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21 Oct 2005 9:21PM
excellent shot

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martinproe Plus
12 293 5 England
21 Oct 2005 10:08PM
This is an exceptional image. Makes you stop and think.
21 Oct 2005 10:10PM
beautiful black and white photo. has a strong reportage style impact (as a photo with an article about abandoned children for example). One question though... did you find the setting like this or did you set it up (which is not negatively meant, just would like to know)?
franm Plus
12 11 Wales
21 Oct 2005 10:22PM
Excellent shot, tells a great story and well executed
Keelo Plus
14 18 Australia
21 Oct 2005 11:15PM
Good stuff, well composed.
turtle1 13 41 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2005 11:55PM
Well this pulls at the heart strings - when my son was small (even now) he would go and pick this up - wash and find a home for it.
Well caught
spaceman Plus
13 5.3k 3 Wales
22 Oct 2005 3:25AM
You should have taken him home - congrats on the HC.
yellowmunky Plus
13 127 1 Wales
22 Oct 2005 5:08AM
Woah, a HC! Nice one Peter Smile

I should have taken it home, but what you don't see in the image is the the dog's mess nearby; kind of off putting! heh heh!

As for the bear itself, it didn't position it; that's how I found it; it had an instant impact on the old heart strings..

Cheers guys,
22 Oct 2005 6:06AM
Well spotted poignant shot
U4eA Plus
13 475 England
22 Oct 2005 6:45AM
Congrats on a well deserved HC Michael! Love this type of shot, where the veiwer is left with far more questions than answers. The tone and crop suit very well too.

Morpyre Plus
13 1.6k 8 Wales
22 Oct 2005 8:38AM
great image - very strong impact and well deserved HC
the image raises a range of thoughts such as why did the child leave the bear - or the softie in me is sad for the bear being alone =)

good idea about the crop/composition - it's always best to only upload your good images and leave the crap photo's on the hard drive hehe =)

keep up the great work

peter "morpyre" turner
yellowmunky Plus
13 127 1 Wales
22 Oct 2005 10:11AM
Bruce, Mark, Cheers guys Smile

Peter, I took two images of the bear, thankfully not that much crap for my hard drive, eh Wink heh heh!

shitzkit Plus
13 147
22 Oct 2005 10:18AM
such a sad photo and good job on the HC well deserved.
norick1 Plus
12 31
22 Oct 2005 10:44AM
Arh, So Sad. Good shot.
robadsy Plus
12 348
23 Oct 2005 3:33AM
awwwww thats a bit sad....

congrats on the HC, and i love those tones man...

congratulations, ads :o)
UserRemoved 13 53
24 Oct 2005 11:00PM
oh dear.
what happened to teddy? ( never mind the photo-lol)

superb photo...

PatrickSmith Plus
13 1.2k 2 United States
27 Oct 2005 12:20PM
Yes, this does make one think...
tg Plus
13 86 Scotland
2 Nov 2005 4:22AM
This is a stunning shot, well captured. Poor little guy.
3 Nov 2005 7:05AM
Love a picture that tells a story and makes you think beyond the obvious. Fantastic capture.

3 Nov 2005 7:32PM
This one sure deserves 30.glad it was me.

yellowmunky Plus
13 127 1 Wales
7 Nov 2005 1:03AM
Aw guys, cheers Smile
redmist Plus
12 11 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2005 4:14PM
Hi Mike, Great shot full of impact and very thought provoking. Well seen. You could derive a plethora of reasons for this toy being in that setting. (click)

Carl (in the Cinderella City of Swansea !!) LOL
30 Nov 2005 11:17PM
and this Smile
Paree Plus
12 616 3
18 Jan 2006 11:01AM
this is a lovely phot well spotted,
just been looking at your pictures after my interest was sparked by your (click) picture I thought you may have some original pictures and I wasn't disapionted, you have some original and interesting pictures.
well done

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