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© Sharon Wish
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UploadedApril 2, 2010
TakenDecember 30, 2007
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D70
Exposure1/250 sec at f/6.7
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length18 mm
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Long shadows and faceless people have always been a fascination of mine. Henri Cartier-Bresson has shown me that the world can be seen as one feels it, and not necessarily as it is seen. He has inspired me to look beyond what is in front of me, and instead to look within.

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  • Blair N

    Blair N gave props (2 Apr 2010):


  • G. Downie

    G. Downie gave props (2 Apr 2010):

    Sharon, this is just soooo good. The light shining between that couple, the dark tones, the shadows......beautiful work.

  • Charles Gossett

    Charles Gossett (Deleted) gave props (2 Apr 2010):

    Wonderful image,

  • Kevin Kott

    Kevin Kott (Deleted) gave props (2 Apr 2010):


  • Christine Lebrasseur

    Christine Lebrasseur gave props (3 Apr 2010):

    Great composition Sharon, congratulations

  • Julien Maury

    Julien Maury gave props (3 Apr 2010):

    super shot, really good for the cartier bresson theme, couldn't be more "in" Sharon

  • Liz El

    Liz El said (3 Apr 2010):

    Like this comp a lot! Especially with the shadows!

  • Zack Saunders

    Zack Saunders said (8 Apr 2010):

    Nice, this is one of the few that is not trying to imitate Bresson, but learn from him.

  • Denise Cicuto

    Denise Cicuto gave props (8 Apr 2010):

    Beautiful picture and sentiment about Cartier-Bresson. I have had this quote of his as my email sig file for as long as I've had email. You may recognize it: "To take photographs means to recognize-simultaneously and within a fraction of a second-both the fact itself and the rigorous organization of visually perceived forms that give it meaning. It is putting one's head, one's eye and one's heart on the same axis. It's a way of life." - Henri Cartier-Bresson, 1976

  • William Cruces

    William Cruces said (10 Jun 2010):

    I definately feel this shot. Love the mood , it seems like Autumn. Love it.

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