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The Hand
The Hand

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Collection: February, 2008
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
Location: East De La Guerra Street
Galleries: Urban, Candid
Date Uploaded: Feb 4, 2008

Viewed: 249
Comments: 9
Favorites: 1 (view)

This is a recessed door in one of the old adobes. There's a step, and a lot of people sit there to take a smoke or get out of the sun for a bit. I happened to be walking along with my camera, and caught this disembodied hand ... I hope it doesn't creep too many people out.

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02/07/2008 12:23:06 AM
Cool picture. I love the mystery the hand creates. I want to know what the whole person looks like and are they there smoking, resting, or something else.
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02/06/2008 04:26:37 PM
The hand is nicely in focus and disjointed (sorry) from the slightly oof wall. Nice use of dof. Very eerie effect
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02/06/2008 03:10:03 PM
Like the textures you've captured in the walls
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02/06/2008 03:20:06 AM
That is funny to see the hand handing out of the doorway. Good eye.
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02/05/2008 11:28:28 PM
yes mysterious shot. I agree with the cropping too. I think that if you crop out the left side of the wall, it will give it a different feel to it.
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02/05/2008 10:19:16 AM
very cool shot and leave it to you to have seen this! i love the clean feel of the building, it really plays well off the dangling hand

wonder what she was doing? practicing a bit of her drama class roles??

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02/05/2008 08:41:19 AM
I agree with hajeka, cropping that out would make this so much stronger!! I do like the hand though, it makes you look twice at it, otherwise it would just be a wall!!!
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02/05/2008 01:58:02 AM
Great capture. Makes you wonder who's behind the hand. Must be one of those moments that you're happy to have a camera with you. Perhaps some crop (just removing the left wall in the shadow) would also works very well.
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02/05/2008 01:19:23 AM
Love the mystery in this, it will always be an unanswered question.
Very cool shot.

Note to self: always carry camera
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