Yes, one last iPhone picture. I was about to go back into the theater, leaving Juan Pollo, when I saw this moment. They were so serious looking, and they just happened have tattoos. I liked the way the tattoos and the mural worked together visually.
wow, what a nice capture
20 May 2010 5:26am
Hoho, one person away from four and only two cups for four or three!
Wondeful ambience! Amazing decoration!
Great Apple iPhone 3GS! I'll try on it if possible!!!
20 May 2010 5:51am
Hip shot! Great background and floor. Fantastic tats, serious clenched-fist vibe A tad soft; blame the phone. I still haven't figured out how to shoot pics with mine.
20 May 2010 5:58am
An environment totally unknown to me and which I can not say anything Bettina! The composition is very good ... three people seem bored together in a bar? The atmosphere is full of objects and drawings that explain where we are ... corraboran and your words! A good point of view. I love the texture of the soil in the foreground! Good Instantly!
20 May 2010 6:12am
@Fonts: This is a Mexican (fast) food restaurant called "Juan Pollo". There are gum machines behind them, where you throw in a coin and get a toy. :)
j'aime bien l'image sur le mur !
All painted up, the walls AND the bodies.
Just another world...... ;-)
20 May 2010 6:36am
Joli N&B ! Bonne journée
20 May 2010 7:02am
Super atmosphere though they seem to be bored! Very nice tattoos. Good day.
20 May 2010 7:15am
Belle photos, belle compo j'aime beaucoup le n/b !! Peace !
20 May 2010 7:26am
On this B & W, I feel that tattoos are an extension of the mural!
20 May 2010 7:43am
@Marlowe: That's what I loved in this image. Mixed with the colorful tiles (which you can't see in b/w) and all the toy and gum machines. It was a feast. :)
A great moment in their life that you captured ! Superb portrait !
20 May 2010 8:01am
EXCELLENT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Love this Picture !!!!
20 May 2010 8:31am
excellent compo and instant of life , beautiful capture of expressions perfect B/W
20 May 2010 8:41am
Wow - your iphone takes a seriously great photo! Again, love the busyness of this shot with so much to look at. Great capture of a rather somber mood too. Nice!!
20 May 2010 8:44am
@Sarah: The iPhone actually has a pretty wide angle which is nice. I loved the somber looks with the happy, bright, colorful, busy world all around.
very good capture
20 May 2010 9:22am
They don't look very happy lol ! I love this B&W daily scene... a very well photographed moment !
20 May 2010 9:31am
strange atmosphère !!
but excellent picture !!
j'aime beaucoup les expressions des trois personnages qui semblent un peu décalés dans ce décor !!:)
20 May 2010 9:35am
cool, another iphone, for me? thanx a lot. and i do like it. the kids serious looks contrast the happy athmosphere of trhe taco restaurant, the gummachines and the (probably) colourful painting. a typical view on the bored and angry youth, eh?
20 May 2010 11:04am
Excellent composition! Superb expression, ils n'ont vraiment pas l'air d'être heureux d'être ici! Belle ambiance lourde! J'adore!
20 May 2010 11:10am
Excellent! Lovely composition and pov. Their tattoos are almost as 'busy' as the picture against the wall... ;) A superb shot. Two girls one boy...mmm... maybe that's why the one girl looks a bit... upset? :)
20 May 2010 11:14am
This is great for a phone pic in B&W, the brightness of the whites to the solid blacks, who doesn't have a tattoo nowadays ?
20 May 2010 11:31am
@JoeB: True. I may be the only one.
It looks so much Canadian, with these exaggerated tattoos and these blank faces ! I am always trying to refrain of commenting when see the young people like these. That is totally beyond my comprehensions .
Wonderful shot, Bettina !
20 May 2010 12:58pm
@MARIANA: Thanks! I loved the fingers on the temple gesture. I feel that way myself a few times-- a day. ;)
They seem to be in deep conversation, planning something....
I like all the elements here, how they all come together and add to the story, piece by piece. Great shot.
