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© Michael Asaro
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Submitted to Best of 2010

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Photo license: © All rights reserved

A Pedestrian walks on the sidewalk as leaves,wet grounds and shadow add a lot to this shot!

I was a top a ramp garage and waited patiently, 2 hours to be exact for someone to walk by with a colorful umbrella to accent the elements in the photograph. My patience paid off.

172 responses

  • christopher kontoes

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

    special work. resonant.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker gave props (8 Aug 2010):

    super shot!

  • Jonathan Bratter

    Jonathan Bratter gave props (10 Aug 2010):

    fantastic work

  • rory adityawan

    rory adityawan gave props (11 Aug 2010):

    nice color

  • Elyseo

    Elyseo gave props (13 Aug 2010):


  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes said (20 Aug 2010):

    Fantastic, wonderful, again everything the viewer needs to look at, cheerful as well!

  • Igor Israel Gonzalez

    Igor Israel Gonzalez gave props (20 Aug 2010):

    Great shot.

  • Logan Ivey

    Logan Ivey gave props (21 Aug 2010):

    great shot!

  • Caroline

    Caroline gave props (22 Aug 2010):

    Beautiful colors

  • Russ Wills

    Russ Wills gave props (25 Aug 2010):

    Excellent shot!

  • Victor Bezrukov

    Victor Bezrukov gave props (26 Aug 2010):

    great colors

  • Nicolette de Joncaire

    Nicolette de Joncaire   gave props (30 Aug 2010):

    Great colour and feel, perfect balance

  • Samantha D.

    Samantha D. gave props (4 Sep 2010):

    Love it, just an interesting shot, and superb

  • Zapit

    Zapit gave props (7 Sep 2010):

    Simply Stunning!

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (10 Sep 2010):

    Beautiful so well done !!!

  • Carol Holmes

    Carol Holmes gave props (11 Sep 2010):

    Bravo! Good thing you waited around! : )

  • Dorothy Menosky

    Dorothy Menosky gave props (16 Sep 2010):


  • Claire Crocker

    Claire Crocker gave props (19 Sep 2010):

    Persistence and a vision... perfect results!

  • Lisa Toleno

    Lisa Toleno (Deleted) gave props (23 Sep 2010):

    thats way cool!

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes said (25 Sep 2010):

    Back to vote, is one of my favs as well...

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (25 Sep 2010):

    wonderful entry! Voted

  • Sharon Wish

    Sharon Wish gave props (26 Sep 2010):

    Brilliant and voted :)

  • Maria Mutch

    Maria Mutch (Deleted) gave props (27 Sep 2010):

    The ground is just a wonder in this. Beautiful.

  • Nicolette de Joncaire

    Nicolette de Joncaire   gave props (29 Sep 2010):

    Came back to vote

  • PabloPolo

    PabloPolo gave props (30 Sep 2010):

    simply beautiful!!!!!!!!!! voted

  • Kelly Nichols

    Kelly Nichols gave props (30 Sep 2010):

    Awesome shot! Great comp, perspective and color!

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (1 Oct 2010):


  • M B

    M B gave props (1 Oct 2010):

    Beautiful shot! great job!

  • Julie V McKinney

    Julie V McKinney gave props (1 Oct 2010):

    Beauuuty, got my vote!

  • Brian Bañez

    Brian Bañez said (10 Oct 2010):

    got my vote michael!

  • Morgan Harbert

    Morgan Harbert gave props (13 Oct 2010):

    voted! so good

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes said (17 Oct 2010):

    Back to this one, love it!

  • monia tønnessen

    monia tønnessen gave props (19 Oct 2010):

    This picture makes me happy ... love the umbrellas and the colors that come with this time of year ... wonderful composition ...

  • Zerina Phillip

    Zerina Phillip gave props (20 Oct 2010):

    Well done..voted

  • Elizabeth Saporito

    Elizabeth Saporito gave props (22 Oct 2010):

    Nice angle... the composition really works on this one!

