The Red Headed Stranger
Absorbing the natural beauty of the surrounding river and cliffs, she rests on the bench, cogitating about the uncertain path ahead. Carved into the bench are two opposing words: “Yes” and “No”.
Photo taken at Starved Rock State Park in Illinois.
Wow – love it….
Jane, thanks so much!
Vicky, thank you for the comment.
Beautiful use of black and white with a color accent. Love it.
Hi Maralee, thank you very much!
Thank you very much, Lee!
Not only is the photo beautiful but the writeup is so thought provoking!! Love it 🙂
Cindy, thank you for the kind words!
I liked the selective coloring, and nice perspective on the ‘Yes and ‘No’ with regards to the object of the picture.
Thanks for the feedback, Nikhil.
Roger, thanks for the comment.
Greaqt photos in your blog. Good eye for colour.
Gerry, thank you very much.
Beautiful… especially like the “yes” “no” scratched unto the bench… adds a touch of melancholy to it.
Thanks very much, Miles. I appreciate the comment.
My pleasure 🙂
Brian, I like the shot, the hint of red against the black and white photo is creative and I use the term ” pops out at you. I also note the bench and how the yes or no is included. Outstanding composition.
Michael, thank you for the generous feedback.
Nice use of selective color. very nice.
I appreciate the comment — thanks!
Beautiful shot Brian. Love the processing and composition.
Thanks very much, David!
Thanks very much, Polly!
nice touch with the b/w and the red! makes this image pop.
Derrick, thank you very much!
But…you need a true red head:)
Thank you very much, Red Headed Cowgirl!
I was only teasing…lol…this shot is awesome as always:) Love the light and color of her hair with the black and white.
I know you were teasing — I was teasing right back. 🙂 Thanks!
Great photo! She is on the “yes” side I see… Salut i Força!
Yes, she is.
Just watching this photograph gives me peace. Congratulations for a wonderful shot, Brian!
Thank you very much, K!
Wow! Amazing capture. All the right elements and composed beautifully. 🙂
Robin, thanks very much for the comment!
Great composition, an arresting photograph that could keep one thinking for a long time.
Lynne, I appreciate the great feedback. Thank you.
This is a visual poem. Love it! You could write a whole book of poetry or poetic prose with just this one amazing photograph. Many thanks for sharing it with us!
Thanks so much for the wonderful comment — I really appreciate the feedback!