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Police in riot gear being photographed at G20 Summit | Photo Art Print

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In this photograph, I've captured a moment that speaks volumes about power and public perception. Through my lens, I see a line of police in riot gear, a presence that's both immediate and imposing. Their uniforms, a patchwork of safety and authority, create a stark contrast against the urban backdrop. The mood is tense, reflective of the charged atmosphere at the G20 Summit.

I notice the details: helmets that obscure faces, shields that both protect and distance, batons at the ready. These elements come together, telling a story of order and control. The buildings behind stand silent, their neutral facades witnesses to the unfolding scene. These structures, with their modern lines and glass surfaces, add to the narrative of contrast between the organic and the constructed, the individual and the system.

The location itself has a history, a city that has seen many such gatherings. It's a place where the world's eyes converge, discussing decisions that shape our global landscape. This photo isn't just about the subjects; it's about the space they occupy, the air of anticipation that surrounds them.

In this frame, the focus is as much on the reaction as it is on the action. A civilian, camera in hand, captures their own version of the story. It's this interaction that fascinates me—the layering of perspectives, the multitude of narratives coalescing into a single image.

The photo, ripe for interpretation, is offered as a print. It invites viewers to dive into the depths of the scene, to peel back layers and discover the complexities hidden within.

© Dan Kosmayer, 2010

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Enjoy museum-grade signed prints, free global delivery, and a 30-day satisfaction guarantee. Each fine art print showcases my passion for photography and exceptional quality and is hand-signed in pencil on the reverse side, and includes a certificate of authenticity and a lifetime warranty against fading, with the assurance of a full reimbursement within 30 days if needed.

The fine art prints are of the highest museum quality, printed on acid-free 100% cotton paper with a velvety, subtly textured, warm-tone finish. Archival inks ensure photographs with sharp precision, smooth transitions, deep blacks, intricate details, and vibrant hues.

Please note that frames are not included.

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As the creator, I personally print, sign, and package every print at my studio in Haliburton, Ontario. These prints are then shipped worldwide via Canada Post free of charge. Therefore, delivery times can vary based on location, anywhere from a few days to several weeks.

Additionally, when traveling and shooting on location, orders placed during these periods will be dispatched upon my return. This may result in delivery times extending to several weeks. However, rest assured that the wait for these unique pieces is well worth it!

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