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Bad Vibes at Meanwhile Park by ash Bad Vibes at Meanwhile Park by ash
This last Saturday I foolishly retraced my footsteps from the previous weekend, aiming to have another go at several shots which previously didn't work out as I had hoped. For my sins the light was terrible, and the pile of rubble in front of graffiti-covered wall I had caught three buses to reach had been moved by some inconsiderate builders! Then at the skatepark I watched an all out confrontation between a bunch of 20-something skaters and a young brat-faced Essex kid with attitude on a bike, forgetting to take any shots until it was really all over. So all in all, not a great day's photography :) (Smile) In an attempt to console myself I'm submitting this picture of a different kid, which is one of the only shots which even kinda worked. His nervous glance in the gloomy grey light sums up the whole day.

Meanwhile Park, London, September 2002
Canon EOS 300, Fuji Neopan 400, lab, scanned neg
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Dunuo-Coeptus Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2004
goddamn skaters. always up to no good. . . hehe. this shot is great. i like the story that goes with it, but it leaves you to imagine any story youd like. his expression is what makes this shot.
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mclaranium Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2002
ABSOLUT black and white Absolut Deviant! was this boy bother or telling you something about the WHY you take him in a pic?
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urbanparadox Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2002
i love that picture
i like the feel and all...
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lord-zany Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2002
that's a great shot, i like that
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narang99 Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2002
A-Yo
I went to the sep 11th thing at st pauls, think i got some good photos, the light to sucked..
Anyways, i like the experssion alot,
I find that to,i'll keep going back to the location trying to do the same thing,lol
Very good joulistic photo! one i would be proud of have taken..
It realy stuipd why ppl fight...............
We are here for a very short time..............
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misteriddles Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2002   Photographer
For me it's all in the lad's expression - like he's surprised amd wondering whether to leave.
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ash Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2002
I had a feeling that would confuse people -- "20-something" refers to their ages not their number :) (Smile) there were only about 3 of them
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dougbtn Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2002  Professional Photographer
At least you stayed, if I saw 20 of them kicking off, I would have left quickly LOL
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kalayl Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2002
Kinda makes ya wish you could just conjure some scene up sometimes huh. I wish I knew what he was looking at, it intrigues me. Nice shot.
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between-balance Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2002
awesome photo
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earther Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2002
Damn Essex Sluts!
No wait. it was a young boy, right?
Bahhh, i dont care, they're all a buncha sluts!

;) (Wink)

But seriously, i've had a run in or 2 with several Essex girlies, and IT IS true what they say...

Ack, the shot, sorry to hear that you didnt get to photog that fabulous pile of rubble, but this one turned out nice. Is that the same bike from last week?
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katya Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2002   Traditional Artist
Yeah, I would imaging that would sum up the day. Nice photograph though. I don't see how you can go wrong:) (Smile)
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