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Why do I like this ?

  • Posted April 26, 2009 by Barry Delaney Viewed 3820 times

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Is it because I am a sentimentalist Irishman ?
but, this image of Mary Lou McDonald MEP and her daughter, at a Sinn Fein remembrance service at my local Dublin graveyard, is one of my favorite images so far this year …

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    • # David Cardona

      Wonderful take! Great use of depth of field and great composition. Well done work! Capture great expression! Congrats!

      2009.05.07 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Makai Dunne

      No it isn't just you, maybe. :) I like the expressions on their faces, especially the girl. The angle of her face and her somber, relaxed expression reminds me of a renaissance religious painting.

      2009.04.28 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Barry Delaney

      Thanks, I appreciate feedback, Mary Lou is a controversial Sinn Fein politician, known as well for her good looks, here in Ireland.
      I see something in this image, that few have seen, I was beining to wonder was it just me ??

      2009.04.26 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Betty

      It's a great shot...their facial expressions seem to be speaking to us. You can almost feel the woman's pain.

      2009.04.26 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # John Wright

      I don't know anything about the woman, but she has a haunted look, strengthened by the attitude of the girl next to her.

      2009.04.26 Edited Reply Cancel