W C Thomerson Ltd, Crouch End
24 July 2006 | 6:17 pm
W C Thomerson Ltd, Crouch End
I walk past this timber shop on my way home from work every evening and always liked the look of the shopfront. Today, that car parked in front of it combined with the evening light filtered through a tree made it perfect. This could easily be 1956, not 2006. I've tried to convey that feeling with my choice of processing.

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Ooooh, this looks like you ripped it right out of LIFE magazine. 1956 feel: success! Great work!
Now, where's my bookmark tab...

n i k e on 25 Jul 2006

cool! i love the feel of this one for all the same reasons you mention above. the colors and grain and lighting.. just perfect. LIFE magazine, indeed!

paolo on 30 Jul 2006

Beautiful. I love the timelessness of this shot. As you said, it could have been taken 50 years ago!

Christian Wagner on 09 Aug 2006

Before I read your words I was wondering at it's timeless feel...very nice work and great processing. Phil

[t e r r o r k i t t e n] on 09 Aug 2006

Nice job with this one! I agree that it does feel right out of Life Magazine.

Lou on 08 Jan 2008

I recently shopped here - and it is a very wonderful little shop. Long may it continue to exist.

Andrew Fox on 14 Feb 2009
EXIF data
Camera: Canon EOS 300D DIGITAL
Shutter speed: 1/160 sec
Aperture: f/6.3
Focal length: 55 mm
ISO: 100


Equipment
I bought my camera (Canon EOS 5D) and lens (Canon 24-105mm f/4L IS) on the official Canon Outlet on eBay.