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Many thanks for all your comments and to Pete for the HC and Paul for the GEA.
Also thanks to Saeid, Andy, Baz and Ian for there UA very much appreciated.

This is one of the many men involved in getting the iron horse ready to run in the morning, stood checking a value in the cloud of steam, thought it was worth a view

Regards Richard

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:Canon 70-200 f2.8 Zoom
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Man of Steam
Username:Richsr Richsr
Uploaded:19 Oct 2011 - 8:39 AM
Tags:North york moors railway, Northscape, Portraits / people, Steam, Trains.
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AR_Photography
19 Oct 2011 - 8:53 AM

Well captured shot.
Tony

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Devon_Wild
19 Oct 2011 - 8:58 AM

Great expression on this chaps face, good capture ...............Rob

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Good shot Richard.

Carsten

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2011 - 9:10 AM

Excellent and fantastic portraits Richard,very well done,
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sut68
sut68 e2 Member 111996 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2011 - 9:12 AM

LOL ... Clive looks reet confused Grin

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2011 - 9:14 AM

Thanks for the name Paul, could not remember it
Regards Richard

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2011 - 9:22 AM

The steam is very effective

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frz67
frz67  4 Italy32 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2011 - 9:50 AM

love the colors here, Richard, and the figure emerging from the steam.
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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2011 - 9:52 AM

I do like the way that steam creates a natural vignette here.
Ann

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gingerdelight
19 Oct 2011 - 10:07 AM

An excellent capture here Rich, I love the inclusion of the steam which makes the shot even more special.
Carol

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CaroleS
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19 Oct 2011 - 10:10 AM

A superb shot Richard. Carole

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2011 - 10:13 AM

He has a great quizzicle expression on his face, nice candid.

Dougie

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41046 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2011 - 10:45 AM

Lovely candid, excellently composed and exposed - shows his scruffiness in all its glory!Grin

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Alan_Coles
19 Oct 2011 - 10:50 AM

Good study Richard.

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2011 - 12:04 PM

great comp richard brilliant detail and colour love the title too a cracker nice one Wink
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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2011 - 12:15 PM

Another excellent shot
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digital_boi
19 Oct 2011 - 12:25 PM

this brought a smile Richard the expression capured is excellent

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phil99
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19 Oct 2011 - 12:27 PM

Superb working portrait showing the man in his environment so well ...Phil

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Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2011 - 12:30 PM

Excellent portrayal of a man immersed in his work.

Glyn

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64429 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2011 - 12:34 PM

Very nice shot. I like the way his hair is the same colour as the steam. And he has a quizzical look on his face. I wonder what he's doing with that right hand.
Chris

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Joline
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19 Oct 2011 - 12:46 PM

By his expression, it looks like he's wondering "What the H....is that!" Grin

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NobbytheNobster
19 Oct 2011 - 12:53 PM

Good capture Richard, he looks in deep thought like he's trying to gauge something.
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Anna62
Anna62  3 Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2011 - 12:57 PM

FAbulous shot Richard. Love his facial expression!! Well done Smile

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Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2011 - 12:57 PM

Thanks for all your comments every one very much appreciated
Regards Richard

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Briwooly  8452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2011 - 2:01 PM

Caught this one spot on Richard excellent


Brian..........

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Mike_Young
19 Oct 2011 - 2:04 PM

Brilliant shot

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fraser  10631 forum posts Scotland14 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2011 - 3:20 PM

A man listening to his machine. Well seen.

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achieverswales
19 Oct 2011 - 3:58 PM

Love the expression and steam for effect, perfect capture!

Regards

Trev.

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19 Oct 2011 - 4:42 PM

Spot on Richard, well captured.
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19 Oct 2011 - 5:13 PM

Richard -- a fantastic atmospheric shot. Just a marvelous candid.
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lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2011 - 5:53 PM

Great character shot Richard, and I love all that Steam.

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TrevBatWCC
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19 Oct 2011 - 6:19 PM

An excellent candid capture, Richard Smile
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JustDucky  3 Canada
19 Oct 2011 - 6:53 PM

great capture of the expression on his face, well done Richard
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19 Oct 2011 - 7:03 PM

A wonderful steam filled capture Richard. Really like this.............Sandy

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wyatturp  8 England
19 Oct 2011 - 8:37 PM

The detail has held well with the steam..

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19 Oct 2011 - 8:47 PM

He has an intrigued / bemused expression that works really well in context. Excellent portrait, Richard.
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Hailwood
Hailwood  7 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2011 - 9:11 PM

nice shot of clive, he's the shed forman
not allways in such a good mood
cheers
andy

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rpba18205 e2 Member 4rpba18205 vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2011 - 9:57 PM

Excellent character capture. Looks as though he could be Jack Dee's stand in.
Rob

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Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2011 - 10:13 PM

Thanks for all your comments and time everyone very much appreciated.
Andy thanks for the info too
Regards Richard

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bromley-smith
19 Oct 2011 - 10:16 PM

Excellent portrait Richard, super detail and steamy light.
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Sezz
Sezz  9617 forum posts England15 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2011 - 10:46 PM

Like the expression captured Richard, an excellent portrait - I'd of liked to have been at this event! I say that every year & always forget Sad

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fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2011 - 8:01 AM

Great candid I have recently taken something similar but not as good by any means.

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25 Oct 2011 - 12:06 PM

Well timing and brilliant capture Richard.........Grin

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1 Nov 2011 - 12:00 PM

Well done Richard on spotting this guy and capturing that expression of deep concentration.


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