Thursday, November 19, 2009

COMPARING PHOTOS


Two photographs of the same place. But obviously they are not alike. What would you say about them?

Here's an example, made up of two different comments of yours:

The pictures are very similar, they both show a city and it looks as if it is the same city but with a big difference, the pictures were taken in a different time, the first one nowadays while the second one may be from the late XIX century.

Because of that principal difference we can observe a lot more differences. The first picture is in colour and we can see that the city has a road for cars and a sidewalk for people walking. We can also notice that the picture was taken on a sunny day.

In the second picture we see an old city where there is a sidewalk and a "road" for carriages. As the people are walking with umbrellas we can tell that it was a rainy day. (Irene)

In picture A, people seem more nervous because life nowadays is more stressful, but in picture B it seems that people are more relaxed, as if they had no pressure for anything.

I think I'd raher live in picture A because I prefer life as it is nowadays. (Andrea)

41 comments:

  1. These photos are alike because they both show the same place. As we can see in the picture, in this square, people are walking and on the background there are some buildings.

    The first picture has lots of colours whereas the other hasn't got any colour apart from black and white. Another difference is the weather, the colourful picture shows a sunny day while the old one shows a bad day. All people have got their umbrella. In the modern picture we can see cars while in the other one there are only a couple of carriages that are older than cars.
    You can tell that the life in the second photo is worse than in the first one. Personally, I prefer staying in the first picture because I hate rainy days. The past is past and I'm in the present, so I'd rather to be in the present.

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  2. 2BB MªCarmen MuñozNovember 23, 2009 at 7:26 PM

    The pictures are alike because they both show cities.
    Picture A shows a city from about a hundred years ago,while picture B shows a modern city.
    Another difference is that in the city of the picture A,it's raining,but in the picture B the sun has risen.
    In picture B,there are more people.
    I think I would have liked to live in the time of the picture B,because there was less pollution

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  3. The pictures are alike because they both show the same place. Both photos have been taken at the same time, I mean, at the same hour but obviously not at the same age, because it seems to be midday in both of them. Nobody is posing for the camera in any of the photographs.

    In the first picture we can see a modern population while we can´t see that in the second one. Another difference is that in the first photo the sun is shining while in the second one it is raining, the weather is not the same. There is a difference in the colour too, the first one is really colourful while the second one has only two colours.In the first picture we can see cars while in the other one we can see carriages.

    You can tell that in the second picture they lived without stress. Nowadays we are very worried about all, and that is why I would rather be in the second picture, in the past. Personally I prefer being less worried.

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  4. Both pictures are alike because they show two big cities.
    One of the differences is the time in which the pictures were taken: the first one is newer than the second one, which is in black & white.
    Another difference is the people in the street. In the second picture people are holding an umbrella, so I suppose it's rainning, while in the first picture it seems to be a nice day. That's supposed to be why in the second picture people look like more stressed, while in the first one people look more confortable.
    I'd rather to be in the first picture place because it's a nicer day!!

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  5. I will compare the previous pictures.
    Boht show a similar landscape, it seems a city and dare I to say they are the same city.
    The difference is that the first picture seems to be more modern than the second.
    I know it because in the first picture we can see the different colors while the second one is in black and white.
    Moreover, while in the first picture we can see many cars, in the second one there aren"t any car but there are some carriages.

    In both pictures we can see similar buildings and a lot of people in the streets.
    In the first one we notice it is in the daytime and in the second one also it seems to be it due to the clarity of the sky and due to there are many people in the streets.
    In the second one it is raining while in the first picture it is sunny.

    In my opinion, I would prefer to be in the second one because I have been many times in cities similar to the first picture but I have never been in a city like the second picture and I would like it.

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  6. The Pictures are alike because they both show the same place where there are different people.
    The fotograph one show a modern place, while fotograph two shows a modern place.
    Other difference is that the fotograph one has got a cars and higher traffic. The people can walk alone in the pavement because it exists roads, while in the photograph two has got carriage and the people have got all place for walk because it doesnt exist roads and the traffic is smaller.
    In the photoghaph two the people wearing old-fashioned clothes and everyone looks quite uncomfortable beause the colours clothes is dark, while in the photograph one the people wearing different colours clothes and happy colours.
    In one hand I dont rather live in a hundred years ago because the life was most difficult and there arent the comforts that we have nowadays.

