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Sunday, November 5, 2006

Boy in Blue: Kid Playing at L'Illa Diagonal

Boy in Blue: Kid Playing at L'Illa Diagonal - CLICK to Enlarge
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Weekend!, buying sweaters for the sudden drop of temperatures in Barcelona. I am at the upper floor of L'Illa Diagonal shopping center. Aware of the sound of the many kids shouting down there in the hall of the main floor I look down and spot this huge box full of blue balls. As I told Kris and Edwin recently I have a knack for blue so I couldn't resist firing some shots. It was almost impossible to isolate just one kid, thus the custom vignette applied.

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22 comments:

  1. Wow, what a neat photo. That boy looks like he is having a great time.

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  2. Excellent!
    I see the kids having lots of fun. Are they hunting a red ball hidden somewhere in the blue? Let's hunt a treasure!

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  3. Hi Carlos, thanks for your very kind comments about my grandma. The expression on the boy's face in this photo is perfect - a mix of happiness and "where do I go next?" - kind of how I feel. PS: I'm sure that your descendants admire you already!

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  4. This has worked really well Carlos, a cracking good shot!

    Curly's Photoshop

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  5. let me guess, the sweater would be blue?

    Good photo! its as if she is wonderland :)

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  6. Anonymous10:25 AM

    This is a fun shot. Looks like a great place for kids to play. Yes, the blue is nice.

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  7. Victoria, Ben, Felicia, Curly, Kris and Faye thanks for your kind comments.
    Great idea Ben!
    Felicia, I hope so!. You are welcome.

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  8. When I was a kid, I played such a role once. But nowadays, it makes me think of a uge lottery :)

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  9. Beautiful photos! Proof positive that it is not only the surroundings that makes this city so fantastic, but the creative people who cherish and celebrate it.

    Keep them coming!

    Catalonic

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  10. I can't improve on Curly's comment, "a cracking good shot." He's right, of course! Didn't you want to join the children??

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  11. Carlos, this is an AWESOME photo...thumbs up to you!

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  12. Nice photo. Maybe a bit of cropping or zoom might have helped, but it looks like he's inside a jar of sweets.

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  13. Beautiful photo. Is there a special City daily Photo school in Barcelona that you all come up with superb shots all the time ??? LOL

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  14. Anonymous12:43 AM

    Superb execution!
    Wonderful find.

    all the best

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  15. Andreea, Mathiew, Catalonic, Kate Lisi, Gail's man, Eric and Lachezar thanks to you all for coming and comments.

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  16. Anonymous3:59 PM

    wow...great photo!!

    Jing.

    btw, i am so lucky tonight i can leave my comments here. :D

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  17. Anonymous7:59 AM

    please please, can i jump in too? haha...

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  18. Anonymous5:25 AM

    Brilliant photo!!!! I was used to multicoloured ball baths but I love this one all in blue! Blue is my favourite colour too...

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