Pulling my bag

I know I don’t usually post more than two in an evening, but I’m really eager to see what y’all think of this one. I shouldn’t like it because technically it’s all wrong but I just can’t help it. Maybe you’ll set me straight. What’s wrong is that the people in the foreground had walked into my shot as I was trying to get that building behind them. But I still like it. I think it has a really old feel to it. How about you? What do you think? Don’t be afraid to say it doesn’t do anything for you.

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11 Responses to Pulling my bag

  1. Christine says:

    Actually, I think the people walking through with the luggage adds something…makes you wonder who they are and where they’re going. I think their forward movement kind of leads the eye across the frame from left to right, too.

  2. marylynnmuir@gmail.com says:

    I think there is an interesting dynamic between the bag-toting guy and the guy approaching from the far right edge of the photo. Will they interact when they pass each other???

  3. I would have thought that you were waiting for those people to cross in front of you, so you COULD get them in the shot! I agree with what Christine said, I like the feeling of “movement” in the photo. Nicely done!

  4. smile breathe and go slowly says:

    Christine said it perfectly 🙂 It tells a story or leaves you wondering about it…kindof like when a plane flies overhead…and you wonder where they’re going and what for. I like it 🙂

  5. Thanks everyone, glad you like it.

  6. Chloe says:

    honestly, i didn’t even notice that they “weren’t” supposed to be in that shot
    i felt it was a very candid, street shot & i liked it straight away

  7. milkayphoto says:

    This image works (for me anyways) because of the low perspective. I also like the dynamic of the couple in the foreground with the approaching man. Whether or not you meant to take this shot, it was indeed, meant to be!

  8. Thank you Chloe and Tracy. Yes, Tracy, I forgot to mention the approaching man. I don’t think this photo would work nearly as well without him.

  9. As mentioned, the low prospective and the people add a lot. I can see if what you were going for was the building, than it was a failure. Well, sometimes great photos just happen. You have always been lucky with people showing up and making great photos. 🙂

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