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Memories of a time gone by... by Sharath Padaki

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What happened to those days,
The sun shone brighter,
The days seemed too short,
The rain seemed inviting and puddles beckoned,
Why is it that all I have now are memories of a time gone by…

Comments and Criticisms are welcome :)

Camera: Canon EOS 400D
Date Taken: 6th January 2009
Location: Bomanhalli, Karnataka, India

Lens: 70.0-300.0mm
Tv, Av: 1/200, 5.6
ISO: 800

Post Processing: very minor tweaks to colour/ saturation
Program Used: Adobe Photoshop CS3

Featured in Elderly on the 25th Feb ’09
Featured in The Human Condition on the 27th Feb ’09
Featured in Inspired Art on the 31st Aug ’10
Featured in Story Through Image on the 12th Dec ’10


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  • Chetan R
    Chetan Rover 5 years ago

    i like all the wrinkles, nice light.

  • Thank You, the natural light just happened to be perfect at that moment. :)

    – Sharath Padaki

  • serpentwhisper
    serpentwhisperover 5 years ago

    this is a very touching portrait. well done.

  • Thank You! :)

    – Sharath Padaki

  • Ursula Rodgers
    Ursula Rodgersover 5 years ago

    Wonderful work, and the words suit the picture so well.

  • Thanks Ursula! It took me quite a while to come up with the right words for this :)

    – Sharath Padaki

  • BaluBhat
    BaluBhatover 5 years ago

    Emotions well captured! Excellent work Sharath.

  • Thanks Balanna :) and welcome to Red Bubble

    – Sharath Padaki

  • taylorcoyne
    taylorcoyneover 5 years ago

    this is a stunning photograph.
    simply amazing.

  • Thanks Taylor. Much appreciated.

    – Sharath Padaki

  • rochelle
    rochelleover 5 years ago

    wonderful portrait

  • thankyou rochelle :)

    – Sharath Padaki

  • grimduke1
    grimduke1over 5 years ago

    Amazing image of a person with so many stories to tell.

  • Appreciate it mate, thanks :)

    – Sharath Padaki

  • Thanks for the fav too :)

    – Sharath Padaki

  • Antanas
    Antanasover 5 years ago

    great job

  • Thanks a bunch :)

    – Sharath Padaki

  • Humiie
    Humiieover 5 years ago

    This is a beautiful portrait.

  • Thank you

    – Sharath Padaki

  • hdpandya
    hdpandyaover 5 years ago

    Sharath, this is amazing. You have a talent.

  • thanks Ms.Pandya :)

    – Sharath Padaki

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