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vab
Love the angle and the lighting. Very different. Love her cuddly toy that she is gripping so tightly. Her windswept hair gives a feeling that a little panic has set in because she can't see Mum. Viv
#1 Mon July 28, 2008 9:54pm

Nigel C Young
This takes me back to the mid-sixties. My Grandfather and I were out shopping. I was talking away to him when I looked up and discovered that I was chopsing to a total stranger. Panic! I'll never forget it. The stark shadows accentuate the feeling of menace.
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#2 Mon July 28, 2008 10:26pm

Oly_M
this is a photograph with 'feel'. The shadow needs to be in full.. it can be done I'm sure.. you can do anything. Just needs to be extended a whole strip on left. Super work
"The poetry of photography will always be more important than the mechanics of the camera..." - J-H. Lartigue
#3 Mon July 28, 2008 10:30pm

Nigel C Young
Aye..I go along with Oly...a full shadow from the girl would really give it that extra ooomph! The sense of movent in the head swinging in search of safety is really well caught. I love it!
Nigel.
#4 Mon July 28, 2008 10:34pm

vab
I intended to add that fence shadow is VERY menacing. Viv
#5 Mon July 28, 2008 10:35pm

Nigel C Young
It is, isn't it, Viv? A bloody good shot!
Nigel.
#6 Mon July 28, 2008 10:39pm

Amandart
This is a bleedin' bloody good shot, I'd say. Smile!
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#7 Mon July 28, 2008 10:57pm

richard crowe
i like the comp. I agree that a complete shadow would add that bit extra. Also, I think I would like to see it in b&w instead of colour.
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#8 Tue July 29, 2008 12:15am

Mundschenk
Maggi:


Excellent interaction of rectangular patterns on a diagonal - intensifies a sense of fear.
The stuffed animal adds to it. I hope mom was just a few feet away!!


Great shot!! Smile Russ
#9 Tue July 29, 2008 12:26am

chappo1
Nice image Maggi...I also like the shadow effects that the others have commented on...john
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#10 Tue July 29, 2008 6:17am

Jogi
Great shot, and i agree with Richard , it would be interesting to see it in b&w.
'There is no point pressing the shutter unless you are making some caustic comment on the incongruities of life. That is what photography is all about. It is the only reason for doing it.'......Philip Jones Griffiths

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#11 Tue July 29, 2008 7:15am

phototoad
Thanks for looking....I am her Grandma who was right there and as everyone knows, one grandma makes up for ten Mums! LOL I prefer the color myself. The stuffed animal is Wolfers, her constant companion. The was taken in Bright sunlight and darkened for effect.
~In His Love~ Maggi D
For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.
Romans 1:16
#12 Tue July 29, 2008 10:32am

D.Newkirk
This really tells the story! Wonderful shot with drama! I like Wolfers too! Smile! Daenna
#13 Tue July 29, 2008 4:09pm

fluffy
Have looked at them both Maggi.....I think I prefer this one...both are great.....she does have a strong hold of Wolfers in her time of anxiety!.....glad you were right there!....she is a little sweetheart! Smile....Alan
Its nice that you are getting out and about...how's your neck?...getting better now?
#14 Wed July 30, 2008 2:56am

phototoad
Thanks Daenna and Alan, it comes and goes Alan, good days and bad days. Did too much yesterday and paying for it today!
~In His Love~ Maggi D
For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.
Romans 1:16
#15 Thu July 31, 2008 2:05pm




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