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These two shots were taken on the same road. Some local kid came up and asked me why I was taking a picture of that building, so I told him that I liked the look of the tree, and the way the leaves lay on the steps. He looked at me strangely and walked away.

Southwark, London, November 2002
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ghostchild Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2002
A very nice photo. You are right the tree and the leaves on the doorstep make it quite an interesting picture.
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ladida Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2002
i don't know why i have this thought, but it seems to me like the tree has taken all the life from this house, from the tenants.. or maybe trying to...
i like the picture cause it seems mysterious to my eyes and mind
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misteriddles Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2002   Photographer
cooool
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ash Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2002
dope? gear? there's obviously more to this course than I realised .. :) (Smile)
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narang99 Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2002
Oh well, he probley belives in father critsmas, you should of told he is't real, and watch him cry!!!!!
ha ha ha, very good contrast, we would call this a printers neagtive, cause you could get a very good print out of it, you allready have,No distortion at all. You wont belive the amount of fucking work, they are giveing us, I have to do pro looking jobs, now :( (Sad) i have to use reflectors, but we get to use medium fomat cameras.......
I need a camera assistent.....
The amount of dope gear we get,is wicked.....
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acrophile Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2002   Photographer
Kong and I generally share the same opinions so I'll just say that I know what you mean about people giving you odd looks. It's worse when you're downtown and people walk/drive by and just stare, lol, "what the hell is that guy doing???"

Cheers ash, haven't sneezed on you in a while...

Sneeze

hehehe.... Time to haul ass out of here!
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king-kong Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2002   Photographer
i think that's by far one of the best descriptions, or, way of saying why you chose a photograph, i've ever seen.

now, moving on :) (Smile)

I love the off center nature of both, allowing you to capture both the tree, and its fallen members ;) (Wink)

as always, technically your photo is perfect, but then again when have you not had one.

-c
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selahhesed Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2002   Photographer
Incredible contrast
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spoco2 Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2002
I like the lopsidedness to the right, with the curved tree adding to it... :) (Smile)
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ruchti Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2002   Photographer
Lovely... intricate detail, nice contrast, and wonderfully arranged. Nice work.
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verunec Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2002
Hahahahaha. Wonderful story behind.
You know, I have less problems now that I'm shooting people rather than when I practise architecture photography. A guy with a big tripod who spend 10 minutes around the camera is more worrying than a invisible and quick hunter, of course. The owners of the buildings always ask me if I work for the municipality and they often assure me that their buidings are regular with taxes and laws. That's really funny! Architecture photography seems to be really invasive.
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movie-wizard Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2002   Photographer
The Switch between colors is great in this shot! ;) (Wink)
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