Lunch Time in the City

© Michelle Alton

Lunch Time in the City

Paul E. Earl level-classic 7/5/2010 1:59:39 AM

Looks a fabulous place to sit down and enjoy a lovely summer's day! Lovely image!! #1285067

Gord MacEachern level-classic 7/5/2010 3:14:22 AM

Very inviting image Michelle, great POV and composition!! #8735354

Doug Pignet level-classic 7/5/2010 3:49:51 AM

Very interesting capture & pov Michelle, well done #8735399

Beverley Scott level-classic 7/5/2010 3:54:30 AM

Wonderful composition and detail in this image, Michelle! And isn't the 7D a fantastic camera!!! #8735409

Timothy Guay 7/5/2010 5:41:55 AM

Terrific Michelle!
- Timothy #8735471

Vickie J. Jenkins level-classic 7/5/2010 6:05:22 AM

Great capture with wonderful color and detail. #8735490

Bonnie C. Lackey level-classic 7/5/2010 6:25:09 AM

You do find the little touches that make a city work. I'd like to pull up a chair right there. Great job, Michelle. #8735515

Jack Ryan level-classic 7/5/2010 7:01:16 AM

Ah! My kind of place!!! An excellent, well composed image with numerous points of interest. Very nicely done. #8735590

Monnie Ryan level-classic 7/5/2010 7:44:12 AM

Ah, my idea of how to enjoy a trip to the big city, Michelle! Terrific capture! #8735700

Marsha S. Smith 7/5/2010 8:54:16 AM

What a great composition! Very cool effect also, just subtle enough to really make the pic sing. #8735793

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 7/5/2010 1:06:10 PM

Well seen and shot! Very nice comp. #8736097

John Connolly level-classic 7/5/2010 2:23:42 PM

This looks like THE place for lunch Michelle! At the moment I would be happy to settle for just the sunshine! #8736234

Karen Engelbreth level-classic 7/5/2010 3:39:47 PM

Wonderful find and capture, Michelle... #8736344

Renata Gusciora level-classic 7/5/2010 3:52:27 PM

Very inviting!Fantastic pov and treatments,Michelle! #8736385

Lindley Johnson level-classic 7/5/2010 4:44:42 PM

Looks like a perfect place for lunch, Michelle. A wonderful image! #8736460

Ian M. Hill level-classic 7/5/2010 5:05:08 PM

Great find Michelle,looks inviting. #8736499

Rony Sagy level-classic 7/5/2010 6:14:38 PM

Fascinating depiction of lunch time, Michelle. Beautiful capture, great presentation and wonderful description. #8736618

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 7/5/2010 8:50:01 PM

I certainly would be sorely tempted to sit down and eat! Looks inviting! #8736850

Dick W. Wyatt 7/6/2010 12:59:50 AM

A great still life Michelle.
Very good eye. #8736966

Nancy J. Locke 7/6/2010 6:37:47 AM

A CLASSIC! STUNNING!!!

Loooove your camera eye, Michelle.

Blessings, Nancy J Locke #8737604

Carol Eade level-classic 7/6/2010 7:00:43 AM

Fantastic image, Michelle, love how you composed this! #8737688

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 7/6/2010 8:18:46 AM

What a great eye you have, FABulous Michelle! #8737860

Gerda Grice level-classic 7/6/2010 9:04:26 AM

Tou composed this just perfectly, Michelle! I love the beautiful diagonals you created and the ideal crop! Great colours and textures, too! #8737966

Susie Peek-Swint level-classic 7/6/2010 9:09:06 AM

Great find and capture Michelle .. love the comp and lines! #8737977

Laura E. Swan level-classic 7/6/2010 9:50:56 AM

Wonderful EOD's here, Michelle, and I see two glasses up! Is that where you sat? :) I love the treatment you used here giving it that special signature look in so many of your creations. So well done!

Thanks for enjoying my waterfall series! It was fun to see all of your predictions! :D

-Laura #8738047

Guy D. Biechele level-classic 7/6/2010 11:05:19 AM

Great eye! Love this scene. #8738178

Rona L. Schwarz level-classic 7/6/2010 7:15:47 PM

What a great shot, Michelle! Terrific capture and composition - love the repeating diagonal patterns, angles, and POV! #8739169

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 7/6/2010 10:53:38 PM

Great depth, textures and design Michelle! #8739461

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic 7/7/2010 7:44:24 AM

Michelle, this is a wonderful capture of a superb alfresco scene with repeating theme!! :o) Like Laura I, too, noticed that the closest glasses were upright!! Interesting!! ;o)

My bro-in-law, John, mentioned that he'd like to see the sunshine!! Sadly, at the moment, our weather really is rather showery and inclement, but come summer time we'll be glad that we had the rain now!! :o/ #8740362

Allen O. Howard 7/7/2010 11:48:17 AM

Awesome Michelle! A terrific presentation all the way around! #8740699

Ann Coates level-classic 7/7/2010 2:36:23 PM

Beautiful work Michelle. #8740917

Maxine C. Schnitzer 7/7/2010 5:08:13 PM

I really like this simple city scene. Lines, color and comp all spot on. Looks like you did something in post processing that makes this really stand out. Nicely done. #8741133

Irene Colling level-classic 7/7/2010 8:35:39 PM

I've always admiried a "stacked or compressed" effect like this in photos.

Excellent subject for that technique.

Your good lighting and effects make the shot even better. #8741436

Leslie McLain level-classic 7/8/2010 4:52:16 AM

Terrific capture. Love the repeating tables. #8741996

Nancyj Hovey level-classic 7/8/2010 6:20:12 AM

What a unique lunch time row of tables...wow, great find, and exceptional image, Michelle.... 8o) #8742234

Lorna Shutter 7/9/2010 9:03:46 AM

Ha! Ha! For a moment there, I forgot where I was and I thought I was looking at Frank's Gallery! Well Michelle, as usual your work is fantastic! This image is outstanding! It really caught my eye! The treatment is subtle but so beautiful! Love the gorgeous earth tones! Wonderful DOF and capture! :) #8744572

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 7/9/2010 7:40:22 PM

What a great find Michelle...and your composition and pov really makes this special!

jo ann c. #8745566

Maria Morrow 7/26/2010 4:04:41 PM

Great capture, Michelle.. looks like a fun place to be! #8787635

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Description


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All through downtown Philadelphia can be found sidewalk cafes, filled with people enjoying the noontime respite with friends and colleagues.
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It was shortly after noon on Locust Street when I came upon these beautifully arranged table settings. The weather was perfect, and a Maitre de was standing just out of the frame awaiting the day's first diner. June 25, 2010 @ 12:30 pm
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Raw, Manual Settings:
ISO:125
f5.6
1/320s
88mm(equiv)
Cropped
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Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 125, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 55.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 7/5/2010 1:56:39 AM

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