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  7. Both pictures are alike because they show the same square where people is walking.

    Although there are also some differences:
    On picture A we can see this square on nowadays and, we now it looking on the way that the people are dress and in the photography wich is in color.

    Picture B shows the square in the past and we now it because we can see there aren't cars and people is wearing old-fashioned clothes.

    They seem like if they are unconfortable because there are no cars and they have to walk under the rain while if in picture A where raining they can catch a cab.

    I prefer to live in picture A because it's more confortable the life nowadays.

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  8. The pictures are alike because the both show a square,i think it is the same in the both.
    In the first one you can see a sunny day and people are wearing summer clothes. Nevertheless, in the second one you can see a rainy day, and people are wearing umbrellas.
    Another difference is the first picture is taken in colour while the second one is in black & with. That make us think the second picture was taken in the pass. Moreover, while in the first picture there is taxis, in the second there is carts.
    In the fisrt picture the place seems to be more funny, and more active, but also more stressful. However, the second one seems to be more bored, calm, and peaceful.
    I would prefer to live in the firts one because i think it is better to young people living there.

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  9. The picture are alike bacause they both show downtown.

    The second picture shows people about a hundred years ago, while the first picture shows a modern downtown.

    Another difference is that the first picture is in color but the second picture is black and white.

    In the second picture is raining and everyone looks uncomfortable.
    Personally. i prefer the first picture because it's my time.

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  10. One of the photos is in black and white despite the other is in colors, other difference is that in the picture of down there aren´t road theremore in the other yes, in the old picture tehre aren´t cars too, and people wear different clothes the buildind has not changed to much but the street yes.

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  11. The photographs are alike because they both shows a famous square in Madrid, La Puerta del Sol.
    The first photo shows the present square while the second photo shows the same square hundred years ago.
    Another difference is that the first photo is in colours, but the second is in black and white.
    In the first picture we can see that the lamppost are preserve and the buildings too but at the second photo there aren't roads, traffic lights, and much less cars.
    Personally, I prefer the first photo. This one shows a sunny day, unlike the second where the day is very rainy and there aren't a Tio Pepe so cool as today.

    I'm Virginia. 2BB

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  12. Rafael Monreal RodríguezNovember 25, 2009 at 6:15 PM

    Are photos from the same place but taken from a different perspective.
    In the old picture, there are more people on the road that the recent photo. While people of the new picture go in car, in the old picture they travel in horse-drawn wagons.

    In the first photo, this sunny day while in the second photo on this rainy day, because we can observe people with umbrellas.

    We can observe too, the road from the old picture is worse paved that the actually city.

    There are some advertisements in the first photo, but not in the other photo, Because it was a different time.

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  13. Both pictures shows the center of a city, very crowded and buildings. The picture one shows a morden city and the photo is in color, while picture two shows a old city and the photo is in black and white. Another difference is that the city in a picture one has got traffic lights, roads and cars but in the picture two there aren´t because the city is oldest. The people seem to be calm and they are walking. Personally, I prefer a picture one because is a modern city, is more advance and the costums are diferent, now there is more freedom.

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  14. Both pictures show us a square of Madrid, maybe "Puerta del Sol". In the first photo we can see the new square, while the second photo show the old square.
    Another difference between photographs is the weather, in the first photo we can see a sunny day, but in the second we see a lot of umbrellas, this stand for that it was raining that day.
    Also we can see in the first photo a lot of cars, but in the second photo there isn't a lot of cars, and we can't see either roads or semaphores.
    Although the flats that we can see in both photographs are very similar.

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  15. Picture A shows a modern place where it's sunny and people walk in the street or drive a car, while picture B shows the same place in the old time, where it's cloudy and there are not cars but there are horse carriages.

    Addition, the first one is in colour while the second one is in black and white.

    You can tell that they are the same place but each one is in a different time.

    Personally, I prefer the first because is more modern than the second.

