Split-Second Story

In this week’s photo challenge, capture an image that tells a full story in a single frame.

Swan Song -- Photo by Shane Francescut (All rights reserved.)

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Say hello to Shane Francescut. Shane is an avid photoblogger capturing the streets of Toronto, Ontario, on his blog, The Weekly Minute. We are delighted to have him guest star in this week’s photo challenge.

This split-second story captures the end of an era for music stores. HMV is the last surviving music store chain in Canada, and it’s finally closing its doors. This store has been a staple on Toronto’s Queen Street for many years, and the three teens loitering outside represent the last of a dying breed of young adults who have spent many lazy afternoons and summer wages on the latest hit records.

Swan Song -- Photo by Shane Francescut (All rights reserved.)

Swan Song — Photo by Shane Francescut (All rights reserved.)

For this week’s challenge, we want you to become a documentary photographer and attempt to capture a candid moment of a person, place, or thing. Put your National Geographic hat on and tell a story by documenting a moment in time through a single image. Capture the thrill of a skate park, or the calmness of a café patio. Let your imagination inspire and guide you!

It doesn’t matter if you live in a city of eight million people like New York City, or a town of 764 people like Brigus, Newfoundland. There are moments to capture and share.

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      1. Hi Shane!
        I am sorry, my friend in the photo I used for this week challenge didnt want me to public so i decided to took it off. What a pity! 😦


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