Photo Essay

Take A Seat

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I can't exactly say what the attraction is. I'm not sure that seen outside of the camera frame there's anything that would ever make them memorable. But somehow, someway, an image of a lonely chair or bench can stop me cold.

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19 responses

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley gave props (26 Mar 2012):

    They stopped me cold too. A beautifully executed essay Mike!

  • Rajeev Jadhav

    Rajeev Jadhav gave props (27 Mar 2012):

    different subject nice presentation my vote

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (28 Mar 2012):

    Awesome.......very interesting and well captured assortment....V

  • Cory Nabors

    Cory Nabors (Deleted) gave props (29 Mar 2012):

    There is an old recliner sitting on the side of the road along my commute. I stare at it every day. I am determined to make time to stop and snap it.

  • JPG

    JPG gave props (2 Apr 2012):

    Story of the Week!

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (2 Apr 2012):

    congrats on story of the week - my vote!

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (2 Apr 2012):

    and the new theme..."Inspired by this week's featured Story of the Week: Take A Seat by Mike Melnotte" - congrats again!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (2 Apr 2012):

    Congrats. So well deserved. Love each of these images.

  • Mike Melnotte

    Mike Melnotte said (2 Apr 2012):

    Thanks so much!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (3 Apr 2012):

    Hell YEAH! Rad!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (3 Apr 2012):

    Congrats on making Story of the Week!

  • Harsh Wardhan

    Harsh Wardhan said (3 Apr 2012):


  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (3 Apr 2012):

    This is an awesome photo essay! Congratulations!!

  • Deb Exteen

    Deb Exteen (Deleted) gave props (3 Apr 2012):

    Awesomw! Awesome! Awesome! Great story and great photos! Congrats!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (3 Apr 2012):

    You succeeded my friend, congratulations on making "Story of the Week", a well deserved distinction.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (3 Apr 2012):

    congrats Mike. Great photos and story!

  • Carol Holmes

    Carol Holmes gave props (5 Apr 2012):

    Congratulations, Mike on Story of the Week! Well deserved!


    ROCIO GUILLEN gave props (8 Apr 2012):

    Very interesting essay Mike! Congratulations!

  • Swati Prasad Siddharth

    Swati Prasad Siddharth said (9 Apr 2012):

    Sitting in my own favorite chair and reading this essay ... It's beautiful ... Thank-you for sharing.

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