All along the Venice Beach Boardwalk there were market stalls, trying to sell us tourists everything from "your name on a grain of rice" to "5 pair of socks for $5" - via caps, t-shirts and necklaces. Forseeable and recognizable from almost every "Summer paradize" or "Summer festival" also in Sweden, so I went looking for any differences (it was a cold sea breeze blowing that day).
Eventually I found this little booth selling mistmakers together with all kinds of "stuff" in a mishmash. Lovely!
Post pro: Cropped; brightness +15 & contrast +10; used burn tool on description paper; resized; unsharp mask 120/0,7/5; framed and saved for Web.
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digi-mom (1064) 2004-03-05 13:51
This is a cute scene, and I like your title - it goes so well with your note. I think you did good work in the post p. too, considering the bright sun and dark shadows. I wish the title "Mistmakers" was even easier to read. It's very neatly centered - not so "artisic", but nicely done.
sunny (3068) 2004-03-06 3:20
A very interesting and amusing composition! I like the way you included in it the mist and the handwritten note. The prevailing cold colours, together with scarce light and the rising mist give a special mystical impression. I like it!
orme (7205) 2004-03-06 21:50
A great composition, Kaj, with a wonderful mixture of colours. I especially like the blue dish behind the sign. The dark background helps to highlight the steam and the touch of light on the foreground objects. Good note.
cloverstar (0) 2004-03-08 15:01
You have managed to capture the mist very well. Good colours, and well seen.
- Copyright: Kaj Nordstrom (kajenn) (2406)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2003-04-03
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Olympus C-2000Z
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Southern California in Spring 2003
- Theme(s): Still life in real life [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2004-03-04 21:59