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10-AUG-2012 Karen Stuebing


West Virginia

.."She's neath the window
For her I feel so afraid..."

Also submitted for the Weekly Informal Challenge, "Landmark Architecture."

Other places can be seen here.

Mamiya RB67 ,Mamiya Sekor 150mm Soft Focus, f4.0,Kodak TMAX 400
1/250s f/4.0 iso400 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
Norbert Fortelny15-Aug-2012 17:03
Well done, great documentary work.
Chris(tine)13-Aug-2012 20:58
Looks to be a lonely kind of place, great effects here.
J. Scott Coile13-Aug-2012 16:29
"The old neighborhood
Just ain't the same
Nobody knows just
What became of
Tell me what went wrong?"

-The Band
LynnH13-Aug-2012 13:16
I love the softness and glow. I think I would like a closer look at the person sitting on the sidewalk, though. V
Jeff Lobaugh13-Aug-2012 12:22
This takes me back to how some of the small towns surrounding Pittsburgh used to look back in the 60s.
Paola Saetti13-Aug-2012 07:02
E' stupenda!
Brenda12-Aug-2012 23:47
Beautiful small town. Reminds me of my own hometown when I was growing up.
wernere0112-Aug-2012 17:22
Somehow this could be everywhere. Like this street shot a lot.
BleuEvanescence12-Aug-2012 14:50
You captured this so well!
This feels like a travel back in time...
Tom LeRoy12-Aug-2012 13:39
An appropriate composition, has the right feel and perspective. A very compelling image. V
Jeff Real12-Aug-2012 13:01
I love the way you have composed is awesome. ~V~
John King12-Aug-2012 09:10
I agree with Mairead's observation. This has a desolate and documentary feel at the same time. Very strong. V.
Laryl12-Aug-2012 04:17
janescottcumming12-Aug-2012 02:02
So perfect with her sitting on the sidewalk and the people in the distance. The softness is just right. V
woody3411-Aug-2012 23:05
Almost like a dream world of the past...the tones and atmosphere are excellent..
Mairéad11-Aug-2012 21:03
Excellent work. This street scene could be out of Robert Franks 'The Americans'. V
Janet Donnelly11-Aug-2012 18:20
A perfect small town scene ...... looks like it could have been taken 50 years ago (except for the cars, of course). Gives off an aura of a place that is genuine and unassuming. ~V~
christopheru11-Aug-2012 18:10
This is great - love the old store fronts. Voted.
Stephanie11-Aug-2012 16:47
Neat capture of this old fashioned town! V
sue anne11-Aug-2012 16:33
A neat town.
Peggy W11-Aug-2012 15:18
Excellent image~ love the tones and softness.
Walter O. Koenig11-Aug-2012 13:55
Great perspective, wonderful tones and the softness make for a strong atmosphere in this image. "V"
Pat nighswander11-Aug-2012 12:21
Excellent capture. Great tones....very fine work