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A game of thought by 32bites A game of thought by 32bites
Two men playing chess at Westlake Centre, Seattle.

Taken with my Canon A-1 with a Canon Lens FD 50mm 1:1.8 lens, 1/1000 second exposure at f/2 on Kodak Ektar 100.

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Given 2010-10-26
A game of thought by =32bites ( Suggested by tiganusi and Featured by ScENeYmE )
A Game of thought, very nice name for a awesome photo. I found this interesting, and of course, a great message to the image.

Let's start about my first impression of it: A duel, a battle of inteligence, with a visual from the yound guy. I liked the idea of the Young vs the Old, something very impressive to see the new generations fighting agains the veterans, same with the artists this days, the new vs the old, a problem that has been from all around the history. I found it very striking. And of course: spectacular. The idea is there, very nice placed.

Originality, it has. I've seen some photos from "the back of" one person. But i found creative on this image the big chess scenarie. Not too usual. There are a lot of small boards, but with this big one, it puts it on a high level.

I like how the image look, focusing on the Young man and putting away the old one, (like he is thinking "This is my battle, i have to win, it's ... my fight).

And finally the impact, it make me think about a lot of things, specially ,since i've said before, the fight between the "new vs the old". The battle, that's what called most my attention. And made me to observe it.

It's a good photo indeed, impressive, with an effective idea and a great message to motivate our new generation of artists. Well, that's from my point of view sir. Anyways, congratulations for your DD. :)
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jasperclyde Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Transimage Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2010
This totally brought me back! Nostalgia is sweet. :)
tdlob Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2010
Nice, i wonder what started the game in the first place...
PhsycoTatie Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
This is a very interesting picture and I love how you made the board huge.The game is important and it does take a lot of concentration and smart to do it. And the young guy vs. the old guy amkes it interesting cuz old guys no how to play and the young people usually lose
PainfulElegy Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
We know who is going to have the "finisher".
PaperSpiders Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
AHhaah, the "FINISHED" on the back of that guys shirt makes it so much better. Awesome job!

Congrats on the DD!
AlexLongclaw Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This looks like a scene from an anime (Like Yu-Gi-Oh! or beyblade) xD
This is... "CHESS MASTERS"!!! :O
emukid Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2010  Student General Artist
oh i love the tence vibe
jeruki Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
great picture and i like the concept old vs young hehe
KairiRukia12 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2010
Truly a game of thought! But those are some gigantic chess pieces...Congrats for the DD!
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