dreaming at the window ... interesting point of view and beautiful lighting.
woman lost in thought...ghosts laughing behind her
Taking an afternoon break, hanging on to some sweet memories & watching the world rushing by. A very good description & a brilliant lightning. Great frame & an amazing photograph with a wonderful still moment feel to it, Sean. All the best & safe travels, Fritsch.
That's so .. perfect? One of my favourites so far - the composition is great. One of your photos at which I look a second, third, fourth ... time.
Missing her boyfriend? Lover? Husband?Super fine photograph!
I have to say, id I hold my hand so that I cannot see the couple in the corner, then I like it more. I think the couple are distracting. The lady's face is beautifully lit and should stand alone; well. that's my view.
Great photo. I truly like shadows and lights play - balanced but yet so dynamic... There's some tension in this picture...
John... the people in the background are a poster which was on the wall. There is a big part of me which agrees with you, and I toyed with the idea quite alot once done. However, I settled on this... I preferred the irony of the advertising message, her thoughtfulness (sadness?), the insensitivity of it, or perhaps naievity of it... I kind of thought they were laughing at her.... and that is often how the world is I think. Unemotional, insensitive and advertising portrays not what is... and and and... bottom line is for me the "message" overruled the lighting... but it is still a close call for me. Thanks for the comment!
wow! nice capture .... looks like a memory floating behind her!
I'm reading Henrik Ibsen Ghosts at the moment (how did you know?)
You were able to catch her thoughts? It is like in a movie when they are playing charachter's dreams on the background. Great capture!
Sean, what you have explained to John is exactly what I felt - the cynical touch is what make this photo special - to me at last, ;-). Without the poster it would have been too kitschy - to me at last (again ;-)).
This is an wonderful shot. Getting (and keeping) the poster image in it is a fabulous touch ... it changes a good portrait into a work of art.
Wonderful! What a great shot!
..awesome beautiful black and white picture! .. thoughtfulness, memories?
Excelent & intimist portrait.
I promise I had typed a whole long story about this but then my internet crashed. Adressed comments individually too, but it was so long that I dont have the energy to do it again... thanks for the comments. They are appreciated!
I like the soft light on her face and composition with portraits in the background. Good job, Sean. Regards ;)