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  16. In both pictures, we can see the image of a city. The up image is color and the under is black and white.
    The image below is a photograph of another era, in which people are dressed differently, moving in open carriages, no roads, people will walk on either side as the carriages; we can see that some people carry umbrellas because it seems it is raining.
    The up image is in color, because it is a picture of today, people are dressed in modern clothes in the picture below, here we can see that wagon and cars, people will walk down the sidewalk and use the crosswalk to cross from one sidewalk to another, we can see that there are posters up in the buildings while the bottom picture there.

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  17. Hello.

    This photos are alike because both show a square.

    A Difference is that Photo 2 is in black and white, and photo 1 is in color. Another difference is that in photo 1 there is a road through the square.

    In photo 2 people walk with a Umbrella, maybe rained.

    Personally, I prefer photo 2, is more beautiful, without cars, pollution,etc.

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  18. The pictures are very similar, they both show a city and it looks like they are the same city but with a big difference, the pictures were taken in a different time, the first one in our actual time and the second one may be from the late XIX century.

    Beacause of that principal difference we can observe a lot more differences, the first picture is in colour and we can see how the city has a road for cars and a sidewalk for people walking. We can also notice that the picture was taken on a sunny day.

    In the second picture we see an old city where there is a sidewalk and a "road" for carriages, because the people is walking with umbrellas we can tell that it was a rainy day.

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  19. There are enough differences:

    The picture one is more modern, because the road is asphalted and the cars have got engines. Moreover, there are advertisement on the buildings. The picture two is older, because there is no engined cars, but carriages. Also, the picture is in black and white.

    There is another difference in the weather; in the picture one it's sunny while in the picture two it's raining, so the people is carrying an umbrella.

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  20. The pictures are alike because they both show cities.
    Picture A shows a city today, while picture B shows an ancient city.
    Another difference is that the picture A is in color, but the picture B is in black & white.

    In picture A, the people seem more nervous because life nowadays is more stressful, but in picture B seems that people are more relaxed, as if they had no pressure for nothing.

    I think I'd raher the picture A because I like more the life nowadays.

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  21. Juan Carlos Perez Guerrero 2º bachi CNovember 25, 2009 at 9:30 PM

    Both picture show a largue square,but picture A shows a sunny day, while picture B shows a rainy day.
    picture A, they are probably happy about the goode day, while picture B, they are probably sad about the bad day.
    Personally, I prefer picture A because it is more modern time.

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  22. 2bach B lorena seguraNovember 25, 2009 at 9:44 PM

    Both pictures are the same place but not in the same period of time.
    These photos are from Madrid, the first picture is a nowadays one and the other is very far in the past.
    In Picture A, streets are asphalted while in Picture B, they are made of paving stone.In the nowadays Madrid we can see in the photo, that there are cars, and an underground station. On the other hand in the ancient Madrid, we can see calashes with horses, and streetcars.
    In my humble opinion, I'd rather like living in Picture A, instead of living in the ancient one. However I prefer to live in Cadiz. =)

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  23. In this two photographs we can see the same place but with colours and angles.
    In both photographs there are people walking and cars moving.
    The photograph one apparently of this year,by de colour,the clothes of people,the cars,semaphores...
    However,the photograph two apparently of the past because haven´t any colour and the vehicles wich we can see are of ninety years ago.

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  24. this two photography is the sun place of Madrid but it's the other time different
    the first photography is the actually time while the second photography is the other time more oldder
    another difference is that the one picture has got more monument than pictore two furthermore they have got perspective differents
    personally i'd rather the second picture baceuse i will want i have lived in other time and other city

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  25. Both pictures show the same place but in the picture A this place is like nowadays and the picture B it appears as it was in previous years.
    Another difference is thet the place the picture A is modern, because in it there are cars circuling and besides there are posters adverd.
    In the picture B, the cars haven´t been created yet and so in this picture appear wagons.

    Picture A, the people seem to be happies because is a sunny day, however picture B, the peolple is triste because it is to running, so they carry umbrellas.

    Personally, I prefer the picture B because i have always liked the oldest years .

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  26. These two images are two photos of the same city but at different times.
    Some of the differences are for example the color of the photo and it's time.Another difference is the behavior that can be seen in every age.
    My conclusion is that they are different photos but the same city

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  27. Both pictures show an avenue of a city. The first picture(A) shows this avenue today, while the second picture(B) show the city a few years ago. In picture A, people wear modern clothes, while in picture B, they're wearing old-fashioned clothes. Another difference is that the floor of the street in picture A is modern, whit semaphores, but in picture B there aren't. In picture B there are carriages, while in picture A there are modern cars. Finally, we know which is the old photo because is in black and white. Personally, I prefer the picture A because is a time where I live and it looks more fun.

