Thursday, August 26, 2010

Overlooking New Belgrade

Hot summer afternoon, taking a break on a park bench, and smoking a cigarette. Not my idea of enjoying the fresh air, but....

18 comments:

Luis Gomez said...

Beautiful shot!

Lily Hydrangea said...

Love this Bibi! it reminds me of an old movie still.

Marianne said...

The sepia tone lends to the heat of the day. Her smoke and the wisps of clouds in the sky. Nice shot.

Thérèse said...

No but romantic in a way!

Leif Hagen said...

A great photo with a wonderful affect on it!

Ken Mac said...

looks like 1952! glorious light and composition

Olivier said...

superbe traitement, on croirait vraiment une vieille photo sortie d'un album de notre passé. superbe BRAVO j'adore

Gaelyn said...

Even the scene has a smokey look.

Alexa said...

I thought just what Lily and Ken Mac did—very '50s b&w film! And what a nifty vista this is.

Daryl said...

Really looks like a throw back ... mainly because she has a pony tail .. to me that will always be the 50s

B SQUARED said...

Looks like a scene from a hundred years ago or more. Very nice!

Paula said...

This is just as good as your previous photo but no sex sooooo...fewer posts. Hmmmm.

Serline said...

Aside from the lady puffing away, the whole pic has an almost medieval look...

Francisca said...

Well captured, Bibi... the light in her hair, her smoke... the city, the sky... great.

Costea Andrea Mihai said...

excellent moment!! very good b&w!

Z said...

Great angle! Love the image!

Toemailer said...

You have a great view!

Louis la Vache said...

Your image here (and in the previous post) with the smokers, reminds «Louis» of how the French smoke.

Some years ago, before the current smoking bans took effect in Parisian restaurants, «Louis» asked for a non-smoking table in a Paris restaurant. The waiter, demonstrating the Gallic anger and haughtiness that helps continue the stereotype, seized the ashtray off my table, slammed it down on the next table, and said "You want non-smoking!? THERE is your non-smoking! - and made sure that he surrounded «Louis» with smokers...