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I came across this in town yesterday. This time I was really at a loss for a title, unless "handlebar moustache" would be appropriate Wink
Many thanks to Bzox for his U.A. on my Tulips 3; much appreciated!

Brand:Sony
Camera:Sony NEX-5N
Lens:Sony 18-55mm.
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:14 Mar 2013 - 3:23 PM
Focal Length:18mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:+0.7
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:***
Username:Rende Rende
Uploaded:15 Mar 2013 - 10:17 AM
Tags:Black & white
Votes:45

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ChrisOs
ChrisOs e2 Member 9ChrisOs vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 10:31 AM

It took me a while to work out what was going on here, the handlebars and the face are out of proportion. Well of course they would be. Well-spotted and taken. At first I thought it was a girl praying before a triathlon.Wink
Chris

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41025 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England132 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 10:43 AM

Handlebar Moustache is a perfect title, Rende. Couldn't work the image out at first, excellent spot.

Dave

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 10:48 AM

Definitely bizarre...what one sees when they go to townSmile!

boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2013 - 10:52 AM

This is way out of the box....great shot..superb.....' Putting on the face gear ' maybe, Handlebar Tash better

achieverswales
15 Mar 2013 - 10:55 AM

Barred from talking Rende, unusual capture and lots to think about to try and get what she is thinking.

have a good weekend.

Regards

Trev.

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
15 Mar 2013 - 10:58 AM

Well spotted and captured Rende,
Fred.

bluesandtwos
15 Mar 2013 - 11:24 AM

Nice! Smile

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 11:46 AM

Title is excellent Rende and a great find, I wonder if it was accidental or a planned composition by the cyclist?

Praying to the brake God for the next mountain cycle event maybe?

Dougie

DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 12:06 PM

An excellent shot, Rende - an amazing composition!Smile

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franken
franken e2 Member 113030 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 12:24 PM

Different and interesting image here Rend.

Ken

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 54172 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 12:45 PM

That's clever. Took me a while Grin Super find.

AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6602 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 12:46 PM

In a million years I would not have guessed from the thumbnail that this was yours Rende. I'm glad you chose mono for this.

Entirely unique (to use a worn out word) and mesmerizing to look at. I'm intrigued by what she is wearing on her head and the beautiful lace - is this a nun on a bike, praying for protection in the traffic, maybe a bride praying she makes to church in time - I can definitely let my imagination play with this one.

Oh, did I say I like it Smile

Anne

woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 12:48 PM

"Wedding Gear" perhaps?
The mind positively bogglesBlush
Of course the reason for the juxtaposition is obvious; the thoughts it inspires, another matter entirely. Perhaps I'd better shut up . . .
An inspired observation.
Regards
Bill

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 3:12 PM

That's a great title for a well observed capture.

Albert

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 3:16 PM

Superb composition ! I don't know about the title delima you had but from what I can read from this composition it should has to do with the contrast between the power of faith (as she is praying) and the credibility of technology that is standing just infront of her.
George

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32822 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 3:32 PM

An interesting and very well observed capture which works superbly well in your chosen format.

Nathan

taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 4:03 PM

Great find!

gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6516 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 6:18 PM

Taking a ''brake'' to pray maybe but what ever the title its a great image. - gary

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7391 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom957 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 7:03 PM


Quote: In a million years I would not have guessed from the thumbnail that this was yours Rende.

Ditto.
Extraordinary. Took a moment for the penny to drop. Found surrealism.
Moira

Ted447
Ted447 e2 Member 142 forum postsTed447 vcard United Kingdom
15 Mar 2013 - 7:23 PM

A beautiful but strange image love it. TedGrinGrin

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91885 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2013 - 9:08 PM

A well visualized image Rende - different -and most folks would not have seen this. Excellent mono.
Brian.

lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2013 - 9:14 AM

Ouch!

leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
16 Mar 2013 - 12:59 PM

Great idea, and a superb b/w image.
Effrossini

gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 9gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2013 - 10:32 PM

This is so creative -- nicely seen.
Sorry but I can't think of a title either. I suppose *** is as good as any.
-=\Walter

MichaelBHanney
MichaelBHanney e2 Member 6MichaelBHanney vcard
18 Mar 2013 - 9:04 PM

Really well spotted and executed - doesn't need a title!

I'd be very pleased with myself if I'd seen this.

Michael

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