18 March 2007

Looking out...Gazing back

I took this photograph while I was "going-walk-about" in San Francisco last December. The giant B+W portrait in the window caught my eye, but the people gazing up at it as they walked by was the story I was trying to catch. [P.S. This is one of those shots where it's best seen full-size].


Obsidian 19 March, 2007 11:53  

I like the way in which the bystanders are caught but without detracting from the main focus of the image. I also like the tonality of teh shot, too. Great composition all round and with a sense of narrative, too.

Kelly Steele 20 March, 2007 06:28  

I usually don't like selective desat, but, I think it works great here. I like the feel of this. Both polished (large poster framed in gold) and gritty (everything else b&w) at the same time. Well done!

puzzled 20 March, 2007 10:50  

Yeah, well done! I like the graininess or grit of the whole thing - and you're right, it's much better viewed full size. Nice!

T-Mayer 21 March, 2007 11:26  

I love how Abercrombe and Fitch has those larger than life people shots on their stores. I have admired them for a long time.

Konrad 24 March, 2007 22:50  

The people walking by really add a sense of scale to the poster, which would have been otherwise lost. This shot really does need to be seen full to be able to appreciate the details.


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Terra Photography specializes in bold + elegant lifestyle portrait photography, as well as Hawaii destination weddings. I also offer stock landscape & nature images.

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