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  28. Picture 1 shows a modern a city street,while picture 2 shows a old street about a hundred years ago.
    The pictures are alike because they both show a street of the same place but the first is a color photo and the second not.Another difference is that the second picture it raining and the first the weather is better.
    I think I'd rather walking in the street today because it is more modern and I don't like wear olg-fashioned clothes

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  29. Pablo García PrietoNovember 26, 2009 at 12:17 AM

    Picture A shows a modern place,while picture B shows a place from about a hundred years ago.
    Another difference is that the place in picture A is sunny ,while picture B is rainning.
    In picture A there are a lot of cars ,while picture B there are horse carts.

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  30. Cristina Masson (2BA)November 26, 2009 at 12:37 AM

    Both pictures show a city where there're people walking, building and streetlinghts.
    In a picture A we see the road, cars. The picture is in color. Moreover the weather in this picture is sunny.
    In a picture B we see carriages. This picture is old, it is in black and white. The weather in picture B is rainy, because can see people with umbrellas.

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  31. The pictures are alike because they both are the same square. However, the first picture shows the square in nowadays and the second picture shows the square in the past. Another difference is that the square of the first picture has a road, while the square of the second picture only has pavement.
    Personally, I prefer the square of the second picture because it's very similar to the square "San Antonio" in Cádiz.

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  32. Here are some corrections. Read them because they may be of interest for you all.

    Cristina: streetlights; in picture B (NOT "in a picture B"); because we can see.
    "...in picture one there aren't any cars..."

    Marina: They are both alike; The first picture shows the square nowadays (NOT "in nowadays").

    Tamara. I've had to suppress your comment, because of the inappropriate link. This is what you wrote:

    The two pictures shows the same place, but obviously they are not alike. The first picture shows a sunny day in the summer and people are wearing vests of short sleeves because it is hot while the people in the second picture are wearing winter clothes because the day is cloudy and rainy. The picture one shows cars as a means of transport whereas in the picture two the persons in cars of horses.
    In conclusion, the picture two is in black and white while the picture one is a colours so the picture one seems more modern than picture two.

    Ana Belén: I'd rather walk (NOT "walking")

    Blanca: use "traffic lights" instead of "semaphores".

    Carlos: (2BC?) Too short! What about your preferences, your speculations abot what people are doing, etc.?

    Pablo: while in picture B it is raining. Too short!

    Andrea: Good! I think I'd rather live in picture A.

    Miriam: photograph, NOT photography; "Puerta del Sol", NOT "sun place" (PROPER NOUNS AND PLACE NAMES ARE NOT USUALLY TRANSLATED)

    Emilio: in these two photographs

    María: people are; there are no engined cars

    Natalia: Do not invent words (circuling, adverd); do not use Spanglish (the people is triste)

    Juan Carlos: A bit simple, I'm afraid, and too short!


    Lorena: Good. You've made an effort to improve your vocabulary: paving stones, streetcars, etc.

    Laura: the center of a very crowded city (ADJECTIVES BEFORE NOUNS)

    Antonio: This means that it was raining

    Jesús: Maybe it was raining.

    Irene: use "present" instead of "actual" (FALSE FRIENDS); people are...

    Rocío: People are...

    Thank you.

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  33. The difference is very easy one of the photos is more ancient that other one because of it the cars are worse, there are cartels that in the second one are not; even this way one sees to the first sight that they are the same place because the houses are practically equal.

