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Photo of the Day ~ Street Scenes Category ~ August 13, 2009

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Power of the People
by mike marshall (mike marshall) 
Panasonic Lumix FZ-50
Oakville, Ontario

Photographer Notes:
The people portrayed here are not anti-power, simply rallying against a proposed new gas-fired plant in the midst of established neighbourhoods with an already stressed airshed. Any politics or statements are unintended.

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mike marshall commented on August 13, 2009 03:53:
Thank you, Kevin, for the POTD pick. As I wrote in the Photographer Notes above, the image was submitted strictly for its artistic merits (whatever they might be). I really felt strongly about this one. Thanks!
Dov Oron commented on August 13, 2009 05:54:
Well done Mike! I remember it's twin shot, and both convey the atmosphere and the concentration beautifully, it's great to win a potd on a shot you are emotionally attached to.
Linn Smith commented on August 13, 2009 08:13:
Their expressions are all that is needed to convey their message...a powerful presentation captured with very real emotions! Congratulations on an excellent win today!
Kirsten Kjaer commented on August 13, 2009 11:42:
This is a really great candid shot, Mike. It is a powerful statement and the concentration on the people's faces tell their own story. Huge congrats on a fantastic potd.
ellen hodges commented on August 13, 2009 12:44:
Wonderful capture, Mike. The people's expressions are awesome. Hope that they are heard!
mike marshall commented on August 13, 2009 13:25:
Thanks for your wonderful comments, Dov, Linn, Kirsten and Ellen. Glad you all liked the image. Going out now to take more pics.
Patrice Cigallio Wesa commented on August 13, 2009 13:25:
A powerful presentation, Mike, which tells a story...grand expressions too. A wonderful candid shot...congrats on a great street scene winner!
mike marshall commented on August 14, 2009 00:50:
Thanks, Patrice. I think this one will always be one of my favourites. Very pleased to see that you enjoyed it!

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