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the last straw by carol brandt

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Nikon D640; ISO 400, 1/160, f6.6 (-1)
A gentleman in a cafe a few tables away. He was simply waiting for a young girl, his daughter maybe, and brightened when she returned to the table, but I was struck by his look of abject despair while she was gone. Sydney Australia.
*Featured in The Compact Group 21 Jan 2011

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  • Colin Metcalf
    Colin Metcalfalmost 4 years ago

    A very powerful image Carol, well taken!

  • thanks colin

    – carol brandt

  • rodeorose
    rodeorosealmost 4 years ago

    Stunning work my friend- great to see you posting!

  • thank you so much rosie… it’s good to be ‘back in the saddle’ – lol! – after a couple of weeks away xx

    – carol brandt

  • Slick Chic
    Slick Chicalmost 4 years ago

    strong shot.. full of emotions..

  • many thanks slickChick :)

    – carol brandt

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökalmost 4 years ago

    Amazing capture, Carol!

  • thanks Béla!

    – carol brandt

  • AndyGii
    AndyGiialmost 4 years ago

    A fantastic sense of drama in this shot Carol. Congrats on an image so well executed

  • thank you kindly andy…i love to see your comments on my offerings :))

    – carol brandt

  • Mel Brackstone
    Mel Brackstonealmost 4 years ago

    What an amazing shot…

  • ta mel :)

    – carol brandt

  • Berns
    Bernsalmost 4 years ago

    This is a fantastic image, it speaks volumes!

  • yes it does… thank you for kindly commenting berns

    – carol brandt

  • Wendi Donaldson
    Wendi Donaldsonalmost 4 years ago

    This is so emotive and powerful. Fabulous capture.

  • always appreciate your comments and visits wendi…thanks

    – carol brandt

  • Ian English
    Ian Englishalmost 4 years ago

    You’ve been busy Carol. Fine image, maybe he was shocked at the bill!!! lol

  • back in the saddle after a couple of weeks away, now harvesting the goodies!… love your comment ian :))

    – carol brandt

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenalmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful emotive capture Carol…I love it!

  • thanks carol … love seeing those wee shoes on my page … you’re not a flamenco dancer are you?? :))

    – carol brandt

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