240 HS
Lens:4.5-90.0 mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:18 May 2013 - 12:26 PM
Focal Length:4.5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/3.5
Shutter Speed:1/8sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:The Elephant in the Room
Username:SlowSong SlowSong
Uploaded:20 May 2013 - 8:20 AM
Tags:Black & white, Digitally manipulated, General, Humour / fun, Photo journalism, Portraits / people, Wildlife / nature
Votes:28
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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 8342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 8:28 AM

I really like v2 - well composed shot Chris SmileSmile
Helen

RysiekJan
RysiekJan Plus Member 9179 forum postsRysiekJan vcard United Kingdom
20 May 2013 - 8:40 AM

An intriguing image V1, glad you provided the explanation.

richard

johnke
johnke  2223 forum posts South Africa15 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 8:47 AM

Photographic Hocus Pocus who would have guessed, well captured...John

franken
franken Plus Member 123550 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 8:52 AM

Version 1 for me - brilliant! SmileSmile

Ken

prabhusinha
prabhusinha Plus Member 7prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 8:53 AM

Well presented set.

cats_123
cats_123 Plus Member 114351 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 8:55 AM

you can fool some of the people all of the time GrinGrinGrinGrin

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51380 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England146 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 8:58 AM

Two fascinating images, Chris.

Dave

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 12:58 PM

How photography can deceive you. V1 is a great image. Interesting to see V2, the true story......Sandy

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 7TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 1:23 PM

Very interesting, and a great composition and capture in V1, Chris - my fave of the two...Wink
Trev Smile

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8748 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1239 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 3:12 PM

V1 is clever. I think I might crop tighter at the top, to get rid of the black triangle? But that loses the square...
Reminds me irresistibly of the Blue Peter baby elephant though...






Moira

marktc
marktc Plus Member 480 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 6:57 PM

I like your interpretation Chris, nicely done!

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 101977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 8:51 PM

I like V2 Chris - but I thought the same as Moira- I think V1 would be even better for cropping at the top.
Brian.

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 65209 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 8:53 PM


Quote: I think V1 would be even better for cropping at the top. Brian.

But then I'd lose half me elephant!!! Grin

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 8:56 PM

Both images, very cool, and What fun!!!

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 101977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 9:26 PM


Quote: But then I'd lose half me elephant!!! Grin

I scrolled the image - I think its trunk and feet would give an air of mystery.Wink

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9909 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1728 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 10:20 PM

And very well interpreted, too, and the crop will make all the difference.

Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
22 May 2013 - 6:52 AM

Excellent take. I do like the puzzle in V1! Grin
IB

joseluis
joseluis  10
22 May 2013 - 9:42 PM

Es una maravilla. me gusta esa foto!

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