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Challenge: Inspired by jjbeguin (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Fujifilm FinePix X100S
Date: Mar 12, 2015
Aperture: 2.8
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/40
Galleries: Black and White, Street
Date Uploaded: Mar 12, 2015

Thanks for the PH bling and comments. To 21.gif jjbeguin, it was not staged. It was rush hour with quite a few people out on the streets. I was out looking for images for the Flare and jjbeguin themes (my Flare entry was taken about 30 feet from this spot). This gentleman stopped to admire the sculpture for a few moments. His crossed legs caught my eye. Looks like I should have cropped some of the bottom -- thanks for the suggestion.


Place: 13 out of 71
Avg (all users): 6.1389
Avg (commenters): 7.5714
Avg (participants): 6.2000
Avg (non-participants): 6.0370
Views since voting: 452
Views during voting: 183
Votes: 72
Comments: 9
Favorites: 0

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03/22/2015 02:36:41 PM
Superb image, Mark (8 from me). I love the old fashioned and leisurely appearance of your time traveler. I'm with Don thinking that this centered composition adds to the impact.
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03/20/2015 05:07:56 PM
I beg to differ. Tilting the camera differently, which is what jj suggested, might have worked or might not. Cropping out the bottom will only diminish this photo.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/19/2015 04:59:14 PM
Really nice, but too much wasted foreground space to give it more than a 7.
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03/19/2015 04:48:35 PM
Too perfect. Still, he does look like a time traveler.
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03/17/2015 06:34:05 PM
A grand classic revisited, fun and fetching. the dead center character is perfect there. A slight tilt up to get a little less pavement and a little more of this chicagoan massacre on top would not change much but would fit everything a little more neatly in the frame.
A great shot in any case. Was this staged?
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03/14/2015 10:25:07 PM
this feels like an ed clarke. the man is so solid, like a statue himself, in spite of his awkward pose.

I'm hanging this in my fantasy art gallery

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03/14/2015 08:37:53 AM
It's all in the legs.
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03/13/2015 10:13:34 PM
Public poseurs. Nice.
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03/13/2015 08:31:31 PM
what a capture!
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