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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

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

How we got along before the cell phone.

1 Feb 2012 5:42am

@Jypyä Pop: and without digital cameras ?

Loukas from Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece

Very nice contrast and colors

1 Feb 2012 5:58am

Chris Pereira from San Francisco, California, United States

wow this is absolutely beautiful, is this CDG? I've always wanted to fly through there just so I can go through the terminals. I absolutely love airports. I'm the kind of person that gets there three hours early so i can roam around with my camera.

1 Feb 2012 6:06am

@Chris Pereira: i really cannot remember. maybe it is CDG!

Sophie from Fournets Luisans, France

Beautiful !

1 Feb 2012 6:28am

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Superb, love the tones. I think he missed the flight and is now phoning home :(

1 Feb 2012 6:57am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Ave l'avion en fond superbe iamge de cet homme en couleur qui natellise fantastique.
Bravo et amitié

1 Feb 2012 7:03am

Monik from PARIS, France

La lumière met bien en valeur le personnage et la composition est bien gérée. J'aime beaucoup l'impression de fébrilité qui semble animer le personnage, juste avant l'embarquement!

1 Feb 2012 7:03am

ks from Kanagawa, Japan

both the photograph and the title are splendid.

1 Feb 2012 7:20am

Kazimir from Havirov, Czech Republic

Hmm... :-) What to say? ...professional photo with the soul. *****

1 Feb 2012 7:33am

STEED from D, France

"Hey,Vol 716 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Come back and land immediatly,I'm the Pilot,here in the Airport and I was closed in the Toilets !!!!!!!!!!"

1 Feb 2012 7:58am (Vic, Catalonia) from Vic (Catalonia), Poland

There is always something to say.

Very excellent light.

1 Feb 2012 8:15am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Great scene ! Very common in this circumstance.
Roissy 2E ?

1 Feb 2012 8:30am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Love the composition. The guy's pose will eventually be part of our genetic make up - everyone walks around these days , looking at tiny screens and clicking buttons. Super frame Mariana.

1 Feb 2012 8:34am

morgan from canyon Country, United States

This is an amazing shot.

1 Feb 2012 8:38am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

His bowed head makes a very interesting gesture. We can imagine many stories from this image with ideas like distance or the journey.

1 Feb 2012 8:41am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

I like the mysterious nature of it too!

1 Feb 2012 9:20am

Pedro Alves from Porto, Portugal

Looks like someone's in trouble...
Nice shot!

1 Feb 2012 9:32am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Amazing shot, great title.

1 Feb 2012 9:33am

PATRICK from miramas, France

wow splendid 5***

1 Feb 2012 9:36am

Eric C. from Ivry sur Seine, France

No time to loose ! Well done !!

1 Feb 2012 9:44am

Yves from Isserpent, France

safe journey

1 Feb 2012 10:00am

@Yves: for sure :)

Göran from Skanör, Sweden

Astonishing depth of field with f/2.8. It works very well, the interest is concentrated on the man with the mobile phone and the back-ground tells the story.

1 Feb 2012 10:07am

Frida from Sweden

Excellent depth and I wonder how did we manage before cell phones?

1 Feb 2012 10:09am

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

Excellent shot and fabulous POV. Beautifuly seen and captured. Well done !!!

1 Feb 2012 10:29am

Darío from Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Really good Mariana!

1 Feb 2012 10:31am

@Darío: thx Dario . Looking forward to your new picture ;)

Christian Richer from Le Havre, France

Mmm... I love the attitude! Concentrated, soft, tired ... It means a lot! Especially, in contrast to the environment, so rigorous, rational, efficient and cold!

1 Feb 2012 10:41am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Great composition ....great treatment to open all details.

1 Feb 2012 11:03am

Chantal from Terheijden, Netherlands

Like Jypyä Pop said, how did we manage before

1 Feb 2012 11:20am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A wonderful play on words in this beautiful shot! Well done Mariana! ;-)

1 Feb 2012 12:20pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Travelers bound for Waterloo are advised to board :)) Superb as always. Mariana nice day.

