Posted by grant (kansas city, United States) on 16 December 2008 in Business & Industry and Portfolio.
Kansas City, Kansas
I like how you framed this, and as always, excellent lighting and tone. In my experience, the rougher a barbecue place looks, the better the food.
16 Dec 2008 6:18am
@Chris: i think you're right - but the absence of any cars in the parking lot seemed a bad sign...
Beautiful light and picture..!
16 Dec 2008 6:35am
It looks a rough and ready place, pigs snoot & ears mmmmm...! Great shot.
16 Dec 2008 7:39am
Do you think it's kosher ;)
Pig snoot...I love it. It reminds me of a trip to Colorado, where the restaurant served a breakfast dish called "Pigs in a Blanket". America rocks.
16 Dec 2008 8:01am
@cat: i would bet against it cat!
No need of a bulldog in front of this closed one ;-) May I order something here ? Yet, it's breakfast time in Paris, right now (no pig ears, thanks :(.... Great light & place, Grant ! :o)
16 Dec 2008 8:08am
@k@: not to worry - i'll have your pigs' ears on the next plane to paris.
Oh yuck, do people really eat those?
16 Dec 2008 9:32am
@lisa v: i don't even want to think about it lisa. i'm a very picky eater.
yes great b&w
16 Dec 2008 11:20am
Fun pic.... have pigs ever looked less appetizing? Those sausages on the left on bread look more like feet in sandals!
16 Dec 2008 12:39pm
@Stovepipe: i agree, and your comment about feet in sandals is hilariously accurate.
Great image , c'mon this is classic signpainting at it's best .
16 Dec 2008 1:45pm
Wonderful shot, but if those pig bits are on the menu I'll pass on this place! Again, grat processing!
16 Dec 2008 2:04pm
great shot, wonderful the contrast between the building and the sky from where appear these two trees
16 Dec 2008 2:50pm
Love the contrast between the white sign and the dark background. The sign is almost legendary..an absolute classic!!!
16 Dec 2008 4:09pm
A fine store front shot. I like the hand work on the sign. I'd love to try some of their ribs! :-)
16 Dec 2008 4:38pm
@don: thanks don. no snoot for you?
very nice framing
16 Dec 2008 6:18pm
Another very interesting shop, doesnt look to welcoming with the barred doors, but then again may not be my style I will pass on snoot and ears
16 Dec 2008 7:29pm
Nice street picture !
16 Dec 2008 7:54pm
Pig snouts and pig ears?? Fine is-as-it-is picture. Well seen and captured.
16 Dec 2008 8:41pm
So much to see here! Great found. I'd like to know if you used a red filter for this photo?
16 Dec 2008 9:44pm
@Lucca: thanks lucca. no filter, but i might have tweeked the contrast in ps.
agree with Lucca - this is a big image to digest. has me wondering what drew you in for it. will likely come back and look at it some more.
16 Dec 2008 10:35pm
@michele: michele, could anybody pass this place and not take a picture? ;-) i appreciate your comment.
Great shot Grant! But you know what.... I think I will go to Oklahoma Joes instead!
16 Dec 2008 11:27pm
@Bill: thanks bill (and i know what you mean... i'm thinking smoke stack, but it's the same idea...)
That pig schematic is awesome! I love pigears!
17 Dec 2008 12:30am
@Howard F.: seriously?
I'll bet that was some good eats in its day:-)
17 Dec 2008 5:24am
Nice blacktop splatter like grease spots from the BBQ place. Such a mixture of shapes and lines so well choreographed to create a terrific image.
17 Dec 2008 3:33pm
Nice composition. My dog likes pig ears. Not so sure that would bring me in though.
18 Dec 2008 11:21pm
@Twelvebit: that sounds like the perfect use for pig ears!
have come back to look at this four times now. you know i probably would have passed by it and not taken a photograph but the more i look at this image the more i see how truly funny and bizarre it is.
19 Dec 2008 3:49am
@michele: i'm flattered michele!
Looks like it might have been a tough capture, with bright midday light on white? You handled it well--and like you said before, how you could pass this and NOT take a shot? Too much great imagery going on. (And for the record: I'd eat there in a heartbeat!)
19 Dec 2008 11:10pm
@Kurt: you're a brave man!
Hello,i like this photo the contrast is very good.A bientôt.
7 Feb 2009 8:18am
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