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Honey, I do not think this is for us ....

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"The moment always dictates in my work. What I feel, I do. This is the most important thing for me. Everybody can look, but they don't necessarily see. I never calculate or consider; I see a situation and I know that it's right, even if I have to go back to get the proper lighting."
~ Andre Kertesz

Rick from Toronto, Canada

I love it, and your title too. This man's hand raised and finger pointing gesture is great and well seen in a split second's notice. I can imagine him also saying "oh thank god they have air conditioning"... :-) (hey, what happened to the good old days when men used to hold doors open for ladies?) *wink*

24 Jun 2011 5:19am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

la tenue du monsieur est exquise ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée

24 Jun 2011 5:29am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

For the size perhaps ! Really good street action , you have a marvelous eye ! Phil

24 Jun 2011 5:50am

JacklineG from Béarn, France

Superbement bien vu au bon moment ! un régal cette scène ! Bonne journée Mariana

24 Jun 2011 6:01am

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

... thx for sending me a smile on this very rainy morning! i love that scene!
the title is really perfect for it. have a nice day, and i hope you´ll get more sun than we here! ;-)

24 Jun 2011 6:19am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Great bw as always. I like the socks of the man!

24 Jun 2011 6:26am

morgan from canyon Country, United States

Love the capture of life. And we get to see you too.

24 Jun 2011 6:27am

PATRICK from miramas, France


24 Jun 2011 6:29am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Excellent Mariana, I love the dress !!!!!! Superb capture. Nice day.

24 Jun 2011 6:30am

longerbox from san francisco, United States

ummmm ...
Everybody can look, but they don't necessarily see.

24 Jun 2011 6:33am

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Maybe too much for their retirement pensions. Fantastic moment captured with your customarily fantastic contrast.

24 Jun 2011 6:35am

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

Made me smile! Great stuff Mariana!

24 Jun 2011 6:40am

Kat from Lorraine, France

Joli noir et blanc au charme rétro !

24 Jun 2011 6:44am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

wow ! superb

24 Jun 2011 6:46am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

The guy of yesterday?
Great scene.

24 Jun 2011 6:53am

Jean-Louis from Nîmes, France

Une beau N&B de cette belle scène de la vie !!
Bien vu et bon WE.

24 Jun 2011 7:26am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

'Old boy'...nicely spotted.

24 Jun 2011 7:27am

JCJ from Troyes, France

great title, a photo which tells a story, great timing.

24 Jun 2011 7:33am

Ahmad from Isfahan, Iran

lovely b/w shot . still life

24 Jun 2011 8:09am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Ha! Well seen - great candid shot. I like the vintage b&w as well.

24 Jun 2011 8:12am

Suzanne from Melbourne, Australia

super catch, title and shot!
bravo Mariana!!

24 Jun 2011 8:28am

Chantal from Terheijden, Netherlands

Your choice for B&W makes a strong image... I like his shorts also, funny look it gives him

24 Jun 2011 8:42am

Sam from Chennai, India

Excellent B&W image and nice title. Perfect timing ... Well done :)

24 Jun 2011 9:01am

Marco Carbocci from Paris, France

Une scène superbement cocasse, Mariana. Avec le titre, j'ai le sentiment d'entendre parler tes personnages.

24 Jun 2011 9:36am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

I like the whole concept of this leading up to your perfect 'moment' ! So much has met here, briefly, before moving on.

24 Jun 2011 9:45am

Olivier Paillet from toulouse, France

a very nice shot with a great tittle ! Well done !

24 Jun 2011 9:50am

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

Perfect timing, his wife is having none of it, she fancies those shoes in the window and is going in.

24 Jun 2011 10:32am

J.R. from Ginowan, Japan

You'll never know if you don't try

24 Jun 2011 11:44am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Great b/w as always, great timing. I like the shirt with short sleeves and his cute socks, hahahaha.
Nice (street) picture Mariana

24 Jun 2011 12:28pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

This is really a funny caption and wonderful image - This really does make me laugh. Rick may be right, the old fellow seems to be pointing straight at the air conditioing unit which seems to have seen better days.....A wonderful piece, Mariana. I get a kick out of this one, as they used to say ;-)

24 Jun 2011 12:32pm

jhcibils from Berlin, Germany

very funny!

