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Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 30 August 2007 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

One for all those of you who like townscape images

FUJIFILM FinePix F31fd 1/200 second F/5.6 ISO 100 8 mm

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Inés from Namur, Belgium

Belle scéne de rue, un noir et blanc juste à point !

30 Aug 2007 6:31am

@Inés: Merci Beaucoup Inés. Vous êtes très gentil. J'ai récemment changé ma méthode pour convertir mes photos en noir et blanc. J'ai employé moins de contraste et un peu plus de subtilité :-)

Kheoh Yee Wei from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

i would like this much more if this was captured in the middle of the street :D

30 Aug 2007 8:06am

@Kheoh Yee Wei: Thanks for stopping by!

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Oh Gosh, Yeah it's for me LOL I love it, I love looking at people, they're all so full of ideas and thoughts, and totally unaware of people surrounding them..

30 Aug 2007 8:44am

@Lorraine: Thanks Lorraine! - Like a little slice of life frozen in time isn't it!

Nick Passantino from Bronx, United States

nice capture.. i just think that awning in the top left corner of the frame is a bit distracting from the people in the street.

30 Aug 2007 12:22pm

@Nick Passantino: I know what you mean Nick but I quite liked the sense of enclosure it gave to the photo.

Dhini from Dordrecht, Netherlands

Is this in Germany? Lovely to walk in shops center.

30 Aug 2007 12:24pm

@Dhini: The city is in the north of England at the point where England touches Wales on the River Dee. It was founded by the Romans about 2,000 years ago and still has its fortified Roman and Medieval city walls.

Shrig from New Jersey, United States

I love street scenes. Wonder photo!

30 Aug 2007 2:08pm

@Shrig: Thanks Shrig - street photos are my favourite!

badala from Leiria, Portugal

A wonderful street shot!

30 Aug 2007 2:19pm

@badala: Thanks Badala!

Brian from United States

I am a real fan of your street images, Ian. They truly are among the best I've seen.

30 Aug 2007 2:32pm

@Brian: Thanks Brian - thats a wonderful compliment!
PS - have you seen Putter's AM3 blog? - he is really good at this type of photography :-

Lost Valley from Kamloops, British Columbia ( west coast), Canada

When I got to cities I am tourist in I always make a point of taking time out to sit myself down at a coffee shop and look at the people go by to read their faces and their emotions. Your photo does just this-it transports me to a place I haven't been. I love the looks on their faces and I can only imagine what they are discussing or thinking about.

30 Aug 2007 6:44pm

@Lost Valley: Thanks very much - I'm with you on the attractions of sitting in a coffee shop in a foreign city and watching people go by!

Vanessa from Kent, United Kingdom

Great shot Ian

30 Aug 2007 10:15pm

@Vanessa: Thanks very much Vanessa!

FUJIFILM FinePix F31fd
1/200 second
ISO 100
8 mm