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Taken in a Zulu village in Kwa Zulu Natal, S Africa.

I apologise for my relative lack of commenting at the moment, but I just don't have the spare time to spend much on ePz at the moment.

Camera:Canon EOS 5D
Lens:Canon 24-105mm IS LUSM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Father and Son
Username:old timer old timer
Uploaded:23 Nov 2007 - 8:48 AM
Tags:Father and son, Natal, Portraits / people, South africa, Zulu
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katieb
katieb e2 Member 10255 forum postskatieb vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2007 - 8:53 AM

Jim this is wonderful.
Hope you are well.
Kate

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Chant57
Chant57 e2 Member 8391 forum postsChant57 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2007 - 9:06 AM

Jim, this is a lovely composition, good eye contact with the child, lovely detail and colour. Great work.
C

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kaybee
kaybee e2 Member 103953 forum postskaybee vcard Scotland24 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2007 - 9:41 AM

Typical child - not paying attentio to what he is being shown

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Andree_Borrel
Andree_Borrel e2 Member 7Andree_Borrel vcard United Kingdom
23 Nov 2007 - 11:42 AM

Fist class, nice work

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Gecko
Gecko e2 Member 825 forum postsGecko vcard Australia
23 Nov 2007 - 2:17 PM

So nice to see father and son, lovely capture. Pam

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riprap007
riprap007 e2 Member 101568 forum postsriprap007 vcard England37 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2007 - 3:42 PM

I think I took a shot of this same fella, but his is way better!

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old timer
old timer e2 Member 1055 forum postsold timer vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2007 - 5:39 PM

Thanks all.
Jim

Nicholas - this was taken in Shakaland - quite a bit north of Durban.

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riprap007
riprap007 e2 Member 101568 forum postsriprap007 vcard England37 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2007 - 5:40 PM

yep same guy then Smile

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thorn
thorn e2 Member 10124 forum poststhorn vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2007 - 12:06 AM

Hi Jim,
Glad to see you back. Excellent portrait of this father and son. Superb posture,detail,tones and presentation.Take care.AnnSmile

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Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2007 - 8:27 AM

Sweet shy image of a wee boy safe in his father's arms. Fine work.

Absolutely pouring here for the second Saturday running . xx

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old timer
old timer e2 Member 1055 forum postsold timer vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2007 - 8:30 AM

Thanks, Ann and Mavis.
Jim

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MediumSizeUnavailable e2 Member 91503 forum postsMediumSizeUnavailable vcard Belgium44 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2007 - 9:31 AM

For me this works mainly because we are used to seeing mother and child scenes like this. That it is his father gives it an extra sense of intimacy affection

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old timer
old timer e2 Member 1055 forum postsold timer vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2007 - 10:03 AM

Thanks, Koen.
Jim

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Gary_Macleod
Gary_Macleod e2 Member 10159 forum postsGary_Macleod vcard Scotland
3 Feb 2008 - 1:59 PM

Brilliant

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sugarbird
sugarbird e2 Member 10223 forum postssugarbird vcard South Africa
9 Oct 2008 - 12:08 AM

Perfect, I am homesickSmile

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