Time is floating by like a river, the faster the older we get. This fleeting moment in time in an underpass has been captured from the platform of the train station in Colmar, France
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parvatibb (1295) 2014-02-02 11:40
Splendid POW! I like the addition of two ghostly figures.
willperrett (4785) 2014-02-03 0:55
I wonder if you know this photograph by Otto Steinert, taken in 1950? Steinert was one of the foremost "subjective photographers" of the middle of the last century, believing that the photograph should seek not just to document the world (he disliked documentary photography), but to be an expressive art. He believed that the photographer's creative intentions should take precedence over the motif and whatever social meanings might attach to it. Steinert's influence has been pervasive since.
Your intriguing photograph immediately brought Steinerts' image to mind. Hope you don't mind a small "lecture": it's what I used to teach...
Nicou (109564) 2014-02-03 1:00
géniale compo et vue ces deux personnage dans le flou qui avancent et ce rendu sur le pavage ces losange quelle vue.
Bravo et amitié
timecapturer (40144) 2014-02-03 2:40
imaginative and creative imagery this. A real sense of intrigue and executed superbly. Ghostly and wonderful too. Love it!
Have a good week - B.
Subhogen (3086) 2014-02-03 3:38
Love this artistic composition, the checkered floor has come out very well in monochrome. The hazy figures effectively suits your attempt to capture the fast moving time. A superb shot, thanks for sharing.
Silvio1953 (109172) 2014-02-03 6:22
Ciao Daniel, lovely and origimal B&W, splendid light and wonderful graphic, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio
annjackman (16463) 2014-02-03 6:54
I like this a lot. The two figures look like ghosts passing through. A creative shot - TFS.
Kind Regards, Ann
eldancer1 (22367) 2014-02-03 7:36
Very creative use of the slow speed to put human element in this composition, I like it especially in B&W. Good pov and nice details. WEll done, tfs.
Noel_Byrne (16131) 2014-02-03 9:21
A unique and haunting shot, by capturing these two ghostly figures in this beautiful frame, you have made a real eye catching shot. The black and white treatment is a beautiful idea too. The central decorative stone in the archway is beautifully positioned inside the frame.
Thanks as always
kasianowak (3752) 2014-02-04 6:17
Interesting image and you quite rightly make a reference to the passage of time here as it is clearly visible in the blurred silhouettes. Great idea to present it in b&w.
CLODO (27466) 2014-02-06 0:43
Well done! First of all, you looked for a scene, and then waited for the "actors" to come and play, the long exposure translating them in ghostly silhouettes.
John_F_Kennedy (41884) 2014-02-06 3:31
I love this black and white play with all these rhombus on the floor. A very well composed and beautiful photo.
mcmtanyel (7277) 2014-02-09 15:06
Beautiful patterns are captured in this photo. Motion blur on an otherwise a very sharp image looks remarkable, congratulations on your steady hands.
adores (32112) 2014-03-02 3:31
Original, with a good pov and a well thought composition! I like the graphism, the sense of motion ann the b&w!