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Java Central

“A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.”

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

This is one of those images where I grabbed another small table similar and used it as a tripod to take this image in one of the back rooms of Java Central. It was one of those images begging to be converted to black and white.


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Written by Monte Stevens

February 12, 2010 at 12:01 am

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  1. Coffee shop kind of day Monte. The best I did today was also one a lot like this. Great shot and sentiment. Posted mine as well. 🙂

    Ray Ketcham

    February 12, 2010 at 1:21 am

    • And, your image looks inviting as well. I like how we can carry these big guns around when sometimes all we need is a derringer.

      Monte Stevens

      February 12, 2010 at 9:40 am

  2. I agree! The lines and shadows are perfect for b&w. I have to ask though.. was the flower red? 😉

    Faye

    February 12, 2010 at 8:59 am

    • The flower was made of newspaper. 🙂 Each table had a different flower and different vase. There must have been 8 tables in this room.

      Monte Stevens

      February 12, 2010 at 9:37 am

  3. Nice shot Monte and the perfect title to go with it. BTW, I like that newspaper flower.

    Paul L.

    February 12, 2010 at 9:56 am

    • As I was taking this image a young couple from the college walked in to the room and laughed at me. They laughed because the young girl was taking a photography class and had taken the same image last week for a school assignment.

      Monte Stevens

      February 12, 2010 at 10:42 am

  4. Excellent choice in going black and white and I’ll echo the sentiment of the quote being perfect. Have a wonderful weekend, Monte!

    Earl

    February 12, 2010 at 10:58 am

    • Thanks, Earl and have a wonderful weekend, also. Stay warm!

      Monte Stevens

      February 12, 2010 at 2:15 pm


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