20 May 2010 1:02pm
Such a wonderful atmosphere in this, and quite a few tattoos, Having quite a few myself perhaps more than any of them, especially on my legs I cannot say there excessive, but wondering now if they look better on a younger person rather than me LOL
20 May 2010 1:07pm
@JJ: There were many in attendance that had much more than that. Tattoos are fine. It's the gauged ear lobes that I can't quite get used to yet. But any cultural practice is meaningful in one and shocking in another. It's all relative.
20 May 2010 1:19pm
Great use of your phone Bettina! A wonderful lifestyle image...so well timed with wonderful tones and details! Great work!!
20 May 2010 1:59pm
Very intresting shot... Bravo for you and your apple... ;)
20 May 2010 2:47pm
Ha! They fit right in. That mural is like a Wall Tattoo. Cool one!
20 May 2010 2:58pm
I saw this pic on my phone from the job, I was sooo impressed when I read it was taken with your Iphone, they are actually really good. The mural fits here perfectly and... I love tattoos!
20 May 2010 3:13pm
All is relative in fact. Lot of my patients are now tattoos (and many girls). Sometime that's fine.. Sometime not! And sometime it's very conventionnal things (dolphin, roses etc..). So... Everybody is different.. The liberty is to admit that.. :)
20 May 2010 3:27pm
They are happy ???
20 May 2010 4:06pm
@JPS: lol. not really. :)
20 May 2010 5:08pm
An iphone? Great work! The young people look like the wall behind, painted as well!
20 May 2010 5:54pm
nice tats and portraits :)
20 May 2010 6:12pm
@Charles Dastodd: Thanks! :) For the props on the tats.
I love murals like that in a restaurant. There is a lot going on in this image. I don't know why, but the thing that draws my eye is that shiny floor, and how the tiles to have more depth than they should!
20 May 2010 6:15pm
Good catch on the phone, its a very busy picture.
20 May 2010 6:46pm
20 May 2010 7:09pm
They chose a wall tattoed too to sit by ;) Their expressions are so deep (tired ? bored ? anxious ?) Interesting moment you caught here.
20 May 2010 8:00pm
@k@: I think clenched fist is tired, finger temple girl is bored, and big white cup is anxious. ;)
I liked this shot. Very well done. I'm always afraid of taking photos from people! You are brave ;)
20 May 2010 8:43pm
@Meysam: With the iPhone you can pretend to be texting or dialing or reading your emails. Great for cowards like me. :)
This is slightly odd - I've just got back from a long trip round Europe on which my camera died about half way through. I wasn't flush enough to replace it or anywhere long enough to get it fixed. For the first day I was nervous, twitchy and not pleasant but then I started discovering the joys of lo-mo photography until I played with a top of the range Nikon and instantly realized nothing less would do. Now I have to find a way to justify buying the damned thing -it'd be so much easier if I could lo-mo like this and the previous image
20 May 2010 10:06pm
@Zorilla: Welcome back! And I know. You can only slum for so long. :)
Excellent study in tattooed locals. Wonderful shot.
21 May 2010 1:00am
I like the play of painting on skin and painting on wall. I also like the frame being filled with many many random objects! This is exact the emo look on our faces the day Kurt Cobain passed away. Except, we were at a Mimi's Cafe instead of Juan Pollo...
21 May 2010 1:13am
@Howard F.: Wow, things don't change all that much, I guess. Just the tats. :)
Fascinating...the mural and the tattoos. This is just great....if not al little dreary.
21 May 2010 3:58am
nice shot. Captured a lot of details.
21 May 2010 4:02am
i wonder when suddenly tattoos become a bit tedious. if you truly want to be individual, then don't bloody get one. personally, i find them incredibly naff. apart from that, bettina, great shot!
21 May 2010 11:46am
22 May 2010 8:28am
It is well captured and very observant on your part!
22 May 2010 4:06pm
excellente cette scène, belle compo.
24 May 2010 5:45pm
Philip has one, you see. A tiny mistake by a teenage rebel back in the 80s. NOW he wants to be individual...
24 May 2010 11:04pm
Hi Linda! I've seen you ride your bike! Figures about the tattoo. Thanks for sharing. :)
25 May 2010 12:23am
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