Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Going up

I was about to photograph these stairs between two old brick buildings in Philadelphia when I heard someone say excuse me. So I stepped aside and let him walk into the picture.

19 comments:

  1. That was so nice of you. Great photo. :)

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  2. Your B & W photography is a joy to look at.
    ☼Sunny

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  3. Little does he know that he's famous now.

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  4. I love this. The light and shadow in this photo work so wel1! nice!

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  5. ... that'll teach 'im!!! Nice one - he added something to the shot!

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  6. I like the idea that you let him "enter into the picture".. You go in strange places when you're visisting a town! at first sight, this place is not vey inviting, even if it gives good pictures afterwards..

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  7. Another winner. Love the backstory and the play of light dancing up the stairs. I'm really enjoying this black and white series James!

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  8. Great shot. You have no idea how much I enjoy your work here. Thanks, nice job!

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  9. Boy, your models just pop into place!

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  10. Did he turn around at all? He must have known his butt was going to be in the picture. Ha.

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  11. Such perfect timing! And, he adds a lot to the photo too. This is such an excellent black and white with lots of texture and light.

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  12. Great photo and wow, all those steps would be great to walk up and down for exercise...

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  13. The man walking up the stairs make the photo much more interesting.

    Im glad you starting the photo of the Amish boy and the horse draw wagon your masthead. That is one of the best photographs I have seen, everything about it is perfect, including the dog.

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  14. I love that fate becomes part of your photos!!!

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  15. As you said, he is walking into the picture, it's beautiful!
    Léia :)

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  16. Ahh James...One more time I NEED to say that I LOVE your header! :)
    I can go ...I want to look of it more and more...
    ART and TALENT

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  17. Stairs and the back of the man.

    They are very impressive combinations...

    The monochrome creates the story.

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  18. like the left and right contrast

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  19. and it couldn't have turned out better! where do the steps go to?

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