Is there no way out of the mind?
— Sylvia Plath
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The mind is a dangerous place...do not enter alone. Alternately eat more noddles. best...jerry
4 Feb 2010 5:40am
Encore une compo aux peits oignons. J'adore particulièrement la poutre qui pose une superbe horizontale.
4 Feb 2010 5:56am
Looks like a hard situation in the lost.
I like this cold mood.
4 Feb 2010 6:19am
I love and envy your ability to take great pictures and then match them with perfect quotes!
4 Feb 2010 6:25am
4 Feb 2010 6:32am
There's always a path to walk on....
4 Feb 2010 6:59am
looks so trap-like! reflection from the water, looking on, but not a single way out, nice way articulated.
4 Feb 2010 7:09am
H°w °riginal ! Th°se r°und shapes in dynamic repetiti°ns, reflecti°ns included, create, with the man standing still, a Kafkaesque m°°d the title and reference t° the auth°r °f the Bell Jar enhance. °f c°urse I l°ve this image a l°t, but if y°u w°n't be able to pass thr°ugh all the little "O" in this c°mment (damn t°° little), the character °f y°ur str°ng image sh°uldn't be that scared : Illusi°n °nly seems to keep him pris°ner. There's always a way °ut... At least a way IN ? (l°ve th°se giant curler hair-like shapes a l°t !)
4 Feb 2010 7:17am
mystical and exciting and creative, perfect, love it
4 Feb 2010 7:40am
So beautiful...I love this composition
A fantastic shot
4 Feb 2010 7:42am
Deep and murky...lovely reflection gives a hint that there may be some clarity in this "mind.'
(Unfortunately, Plath found a way out of the mind!)
4 Feb 2010 7:48am
@Dulcie: ...yes, it's unfortunate she did.
title and picture are excellent!
4 Feb 2010 8:15am
is there really no way out? i think one way could be possible. but this one is a very good photo - fantastic work!
4 Feb 2010 8:22am
The man in front of the dilemma of the life!!!!. Spectacular.
4 Feb 2010 8:33am
It's a metaphysical image to my eyes, and an impressive one to me :)
4 Feb 2010 9:17am
Oh !! LOVE this one !! Perfect compostion and excellent strong B&W processing... An excellent shot, really.
4 Feb 2010 9:43am
very impressive, love it
4 Feb 2010 10:28am
this is just something special as a composition ... and yes as has been mentioned a Kafkaresque feel.
Forboding fearful frustration flooding his mind.
I can't believe that this wasn't anything but an organised shot ... brilliant.
4 Feb 2010 10:32am
(I love a big tube.) Nice shot Blue.
4 Feb 2010 10:33am
i found a way out of my mind hardee har har... what a great shot, where do you get your subject matter, i can't find ANYTHING to take pics of lol DOWNTOWN everything's waiting for yoooou lalala
4 Feb 2010 11:09am
@Elaine-: Thanks Elaine.
This wasn't downtown, but at the end of Granville Street just before you cross the bridge over to Richmond and YVR.
Great composition! Excellent B/W! Love it!!!
4 Feb 2010 12:15pm
Haunting image. Love the reflections..the mood you've captured/created. Looking at this you'd think there really is no escape from our 'minds'!!!
4 Feb 2010 1:18pm
I can't pin it down to an individual element - I just really like this image!
4 Feb 2010 1:26pm
This is a wonderful composition! Every aspect of it adds to it's surreal mood. Very nicely done.
4 Feb 2010 1:30pm
Nice photo! Well composed.
4 Feb 2010 1:35pm
love,love,love the composition
wow stunning shot. Fantastic reflections.
4 Feb 2010 2:03pm
Sharon. Omgosh! You and Mariana have Masterpieces today!
4 Feb 2010 2:26pm
Nicely composed. The bright on the other side of the tubes is quite alluring. I too like the reflection.
4 Feb 2010 2:49pm
wow .. the reflections on the ground makes the shot .. amazing
4 Feb 2010 2:52pm
Very dramatic, great b/w...love the reflection
4 Feb 2010 2:56pm
You have the most creative shots, Sharon. How do you do it?!? Perfect quote, too.
4 Feb 2010 3:02pm
Superb capture and composition.
4 Feb 2010 3:05pm
A good composition.
4 Feb 2010 3:31pm
Well let's hope he doesn't choose Plath's way out of the mind! :) Wonderfully moody.
4 Feb 2010 4:04pm
Wonderful composition . Very moody !
4 Feb 2010 4:39pm
Awesome image Sharon ~ your processing as all ways is perfection
Fantastic picture !! I love the mood here , the reflection and composition , bravo !
4 Feb 2010 5:04pm
excellent image and title
4 Feb 2010 5:36pm
Trapped in his own mind and nowhere to go. A horrifying thought.
4 Feb 2010 6:36pm
completely frightening . . . the mind is a scary place to venture.
4 Feb 2010 6:46pm
This photo is a psychological thriller in one frame. Very beautiful, with the reflections and gorgeous tones, and more than a little disturbing. Brilliant!
4 Feb 2010 8:39pm
Lonesome never felt better. Searching never felt better. Waiting never felt better. What an excellent composition, what a brilliant photograph, Sharon! All the best & safe travels, Fritsch.
4 Feb 2010 8:46pm
a picture of high-class art! sharon
4 Feb 2010 9:22pm
Wow what great atmosphere! Looks like a scary place.
