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I Saw An Alien

Canon PowerShot SX100 IS 1/160 second F/4.0 ISO 80 23 mm


"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

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Yes, you did! Wow, you've seen everything now. Great shot for sure.

12 Dec 2011 5:23am

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

Where do you find these people? The girl in the background is saying "you won't believe what I just saw". best…jf

12 Dec 2011 5:37am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Il vient d'une autre planète, quelle compo superbe iamge et captage une autre monde.
Bravo et belle journée

12 Dec 2011 5:44am

morgan from canyon Country, United States

WOW! great shot. so casual. so weird. so perfect.

12 Dec 2011 6:24am

Mandar from Kudal, India

Perfectly Captured.....

12 Dec 2011 7:04am

Laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

Insolite cette photo !

12 Dec 2011 7:11am

Veronique from Suisse/, France

is he part of a role-play or is he really real ? I like the opposition between de two

12 Dec 2011 7:20am

@Veronique: he is a real alien ( to me ) ;)

PATRICK from miramas, France


12 Dec 2011 7:22am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

And nobody surprised !!?? Fantastic ! Phil

12 Dec 2011 7:32am

@Phil: i was :) was in a car on red light , grabbed my camera as soon as possible ....

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Great accessory !

12 Dec 2011 7:42am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Just another ordinary day at the office !

12 Dec 2011 7:48am

@Nigel: you might be kidding :)

Tinx from Kuressaare, Estonia


12 Dec 2011 8:15am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

It must be on vacation :)) Amazing capture, a scoop !!!!!! Mariana nice day.

12 Dec 2011 8:30am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Spooky...I'm glad to be looking from the safe and protected location of my computer chair !! :-)

12 Dec 2011 8:40am

@DULCIE: i was on safe place too , in my car :)

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

"Beauty And The Beast"....perfect combination.

12 Dec 2011 8:40am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

il a le poil dur !!:) me fait penser à un personnage d'un film des années 80 ou 90 , "Hellraiser" pour ceux qui s'en souviennent...

12 Dec 2011 9:37am


Splendid shot; the girl seems to be very calm in spite of the neighbourhood !

12 Dec 2011 9:38am

Z from Shanghai, China

Just great capture and i am just laughing...:)

12 Dec 2011 9:52am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Looks pretty normal to me! :)

12 Dec 2011 9:53am

Frida from Sweden

Oh wow he looks kind of alien for sure ;-)

12 Dec 2011 10:15am

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Très belle compo!!! j'aime!!!

12 Dec 2011 10:18am

Chantal from Netherlands

good on you with this street capture

12 Dec 2011 10:21am

narcissus from Iran, Iran

you really have good eyes in street photography...
the scene is really interesting...
bravo ;)

12 Dec 2011 10:25am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Y'd think from the matrix over his scull, it'd receive any message direct . . perhaps there has been a power outage.

12 Dec 2011 10:28am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Wow - incredible capture - the alien has forgotten where the space ship is parked!

12 Dec 2011 10:52am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

I would guess he's picking up a strong signal from her:)

12 Dec 2011 11:08am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Ah, pretty woman with a cellphone lives together with an alien ! What a world !

12 Dec 2011 11:18am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Great capture, wouldn't like to walk round a corner and bump into him !

12 Dec 2011 11:45am

Pnyks from Warsaw, Poland

What a capture! But surely that was not an alien. Just a human desperately wanting to be different. Whether it is a success depends on one's perception :)

12 Dec 2011 12:27pm

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

Wow what a find - character from the classic 80's horror film "Hellraiser" by Clive Barker - but it also reminds me of a stunning work of art by David Mach - "Golgotha"

12 Dec 2011 12:59pm

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

wow, great catch!
he wants to be different and he definitely is ;-)

12 Dec 2011 1:43pm

@Roman: and stupid too ;)

helanny from Monterrey, Mexico

creepy, Was halloween??? If not , that's scary .. but goo job though ...

I love your photos Mariana :) I even think the girl in the back has an important role on your photo

12 Dec 2011 2:00pm

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Quite sinister, I love how the girl behind seems oblivious, only thoughts for hr phone call

12 Dec 2011 2:22pm

Jean-Luc from Bourg en Bresse, France

Ha ha nice capture . Did he invit you for a romantic dance after ? You are always at the right place , S ^^

12 Dec 2011 3:17pm

Fraucha from Біла Церква, Ukraine

Yeah and she has a phone in her ear....strange...

12 Dec 2011 3:17pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

Wow ...!!!A special capture !

12 Dec 2011 3:22pm

Sien from Netherlands

Amazing capture, well done
That was equally scare Mariana :-)

12 Dec 2011 3:43pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Wow ! So different between this two people.....:-) well captured !

