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Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
12 Dec 2006 4:52PM
LoL - well spotted and taken!

Sez Smile

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u47sb2 10 36 Scotland
12 Dec 2006 4:56PM
Agreed - well spotted. A good series of urban shots there.
12 Dec 2006 5:08PM
works well love it..
lovely b/w tonalSmile

NikkiSmile
thorn 12 124 2 Scotland
12 Dec 2006 7:36PM
Hi Michael,well seen and captured,i like how the lights went out as well,brilliant.What a cracker,great detail,textures,exposure and they can't get there bulb situation fixed,tut,tut.Reminds me,need to get light bulbs,stunning b/w composition.Take care.AnnSmile
CanonMan Plus
14 524 4 England
12 Dec 2006 7:54PM
Like it.
MickS 11 23 14 England
12 Dec 2006 10:45PM
Watcha Michael,
Excellent night shot and bit of observation, well executed. So, that's how cooltone prints out, cos I int gorra enlarger I've never used the cool and warm papers, everything I do is with POP papers or ordinary RC treated as POP or contacted.
Best
Mick
ps, 'I like how you manage to make photographs look genuinely old. Most examples I see look like modern photographs that try to look old but just don't look right.' : print light tone heavy, a tip from Roger Hicks & Frances Schultz in B&W Photography
kaybee 12 4.8k 25 Scotland
12 Dec 2006 10:52PM
There was a jewelers went out of buisness for making a similar sort of statement about their products
Geraint 9 715 34 Wales
12 Dec 2006 11:04PM
Great exposure.
Geraint
electricsoup 10 30 England
12 Dec 2006 11:06PM
hehe like it
jkennedy 10 4 1 Indonesia
13 Dec 2006 1:05AM
A super shot and so well spotted. Perhaps you should present the store with a copy of your photograph. I am sure the sign would be repaired immediately. Very well done. CLIK,
Joe
DP_Imagery Plus
11 24 6 Wales
13 Dec 2006 8:18AM
Excellent spot and take - really amusing Smile You've also coped superbly with the contrasting light between the interior and exterior. All the best. Bruce
spaceman 12 5.2k 3 Wales
13 Dec 2006 10:32AM
Cheers Bruce. Crikey, 20 clicks in one day - that's never happened before Smile Thank you peeps.

Mick, regarding your comments about cool/warm papers - one thing I know is that different monitors can have can have quite a drastic effect on the tones of a b/w photograph. The monitor I currently use has a noticably cooler appearance than my previous one. This is rather frustrating as I can never be certain if people are seeing my photos the same way as I do. The effects of warm/cool papers are pretty subtle, too subtle I suspect, to be accurately conveyed on a monitor. It's annoying but I don't know if there's anything I can do about it.
TinHob 10 1 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2006 1:29PM
I really like this shot. Could it do with a bit more space at either side of the sign? Perhaps by changing to landscape? Probably just personal preference...
spaceman 12 5.2k 3 Wales
13 Dec 2006 11:31PM
Funny you should say that, I was going to print this horizontal (it was actually taken in that format) but changed my mind because I thought the extra bits on the sides were unnecassary. Win some........Smile
geranium 11 32 1 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2006 9:31AM
You could go looking for something like this and never find find it!

Right place, right time.

Bev
spaceman 12 5.2k 3 Wales
16 Dec 2006 12:52PM
Thanks Bev. They were kind enough to leave it like this for a month although oddly enough, the day after the photo was posted the sign was repaired Smile
superphil 10 160
1 Jan 2007 12:22AM
oh 26 clicks on some tat
spaceman 12 5.2k 3 Wales
2 Jan 2007 3:11PM
28. I'm aiming for the tattiest RC ever.
spaceman 12 5.2k 3 Wales
3 Jan 2007 1:45PM
Ta-Daahhh!!
willbrealey 12 248
16 Jan 2007 10:47AM
LOL! Brilliant.
spaceman 12 5.2k 3 Wales
17 Jan 2007 1:16AM
Cheers Will Smile
bliba Plus
10 2 Austria
22 Mar 2007 5:22PM
very well spotted
spaceman 12 5.2k 3 Wales
24 Mar 2007 12:11AM
Actually Oliver, it wasn't that difficult to spot Smile
matt5791 12 747 1 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2007 4:42PM
You must send this off to Private Eye for their regular "I spy" colomn - you will get 10 too!
spaceman 12 5.2k 3 Wales
9 Aug 2007 2:00PM
Thanks for the tip Matt, I'll give it a shot.
liparig 12 233 United States
10 Aug 2007 11:49PM
great B&W shot well done
joe
spaceman 12 5.2k 3 Wales
13 Aug 2007 11:37AM
Thank you Giuseppe.
fauxtography 11 6.6k 36
29 Jun 2008 1:31PM
hah Nice! Grin
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2009 7:21AM
I love it!! I wonder if its still like this!!
Helen
spaceman 12 5.2k 3 Wales
10 Feb 2009 7:31PM
Strangely enough they got it seen to just after I posted it on epz.
DRicherby 7 269 725 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2010 10:34AM
I used to pass an amusement arcade on the way home from work whose broken illuminated sign read 'Amusements'. I never did get around to photographing it and photoshopping to make the 'ts' look dark, too. (Yes, I know yours wasn't 'shopped but we're not all so lucky!)
Love it. and OMG that they haven't noticed.
spaceman 12 5.2k 3 Wales
26 Feb 2011 9:12PM
Thanks Phil.

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