Into each life some rain must fall
Some days must be dark and dreary...
--Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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Oh, I love the forms of these umbrellas caught in black and white. I very much enjoy the center weighting with all the space surrounding. It seems to me a serious almost funereal shot...very calm and grounded.
15 May 2011 5:35am
@DULCIE: Thank you. Actually, this was a wedding. It was pouring down rain, the hardest I've seen in awhile and one of these men was photographing a bride and groom in a park. It was quite the ordeal, but made a great photo op for me :)
15 May 2011 5:38am
Beautifully captured; I love the way the umbrellas line up
15 May 2011 5:42am
Love the composition and the negative space. Nice job!
15 May 2011 6:04am
15 May 2011 6:13am
One of those beautiful studies that says so much from so little . . a true moment.
15 May 2011 7:26am
The though-provoking quote and the moody image are paired perfectly.
15 May 2011 7:47am
We have the same now - sunny days are over and it's raining.
15 May 2011 8:19am
15 May 2011 8:49am
Excelent composition and b/w, very clean image!
15 May 2011 9:02am
15 May 2011 10:21am
When opening, my first reaction was "fantastic!"
I see Maria already wrote it!
It's a great great picture, in the composition, the light, the treatment and the fact it's opened to a lot of readings....
Have a good sunday!
15 May 2011 10:33am
Very nice composition and crop.
15 May 2011 11:39am
Very nice composition/framing.
15 May 2011 12:01pm
The washed out surroundings are perfect for this image. Very austere and effective.
15 May 2011 12:02pm
15 May 2011 12:57pm
Hi Sharon...I'm back again. I'm glad to see you have made use of all the rain with this wonderfujl shot. I have been itching to get out but so busy all the time....and the weather...well lets not talk about that. Still need to get together. Let me know what would work for you. ttyl
15 May 2011 1:05pm
What does the overlap mean ? It is interesting to think the meaning.
15 May 2011 1:26pm
@Hiro: What they were doing is huddling together because the person up front was taking photographs of a bride and groom in the rain, during a wedding photography session.
very nice :)
15 May 2011 2:17pm
very simple, yet beautifully composed. to get something so great out of such a common situation takes great skill.
15 May 2011 2:57pm
Beautiful composition and nice tonality.
15 May 2011 3:10pm
Excellent compo !!
15 May 2011 3:46pm
Very nice compo ! Great shot ! well done !
15 May 2011 5:58pm
Coupling under protection
15 May 2011 6:43pm
Endless rain!! What a wonderful expression and capture of it!!!
15 May 2011 7:39pm
That clean gray background of fog and the great lighting make this look like a studio setup. You've made something quite beautiful of this rain we keep getting.
15 May 2011 8:55pm
a nicely caught moment !!!!!
15 May 2011 9:27pm
Great capture...splendid B&W process!
15 May 2011 10:27pm
What a great shot--fantastic in its simplicity
15 May 2011 10:32pm
Umbrella kisses :)
15 May 2011 11:46pm
A very moody and evocative capture Sharon! Well seen and captured! ;-)
16 May 2011 12:58am
16 May 2011 3:10am
16 May 2011 6:38am
A double wing for a twin couple - oh just read your answer to Dulcie, a twin couple indeed, in the hidden frame, super opportunity for you photographer, and as we say in France "Mariage pluvieux, mariage heureux" (rainy marriage, happy marriage ;) Love the elegance of your image. Have a superb week (with sun, hopefully).
16 May 2011 6:42am
Great one,Sharon.........Love it !!!
16 May 2011 6:53am
Excellent and elegant composition! I love it! Bravo!
16 May 2011 7:57am
Sencilla y de una belleza increíble.
Un cordial saludo
16 May 2011 11:12am
The black umbrellas against a grey wall of fog makes an excellent composition in your beautiful capture.
It´s so fantastic and I love it, Sharon. One of the best photos here on Am3 for a long time. Seeing a picture like this doesn´t make my day dark and dreary though, but that´s maybe something typical for us photographers. Thank´s for this one!
16 May 2011 12:44pm
this is a fantastic shot!
16 May 2011 2:10pm
wonderful mood in this! nicely seen.
16 May 2011 7:35pm
Wonderfully done! I especially like this because the people contrast so beautifully with the white background. Perfect!
16 May 2011 9:12pm
16 May 2011 9:55pm
I do like umbrellas in photos !!!!!! This one is a five stars at least for sure !!!!!!!!!!
16 May 2011 11:43pm
What an amazingly atmospheric (cinematic) shot you've managed to get out of this!!! Fabulous composition and rendering, as always! This is stirring lots of imaginations and emotions! Enjoy this very much!
17 May 2011 12:26am
Cool explanation of the shot thanks to Hiro. GReat quote and an appropriate quote considering its a bridal shot.
17 May 2011 12:29am
beautiful picture !
17 May 2011 6:04pm
Beautiful BW and composition; we feel the rainy mood. Very nice!
Have a nice day.
17 May 2011 7:15pm
i wonder what's going on here.. but nice capture though.. :)
18 May 2011 3:42am
Wonderfully simplistic.......I love it. :)
19 May 2011 1:12am
Wonderful picture !
19 May 2011 7:05am
19 May 2011 7:58am
Love the composition and great shot !
20 May 2011 2:58am
Striking image and wonderful in monochrome!
20 May 2011 7:31am
wonderful composition ,sharon ,wonderful b&w !
20 May 2011 8:45pm
But after every rain there will be sun. Sharon, that's a brilliant frame. Sad & hopeful at the same time. Minimal & so full of stories at the same time. Can't help but love it!
All the best & safe travels,
23 May 2011 7:12am
Great use of negative space, nicely seen.. This takes me back to Vancouver:)
24 May 2011 4:43pm
this is fantastic! love it!
2 Jun 2011 6:58am
This one, Sharon, is undisputably exceptional.
12 Apr 2012 7:39pm
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