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Friendship - 2

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Harmony in perfect duos never ends. It's precious.
This is a photo I recently took while I was walking in
the streets of Sousse, in Tunisia. These two boys just
came at the good moment.

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1000x886px 447.33 KB
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Shutter Speed
1/50 second
Focal Length
47 mm
ISO Speed
Date Taken
Nov 21, 2011, 11:38:43 AM
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Manlarr's avatar
:star::star::star::star::star: Overall
:star::star::star::star::star: Vision
:star::star::star::star::star: Originality
:star::star::star::star::star: Technique
:star::star::star::star::star: Impact

The first thing I see is excellent depth of field use. The composition is strong with emphasis on the subject and the very positive expressions. The second thing that struck me is how this is a wonderful example of a decisive moment. Much as how Bresson captured everyday life in his work revealed this same type of photography. The boys faces are perfectly lit and the expressions are great. The hand gestures as well were perfectly timed. It leaves me with the feeling that any other moment would not have produced the same result. Also the couple in the background, out of focus and backlit, play beautufully against the subject, balancing the composition and adding to the positive effect of the picture. A subtle and warm photography with great thought and effective technique. I see no reason for less than five stars in every way.
JackieStarSister's avatar
Wow, this picture is fantastic! You captured it at just the right moment for both duos.
gzairborne's avatar
it's a fantastic photo. agree with the crit by Manlarr... the out of focus couple pushes this piece into the genial category.
carebear2242's avatar
my favorite part is the people in the background holding hands
JeanChr1stophe's avatar
I was thinking the same thing
FatalSloth's avatar
the people in the background, so cute x D
kokinomala's avatar
Neeschka's avatar
naww (: this is so cute and great *_*
Sounddrive's avatar
This is just excellent timing!
thebigjb's avatar
The first thing that caught my eye were the two boys in the front, of course. But then I studied the image a bit more and realized that the two in the back are also exhibiting characteristics of friendship. I hadn't read your comment yet where you say "duos" so I didn't look for it as I was looking over the piece.

I think the depth of field contributes to the subtlety of the couple in the background and makes the title that much more profound.
holly-bleu's avatar
I love this photograph, there is a different emotion on the background and the foreground
kediiiiiii's avatar
what a wonderful life (=
Edlunnd's avatar
Nice picture :)
Cyluho's avatar
Great picture =)
Manlarr's avatar
Awesome!! You have such a wonderful eye for photography. This is great :clap:
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toonham's avatar
Very crisp shot! Excellent work!
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