  • Margan Zajdowicz

    Margan Zajdowicz (Deleted) gave props (23 Oct 2010):


  • Cristiana Reis

    Cristiana Reis (Deleted) said (24 Oct 2010):

    Great colours. Voted. :)

  • Massimo Bardelli

    Massimo Bardelli   gave props (28 Oct 2010):

    Yeah I like it voted!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (2 Nov 2010):


  • jaume Morera Barreda

    jaume Morera Barreda said (4 Nov 2010):

    Very nice composition!!! My vote!!!

  • Sara Fields

    Sara Fields (Deleted) gave props (4 Nov 2010):

    Wonderful colors and perspective! :)

  • Bruce Miller

    Bruce Miller (Deleted) gave props (5 Nov 2010):


  • Sharon Wish

    Sharon Wish gave props (5 Nov 2010):

    Love this so much!!!

  • Vladan Djordjevic

    Vladan Djordjevic gave props (5 Nov 2010):

    YEAH! Super find, great pov and pic.

  • Wendy Taylor

    Wendy Taylor gave props (6 Nov 2010):


  • Brodie Day

    Brodie Day gave props (8 Nov 2010):

    Glad the patience and dedication paid off on this shot! Nice one.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (9 Nov 2010):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Antje Woolum

    Antje Woolum (Deleted) gave props (9 Nov 2010):

    Beautiful image!

  • Kent Serene

    Kent Serene gave props (11 Nov 2010):

    great composition and rich color!

  • Alfa Hardjoko

    Alfa Hardjoko said (13 Nov 2010):

    Nice picture!

  • carmen rugel

    carmen rugel (Deleted) gave props (13 Nov 2010):


  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (16 Nov 2010):

    Fantastic shot!

  • Tania Friemelt

    Tania Friemelt (Deleted) gave props (18 Nov 2010):

    love it!

  • Jorge Luis Gariazzo

    Jorge Luis Gariazzo gave props (24 Nov 2010):

    Good shot¡¡

  • Chelsea Rising

    Chelsea Rising   gave props (24 Nov 2010):

    awesome, voted

  • Bob Douglas

    Bob Douglas gave props (26 Nov 2010):

    Loved the thumbnail for the forms. The full size was even better. Well done.

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (30 Nov 2010):


  • Richard Bruns

    Richard Bruns said (1 Dec 2010):

    A trilogy of votes....

  • Jade Lopes

    Jade Lopes said (3 Dec 2010):

    beautiful colors :)

  • Susan Kronick

    Susan Kronick (Deleted) said (5 Dec 2010):


  • Richard Bruns

    Richard Bruns said (9 Dec 2010):

    Great feature photo; too bad Life Magazine is all gone.

  • Monika Arasniewicz

    Monika Arasniewicz gave props (16 Dec 2010):

    great colours and perspective!!!

  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (17 Dec 2010):

    Very hot, great shot!

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) said (17 Dec 2010):

    This is simply an excellent image. The colors, composition, and shadows are especially wonderful, and I really love the perspective here. This is exceptionally well done and you have my vote. Happy Holidays to you and yours too...

  • Angie M.

    Angie M. gave props (20 Dec 2010):

    Awesome capture!!! Love it!

  • Karen Lee Lewis

    Karen Lee Lewis said (20 Dec 2010):

    you should submit this photo to the literary journal Umbrella

  • Daniel Diaz

    Daniel Diaz gave props (22 Dec 2010):

    love the shot! amazing colors, well done

  • Terry Williams

    Terry Williams gave props (22 Dec 2010):

    Great colors

  • Linda Scannell

    Linda Scannell gave props (26 Dec 2010):

    Love the colours

  • Tim Knezevich

    Tim Knezevich said (26 Dec 2010):

    Wow! Great shot. Beautiful color tones. Excellent composition. I need to practice patience when shooting more - envision the shot, set up, and wait. Nicely done.


