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May Challenge 2010 Memories #3
Frank Brault

May Challenge 2010 Memories #3

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Mother's day is coming and this escalator brings back loving memories of my Mom (RIP). When I was a boy she would take me (and sometimes us - I had 3 brothers) on the bus "Uptown" to the Hartford department stores. In those days we had G Fox & Co., Sage-Allen, Wise, Smith and Company and Brown Thompson and Co.. They are all gone now. Whenever we went into a store we had to use an elevator or the stairs, as my Mom was afraid of escalators.

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norbi06-Oct-2011 10:58
Most effective simplicity. v. norbi
j>a>e>17 :):):)07-Feb-2011 07:53
takin' a TIME TRIP on this heartsinger stairway to tir na nog!!!! WOW WHAT A GIFT YOU ARE!!!! :):):):)
Buba Jafarli04-Jul-2010 06:16
Fantastic light and shadows! V.
bill friedlander17-May-2010 23:37
Super graphics and nice B&W tones. Lovely play of shadow and light. V
Paolo Peggi (aka Bracciodiferro)15-May-2010 19:06
My fav. V+
Paolo
franz15-May-2010 06:15
Ta maman avait bien raison.Il ne faut prendre l'escalator qu'à l'Ascencion! BV Frank.
Máire Uí Mhaicín10-May-2010 15:57
A strong composition and an evocative memory.
Jola Dziubinska07-May-2010 23:27
Awesome capture, excellent framing and light. V.
Cindi Smith07-May-2010 19:55
They scare me...got my skirt caught in one of those once. Makes a really cool image in B&W with all the lines, light and shadows!
Walter O. Koenig07-May-2010 17:07
Great b&w image with these lines, light and shadows. Really nice work. "V"
Bill Reed07-May-2010 12:32
Wonderful image of an escalator. B&W is excellent. V
Stephanie07-May-2010 08:07
Superb lighting on these moving stairs Frank! V
Mieke WA Minkjan07-May-2010 07:36
a beautiful B&W V
my mother was afraid too of escalators...
Kathryn07-May-2010 05:22
I remember loving travellin up the excalators, we had
a wooden one in a shop when we were kids. Great memory.
borisalex07-May-2010 05:11
Beautiful graphical photo and so good in B&W! It is so true about being always a little afraid of using an escalator! V.
AgMoore07-May-2010 01:26
this is awesome and the mono is perfect for it1 v
Marcia Rules07-May-2010 00:11
electric graphics, Frank! great find..V