August 6, 2011

REST OF AN OLD MAN




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91 comments:

  1. I wonder if he was aware that you were taking his picture. Maybe he was so intent on rest that nothing else mattered.

    SING A SONG OF SHADOWS

    Sing a song of shadows
    Taller than a tree!
    Sing a song of shadows
    Wider than the sea!
    Sing a song of shadows
    Dancing in the sun!
    Sing a song of shadows—
    Day is almost done!


    © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher

    Shadowy Bars

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  2. Superb B&W shadow shot for the day, Tatjana! I love your composition! Dramatic capture! Hope you have a lovely weekend!

    Sylvia

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  3. Beautiful shot! Love the sharp contrast and the composition.

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  4. A very striking composition!

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  5. Who's the shadow of the other? Fine photo.

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  6. Perfect shot for both B&W and SS! Great capture. Have a nice weekend. Mickie :)

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  7. It almost looks like he could be praying - a wonderful shot!

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  8. Wonderful shot. I'd frame this one.

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  9. I love this photo in B&W The photo speaks for itself.

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  10. This gentleman has worked hard all his years. Yet,in his long life, there is time to work and the time relax, to recharge. He obviously knows the time and place, and you have captured him perfectly in that perfect place!

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  11. beautifully captured mood. love the dramatic black and white.

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  12. Great graphic, very dramatic photograph!

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  13. A beautiful photo, Tatjana. Well done.
    — K

    Kay, Alberta, Canada
    An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

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  14. I like the strong contrasts in the shot

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  15. nice to rest with the sun at your back.

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  16. Nice shadows in this shot, the man and his shadow are framed with the shade from the trees!

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  17. Beautiful atmosphere in this monochrome moment! Love the thoughtful perspective of the old man!

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  18. What a wonderful photo. Is the man resting or having a moment of reflection?
    I know that the man is an older gentleman and is sitting down, but his shadow looks like a young boy standing.

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  19. You have some wonderful shots here! The black and white images with people and objects are striking. Thanks for your comment on my heron photo.

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  20. Thank you all for comments.
    Little explanation for this photo:
    This is an unknown old man who sat on the grass for a little rest. He didn't knew that I photographed him.
    Martim, on which shadow do you think? Shadow in front the old man is his shadow, on the left side is the shadow of a pole, and around there were many shadows of trees.
    There's something else about this photography, but more about that in next post :)

    Regards and best wishes for all

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  21. Simply beautifully captured & composed shot...lovely!

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  22. Wonderfully vulnerable shot.

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  23. Very touching indeed. Perfect entry for SSS. Thanks for dropping by.

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  24. what an amazing collection of beautiful photos you have in your blog! they truly say so much about you. I don't feel very comfortable taking black and white photos but I simply love your work. congrats :)

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  25. loved the contrasts, and the deep shadows. beautiful!

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  26. There's a story here begging to be told. Interesting that he chose not to sit in the shade to rest, but that gave you a wonderful shadow shot.

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  27. Wondering what thoughts are going through his mind. Very artful shot.

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  28. A very dramatic and compelling image!

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  29. Great shadows. Great shot!

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  30. thougtful and lovely photo- there's something about black and white that transcends color.

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  31. Beautiful. He seems to be praying.

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  32. Very simple image, but very effective!

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  33. A beautiful, thought provoking photo. You really know how to capture a moment.

    And thanks for your visit. I accidently linked up the wrong post to Shadow shot Sunday! Here is the correct link...
    http://emakesart.blogspot.com/2011/08/shadow-shot-sunday-church.html

    xoEsther

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  34. Beautifully done. The tonality is exquisite.

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  35. This photo is so incredibly "moving". I can almost hear the silence surrounding him along with almost seeing his faint movement as he breathes. Wonderful, oh so wonderful.

    HIDDEN SAND DOLLAR ...Happy Monday.

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  36. What a peaceful picture...
    Have a good week!

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  37. a beautiful photo
    very poignant

    thank you for visiting Isadora's birthday post

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  38. Oh man. What a fantastic image! It takes my breath away. Thank you for sharing it with us.

    Thanks too, for stopping by to say hi.

    Kathy M.

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  39. Lovely photo that tells a mysterious, touching story. Nicely done!

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  40. La primera fotografias és muy buena
    Enhorabuena
    SALUDOS

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  41. Wonderful shot full of emotion!

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  42. Thank you Tatyana for your comment on my blog! I looked through your last posts. Very nice pictures which make one's imagination work! I also noticed that you participate in Camera Critters meme. I link to CC from time to time. Should remember to do that more often. Have a good week!

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  43. a very moving photo, there is a story here!

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  44. Shows the power of solitude!

    TQ for vising n commenting on my post - Who Cares?

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  45. Very dramatic and full of mystery! Thanks for visiting my shadows.

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  46. I'm so glad you visited my blog and left a comment because it led me to your beautiful blog and photos! I will definitely be back! Have a good week.

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  47. Such a dramatic photo and love the caption! New follower here!

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  48. Very powerful shot - love the b/w effect!

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  49. Amazing atmosphere! Have a great day!

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  50. Terrific capture! I like the shadow..

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  51. oh....great shots, you have, dear

    I´m not an artist...you´re an artis..congrats


    I´ll be in Skopje next week.
    Thank you very much for you stopping by my blog.

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  52. Full of atmosphere ! beautiful !

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  53. Very dramatic. Love the shadows around the old man.
    Thanks for dropping by...

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  54. Fantastic - you really framed him perfectly.

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  55. A very clever photo Tatjana

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  56. A beautiful shot in monochrome, I really like the perspective.

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  57. Your work takes breath away !

    Very impressed. Please have a good Thursday.

    daily athens

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  58. Wonderful B&W!
    Thanks for sharing. And thanks for visiting and taking the time to comment;o)

    ***
    Hope you are having a nice and happy week****

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  59. It is a privilege to be here. Thank you.

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  60. Your work is lovely, thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving such a kind comment :o)

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  61. Lovely shot of the man and his shadow.

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  62. Just beautiful. This photo tells a story.

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  63. Your photo gallery is superb! I have to admit I am loving the black and white photos now!

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  64. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Your photos are incredible!

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  65. Tatjana - I am so glad I stumbled here at your blog and saw your AMAZING SHOTS! This is one of my favorites! You captured it with so much emotion yet it is still up to us how we interpret the feeling of this photo and the Old Man! Great Job!

    Steven^^

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  66. Thank you for your nice comment on my blog. Your photography is magnificent. MB

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  67. Wonderful composition and value arrangement! I love B&W, everything is stripped to its essence. Thanks for stopping by :)

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  68. Such a sweet picture (and being in his age category ;>)) I understand the need for a rest!

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  69. Una foto hermosísima. Enhorabuena

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  70. Lovely shot..really great.
    Thx for visiting my place and welcome back.

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  71. Thank you for the compliments on my photo's, but I think I', watching a better photographer on this blog! Beautiful pictures.

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  72. Enjoyed several of your posts/photos.. I'll be back

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  73. I really like the concept...pretty! great shot by the way.

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  74. That is a very dramatic photo, very nice!!

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  75. Thank you for your nice greeting last week.
    I have admired your pictures, and this one of the old man captured my heart in a special way.

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  76. Lovely shadow shot. Thanks for swinging by my blog!

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  77. Thank you for sharing
    This fabulous work with us
    Good creations

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  78. You do beautiful photography. He must love his donkey very much, maybe it is all he has.

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  79. This photo certainly captured my attention!!

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  80. Hi I really like your use of shadows, your work is excellent!!

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  81. Magnificent play of light and shadows. Greetings.

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