portraits of strangers/the modern date

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© jen bellefleur
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UploadedMay 30, 2010
TakenMay 30, 2010
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS REBEL T1i
Exposure1/160 sec at f/1.8
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Focal Length85 mm
ISO1600
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candid.......and yes, they were on a date--i asked!

49 responses

  • P. Michael Bodigor

    P. Michael Bodigor gave props (29 May 2010):

    You could have also titled it , "The Art Of Communication". Nice photo of whats becoming a common scene.

  • Mig

    Mig said (29 May 2010):

    they are so totally into one another

  • Judy Abolafya

    Judy Abolafya (Deleted) said (30 May 2010):

    I know married couples who do this every day in their own home. crazy.

    great shot though!

  • Bruce Miller

    Bruce Miller (Deleted) said (30 May 2010):

    It really is a different world. Our culture has become sort of schizotypal. People seem detached from their environments and so into techno dialoguing. Can you imagine if some natural disaster made communication with cell phones and computers impossible for a few days. What kind of social chaos would ensue. Conversations would be face to face. I wonder if everyone wold discover that they had become social phobics.

  • Llorenç Rosanes

    Llorenç Rosanes (Deleted) said (30 May 2010):

    It's probable that they are speaking one with other and do not know it.

  • Rosemarie Ouellette

    Rosemarie Ouellette (Deleted) said (30 May 2010):

    I love the comment above. Yes, they might be "hooking up" in a dating site, who knows?

    Great statement on 'today'.

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (30 May 2010):

    I bet they're e-mailing/pm'ing each other.....!?!

  • Bruce Baker

    Bruce Baker   gave props (30 May 2010):

    This is such a perfect statement about our techno/asocial society.

  • JojoH

    JojoH (Deleted) gave props (30 May 2010):

    Ditto one and all of the above!

  • Tricia Louvar

    Tricia Louvar said (30 May 2010):

    i hope they're skyping one another...those are the best dates. ;-)

  • christopher kontoes

    christopher kontoes (Deleted) said (31 May 2010):

    this is fucking amazing. echo.

  • Minno Ramírez Terrón

    Minno Ramírez Terrón gave props (31 May 2010):

    looks like they have the same likes!!! :-)

  • Maria Mutch

    Maria Mutch (Deleted) gave props (1 Jun 2010):

    Awesome--hilarious/sad; what is the saying? You know you're comfortable when you don't have to speak...

  • Yves Reeves

    Yves Reeves gave props (3 Jun 2010):

    Fabulous

  • Pamela Haberman

    Pamela Haberman said (4 Jun 2010):

    The mouth will become another cheek (no longer used), fingers will fuse together (only need thumbs to text), one eye in the middle of the forehead (better to see the screen), and the legs will drop off (only takes an ass to "Fritter" and "Wastebook"). Nicely done, Jen.

  • Judy Abolafya

    Judy Abolafya (Deleted) gave props (4 Jun 2010):

    voted!

  • JojoH

    JojoH (Deleted) said (4 Jun 2010):

    back to vote!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (6 Jun 2010):

    Brilliant and so true you have my vote my friend!

  • christopher kontoes

    christopher kontoes (Deleted) said (7 Jun 2010):

    voted. some echo. lyrical. well seen.

  • Mark Nelson

    Mark Nelson (Deleted) gave props (8 Jun 2010):

    voted!!!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (8 Jun 2010):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (9 Jun 2010):

    Did they split the screen?

  • Euge Ang

    Euge Ang gave props (15 Jun 2010):

    hilarious and so true...got my vote!

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (15 Jun 2010):

    BTV......fabulous ~ !!! :)

  • Kevin Kott

    Kevin Kott (Deleted) gave props (15 Jun 2010):

    My vote!!!

  • Carol Holmes

    Carol Holmes gave props (15 Jun 2010):

    Fab! *VOTED* Love the composition, color, and concept! Excellent for that theme!

  • Petra

    Petra (Deleted) gave props (16 Jun 2010):

    Ahh! :)

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (19 Jun 2010):

    Perfect for the theme!! Voted

  • Kathleen Mercado

    Kathleen Mercado (Deleted) said (21 Jun 2010):

    LOL at Mig's comment. I was out at a restaurant the other night. The couple sat there through this dinner on their iphones, either texting or talking on the phones the entire meal...I so don't get it...my vote.

  • Debrah Leonard

    Debrah Leonard (Deleted) gave props (24 Jun 2010):

    voting! great candid.... I've often wondered if this group of jpgers got together - would we be able to stay off the computer?

  • Richard Bruns

    Richard Bruns said (25 Jun 2010):

    Terrifically innovative interpretation and photo catch. Well done.

  • Luke Everett

    Luke Everett gave props (26 Jun 2010):

    Noooooooo........ man, glad I'm married! I would get so lost!! At least maybe when my daughter starts dating she may not even leave the house until she really knows a guy :-p Excellent shot and entry! A common for you! my vote

  • christopher kontoes

    christopher kontoes (Deleted) said (30 Jun 2010):

    loved. voted.

  • Kevin House

    Kevin House gave props (10 Jul 2010):

    awesome, voted

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (19 Jul 2010):

    so wrong but so true, so commom and become normal. Voted!

  • jan-louise haller

    jan-louise haller gave props (22 Jul 2010):

    Perfect for our MODERN times !

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz gave props (23 Jul 2010):

    Great photo of the times -- voted!

  • Muhammad Qurban

    Muhammad Qurban gave props (24 Jul 2010):

    great timing awesome shoot love the colors

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (27 Jul 2010):

    OMG! Excellent. Voted.

  • Mary VanSinclair

    Mary VanSinclair gave props (6 Aug 2010):

    So sad ... but so true. I never would have pegged them as being on a date. Oh well, I guess it's hard to hold hands when you're typing. Voted yes, yes, yes. Perfect entry for the theme.

  • conchita. del. mundo.

    conchita. del. mundo. gave props (8 Aug 2010):

    very nice choice for the theme.

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes said (10 Aug 2010):

    Indeed, the civilised countries do not have a life anymore, most of the time people are behind screens, my vote!

  • Antje Woolum

    Antje Woolum (Deleted) gave props (15 Aug 2010):

    Excellent!!!

  • Paul Andrews

    Paul Andrews gave props (24 Aug 2010):

    that is utterly fantastic - more so because they were actually on a date (or should it be called datum)

  • Lisa Toleno

    Lisa Toleno (Deleted) gave props (24 Aug 2010):

    So cool!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (26 Aug 2010):

    sign of our times. my vote!

  • ! Mario Scattoloni ¡

    ! Mario Scattoloni ¡ gave props (13 Sep 2010):

    Gr8 1 & vot´d & fav´d.

  • Aelica

    Aelica (Deleted) said (15 Sep 2010):

    It's kind of surreal that they were on a date...I think your entry perfectly fits today "urban style", well done! Voted!

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