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The story of The Wall
The story of The Wall
GeorgesBogaert


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Candid IX (Standard Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-70D
Lens: Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM
Location: Taipei Tucheng
Date: Sep 9, 2017
Date Uploaded: Sep 9, 2017

This man was sitting on his little plastic chair, cleaning his toes, drinking tea, watching everything. The wall is maybe 100meters long with nothing else than a sidewalk. I waited till someone passed to make the shot. I took the scene from different angles, but there was another bicycle on the right side which was messing up my framing.

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Place: 33 out of 57
Avg (all users): 5.6078
Avg (commenters): 6.2500
Avg (participants): 5.3793
Avg (non-participants): 5.9091
Views since voting: 18
Views during voting: 96
Votes: 51
Comments: 4
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09/17/2017 10:48:11 PM
The contrast between the two characters makes the shot.
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09/17/2017 12:07:05 PM
Being a sucker for brick walls, this image immediately grabbed my attention. Okay, and now to absorb the story being offered. Are they really so disconnected? Is the half-fallen bicycle testament to such a reading? The composition is unusual but winning. The atmosphere seems hyper-realistic. Works well on several levels.
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09/11/2017 02:24:48 PM
Fabulous image. I SO wish the bake wasn't in the shot.
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09/11/2017 12:56:17 AM
Think the shot is about the old guy

vote 5


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