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Shukugawa Crossing

Posted by
Daryl Johnson (Worcester Park, United Kingdom) on 10 April 2007 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

Maybe a companion piece to this one...

The following text is for people interested in participating in the next Am3 theme project. Read, and feel free to copy and paste this text on your own image page once you have the details...Information obtained from Damon Schreiber's Photoblog

"Ok, here's how the next theme's going to work. I want it to be open to anyone, but there's a catch: if you comment on my photos until the middle of April, I'll send you the details (Aminus3 members only naturally). Then once you have them, you can pass them along to anyone who comments on your photos. This way, we can play a fun game of whispers, and see what we come up with at the end. Of course, you can let me know if you're not interested."

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Putter from Belgium

Very good one Daroru! Great subject and perfect B/W treatment!

10 Apr 2007 7:00am

@Putter: Thanks Putter!

Bronnie from Christchurch, New Zealand

Wonderful Daroru. Love the treatment you've given it, and the composition is great.

10 Apr 2007 7:31am

@Bronnie: Cheers Bronnie!

Behrooz from Tehran, Iran

I like it B&W. Great moment!

10 Apr 2007 8:52am

@Behrooz: Thank you Behrooz!

Kheoh Yee Wei from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Would have been even better if you included more space for above but this is still nice,well done

10 Apr 2007 3:35pm

@Kheoh Yee Wei: Cheers Wei!

Rui Borges from Sintra, Portugal

I like it, even in the thumbnail version... ;-)

10 Apr 2007 4:16pm

@Rui Borges: Hah! Cheers Rui!

Craiger from Vacaville, California, United States

Very well done!

10 Apr 2007 5:19pm

@Craiger: Thank you Craiger!

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

a delicate shot, well framed, bravo

10 Apr 2007 6:33pm

@Dimitrios: Cheers Dimitrios!

Calcifer from Prague, Czech Republic

Great pic telling a story.
I like the way everybody is focusing on the steps ;-)

14 Apr 2007 10:33pm

@Calcifer: Thanks Calcifer. A good way to take photos of people without them noticing!

Mike Cash from Kiryu, Japan

A very well-converted b&w image with crisp tones. Grandma looks like she's hitting the onset of osteoporosis. Wonder how many more years she'll be able to chance something like this. All the concrete reminds me of a sign I saw the other day, and one which I wondered if any other country in the world could put up, let alone one which professes such a profound connection with nature: "River Under Construction".

15 Apr 2007 1:46am

@Mike Cash: I know Mike... I remember reading about this 'phenomenon' in Japan, and how it's a bit of a money-spinner for the construction industry and ministry. But I think people are getting to the end of their tether with that kind of behaviour. Unfortunately the damage seems to be mostly done regarding Japan's rivers. Never mind the esthetic side of things, wonder what the environmental consequences will be? Concrete doesn't soak up excess river flow like a natural river bank does...