1 Feb 2012 12:54pm

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

espectacular mary, bravo

1 Feb 2012 1:01pm

Lokesh from Hyderabad, India

too many elements captured well in one frame....

1 Feb 2012 1:05pm

Williams from East LaHave, Nova Scotia, Canada

Great shot, perfect title.

1 Feb 2012 1:11pm

@Williams: or opposite ;)

roy from ostend, Belgium

Unbelievable what a vital thing the mobile phone has become for some people

1 Feb 2012 2:13pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

Great story in this beautiful composition !

1 Feb 2012 2:27pm

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Superb captured scene. I like very much.:-)

1 Feb 2012 3:15pm

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Schnell noch eine Nachricht vor dem Abflug. Schönes Licht.

1 Feb 2012 3:26pm

Joke from Leuven, Belgium

A very interesting picture, nice street photography!

1 Feb 2012 4:12pm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Terrific documentary, so well composed

1 Feb 2012 4:32pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Wonderful framing and light balance.

1 Feb 2012 4:37pm

Thierry Pouleur from anseremme, Belgium

derniere appel ,avant l'embarquement, bien vu

1 Feb 2012 4:52pm

Sien from Valkenswaard, Netherlands

I hope he not missed his flight Mariana :-)
Excellent shot, very nice compo, love it!!

1 Feb 2012 4:53pm

Lydia.Dd from de partout et de nulle part, France

We can imagine a great story , nice picture !

1 Feb 2012 5:14pm

Lougris from Toulouse, France

le cadrage est excellent !
espérons tout de même que ce ne sera pas vraiment le dernier appel de ce monsieur !!:)

1 Feb 2012 5:42pm

Sterre from Netherlands

Great composition and title.

1 Feb 2012 5:46pm

franz from Baden, Austria

what a captivating frame, with different actions in the various layers!

1 Feb 2012 5:49pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

really nice composition.

1 Feb 2012 6:22pm

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

impressive dof and framing! how you treat the colors, textures and contrast is so fantastic! superb!

1 Feb 2012 6:33pm

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

excelente composición y contraste!!

1 Feb 2012 7:17pm

tce76 from Saint Laurent de Brèvedent, France

J'aime bien tes mises en situations.

1 Feb 2012 8:26pm

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

You're sure to miss out on things when you're texting.
Hope he didn't miss his flight.
Great capture Mariana!

1 Feb 2012 9:04pm

Gérard Méry from Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire, France

Bien saisi le dernier massage avant de prendre l'avion ou avertir de son arrivée

1 Feb 2012 9:12pm

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from somewhere in Limburg, Belgium

interesting photo, mariana!!

if the luggage is cheched, the plain will wait, eh? :-))

1 Feb 2012 10:22pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Great POV with the plane in sight. A wonderful composition!

1 Feb 2012 11:21pm

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

A wonderful juxtaposition! Superb shot and composition!

2 Feb 2012 12:39am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

A magnificent shot...the light and resulting greys and golds is superb. I adore the detail and structures of the airport and tarmac activity contrasted with the warmth and round shapes of the man in the foreground.

2 Feb 2012 2:24am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Time for one more text and drink before he runs to catch his plane. Cool capture.

2 Feb 2012 5:29am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Great image, I like very much the moment and the processing. Very good

2 Feb 2012 7:41am

Sam from Chennai, India

Great shot. Before boarding the plane ... Love the composition and title. :)

3 Feb 2012 4:04am

Marcie from United States

Wonderful framing..and gorgeous light!

3 Feb 2012 12:54pm

PhotOpus from Aix-en-Provence, France

Une photo qui plante bien le décor. On partage son voyage.

4 Feb 2012 8:43am

Véronique from Here & Now, France

Beaucoup d'éléments, tous bien traités, ce qui donne une belle force à l'image !

4 Feb 2012 8:40pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

jolie scène.

4 Feb 2012 11:01pm

cajera from France

Sadness in this picture

7 Feb 2012 6:02pm

Canon PowerShot SX100 IS
1/30 second
ISO 200
6 mm