Monday, June 1, 2015

People Watching in the Park

Beautiful days bring people outside,
and I was outside too.
I took these photos earlier in the spring
and just got around to them now.
A Warm Place for a Nap
Lovers Resting
Another One Resting  
He was very nice and posed for me.
Must be a Resting Kind of Day 
I didn't disturb her.
Not Everyone Gets to Rest
I gave him my Coke...
which I always carry in case I get a migraine.
Not sure what they were doing... 
but it looked interesting.
The Musician Plays for a Buck 
(or in my case allows a photo for a buck.)

At which point did you know
these were not real people?
 They are all sculptures
at Grounds for Sculpture
in Hamilton, NJ.

And being there plays tricks with your mind.
You never knew when you were
looking at a sculpture or a live person...
unless they happen to move. 

I highly recommend a visit.
And make it soon,
unless they extend this show
a lot of these sculptures will be going elsewhere.

PS. I'm a bit behind in visiting blogs. 
With all the end of year activities for my son, 
who will be graduating in one week, 
I haven't had much time to visit. 
But next week I should be able to 
get back into the swing of things. 

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Mersad said...

Really wonderful idea for a park. Just wanted to give you a heads up, that I have included your blog in my latest blog post called "10 Photography Blogs You Need to Follow". You can view it now on my blog.

Mersad Donko Photography

Tamar SB said...

By the 3rd I went back and checked again!

Kathy said...

Amazing likenesses. I thought a few of them looked like they came from a different era by their dress but it wasn't a strong enough hint to give away the surprise!

Carol Blackburn said...

Ha, I thought the gardener lighting his pipe was real and then I started to wonder if the others were manniquins you had posed for the photo shoot. LOL Good one!

Wayne said...

I thought the gardener was a statue from the beginning, like who wears turquoise pants? Many of the others are scary real.

Tanya Breese said...

oh my gosh, these are great!! hi, visiting from mersad's blog!

What Karen Sees said...

Hi Rebecca, I'm visiting from Mersad's blog, and I'm glad I did. I've spent some time here, and love your photography. I'm following you and will be back to visit again soon. Hope you'll visit me as well. Love this post. I figured it out on the first image, but not until I did a real double take on his face. P.S. I also keep a coke handy for migraines!!

Ohmydearests said...

Very interesting! Ha!

MadSnapper said...

I hope they bring them here. i knew something was up on the first one because of the face, i enlarged it to see the face and thought that is a maniquen . did not know what was going on though until the next 3, they are AMAZING...truly amazing.

Linda Kay said...

It's the middle of the afternoon, and you made me sleepy! Great pictures.

Sarah Huizenga said...

I was half way through before I realized it :) Those are some well done sculptures.