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Prisoners play basketball in the recreation yard of the Brevard County jail in Mims Florida USA. overcrowding has become a real problem in local jails, allowing more recreation time for inmates frees some of them from the packed holding areas. This 2004 image was shot through the guards glassed in viewing room.

Nikon D2H 14mm lens .NEF EI200

“Prisoner plays basketball” was featured in FEATURED MEN PHOTOGRAPHERS 6/10/11
“Prisoner plays basketball” was featured in People At Work 2/26/11
“Prisoner plays basketball” was featured in Solo Exhibition 1/21/10
“Prisoner plays basketball” was featured in All Around Florida 7/31/09
“Prisoner plays basketball” was featured in Live, Love, Dream 7/31/09
“Prisoner plays basketball” was featured in Featured Features 7/24/09
“Prisoner plays basketball” was featured in Urban Art 5/08/09
“Prisoner plays basketball” was featured on Home Page 4/08/09

5/20/11 35 favorites, 1180 views

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basketball, brevard, county, florida, jail, mims, prisoner

Comments

  • midzing
    midzingover 5 years ago

    fantastic shot,,, love the lines in this,,, great use of space, well done

  • I got lucky here, thanks for the kind comment.

    – Larry Grayam

  • mmargot
    mmargotover 5 years ago

    …wonderful colors, too!

  • Thanks shadows and color made my work easy.

    – Larry Grayam

  • nick board
    nick boardover 5 years ago

    Terrific look inside,outside.

  • The rest of the building looked sterile and corporate, this showed some humanitym Thanks for your comment.

    – Larry Grayam

  • dietert
    dietertabout 5 years ago

    Powerful image! Who needs words here? So why’d you retire, Larry?

  • Sorry for the late reply. Jail is a powerful place producing powerful images. Newspapers are dieing off and I don;t like waiting in lines. Thanks for your comments.

    – Larry Grayam

  • WaleskaL
    WaleskaLabout 5 years ago

    So lovely! It fits perfectly in the First Things Group!

  • Ok I’ll send it to yor group also, Thanks Waleska

    – Larry Grayam

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...about 5 years ago

    excellent pov

  • An d the let me out after a weekend:<)))

    – Larry Grayam

  • Cheri Bouvier-Johnson
    Cheri Bouvier-...about 5 years ago

    Wonderful comp….I love the shadows!!

  • This is still one of my favs, and very popular on RB. Thanks

    – Larry Grayam

  • Tama Blough
    Tama Bloughabout 5 years ago

    The geometry of this is wonderful.

  • Thanks it does kind of grab you.

    – Larry Grayam

  • athex
    athexabout 5 years ago

    Great work. Beautifully composed.

  • Thanks Athex

    – Larry Grayam

  • Judith Oppenheimer
    Judith Oppenhe...about 5 years ago

    great shot!

  • Thanks so much Judith

    – Larry Grayam

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