The Nail That Sticks Out... (Photocentric)

... gets hammered down" or so the Japanese proverb says. I'm not going to get into what the meaning of this is on society, but it was the first thing that came to mind when looking at this shot. Though technically it doesn't fit, as there are no other nails in the shot.

At first I thought this shot might be a throw away; a lot of colorful elements distracting from the subject of the photo, but with such a simple subject sometimes less is more. Played around in Silver Efex to get the right tone for the black and white conversion, and I'm pretty pleased with the shot.

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