24 Jun 2011 12:35pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A wonderful street capture with many possible titles and explanations! Well seen and captured Mariana! ;-))

24 Jun 2011 12:58pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

I love these candids of yours, Mariana! They're quite humorous - excellent shot!

24 Jun 2011 1:09pm

Thami from Morocco

On finit tous un jour ou l'autre par trouver chaussure à son doigt !
Bonne fin de semaine lumineuse!

24 Jun 2011 1:20pm

Z from Shanghai, China

It's so funny! :-)

24 Jun 2011 1:33pm

RonnyVee from Tielt, Belgium

Haha! This is funny! I like his socks too; this is so typical for men of his age. Well seen and a great title too, Mariana.

24 Jun 2011 1:49pm

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

excelente foto urbana divertida y con tu sello personal, me encanta!!!

24 Jun 2011 2:24pm

Roland from Manila, Philippines

nice one Mariana! great title for this! :)

24 Jun 2011 2:28pm

foto forté from Phoenix, United States

I love this classic street shot feel:) I like the composition and the old guy with his finger in the he's making a grand statement or proclamation. Great capture of a fleeting moment:)

24 Jun 2011 4:15pm

alex centrella from California, United States

nice shot ...

24 Jun 2011 4:18pm

dr pankaj shukla from panaji, India

Timely capture ! lovely rendering .. !

24 Jun 2011 4:47pm

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeees mary vrey nice, *****

24 Jun 2011 5:34pm

mohkum from Cochin (Kochi), India

Great mono frame with lot of action

24 Jun 2011 5:51pm

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

There something about the real life, I like the picture and the text goes well together.

24 Jun 2011 6:41pm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Love the humour in your last two shots

24 Jun 2011 7:27pm

Bernardo from spain, Spain

Una foto en B&W con unos tonos y luz excelentes. Felicidades.


24 Jun 2011 8:12pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

neat title. i like the reflections

24 Jun 2011 8:18pm

Richard from Montferland, Netherlands

Shut up and go with me......... :-))) Another great photo with a fantastic title Mariana, it realy made me smile :-)))) A Typical situasion between man and woman who are shopping...........

24 Jun 2011 9:07pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

yesterday and today we have classic documentary :)

24 Jun 2011 9:52pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Wonderful street capture! Great shot!

24 Jun 2011 10:16pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Thanks for this wonderful, whimsical photo; brought me a smile.

24 Jun 2011 10:41pm

kgoks from Kanagawa, Japan

wonderful! nice composition.

24 Jun 2011 10:59pm

cajera from France

Mais que fait cet homme le doigt levé ? Mystère
Belle image de rue spontanée

24 Jun 2011 11:21pm

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

Hahaha great title...or the airconditioning is not working?! Nice B&W composition!

25 Jun 2011 12:17am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

I love that phrase above the door 'WIDE WIDTHS'! Was this the same guy who was watching that young lady yesterday ?

25 Jun 2011 7:37am

Tinx from Kuressaare, Estonia

Great shot! Good title!

25 Jun 2011 1:54pm

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

Great capture and great title!
Well seen Mariana!

25 Jun 2011 7:08pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

LOL, excellent capture.

26 Jun 2011 12:08am

Ddo from Verdun, France


26 Jun 2011 9:05pm

@Ddo: :( it's so sad when people have no words :)

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

"Oh, come on in here.", she says. I enjoy your B&W work here a lot. It seems to fit the scene really well.

27 Jun 2011 3:33am

Vaido from Võrumaa, Estonia

Perfect moment, I love this title :)

28 Jun 2011 5:24am

Lacroux from Aubergenville, France

And why not?
This would go well with his shorts and socks!

9 Jul 2011 7:22am

Canon PowerShot SX100 IS
1/100 second
ISO 80
6 mm