Cementerio de La Recoleta, Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina (17020609)

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Comments (5)

Rafael (Retrocool) on December 20, 2008

that looks like a great place to play that game

Draken on December 21, 2008

Some people may find a cemetery a bit spooky to play hide-and-seek but the girls seemed to be having fun. It is a big cemetery with roads and avenues

I am planning to take more pictures and in the future upload them.

Cheers, Draken

c0l0gne1 on December 23, 2008

That's a picture I like very much - marvellous contrast!

Greetings, Gudrun

Draken on December 24, 2008

Thank you, Gudrun

I was a bit unsure about this photo (I wanted to delete it in fact) but I decided to adjust it a bit to see what happened and this is the result, Catching the girls made me think about the photographer in Antonioni's film "Blowup" (the script is an adaptation from a story by the Argentinian writer, Julio Cortázar).

I am glad you like it.

Merry Xtmas.


c0l0gne1 on December 28, 2008

The living in the city of the dead - that's exactly what's so interesting about that shot...

I didn't know about "Blowup" being based on a story by Cortázar- thanks for the link.

The only book by Cortázar I've ever read is Los Premios ( in German ) which someone brought from the then GDR where you had to change money and couldn't buy anything except books and sheet music...

Greetings Gudrun

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on December 20, 2008
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Draken
    • Taken on 2008/12/13 15:57:05
    • Exposure: 0.006s (1/160)
    • Focal Length: 55.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash