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A different angle on our holiday cottage's security personnel. It's all about the placement of the background figure.
Last Sunday some people seemed to assume that I might have planted the sunglasses. Not guilty, M'Lud! This is the work of the cottage owner, who is maturing into a Great British Eccentric. It's the fact that reality provided the scene ready arranged for me that I love.
Thanks for looking,
Moira

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D90 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:16.0-85.0 mm f/3.5-5.6
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:19 Sep 2012 - 9:25 AM
Focal Length:85mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Bouncers 2
Username:mrswoolybill mrswoolybill
Uploaded:17 Feb 2013 - 7:49 AM
Tags:Black & white, Humour / fun, Silly sunday, Specialist / abstract
Votes:52

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 7:54 AM

SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 8:16 AM

Well taken shot of a childish act, Moira.

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 9lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 8:53 AM

Yep, the placement of the BG figure works really well Moira, but the Spider about to crawl up His Nose, works even better Smile

John Smile

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 9:09 AM

Somebody has sharp eyes spotting that spiderWink good shot for silly Sunday

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8669 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1188 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 9:13 AM

Thank you and a Very Silly Sunday to everyone. I briefly considered getting rid of the spider. But only briefly.
Moira

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 9:14 AM

The background image looks like a meerkat Wink. As for John spotting that spider, wish I had eyesight as good as his Grin Carol

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8669 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1188 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 9:16 AM

Oh no, Carol, much better looking than a meerkat. Horrible creatures...
The spider is trying to climb up his nose.

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rontear
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17 Feb 2013 - 9:36 AM

Sun baked.... MoiraSmile
Ron.

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franken
franken Plus Member 123450 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 9:39 AM

Love it Moira! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Ken

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 10:21 AM

Are there 2, another under his chin, great mono image Moira. SmileSmileSmile


Cliff

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gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 10:40 AM

Its a great silly Sunday shot but not distracting from the good photographic technique. - gary

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lonely_oryx
17 Feb 2013 - 10:52 AM

The Stone Mafia

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Rende
Rende Plus Member 837 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 11:11 AM

Different but as good as the other one Moira; those bouncers rock! Wink
Rende

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Sylviwhalley
Sylviwhalley Plus Member 8101 forum postsSylviwhalley vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 12:16 PM

Great shot.
Sylvia

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RobboB
RobboB Plus Member 895 forum postsRobboB vcard United Kingdom
17 Feb 2013 - 12:26 PM

Great fun Moira. A cool gargoyle

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 12:41 PM

Nice Moira

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AnnChown
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17 Feb 2013 - 1:47 PM

Madness.... Smile
Ann

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 2:59 PM

Love it! Great for Silly Sunday, Moira Grin
Trev Smile

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Sezz
Sezz  10617 forum posts England15 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 3:15 PM

Excellent DoF Moira, love these Smile

Sarah *

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Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 3:19 PM

He'd make a great bouncer at a Rolling Stones or Stone Roses concert!WinkGrin

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NDODS Plus Member 43924 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 3:43 PM

GrinGrinGrin

Stone me Moira, he doesn't half look familiar. Very fine chiselled features, with a stone faced expression.

Regards Nathan

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Joline
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17 Feb 2013 - 3:47 PM

The back one gets my voteGrinGrinGrin

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RockArea
RockArea  8 United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 4:43 PM

Good to see da boyz again. Excellent!

David

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Herge88
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17 Feb 2013 - 4:55 PM

Quality as you say the background figure sets this one off nicely.

Best Matt

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17 Feb 2013 - 6:16 PM

Still as cool can be

Peter

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8669 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1188 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 6:18 PM

Thanks to everyone who has called in here today! We've had a long day out and I have a lot of catching up to do, so my apologies for very little time on the site.
The weather has at last felt like spring. It was great to actually enjoy being out of doors, and also to get a little bit of new material.
Cheers everyone,
Moira

Last Modified By mrswoolybill at 17 Feb 2013 - 6:19 PM

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saltireblue Site Moderator 44676 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 6:20 PM

"Listen punk. What you have to ask yourself is, "Do I feel lucky today"?"

or,

I could have been the third Blues Brother...

Malc

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leontari  2 Greece
17 Feb 2013 - 10:54 PM

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26 Feb 2013 - 3:31 PM

Happy to be number 50...
So that where my sun glasses went...

Nice work.. A good twist...

Dave

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27 Feb 2013 - 8:51 PM

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