Weekly Photo Challenge: Fleeting Moment

Weekly Photo Challenge: FLEETING MOMENT
U = UMBRELLA (a Goddess, provoking a man to hesitate)
photo for the “weekly photo challenge” community of dailypost / wordpress – picture was shot by FrizzText, click on the image to enter his flickr photo collection…
frizztext: some people put plastic bags over their heads, protecting themselves against the pouring rain, others ran into small shops, this woman left aristocratically with an English-style umbrella the Public Library, 42nd Street, Manhattan…
Joe Wig commented: …She’s the beauty who has to battle the elements. You can feel the wet environment The man’s an afterthought. In fact, you wonder why he’s slowing down since it IS raining.
comment by thorvaala: I suspect she’s a goddess and that has caused the man to hesitate.
comment by theouterpoint: the mirrored strides and turned heads . . .
comment by Isadora (read below): you wonder if, perhaps, the man wants to assist her down the wet steps…
compare: an old BLURB-book, where you can find this NY street-shot too… www.blurb.com/books/60079
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related:
https://flickrcomments.wordpress.com/weekly-photo-challenge/
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http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2012/06/29/weekly-photo-challenge-fleeting-moment/
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writer, photographer, guitarist

62 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge: Fleeting Moment

  1. I remember seeing this photo before. It’s a very nicely captured photo. I would post something for the weekly photo challenge, but I am banned from the dailypost.wordpress site – they don’t like opinions there πŸ™‚

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  2. Hey Frizz. Truly a “fleeting moment” caught here. Thank you for introducing me to your fabulous photos.

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  3. excellent, as usual! that could inspire a story. – rita
    http://shapingthepoem.wordpress.com/

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  4. I liked this before, and I like it again!
    http://wp.me/pMKim-1r8

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  5. A superb shot that invites a story!

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  6. Great shot! Great. The kind that inspires a short story. Good pic πŸ™‚

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  7. This is one of your best Frizztext. I absolutely love it πŸ™‚

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  8. This really is beautiful! Stunning! You got right moment! Beautiful! πŸ™‚

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  10. Specially like this one β™₯

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  12. I always wonder why people run and hide from the rain. She’s got the right idea. Walk in beauty…

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  13. great moment captured here

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  14. Veronica Roth

    Wow, very nice. It’s just such luck when you get in the right place at the right time. Isn’t it? Love it when that happens.

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  15. It’s a cool moment.

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  16. Love your wonderful living shot
    It s a story
    Compliments master

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  17. She looks regal, just by her posture. And it doesn’t look like she’s hurrying ( I don’t know how I can tell that). Great photo!

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  18. Love the film grain on this photo… was this actually shot using film?

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  20. Beautiful…so classic. πŸ™‚

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  21. I love this one Frizz, it reminds me of when I used to turn heads πŸ™‚

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  22. autumninbruges

    Lovely picture! Thank you for the pingback πŸ™‚

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  23. There’s a certain timelessness to the photo. Just wonderful. Thanks for sharing with us.

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  24. I love this one…the sepia-type tone, the interaction with the man, and the woman’s carriage…beautiful…

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  25. My Tropical Home

    this is beautiful..

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  26. This is lovely picture!

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  28. Lovely interpretation of the theme.
    Simply beautiful.
    Peace,
    Alexandria

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  29. like some other bloggerss, I am of an opinion that this moment that was fleetingly caught calls for a story

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  30. Very nice capture!

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  31. I do not wonder at all that the man is slowing down! Rain, or no rain, he shows great wisdom in savoring this moment of viewing that grace with which this lady descends those steps in the rain! Such fleeting moments must be properly stored in the soul.

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  32. Amar Naik

    i am wondering what the men standing is seeing πŸ˜›
    nice shot
    http://wp.me/pAjeE-vi

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  34. Perfect timing! You got your fleeting moment photograph – and the man also seems to be experiencing a fleeting moment. Great photo!

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  35. that is simply a beautiful photo πŸ™‚

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  36. This is a great shot and I love that it is in sepia too… . πŸ™‚

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  37. Excellent entry – you wonder if, perhaps, the man wants to assist her down the wet steps.
    Very nice ….

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  38. Frizz, love this photo which I think of every time I go near those steps. Her spirit, and yours, is very much present.

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  39. Funny how such a fleeting moment can linger so long in the memory…
    beautiful, Frizz… still one of my absolute favorites!
    πŸ™‚

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  40. Great shot. Still waiting on mine – will be back!

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  41. This is a very romantic photo – she has turned that man’s head πŸ™‚

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  42. What a wonderful moment in time. ft. You got it perfectly. πŸ˜‰

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  43. Fabulous – I love the composition of the shot – and the sepia feel!

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