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Pick of the Week: Photo Edition - June 14, 2009 | photography by Antonio Marques

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Pick of the Week: Photo Edition – June 14, 2009


Here goes this week’s selection of some of the photos that caught my attention of Flickr. I hope you enjoy them.

Don’t forget to go to the photo pages and leave your comments. I’m sure the photographers appreciate it.



Fontaine des Mers on the Place de la Concorde @ Paris (France), by Eric Rousset untitled, by Levan Kakabadze (tabu) No matter how dark the night, somehow the sun rises once again and all shadows are chased away, by Little Pebble Bau cetti!!!, by Funky64 (www.lucarossato.com) The Coat, by Christophe Regnaud [Urbex/Nature] Satan Can't Have My Soul, by Straight_Prodigy

Winter A15 - Baltimore, 2009_LeicaM2Ultron28mm, by hookstrapped untitled, by dedecim untitled, by Gilberto Brandão IMGP3578nb, by SnippyHollow  Closed, by David Prattthe chubby cherub forever frozen in place with wings for ears, by Eddyizm

Santa Cruz Tree, by crowt59 Nine Entrances to the Wonderland..., by Zill Niazi remains of the day, by marc buter Agents of the abyss, by "Elox"  one of the cutest rings ive ever seen, by Matilda BeezleyShare our similarities, celebrate our differences., by Abhishek Patel


Five Stars of the Week

bianca con casco, by etframboise

At first this image can be overlooked without a second glance. After some time admiring it, I got caught on the tensions created by the irregular posture of the model, the unexpected and creative use of a helmet on what could be considered a nude portrait (definitely something you don’t see everyday) and the contrast between the model’s skin tone and the prop. A very creative and masterful capture. My Five Stars of the Week.

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  1. Engagement Photographer

    July 15, 2009 at 11:37 pm

    After looking at that shot I think my favorite thing is the film grain, i’ve been becoming more and more obsessed with realistic grain lately. I find that it can really add to the grit of an image.

  2. Kate Clifford

    July 24, 2009 at 7:46 am

    That could be a modern reinterpretation of Myron’s Discobole, from behind (the 5 stars one)

  3. trish

    August 13, 2009 at 3:11 pm

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  4. Denver Engagment Photographer

    August 14, 2009 at 11:38 pm

    I’m a big fan of the shot with the blue mask, such great tones, and the lighting is killer.

  5. deadale

    October 31, 2009 at 3:20 pm

    magnificent photos…
    the one with the little girl caught me, it has really captured the pure emotion on her eyes and her smile, it’s like the longer i look at it i feel that she was looking thru me and that smile of hers could so much…
    i like the way you had the pictures in black and white and the film grain is magnificent it brings out life of the images captured…

    wonderful, wonderful piece of work..

  6. deadale

    November 8, 2009 at 11:46 am

    great.. this is amazing!!

  7. HPC

    November 23, 2009 at 3:07 pm

    Love your shots. I agree with the last comment – Blue Mask one is my fav. Reminds me of a shot i captured on a recent photography holidays that I went on. Went down a storm. But I have to admit that yours i better. Keep on clicking!

  8. Airfone

    February 19, 2010 at 4:02 am

    Nice one…Really amazing! The shots are really superb!!!

  9. Grantly Lynch

    June 13, 2010 at 8:35 am

    I couldn’t work it out at first glance-but the crash helmet adds a very unusual touch to an already very strong image. All the best Grant

  10. Conrad Strehlau

    January 25, 2011 at 7:57 am

    I am a bit late in seeing these photos but they are great. I especially like the use of negative space in the staircase pic.

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