4 Feb 2010 10:24pm
Excellent image. Love this.
4 Feb 2010 10:57pm
Stunning! I love it! Great contrast and perfect title
4 Feb 2010 11:34pm
the symmetry and that patch of reflection really does make this scene shine.. excellent shot.. :)
5 Feb 2010 12:28am
Perfect composition and big WOWS on the b/w. Love it!
5 Feb 2010 12:35am
brilliant love it
5 Feb 2010 12:41am
A stunner S.W...excellent reflection and balance on this glorious image..great work
5 Feb 2010 12:46am
An amazing photo! this is really quite a striking and dramatic image. I love the B&W, the shadows and reflections are all quite beautiful. and the quote I think is apt :)
5 Feb 2010 12:52am
fantastic shot. love it!
5 Feb 2010 1:06am
i love the way the water reflects
like a reluctant decision, where
there is no turning back,
but no easy steps ahead neither.
5 Feb 2010 1:25am
You know, Sharon,.... you are brilliant. Period.
5 Feb 2010 4:36am
@amy: Thanks Amy :)
You are very kind and give me way too much credit.
There are times that an image will come at me like jazz. This is such an image. Wonderfully framed and powerful in its simplicity. Well seen.
Extremely artistic eye you had with this one, Sharon.
5 Feb 2010 5:04am
I guess everything has been said..what to add so? I know...I love it!
5 Feb 2010 7:35am
5 Feb 2010 7:46am
A great picture and a perfect qoute makes this to a real good story This is really a picture that is easy to connect to and that gives you interesting thoughts. Thanks!
5 Feb 2010 8:12am
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5 Feb 2010 8:56am
I like the reflection in the water and i like also the industrial context. Great work.
5 Feb 2010 10:00am
It seems to be a hostile universe where the man has his place in this image. Beautiful effect doubled by a reflection.
5 Feb 2010 11:40am
I like the composition and the exposure. May I ask you who he is ? I mean, does he act for you ? Is he your model ? Or is he just a man you found there ?
5 Feb 2010 1:10pm
@Hiro: Thank you.
He is a friend of mine :)
magnifique reflet au bas de l'image !!!
d'une grande clarté :) !!
5 Feb 2010 1:12pm
Jolie composition en N&B ! Bon après midi.
5 Feb 2010 1:39pm
Beautifully composed and processed. Very haunting mood in this very artful image.
5 Feb 2010 3:03pm
One of the most poignant and soul stirring images I've seen for a while... What great eye, creative mind and remarkable talent to turn this into such an exceptional image!!! Brilliant work Sharon!
6 Feb 2010 2:39am
Fabulous image Sharon, reminds me of a scene from the twilight zone. Love the mysterious mood created by the dark tones, patterns and fascinating reflections.
6 Feb 2010 5:48am
Beautiful picture and reflections in the water.
6 Feb 2010 8:23am
Really like this composition! What decision taken. The tunnel on the right or left or center. Indecision!
6 Feb 2010 2:01pm
Impressive work, one of your best.
6 Feb 2010 2:35pm
Oh, my god. the best B&W
6 Feb 2010 3:44pm
6 Feb 2010 8:20pm
Excellent composition...and perfect quote!
6 Feb 2010 8:41pm
i really love it
7 Feb 2010 7:15am
ou chacun de nous affronte ces démons, superbe ,toujours ^^
7 Feb 2010 1:49pm
the image tells stories. Very well done
7 Feb 2010 2:09pm
he looks like he's about to walk into that thing but is scared to, and rightfully.
7 Feb 2010 7:01pm
which way to choose, great shot in black and white !!
7 Feb 2010 7:37pm
super black and white..love the composition !
8 Feb 2010 12:54am
damn frakkin cool
8 Feb 2010 2:27am
fantástica composición y reflejo, Bravo!!
8 Feb 2010 4:13pm
simply brilliant, its a wow pic.
8 Feb 2010 5:01pm
8 Feb 2010 5:23pm
Great composition & setting. I think there are many ways out, but trapped by choices. Nice shot.
9 Feb 2010 12:03am
10 Feb 2010 3:00am
Can you hear my applause? I am clapping!!
11 Feb 2010 2:28am
16 Feb 2010 6:09am
a genius shot for sure
21 Feb 2010 1:47pm
Really a great shot, I love the whole composition but especially the half reflections. You've been posting some really fantastic stuff of late, I seemed to have missed much, busy moving (blogs not house :)!
2 Mar 2010 3:26pm
You have an enviable compound fotoblog excellent images.
This is a great example of this, where you have succeeded in creating an atmosphere of mystery thanks to the striking composition and great treatment.
You have my vote for the contest of photoblogs. CONGRATULATIONS!!!
4 Mar 2010 4:47pm
Wow Sharon! The reflection in the puddle is the first thing that caught my eye then they moved up and around. This is a great black and white. Spring is almost here ;) lookout!! - John
8 Mar 2010 5:54am
Beautiful composition !
7 Apr 2010 7:10am
I love this shot. It's as if his shadow is the past, his future is staring at him and he is the present, undecided. once again I LOVE THIS!
23 Apr 2010 7:44am
Une photo vraiment superbe.
12 Dec 2010 2:33pm
wow, just a an awesome shot. Very creative, I like the reflection of the guy off of the puddle of water.
2 Jun 2011 2:44am
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