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© Shawn Palmquist
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Photo Info
UploadedJuly 2, 2009
TakenFebruary 1, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D300
Exposure5 sec at f/13
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length18 mm
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There are different types of emotions that can be involved with anticipation... at its best we love to anticipate great things happening... on the other hand we can't avoid that other type of anticipation that rears its ugly head; that being when we are anticipating and incessantly worrying that things will NOT go according to plan.

30 responses

  • Melvin Caraan

    Melvin Caraan gave props (1 Jul 2009):

    love it! nice composition!

  • Melissa

    Melissa (Deleted) gave props (2 Jul 2009):

    I agree!

  • Erich Kesse

    Erich Kesse gave props (2 Jul 2009):

    an excellent portrait of an emotion!

  • Bruce Baker

    Bruce Baker   gave props (2 Jul 2009):

    This is amazing! Well done!

  • Aaron Mythen

    Aaron Mythen gave props (2 Jul 2009):

    Very nicely done you have captured emotion very well in this shot!!

  • Daniel Angeles

    Daniel Angeles gave props (4 Jul 2009):

    Amazing mood and emotion, excellent shot.

  • celeste pascual

    celeste pascual gave props (5 Jul 2009):

    Intense! this is great.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (5 Jul 2009):

    This is awesome!! Waiting for the ax to fall is a definate emotion around here.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (7 Jul 2009):

    You brilliantly captured the stressful sort of anticipation through tones, lighting, and body language. Bravo!

  • Wagninho Pau

    Wagninho Pau said (8 Jul 2009):

    awesome light and colour, nice capture!!

  • Stephanie Smith!

    Stephanie Smith! gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    Your whole photostream is amazing, you're an amazing photographer and this shot definitely proves that.

  • Allen Freeman

    Allen Freeman gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    also a nice silhouette image.

  • ♥ Cairenn ♥

    ♥ Cairenn ♥ said (12 Jul 2009):

    a Great Emotional Capture -

  • Chibelle

    Chibelle said (28 Jul 2009):

    i love the emotion in this.

  • Robin Goldson-Forgo

    Robin Goldson-Forgo gave props (3 Aug 2009):

    the color and light define the moment, fantastic

  • Jason Felip

    Jason Felip gave props (8 Aug 2009):

    mundane surroundings with ethereal lighting. great.

  • Antonio Ruiz

    Antonio Ruiz (Deleted) gave props (26 Dec 2009):

    very nice light. Great Shot

  • Kel Casey

    Kel Casey gave props (27 Jan 2010):

    Love it. So moody and beautiful.

  • Cheryl Castilleja

    Cheryl Castilleja gave props (1 Mar 2010):

    This is wonderful. Awesome shot.

  • Jeff Ebner

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  • Julien Maury

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  • sandeep mishra

    sandeep mishra gave props (9 Oct 2010):

    brilliant stufff

  • Adam Reilly

    Adam Reilly said (10 Oct 2010):

    A much appreciated photo

  • Bernard Reznicek

    Bernard Reznicek gave props (21 Dec 2010):

    Great view with the camera on this. I like the light flow and subject position.

  • Daniel Diaz

    Daniel Diaz gave props (22 Dec 2010):

    love the light!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (9 Feb 2011):


  • Irvin Kelly

    Irvin Kelly (Deleted) gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    Love this.

  • misha otaared

    misha otaared gave props (31 Mar 2011):

    very nice work, shawn -- well thought out and captured

  • Mariza Papadimitriou

    Mariza Papadimitriou gave props (25 Jul 2011):

    simply...amazing shot

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira gave props (29 Aug 2011):

    Amazing shot...Good Job!

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