    PINAKI SARKAR gave props (27 Dec 2010):

    beautiful concept. great photo

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   said (5 Jan 2011):

    This is the best I have seen entered in this theme... great job... It also has my favorite color (yellow) in it . That makes it special.

  • Liberty Kifer

    Liberty Kifer gave props (10 Jan 2011):

    wow, awesome composition and colors

  • missy corrales

    missy corrales gave props (10 Jan 2011):

    great capture and idea. sure made the waiting worth it!

  • Silvia Ganora

    Silvia Ganora gave props (15 Jan 2011):

    Stunning capture! Amazing colors

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) said (18 Jan 2011):

    Michael, Congratulations to you on this image being one of the top Best of 2010!

  • s w

    s w gave props (21 Jan 2011):

    what a wonderful capture! love everything about it

  • Tori B

    Tori B (Deleted) gave props (28 Jan 2011):

    Very creative, vibrant and such a story telling it!

  • Charles Williams

    Charles Williams gave props (6 Feb 2011):

    Great perpective and very colorful shot.

  • Teresa Vargas

    Teresa Vargas said (9 Apr 2011):

    Bellisima.I like.

  • linda woods

    linda woods gave props (4 Jul 2011):

    Worth the wait, for sure! Love it.

  • Merike Mäll

    Merike Mäll gave props (4 Aug 2011):


  • Cheryl Andrews

    Cheryl Andrews   gave props (11 Aug 2011):

    Lovely capture. The contrasting reds and yellows really 'light up' this rainy scene

  • Jaffer Bhimji

    Jaffer Bhimji said (11 Aug 2011):

    Simply brilliant!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (16 Aug 2011):

    good things come to those who wait! a fantastic photo! love the yellow and the red together.

  • Robert R. Gaines

    Robert R. Gaines gave props (12 Oct 2011):

    Striking and vibrant.

  • elena fava emerson

    elena fava emerson said (26 Oct 2011):

    absolutely cool!!!!!!!!!!! love it

  • elena fava emerson

    elena fava emerson said (26 Oct 2011):

    absolutely cool!!!!!!!!!!! love it

  • J.L. Sofka

    J.L. Sofka (Deleted) said (3 Nov 2011):

    Quite eye-catching!

  • Hamed Emami

    Hamed Emami gave props (6 Nov 2011):

    Cice color and shot

  • Marc Roberge

    Marc Roberge gave props (6 Nov 2011):

    Great shot...

  • jane bettis

    jane bettis gave props (10 Nov 2011):

    well done! very nice!

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira gave props (12 Nov 2011):

    Fabulous shot!..

  • Nancy Whalen

    Nancy Whalen gave props (14 Nov 2011):

    Love everything about this photo! Well done.

  • Dhanny P

    Dhanny P (Deleted) said (19 Nov 2011):


  • Kaki J. Luitjens

    Kaki J. Luitjens said (11 Dec 2011):

    Wow, you are patient!! Awesome!

  • Kathleen DesHotel

    Kathleen DesHotel   gave props (11 Dec 2011):

    LOVE this photo. excellent in all ways!

  • Dina Shirin

    Dina Shirin said (19 Jan 2012):

    An amazing shot... everything from the composition, colors, idea!

  • damir ceric

    damir ceric gave props (25 Jan 2012):

    great,klasse,my vote

  • Carol Dandrade

    Carol Dandrade gave props (14 Feb 2012):

    fabulous colors and textures

  • Raymond Fausel

    Raymond Fausel gave props (20 Feb 2012):

    cool shot

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) gave props (21 Feb 2012):

    Perfect rain shot!

  • chris mahlberg

    chris mahlberg gave props (27 Feb 2012):

    Love the colors in this exposure! AWESOME:)

  • suzy yu

    suzy yu gave props (22 Mar 2012):

    great shot!

