Micro cosmos vs. hierarchy

I’m very impressed by this photo composition of Michael D. Hawley, Vancouver, – the over-sized intimidating architecture vs. the tiny couple supporting each other with a safe micro-cosmos! Sometimes it seems, that architects want to make us feeling small and weak – or that the boss of a big company, even a railroad boss, wants to make us shy and wordless – with a boasting entrance hall. The photographer Michael Hawley soothes us by featuring this couple in a sudden sunbeam, close to another, forgetting all oppressing hierarchy.
TOGETHER
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P.S.:
my daughter is an architect (in Berlin) and we often discussed which size of architecture is comfortable for the human feeling and which not. We have a lot of bad examples in Berlin …
related:
http://flickrcomments.wordpress.com/2011/07/21/michael-hawley-basic-topics/

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11 responses to “Micro cosmos vs. hierarchy

  1. wonderful light ( and shadow )

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  2. I am also impressed with this photo. Thank you for sharing with us.

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  3. That photo is great, Frizz…thanks for sharing it.

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  4. Amy

    Thank you so much for sharing!

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  5. I really like this photo. :)

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  6. It is outstanding! Love the reflection as well!

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  7. An amazing shot, Frizz.

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  8. I like how you have interpreted this image :)

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