Why Should I? - (2)

© Cesar J. La Rosa

Why Should I? - (2)

Uploaded: July 12, 2008


Aperture: F7.2
Shutter: 1/60
ISO: 50
December 26, 2005

"Just be who you are, calm and clear and bright.
Automatically, as we shine who we are,
asking ourselves every minute is this what I really want to do,
doing it only when we answer yes,
automatically that turns away those who have nothing to learn from who we are
and attracts those who do, and from whom we have to learn, as well."
Richard Bach

Exif: F Number: 7.2, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/600 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 50, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 86.00 mm, Model: E8800


Sue McLeod July 12, 2008

Very cool Cesar! Love the quote to go with it!! Really tells a story.:) #959598

Susana Ms Heide July 12, 2008

I remember this and really like it!! The motion is captured so well and the message is very touching! #6172916

Katarina Mansson July 13, 2008

There is a wonderful mood in this image Cesar and I love it. The lines are great and so are the mix of moving and static birds. #6173134

Jean B. Hall July 13, 2008

Cool composition and great title! #6173228

Joy Rector July 13, 2008

wow, love it #6173501

Cesar J. La Rosa July 13, 2008

Sue, Susana, Katarina, Jean and Joy:
Thank you for your kind comments. I had seen this scene on my way to work almost every day for about a year, so I once decided to take my camera with me and stop there to take this picture. My original idea was to photograph all the birds standing on the lines; like musical notes, but that afternoon, there was a child feeding the pigeons next to me so this obviously attracted them and they all came flying down to eat; all except one, that is. I liked the idea and immediately thought of the title and the story this photograph could tell.
Thanks again,
Cesar #6173993

Daniella Puente July 13, 2008

Es preciosa tal como se ve Cesar, solo una quieta :))) y el movimiento de las otras aƱade mucho a la foto...excelente!
Saludos, Daniella #6175239

Lisa A. Car July 27, 2008

WOW this is so cool Cesar!!! Awesome capture!!! #6235553

Alex Ermolin September 23, 2009

What a great photograph, Cesar! Perhaps I am a little late with my comment, but I just can't help it. I love the color, the composition, but above all - the feeling it communicates. A fave!
Alex #7977946

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