  • Tayor Boyd

    Tayor Boyd gave props (23 Mar 2012):

    This is magnificent! The colors are wonderful!

  • Bailey Cooper

    Bailey Cooper gave props (4 Apr 2012):

    This kind of shot is what separates the men from the boys. Hoohah!

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (11 Apr 2012):


  • Gerard Sweeney

    Gerard Sweeney said (12 Apr 2012):

    Thanks for waiting, or we would have missed out on a great shot, very well done.

  • Raul 'RedKiller' Rossi

    Raul 'RedKiller' Rossi (Deleted) gave props (12 Apr 2012):

    Very nice

  • Richard Bruns

    Richard Bruns gave props (1 Jun 2012):

    Perfect Image!

  • antonio chiumenti

    antonio chiumenti gave props (5 Aug 2012):

    it's wonderful !!!

  • peter bodigor

    peter bodigor gave props (19 Sep 2012):

    very cool

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (20 Sep 2012):


  • Brenda Gallant

    Brenda Gallant gave props (3 Oct 2012):

    beautiful image !!!

  • Trina Adleta

    Trina Adleta gave props (4 Oct 2012):


  • Angelina Onofrio

    Angelina Onofrio   gave props (4 Oct 2012):

    I love it!

  • Agnieszka Sulikowska

    Agnieszka Sulikowska gave props (6 Nov 2012):

    great shot!

  • Zapata Juan P

    Zapata Juan P gave props (15 Nov 2012):

    Well done ... so beautiful

  • Lauren

    Lauren said (6 Dec 2012):

    great colors in this!

  • Randy Turoff

    Randy Turoff gave props (2 Feb 2013):

    Fantastically perfect shot. Love the colors.

  • Joelle Crosby

    Joelle Crosby gave props (26 May 2013):


  • Bailey Cooper

    Bailey Cooper said (6 Jun 2013):

    Such a great story. You're my new hero. That's a helluva' wait. What did you do with the downtime? I'd have been stuck to the ceiling about 20 minutes in. Regarding the shot, so deserving of the response.

  • Abhiraj Joshi

    Abhiraj Joshi gave props (22 Jun 2013):

    Wow!! Beautiful Colours.

  • Satwinder Singh

    Satwinder Singh gave props (14 Aug 2013):

    Beautiful arty composition with vibrant colors!


    PINAKI SARKAR gave props (28 Aug 2013):

    brilliant. very colorful

  • Harry Hall

    Harry Hall said (1 Sep 2013):

    singin' in the rain . . .

  • Emilio Velez

    Emilio Velez gave props (7 Sep 2013):

    Brilliantly done !! High Five !!!

  • Christy Popkes

    Christy Popkes said (9 Sep 2013):

    Love it -- striking !!

  • Sylvia Vera

    Sylvia Vera said (26 Sep 2013):

    wow, really great!

  • Aubrey Carey

    Aubrey Carey said (23 Oct 2013):

    I really like this photo. The color is really good being the red umbrella really stands out.

  • Debraj Bhattacharya

    Debraj Bhattacharya gave props (5 Nov 2013):


  • Colleen Stradtman

    Colleen Stradtman gave props (14 Nov 2013):

    Awesome. One of my favorites!

  • Barbara Socor

    Barbara Socor gave props (7 Jan 2014):

    Your vision, and the patience to realize it, resulted in a truly excellent photograph. This is memorable work of the first rank....High five indeed!

  • Forrest Biel

    Forrest Biel gave props (12 Jan 2014):

    Your patience paid off indeed. Wonderful shot.

  • Michael Hutchinson

    Michael Hutchinson gave props (13 Jan 2014):

    Beautiful composition and color

  • Charles Gossett

    Charles Gossett gave props (20 Jan 2014):

    Absolutely wonderful

  • Carola Torres

    Carola Torres gave props (20 Jan 2014):

    Very nice!

