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Idleness

Canon EOS REBEL XT 1/200 second F/10.0 ISO 400 28 mm

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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

PATRICK from miramas, France

great contrast of generation 5****

9 Sep 2013 5:57am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Superb composition, a great contrast between those who have too much time and she who has very little

9 Sep 2013 6:46am

Ellebelle from Mosquito Town, Netherlands

The girls seem pretty bored ............
Great juxtaposition!

9 Sep 2013 7:08am

Hossein Saharnaz from Ahvaz, Iran

excellent

9 Sep 2013 7:22am

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

An amazing contrast (person).:-)

9 Sep 2013 7:27am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Great capture. The young have too much time and the old have too little time!

9 Sep 2013 7:34am

maurizio jaya costantino from Trieste, Italy

temporary different forms life takes
true shot !

9 Sep 2013 7:43am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Old people get their own problems.
Young people get their own preoccupations.

9 Sep 2013 7:45am

سيد حسن كاوشي from اروميه, Iran

فوق العاده زیبا و هنرمندانه

9 Sep 2013 8:01am

ARIKA from KYOTO, Japan

Excellent snap shot! Monochromatic image matches this atmosphere.

9 Sep 2013 9:32am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

well seen juxtaposition of people

9 Sep 2013 9:52am

Monik from PARIS, France

Excellente métaphore du temps qui passe...!

9 Sep 2013 11:12am

Sam from Chennai, India

Great shot. Beautiful composition. Well seen, the contrast of old and young. :)

9 Sep 2013 11:15am

gerard1948 from Somewhere on earth, Spain

Excellent Black and White. I love this photo that shows the generation gap, the title is perfect. Idleness, the worst of evils, for some youth, the only preoccupation is to ask how to live without work, and get to be maintained by the state.
Have a good week.

9 Sep 2013 11:20am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Generations !! Beautiful B&W !

9 Sep 2013 11:28am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Really suggestive shot..

9 Sep 2013 11:48am

jean pierre from paris, France

un instantané superbe!! le noir et blznc est extra!! amitiés

9 Sep 2013 12:24pm

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Beautiful capture, the little old lady has probably worked hard since youth and the young girls probably have mot everything done for them, two different worlds

9 Sep 2013 12:28pm

@J.R.: just my point . i even cannot stand looking at these young girls, their faces and postures ..

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A wonderful juxtaposition in this shot Mariana! Well seen and captured! ;-)

9 Sep 2013 1:20pm

Martine Libouton from Belgium

Une splendide composition et un excellent B&W!!! J'adore++++

9 Sep 2013 2:15pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Nice street capture, great composition.

9 Sep 2013 2:35pm

Robert from BOUSVAL, Belgium

I hide my face ! I don't want to become old ...seems to think one of the girl !
A life situation well shooted !

9 Sep 2013 3:01pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

If they even notice her, these girls can't imagine being old one day. These girls feel entitled and couldn't dream of working as the lady has all her life.

9 Sep 2013 3:15pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Fantastic contrast here !! What a sweet composition here :))))

9 Sep 2013 3:59pm

Eric C. from Un peu partout, France

Indifférence ... good catch !

9 Sep 2013 4:40pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

A nice contradiction that you've captured here with the young and able-bodied girls just lulling around not doing much, but the older woman is the one who is up and active!! Beautiful tones in this compo as well.

9 Sep 2013 6:21pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

What a contrast! The older woman is active and the young sit doing nothing.

9 Sep 2013 6:30pm

véronique cherpantier from potenza, Italy

magnifique confrontation de générations, j'adore

9 Sep 2013 7:45pm

Bruno F from Planète Terre, Europe, France

We should never forget that one day we will be old too...

9 Sep 2013 8:12pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Idleness of youth ... you captured a fabulous contrast between old and young !!! Excellent monochrome ...

9 Sep 2013 8:55pm

Mamyni from Argenteau-Visé, Belgium

Beau n&b...ainsi va la vie!

9 Sep 2013 9:02pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Fantastic contrast in generations! A wonderful image.

9 Sep 2013 9:31pm

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Very good expression of the completely different worlds.

10 Sep 2013 4:17am

L'angevine from Angers, France

intéressante composition sur cette jeunesse et la vieillesse

10 Sep 2013 2:12pm

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

Plusieurs générations sur cette même photo, unn régal cet instant.

10 Sep 2013 6:00pm

rian from vestavia hills, United States

i like the age gap theme going on in this scene.

24 Sep 2013 2:10pm

Canon EOS REBEL XT
1/200 second
F/10.0
ISO 400
28 mm

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