These Shoe's were made for Walking?

© Sue C. Cole

These Shoe's were made for Walking?

Michael Kelly level-deluxe 3/4/2012 7:44:45 PM

OMG those shoes on that wooden walkway - looks like an invitation for a disaster.

Love the bright red against the grayed wood. I think this one fits the challenge well. #1447401

Jeff E Jensen 3/4/2012 7:47:33 PM

This is really nice, Sue! I love the contrast of the fancy shoes against the rustic boardwalk. Very cool! #10022003

Dale Hardin 3/4/2012 10:38:00 PM

Sue, this is wonderful. What a great take on the challenge. Love the fact that everyone is beginning to think outside the box.

Critique wise, have only one suggestion. It would have been nice to have just a bit more DOF so that the left foot was in focus also.

But that's a minor thing and doesn't take away from this fine image. #10022145

Peter W. Marks 3/5/2012 8:58:05 AM

"OMG" indeed as Mike said, but for a different reason. Sue, the image and title has now got me singing that Nancy Sinatra song from 45 years ago One of the stanzas goes like this:

"You keep lying, when you oughta be truthin'
and you keep losin' when you oughta not bet.
You keep samin' when you oughta be changin'.
Now what's right is right, but you ain't been right yet.

These boots are made for walking, and that's just what they'll do
one of these days these boots are gonna walk all over you."

Boots, shoes, those spikey heels tell the same story! #10022997

Debbra Bailey level-deluxe 3/5/2012 10:50:02 AM

Love this! The red is great! And where the shoes are in the image makes a great composition :) #10023147

Debbie E. Payne 3/5/2012 1:37:16 PM

Great picture, Sue. The shoes are perfectly placed for a wonderful composition. Nothing to change. Great color and nice variety of textures as well. #10023376

Aimee C. Eisaman 3/5/2012 3:11:23 PM

O boy now is this someone you know that has such a talent? I really like how the red pops in this image. Like Dale I do wish there was more DOF to include both feet, but other than that I really like the composition and overall idea. :~) #10023518

Rita K. Connell level-deluxe 3/5/2012 3:15:20 PM

this is a great shot Sue, love it. I think it could use a little tonal contrast. great capture! #10023525

Beth Spencer 3/5/2012 7:14:25 PM

I really like this shot but those shoes look really scary to me. I could see a broken ankle or leg in my future if that was me. #10023901

Anthony L. Mancuso 3/5/2012 7:21:33 PM

Interesting shot Aimee, I'm wondering if this is someone you know or a candid...I haven't done this in a while, and I know some people in the club like this effect and others don't care for it, but I think it work well as a selective color image, leaving the shoes and pants or just the shoes colored while making the rest of the image B+W. #10023913

Michael Kelly level-deluxe 3/5/2012 7:39:30 PM

I am neutral on SC but believe it should be used very judiciously. That said I think this would be a great candidate for the SC treatment. #10023960

Rita K. Connell level-deluxe 3/5/2012 7:58:51 PM

I agree SC treatment #10024005

Beth Spencer level-deluxe 3/6/2012 5:43:38 PM

I think that would be really interesting to see too. #10025748

Teresa H. Hunt level-deluxe 3/6/2012 8:48:35 PM

Great image! I love the pop of red from the shoes. And yes on that walk way I'd think twice about those heels.

I'm curious to see the SC idea. #10026106

Sue C. Cole 3/8/2012 9:13:08 PM

Thanks everyone, first off Peter, that song has now been stuck in my head everytime I open this image :-) I'm not sure the boots Nancy wore were this dangerous though lol. Aimee, yes this is the talented young lady in the B&W shot dancing you all saw earlier, she is amazing. I will be photographing one of her dance performances in April so you will see more of her. Tony I did a couple of SC one with just shoes and one with pants and shoes. I'm with Michael on SC very neutral so you tell me if it works :) I don't do this much so hope I lived up to you vision of it. I kind of like the green grass and texture of the wood. Someplace you wouldn't really think these shoes would be. This was a planed shoot, this walk way goes for miles out in swampy marsh lands. #10029653

Dale Hardin 3/8/2012 9:57:36 PM

Not a big fan of SC and in this shot that still holds true. Like the original much better. #10029714

Beth Spencer 3/9/2012 4:35:41 AM

I like the first one with the red shoes the best.
I look forward to your shots of this young lady's dance performance. #10030124

Jeff E Jensen 3/9/2012 8:27:52 AM

Yeah, I mess the colors of the boardwalk. #10030485

Aimee C. Eisaman 3/9/2012 12:31:39 PM

My vote goes to the original...going to have some great shots of her coming up I'm sure! :~) #10030702

Michael Kelly level-deluxe 3/9/2012 12:43:51 PM

Well thought it would be a good candidate, but I also prefer the original. #10030716

Anthony L. Mancuso 3/9/2012 7:09:01 PM

I actually like the SC version with the pants and shoes colored.. #10031054

Teresa H. Hunt 3/9/2012 8:34:43 PM

I like the original and the SC with just the shoes :) #10031164

Rita K. Connell level-deluxe 3/11/2012 12:54:23 PM

I like the red shoes! #10033202

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