~Times Past~

© Debbie S.

~Times Past~

Murry Grigsby 4/24/2003 9:15:12 AM

Nice piece of history, Debbie. The times have really changed since then as far as dressing up and down goes. Love those high-toppers too. #32112

Debbie S.

Thanks Murry. This was shot just a few years ago, but for this gentleman it could have been the turn-of-the-other-century! :) #87293

Damian P. Gadal

Great shot! #87317

William C. Raco

This is just a great scene and memory.
Black and white is perfect.
I really like this kind of work.
Well done.

bill #87412

Debbie S.

Thank you Damian and Bill!!! You have made my day! I'm a sucker for b/w, what can I say... :) #87468

Gary Minish

Great portrait with tons of character and mood! Very well shot, Debbie! #87493

Ellen Peach

This is wonderful, Debbie....great old-fashioned look! #87500

Debbie S.

Thanks so much Gary and Ellen.

I am so flattered that such talented photographers as yourselves have taken a peak at my photo! Really, you all have totally made my day and night! :))) #87515

Ellen Peach

I lost count so congratulations a bunch of times and good luck with all your finalists, Debbie! #100770

Debbie S.

Thanks so much Ellen! It's been a good night! #100783

Elizabeth A. Zibas

Wonderful work. You do a great job with Tmax. Very inspiring Debbie. Congrats again. #100804

Gary Minish

A very appropriate choice! Good luck in the finals with this Debbie! #100839

Dominique Declerck

Congratulations, Debbie...this is black and white done well.
Kathleen #101145

Debbie S.

Hey Betsy! Yea, I definately went through a TMax 3200 phase...I love the grain! Thanks so much!

Gary, thank you! I'm happy that this one was recognised...it's one of my old time favs....

Dominique, Thanks! I used to be a b/w nut, and I really enjoyed working with it and put in a lot of hard hours doing it...it means a lot to hear your kind words! #101319

Murry Grigsby

Congrats, Debbie! #101324

Debbie S.

Hi Murry! Thank you...and congrats to you as well, I spotted your name at least a couple of times!! ;>) #101337

Lem Metro

Good luck again, Debbie! Wonderful B&W study! #101714

Debbie S.

Thanks so much Lem! This was from my pre-PS days...lol #101777

Mette Vendelboe Allison

Good shot! Another congrats to you! #102311

Debbie S.

Thanks Mette, I really appreciate your encouragment! #102361

Darren Alexander 9/16/2003 1:09:19 PM

Wow. This piece.. it just makes you stop and be quiet.. while looking and imagining the person and how he might've been. :-) Nice touch including only parts of the other faces, keeps you from focusing away from the subject.

I'll be sure to keep my eye out for more from you!

Cheers! #202286


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Shot in an old pastry shop on Easter in Little Italy, NYC using available light . Canon Elan, 135 mm lense (my favorite!) and 3200 TMax b/w print film. He reminded me of my German immigrant Grandfather, who wore a gray suit and tie every day of his 96 years, even for a day in the country to visit us!

Uploaded on 4/24/2003 5:52:34 AM

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