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In celebration of childhood

A bronze statue in heroic pose, a rather nice idea. Trafalgar Square, London.

comments (11)

  • Fred Adams
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 12 Mar 2012, 00:19
Blimey John, was reaching for the monitor controls for a moment, quite surreal & very striking!
John Prior: Thanks Fred
I kind of like how you added the soft focus to the edges- really bring the focal point to the sculpture!
John Prior: Thanks Elizabeth
  • Chris
  • England
  • 12 Mar 2012, 07:42
Idealised certainly but I'll go along with the artist's message
John Prior: The plinth has been put to good use recently, cheers Chris
This is brilliant John, I love all of the creative ideas that we have enjoyed on this plinth over the years.
John Prior: I liked this idea a lot, and I agree, thanks Chad
Love the surreal quality of this image. Creative ideas by both the artist and the photographer. (:o)
John Prior: Thank you Rosalyn
the vignet could be a little smaller for me
John Prior: Thanks Chantal
  • vintage
  • Australia
  • 12 Mar 2012, 12:14
O to be young
John Prior: Yes indeed Vintage, good to see you back.
  • Ginnie
  • Netherlands
  • 12 Mar 2012, 13:22
Awwww. That's priceless, John!
John Prior: I thought so Ginnie, thank you.
  • Martin
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 12 Mar 2012, 16:17
I like your effects here John, it gives it a dreamy quality, as if I were looking back at my own memories!
John Prior: Thanks a lot Martin
Nice shot John... i like the treatment used to bring the focus to the child on the rocking horse....petersmile
John Prior: Thank you Peter
Surprising statue! Beautiful process to show it!
Have a nice day.

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