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  34. mougan and fraga S.A.April 29, 2010 at 1:16 PM

    In the first picture it’s sunny and it’s seems like a beautiful day, there isn’t probably wind. It have publicity of tio pepe a wine company. the city has a road for cars and a sidewalk for people walking.It must be a summer day. The cars are of a new model.
    In the second picture we see an old city in, the picture has took a few years ago and in black and white. It gives me a impression fo that people are more relaxed. The streetlamp are probabaly of gasoil and in the first they are of electricity

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  35. In both pictures, we can see the image of a city. The up image is color and the under is black and white.
    The image below is a photograph of another era, in which people are dressed differently, moving in open carriages, no roads, people will walk on either side as the carriages; we can see that some people carry umbrellas because it seems it is raining.
    The up image is in color, because it is a picture of today, people are dressed in modern clothes in the picture below, here we can see that wagon and cars, people will walk down the sidewalk and use the crosswalk to cross from one sidewalk to another, we can see that there are posters up in the buildings while the bottom picture there. (Pepe Arteche 4ºA)

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  36. The difference is very easy one of the photos is more ancient that other one because of it the cars are worse, there are cartels that in the second one are not; even this way one sees to the first sight that they are the same place because the houses are practically equal.

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  37. In both pictures, we can see the image of a city. The up image is color and the under is black and white.
    The image below is a photograph of another era, in which people are dressed differently, moving in open carriages, no roads, people will walk on either side as the carriages; we can see that some people carry umbrellas because it seems it is raining.
    The up image is in color, because it is a picture of today, people are dressed in modern clothes in the picture below, here we can see that wagon and cars, people will walk down the sidewalk and use the crosswalk to cross from one sidewalk to another, we can see that there are posters up in the buildings while the bottom picture there.

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  38. This two pictures show the same city, but from the image colour and quality we can tell they were taken in very different times. The first one is new, taken probably in the 21st century. The second one is in black and white, so we know it was probably taken before the mid 60s, when the Polaroid camera made colour photography mainstream.

    Besides from the image colour, there are more signs to date the image. The cars we see are actually horsedrawn carriages, what takes us to the 19th century. Curiously, the umbrellas we see people using in the picture are closer to modern umbrellas than to the classic women's "parasol" of the time.

    What is shocking about this pair of pictures is that the buildings have remained mostly unchanged. One of the very few differences is a huge wine company billboard at the top of the building on the right, which perfectly suits our consumist century.

    Also, we can in the old picture see almost no distinction between the street and the sidewalk. Children are playing football on the street, alongside with the cars. I guess that can be attributed to the slow speed of cars at that time, because if a child would play in the street nowdays, he would probably get killed.

    Another difference is the height of the lampposts. They're almost three times as tall in the new picture! They also work on electricity in the new picture, while on oil on the old one. Probably, that is what tripled the sizes: electricity makes them shine brighter, so they can be placed higher and cover a bigger area. Also, there is no need for a man to go around lighting them at night(it would be really difficult for him to do so if they were 6 meters tall!)

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  39. (ALEJANDRO CHAMORRO 4ºA)
    THE FIRST PHOTO IS MORE NEW THAN THE SECOND FHOTO.THE FIRST PHOTO IS IN WHITTE AND BLACK.IN THE SECOND FHOTO IS RAINING AND THE PEOPLE GO WITH UMBRELLA.IN THE FIRST PHOTO THERE ARE CARS AND MOTOR BIKES AND IN THE SECOND PHOTO THERE ARE NOT.IN THE FIRST PHOTO THERE ARE ADVERTISING AND IN THE SECOND PHOTO THERE ARE NOT.IN THE FIRST PHOTO THERE IS A ROAD AND IN THE SECOND THERE IS NOT.

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  40. sara ocaña berrocalApril 29, 2010 at 1:31 PM

    In the old picture I can apreciatee a small street lights and I think that it is curious.
    Now it´s typical to see street lights biger than the other street lights.
    in the first the weather is sunny but in the other picture the weather is rainy and they were going umbrellas.
    I also see a big billboard on the new built about the wine but in the other there was old builts.
    in my opinion i prefer the old picture , i really like the carriage because the cars and motorbike there are more pollutant than the carriage and horse.
    other observations is the clothes, normally before the people there were wearing suits and voluptuous dress but now the people in the other picture there are wearing modren clothes It is funny to see how people from other ages used to wear strange clothes.

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  41. Both pictures show a city where there're people walking, building and streetlinghts.
    In a picture A we see the road, cars. The picture is in color. Moreover the weather in this picture is sunny.
    In a picture B we see carriages. This picture is old, it is in black and white. The weather in picture B is rainy, because can see people with umbrellas.

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