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Elevated by redtreeme Elevated by redtreeme
Entered this piece into the Art Takes London competition.
Please Vote for me if you feel it's worthy.
www.arttakeslondon.com/redtree

Man: - Self Portrait.
Where - 1 Mile away from Tower Bridge, London, UK
I hope you like it.

Canon 5Dmkii, 24-70mm at 38mm, f11, 1/6 sec, ISO 100. Tripod used. .3 Lee ND Graduated filter.
2 Days into my new job in London I decided to get in super early to see if I could catch some early mist by Tower Bridge.
I eventually found a favourable spot and got dressed into my outfit. As it was 4am there were only a few runners giving me puzzled looks. After a couple of hours trying various poses, dodging rain showers and the odd comment or two an American chap scared the life out of me when he tapped me on the leg and asked "hey buddy, are you OK?".
Difficult one that, as I was standing on a wall with a 40ft drop the other side dressed in a business suit with a Bowler Hat and Umbrella.
All I could say was "urm, I think so".

This shot is also available from a photobook collection called 'All Business' by redtree.me

� Copyright David Reid � redtree.me � All rights reserved.
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Given 2012-04-28
Elevated by ~redtreeme almost feels as casually wonderful as the way in which it was set up. A fantastic self portrait! ( Suggested by AnaNaszynska and Featured by Kaz-D )
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013
Awesome picture! Congratulations on the DD! :iconflowerheartplz:
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redtreeme Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013
Thank you very much for the honour.
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013
It's my pleasure! :)
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LunaFeles Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012   Photographer
Featured your photo here: [link]
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muntoo Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Sorry, lemme say that again:

Reminds me of the "Man Jumping Over Puddle" by Henri Cartier-Bresson.
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muntoo Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Reminds me of <a href="[link]>the "Man Jumping Over Puddle" by Henri Cartier-Bresson.
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neokamatari Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
nice photo, creative and dynamic.
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AlekimOneira Featured By Owner May 28, 2012
Beautiful shot! Very very British ;)
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Black3ird Featured By Owner May 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing!!
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iloveDRAGONok Featured By Owner May 28, 2012  Professional General Artist
good & ****
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lamouretladanse93 Featured By Owner May 27, 2012
London! <3
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TheMateriaMaster Featured By Owner May 9, 2012
#ArtistSanctuary has added this picture to it's favorite folder (just thought you should know) :heart:
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Kaz-D Featured By Owner May 4, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Hello!
You've been featured Here! in photography weekly. Please fav if you enjoyed it!
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roblfc1892 Featured By Owner May 2, 2012
great
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JenNyClam Featured By Owner May 1, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
nice shot
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hermio Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Professional
wow! explosive!
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darko137 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Professional General Artist
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MoogleMini Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Student Photographer
this is awesome.
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old-scorpio1979 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012
P.S. the link doesn't work.
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old-scorpio1979 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012
It reminds me closely of Cartier-Bresson's "Man Behind St Lazarre Station" only that it's bolder. Very good!
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ShadowRaven2006 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
That is AWESOME!
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Yagamiseven Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012
I like how she looks like she is floating
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FabianaSilva Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Professional General Artist
Reminded me Cartier Bresson's pictures :D Very good picture! Congrats on the DD :clap:
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gooeyshmooey Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Reminds me of Charlie Chaplin
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CMWVisualArts Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes. Just Yes.
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gooeyshmooey Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Ikr?!
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SuperAimster Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congrats on the DD! :iconclappingplz:
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maddiemayy Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012
absolutely wonderful.

i love it
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sii-kei Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Love the photo itself and the story behind it! Excellent job!
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AnimeSnowBunny Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012
If I saw someone doing something like that, I probably would be concerned too, however this image is just simply LOVELY!
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xDGiiRL Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Stunning :clap:
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pinkboots Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012
so. cool. :wow:
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gjonika Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I know this corner. Great shot. Great atmosphere. You can smell London, and feel that damp weather just watching this pic. lovely
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Puvs Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012
Reminds me of Eliot Erwitt's ''Springer''.

Nice Photo (-:
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cerengamze Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012
i guess this is what is called "emancipation". charlie chaplin breaking his chains...
:sun:
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Fishable Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Perfect shot, you look so free!
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PandoraLewis Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Interesting!
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Isolation1995 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012
Absolutely gorgeous! And it sounds like you had fun shooting it - it definitely shows in the picture! Congrats on the DD! :)
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BrandiFort Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
omg i feared for your life....but that is an AWESOME pic congrats
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RosieHoliday23 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Student General Artist
Awesome shot, you're so brave for doing that
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LeeNTien Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012
Huh, the last time I've tryed to make this kind of shot, I've slipped on landing and ended up falling ~4 metres down onto some stones, thankfully, covered in thick moss. I hope no one had to fish you out of the river after this shot here XD
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yellowbigbird Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012
bravo
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yong2loh Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Great shot! I love the misty background of the city.
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Mealybug4 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Student General Artist
truly amazing photo! i bet you'll win! ^^
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Artespell Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Lovely, to me it looks as though he's jumping into the future!
But wow, this must have been quite scary to shoot. :heart:
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ApplejackMan Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Student Digital Artist
That sure doesn't look safe. Maybe the dense fog will make a softer landing.;P
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Chocolatecookiecrumb Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow, this is soooo amazing! Love the whole coposition; you, jumping, the hat and umbrella, and the city skiline in the background - dimply perfect! I love this photo :D It is not a manipulation, is it?
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iceofwolf Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
This one makes me think of Mary Poppins. :aww:

Congrats on the DD.
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H8BTalways Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012
great series of shots. Each one tells a story. Great work. Enjoy your new job
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Michawolf13 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wonderful!!! Thank you. Congrats on DD
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Canon EOS 5D Mark II
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May 18, 2011, 6:28:05 AM
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