12 Dec 2011 4:28pm

Thierry Pouleur from anseremme, Belgium

une belle photo insolite, bien vu

12 Dec 2011 5:12pm

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

tremendous Marian
that have value, I would run, fantastic social Instant

12 Dec 2011 5:35pm

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

tremendous Marian
that have value, I would run, fantastic social Instant

12 Dec 2011 5:35pm

Kat from Lorraine, France

great capture, well done !!

12 Dec 2011 5:41pm

Eric C. from Ivry sur Seine, France

Waouh, what's happen there ?

12 Dec 2011 5:51pm

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

Well captured.

12 Dec 2011 5:52pm

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

das ist sehr gut gesehen und auch fotografiert.

12 Dec 2011 6:02pm

Tat à l'oeil from Paris, France

excellent instantané !

12 Dec 2011 6:06pm

larhune64 from AHETZE, France

Les extras terrestres existent !!

12 Dec 2011 6:29pm

Manuel Hompanera from La Robla, Spain

Woowww...Nunca he visto nada parecido.El B&N es perfecto.Buen trabajo Mariana.

12 Dec 2011 6:35pm

Richard Geven from Montferland, Netherlands

What should his mother say ?????

Perfect catch Mariana!

12 Dec 2011 6:40pm

roland theys from loverval, Belgium

WOW! great shot Mariana.

12 Dec 2011 6:43pm

Pixim from Nice, France

I think you just met a hero of "Hellraiser." I love this unlikely encounter and yet so trivial. It is about their daily business, and repetitive, so that the extraordinary is back on earth ;-)

12 Dec 2011 6:54pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Great capture, he freaks me out; and she isn't bothered by him? -- cute girl; Fantastic b/w!

12 Dec 2011 7:01pm

Amirossen from mashhad, Iran

now really
who's this guy?

12 Dec 2011 7:12pm

@Amirossen: trust me i have no clue:)

Pedro Alves from Porto, Portugal

Where do you live in ? So many interesting subjects...
The guy is really alien like...

12 Dec 2011 7:43pm

Aly from Annen, Netherlands

Very Cool Mariana :)
Irritable or so to see ,)

12 Dec 2011 7:58pm

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Nice find. Incredible scenery.

12 Dec 2011 9:03pm

Oscar from BcN, Spain

OMG... HelRaiser!

12 Dec 2011 9:31pm

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

You have a great luck for this kind of moments....Superb composition!

12 Dec 2011 11:37pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

whoa! terrific composition. great title

12 Dec 2011 11:52pm

Nuno Monteiro from Gaia, Portugal

Can't Hellraiser do some shopping now?... after all .. it's almost christmas :). Great catch.

12 Dec 2011 11:52pm

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

Oh well, guess he's an individual in style :0

13 Dec 2011 12:17am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Must be expressing his individuality! I love the contrast between him and the woman! Great shot!

13 Dec 2011 1:28am

Don Levesque from Saint John, NB, Canada

You just saw the hero of the movie "Hellraiser" and you didn't ask for his autograph ;-)
Excellent capture and well seen Mariana!

13 Dec 2011 2:28am


!!! :))
realy Cool shot,,,
well done

13 Dec 2011 2:33am

Andrew from Simsbury, United States

If she was too engrossed in her cell phone conversation to notice that man, I hope she doesn't try to cross any streets.

13 Dec 2011 2:35am

Agus from Bogor, Indonesia

Wow... What did he wear? Maybe yes, an Alien :D

13 Dec 2011 3:49am

Bob from New Jersey, United States

Was the Star Trek convention in town?

13 Dec 2011 3:51am

Pierre from Belgium

Ce n'est pas parce qu'il vient d'ailleurs qu'il ne peut pas s'informer. Très bien.

13 Dec 2011 7:42am

Sam from Chennai, India

Great capture. Yes, very much an Alien ... :)

13 Dec 2011 4:06pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Oh My Lord!! This is amazing, Mariana! Great juxtaposition of the people too...Sorry I have been missing you for SOOOOO long...Entirely my absent-minded fault!

13 Dec 2011 4:36pm

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

The girl behind seems completely unfazed!

13 Dec 2011 11:45pm

franz from Baden, Austria

wonderful capture ... i like the way the girl seems so unaffected by this guy ...

14 Dec 2011 1:06pm

JCJ from Troyes, France

oh my god!

18 Dec 2011 12:51pm

domlortha from Roanne, France

The invasion has started! I'm going to prepare some toasts...
Have a nice day.

22 Dec 2011 11:57am

ImpréVUS from Dijon, France

In what way is this girl disguised, behind?

26 Dec 2011 8:52pm

rian from vestavia hills, United States

definitely not your usual pedestrian! :D nice shot!

28 Dec 2011 5:13pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

une rencontre étonnante. Excellente composition.

30 Dec 2011 9:39pm

Canon PowerShot SX100 IS
1/160 second
ISO 80
23 mm