blood on the water

Discussion in 'Street, Documentary, and Portrait' started by caimi, Jan 15, 2014.

  1. caimi

    caimi Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 13, 2012
    middle US
    I intended to document the final 6:00 am opening off this small independent grocer for a local paper in Monroe County, Illinois. After twenty five years it has been purchased by a national chain and this was its last day of existence. I also wanted to photograph it without the distraction of cars and people.When I got there I noticed the bare tree and the store bleeding all over the parking lot from its neon sign and decided that was my picture. The closing of this store has resulted in mixed emotions from Monroe County residents so I thought the slight melodrama of the image was appropriate.


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  2. Duncan

    Duncan Mu-43 Regular

    Oct 31, 2013
    Quite effective I'd say.
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  3. Bokeaji

    Bokeaji Gonzo's Dad O.*

    Aug 6, 2011
    Austin, TX
    i like it
    how sad
  4. Crdome

    Crdome Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Sep 11, 2011
    West Central Indiana
    Fitting capture of the moment. Nicely done!
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