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Posted by
PShorten (West Chester, United States) on 25 September 2009 in Miscellaneous and Portfolio.

I won a second place at Chester County Camera Club with this image. It was Assigned - negative space, color, digital category.

It was taken this May at the University of Delaware graduation commencement. My son, Matt walked at this ceremony. Thank you to everyone that held him in their positive thoughts thru an incredibly difficult time. He's surrounded by the love and support of so many people, folks he doesn't even know personally helped Chuck and I help him. It's been a year and I'm still thankful for all my friends and my community and that Matt is alive.

NIKON D90 1/500 second F/5.6 ISO 400 135 mm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Excellent shot, lucky those chairs were empty. It just wouldn't look the same filled with people.

25 Sep 2009 6:44pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

It's a great shot!!! congrats oin the 2nd place!!! love the angle you used, and colors are beautifully sharp!! Sounds like you must have had some problems with Matt.....glad things have worked out!!

25 Sep 2009 9:02pm

@Susan: Hi Susan, No problems with Matt but he was the victim of a violent attack.

Dan Creighton from Pottstown, United States

Great color as it's vibrancy just jumps. Who would ever think blue and green would be so complimentary but they are here! The patterns and contrast of the chairs is great and the human element just seals the deal. Great shot.

27 Sep 2009 3:18pm

Paul Michko from Exton, PA, United States

Marvelous. Obviously a winner ;)

28 Sep 2009 9:12am

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

It is really excellent. Congrats.

2 Oct 2009 1:22pm

1/500 second
ISO 400
135 mm