  • Monsieur Lassarillo

    Monsieur Lassarillo gave props (3 Feb 2014):

    You made a great work here, very autumnal. Congrats.

  • Nina Filip

    Nina Filip gave props (8 Feb 2014):


  • Elizabeth Yeoman

    Elizabeth Yeoman said (10 Feb 2014):

    I love this and I love that you waited around that long to get it. I have tried that strategy but never for quite so long so I now feel inspired to be more patient! And have voted for your photo (though I now realize it says "best of 2010" but it did let me vote).

  • Ayrat Gilyazetdinov

    Ayrat Gilyazetdinov gave props (15 Mar 2014):

    Remembered movies"The Umbrellas of Cherbourg" with Catherine Deneuve

  • Michelle Bottenberg

    Michelle Bottenberg gave props (8 Apr 2014):


  • JS Daniel

    JS Daniel gave props (12 Apr 2014):


  • Daniel Zuercher

    Daniel Zuercher gave props (7 May 2014):

    Outstanding shot

  • Eva Praskova

    Eva Praskova gave props (16 May 2014):

    awesome photo!

  • Mark Schaefer

    Mark Schaefer gave props (5 Aug 2014):

    Great shot

  • William Moore

    William Moore gave props (10 Oct 2014):

    I remember this from long ago...glad to see it again

  • John Chimon

    John Chimon said (10 Oct 2014):

    it sure paid off waiting. nice shot!

  • Claudia Ballestri

    Claudia Ballestri gave props (20 Oct 2014):

    nice shot

  • Claudia Ballestri

    Claudia Ballestri gave props (24 Oct 2014):

    nice shot

  • agnes luciani

    agnes luciani said (3 Nov 2014):

    Amitiés Agnès

  • Tom Piorkowski

    Tom Piorkowski (Deleted) gave props (8 Nov 2014):

    Great image, very nice,

  • Marika Murray

    Marika Murray said (30 Nov 2014):

    Love it!

  • BeeDee2

    BeeDee2 (Deleted) gave props (5 Feb 2015):

    A great creative photo!

  • matthew mclalin

    matthew mclalin gave props (5 Feb 2015):

    Well done !

  • Carroll Pierce

    Carroll Pierce said (5 Mar 2015):

    Well worth waiting for! Nice work.

  • wendy stevenson

    wendy stevenson gave props (8 Mar 2015):

    fantastic colour, and composition but what's very cool is that awesome reflection on the wet pavement!

  • Lon Casler Bixby

    Lon Casler Bixby   gave props (11 Mar 2015):

    Beautiful shot :)

  • Suzanne Arnold

    Suzanne Arnold gave props (8 Sep 2015):

    Yes, your wait paid off; interesting, colorful and creative shot!

  • Nancy Konipol

    Nancy Konipol gave props (9 Jan 2017):

    Perfect photo

  • Toni Minchev

    Toni Minchev gave props (10 Jan 2017):

    Beautiful rainy day shot! So colorful! Love it!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (28 Mar 2017):

    Congratulations..well deserved!

  • Viktor Nastoski

    Viktor Nastoski gave props (30 Mar 2017):

    beautiful colors

  • Cindy Griff

    Cindy Griff said (13 Jun 2017):

    Congratulations on JPG's Member of the Week, this is a fabulous photograph, so well worth the wait!

  • Bergina Leka

    Bergina Leka gave props (13 Jun 2017):


  • Cynthia Ericson

    Cynthia Ericson gave props (10 Jul 2017):

    Outstanding photo!!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (25 Jul 2017):

    pov, dof, and detailed- colours awesome

  • teresa B

    teresa B   gave props (5 May 2018):

    Such a creative shot! You just keep wowing me with every upload.

  • Magda Hutchins

    Magda Hutchins said (12 Oct 2018):

    Wonderful shot Michael! Beautiful colors, composition. Great competition entry. I have nothing to beat this photograph, so I'm not even entering :)

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