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Street Crossing, Umeda

Posted by
Daryl Johnson (Worcester Park, United Kingdom) on 6 March 2007 in Cityscape & Urban.

I apologise in advance if I'm tardy with commenting on your blogs or returning comments during the week... I will get to you though!

Still from Valence, France

Interesting image!

6 Mar 2007 7:50am

@Still: Cheers Still.

Lazy Aussie from Perth, Australia

You know D, I almost prefer the crop made by the thumbnail which leaves the closest feet top right but cuts the rest. But that might just be me.

6 Mar 2007 11:14am

@Lazy Aussie: You know, I thought the same thing when I saw it! I'm going to have a go...

Jerry from Tampa, United States

Love the perspective! Grand tones in this b/w - well done Daroru!

6 Mar 2007 11:59am

@Jerry: Thanks a lot Jerry!

Marwan from Rolle, Switzerland

interesting angle, i like the cracks in the sidewalk but maybe a little too contrasted for my taste.

6 Mar 2007 1:29pm

@Marwan: Yeah, I do tend to go for the high contrast. I don't want my pictures to look overly processed but it's all kind of guesswork for me at the moment...

Damon Schreiber from Toronto, Canada

I'm with Lazy Aussie here, I think its a great idea, and one that I think would make the high contrast really pay off.

6 Mar 2007 5:29pm

@Damon Schreiber: Cheers Damon. I'm going to check it out...

Craig Persel from Montreal, Canada

Excellent. Love the graphic punch.

6 Mar 2007 8:21pm

@Craig Persel: Thanks Craig.

filipe franco from Lagoa, Azores, Portugal

wonderfully captured, good shot !

6 Mar 2007 8:26pm

@filipe franco: Thanks filipe.

frank from amadora, Portugal

good perspective, well done.

6 Mar 2007 11:16pm

@frank: Cheers frank!

gphickey from United States

The high contrast turns the figures into mear silouettes. The white stripes contrast nicely and the cracks in the pavement lead the eyes back into the image. If the cracks were not there the white stripes would keep trying to drag the eyes sideways out of the frame. A long winded way to say I think it's perfect!

7 Mar 2007 1:19am

@gphickey: Thank you gphickey, glad you liked it!

Michael Zhang from New York City, United States

Yes I agree, the contrast of the white stripes is highly effective here.

7 Mar 2007 3:49am

@Michael Zhang: Cheers Michael.

Kukushka from Toronto, Canada

I know people have said it before - but the perspective and the idea are great!

7 Mar 2007 5:05am

@Kukushka: Thank you Kukushka!

Alfredo J. Martiz J. from Tokyo, Japan

Nice Idea and Perspective, great in B&W!

9 Mar 2007 12:46am

@Alfredo J. Martiz J.: Thanks Alfredo!

Mike Cash from Kiryu, Japan

Very well taken and very well processed.

11 Mar 2007 10:38am

@Mike Cash: Cheers Mike.

Sathiyan from Bangalore, India

Different perspective. Love it!

12 Mar 2007 11:33am

@Sathiyan: Thank you Sathiyan!

Evi from Athens, Greece

Love it, Daroru, quite artistic.

10 Apr 2007 2:43pm

@Evi: Thank you Evi!

Inès from Belgium

Cool, I like this perspective !

15 Apr 2007 3:00pm

@Inès: Thanks very much Ines!

Anup Payyakkil from Bangalore, India

Lovely B&W

3 May 2007 9:51am

@Anup Payyakkil: Cheers Anup!

caratteraccio from Sala al Barro, Italy


21 Jan 2008 12:03pm

@caratteraccio: Merci caratteraccio!