Friday, July 15, 2011

evening settles like a dream.

the pleasure of stoop sitting
thrills bare-legged children
and cools day-weary moms and dads

22 comments:

Arija said...

Thank you, that made me smile and remember . . .

Birdman said...

So dream-like for sure--- the soft focus, the blur, the b/w. Love this candid.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Dreamy, relaxing family image Brattcat, so good!!

magiceye said...

wonderful work there!

Sharon Creech said...

Ah, stoop sitting - that jolts some grand memories of dangling long legs on the front stoop, waiting for That Boy to round the corner. . .

Kate said...

The photo resonates with many of us; dreamlike for sure!

Dave-CostaRicaDailyPhoto.com said...

This photo looks like some of my parents' snapshots of me and my brother from the early 1950's.

Sharon said...

There is something about this photo that reminds me of my childhood. I can remember summer evenings on warm and humid summer evenings when the whole family sat together enjoying each other's company and waiting for the sun to go down when the lightening bugs would come out.

Malyss said...

You seem to have pictured a memory inside someone's mind!..

Virginia said...

C'est magique.... and I mean that!
V

Sunny said...

You have a great eye!
☼ Sunny
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Library Jewel said...

What a beautifully blurred photograph! It is perfect in monochrome coloring. It reminds me of sitting on my grandma's porch on summery days.

cieldequimper said...

A dream the children will cherish.

Jack said...

This is a nice effect, brattcat.

VP said...

Stoop-sitting is almost gone here, but I remember it when I was a kid,

Bob Crowe said...

The soft focus is ideal - a heat-induced hallucination.

Paula said...

My childhood summers all had a dreamy quality, remembrance of things past, BC, beautifully done.

Irina said...

Thank you for the sweet memory: I am 5 and sitting at my grandma's porch. Grandma is alive and surrounded by children and grandchildren. In black and white, too.

Cezar and Léia said...

So lovely picture! :)
Léia

JM said...

Very cool effect on this b&w shot.

Amin said...

Cute photo!

Giorgio said...

Duane Michals (IMHO one of the greatest photographers of all times) would be proud of this one!