Friday, April 29, 2011

Happy Hour

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

It was late in the day and people were walking from offices to bars and restaurants. It was a time of transition.
This is my photo for The Weekend in Black and White.

31 comments:

  1. Very nice James. Your photography is so inspirational.

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  2. They are like shadows following shadows.. which ones are in true life?...

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  3. I think I say "Way cool" way too many times but...this a way cool picture!
    Have a great weekend.
    ☼ Sunny

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  4. Beautiful shadows, your picture is outstanding in b&w!
    Léia :)

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  5. Wonderful shot. Something comical about it in a way.

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  6. I LOVE the cut on this photo, James!! You can sense the 'happy hour' mentality in their steps...happy hour...is there any better hour than that???

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  7. Beautiful job James... reminds me of one or two of Garry Winogrand's street photos from long ago, always loved his work. This is really excellent; such deep deep black there in the backlit walkers.

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  8. Fabulous... actually, Owen, I was thinking Cartier-Bresson. Love the '40s feel of this one.

    Bises,
    Genie

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  9. I like very much these kinds of transition!

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  10. Wonderful street photography. Love it. The shadows...yes.

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  11. PS: I would have liked beeing in London, but.. was only in front of BBC News, on TV! :)

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  12. Great composition. The shadows are excellent.

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  13. Oh...excellent, shadow people! You have a great eye James.

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  14. I feel the late afternoon in your picture :)
    And I like it!

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  15. I wish you would stop taking such magnificent shots. You are making me feel uncomfortably jealous.

    Lucy

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  16. Very creative and thought provoking. Nice shot.

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  17. Such an interesting composition...I can feel the energy of their forward motion!

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  18. James,
    This is good! I always think everything has been done already...until I see your next idea. You have some great creativity.
    David/ Houston B&W

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  19. The shadow may be the depicter who hid chance.
    Particularly, the shadow of a person lets me rouse imagination.

    Thank you for a quiet time.

    For all peace
    ruma

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  20. Great street shot James. As good as it gets.

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  21. Amazing composition! Very clever! :)

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  22. Can almost 'feel' the energy! Nicely captured and framed James.

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  23. And the good mood will be restored.

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  24. You deserve these accolades. This is a terrific photograph James. WOW
    V

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  25. Lovely framing work! Pretty bold and intense.

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