Mad Hatter's Tea Party? Step Right This Way, M'Lady by David McMahon

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It might look like a psychedelic version of the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, but this was shot on the famous toy store FAO Schwarz on Fifth Avenue in New York City.

I do not crop, enhance or post-edit my images in any way. Shot with a Pentax K100D, using a Sigma 18-125mm lens. F5.67, 1/125 sec, ISO 200, focal length 18mm.

Featured in CEE’S FUN ARTSY FRIENDS, December 2010.

Featured in CITY LIFE IS THE ONLY LIFE, January 2011.


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  • Shulie1
    Shulie1almost 4 years ago

    Fantastic colours and shapes in this one David – brilliant shot!

  • Thank you, Shulie. I was hoping this would catch your eye! Hope you had a wonderful Christmas.

    – David McMahon

  • Lesliebc
    Lesliebcalmost 4 years ago

    I’d like an umbrella like that…hope your Christmas was special, David.

  • Umbrella for the sun on its way – and another one in your cocktail as well, Leslie. I do hope your Christmas was wonderful with your girls.

    – David McMahon

  • icesrun
    icesrunalmost 4 years ago

    Man your eyes could just go crazy with this. The colors and shapes are just great!!

  • Thanks so much, Icesrun – I shot this going up an escalator in the store!

    – David McMahon

  • Betty Mackey
    Betty Mackeyalmost 4 years ago

    This really pops!

  • That’s what caught my attention, Betty – great to know you like this shot.

    – David McMahon

  • Judi Rustage
    Judi Rustagealmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful work. Love the colours and pov :)

  • Thanks very much, Judi – I was lucky with the positioning of the panels and the darkness beyond ….

    – David McMahon

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtalmost 4 years ago

    Congratulations!!! You have been featured in Cee’s Fun Artsy Friends Group

  • Terrific news, Cee – thank you so much for featuring this image.

    – David McMahon

    JUSTARTalmost 4 years ago

    great shot

  • Very kind of you, JustArt. Hope you had a great Christmas.

    – David McMahon

  • TonyCrehan
    TonyCrehanalmost 4 years ago

    Great capture and composition of contrasting shapes and colours. Congratulations on feature.

  • So glad this shot caught your eye, Tony. Thanks for the visit and comment.

    – David McMahon

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