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Another from the usual place. The colour version is an overload of colours really, the man's hair is bright green as is the balloon.

He's advertising the Pituitary Foundation.

Camera:Pentax K-x Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:Sigma 18-125
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:20 Apr 2013 - 12:29 PM
Focal Length:125mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
White Balance:Auto
Title:The balloon man.
Username:franken franken
Uploaded:5 May 2013 - 9:20 AM
Tags:Cardiff., Photo journalism, Portraits / people, Street photography
Votes:34

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5241 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 9:35 AM

He looks really glad to be there!! - Great capture!!

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41035 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 9:53 AM

Quite a character, but the colour sounds fun, Ken.

Dave

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 9:55 AM

Well captured and good for him, he obviously does not want to be there - but it is for a good causeSmile
Carole

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104014 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 10:20 AM

brilliant find (as usual) GrinGrinGrin

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64362 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 11:02 AM

Oh dear. But all in a good cause. Grin

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Rende
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5 May 2013 - 11:04 AM

Wonderful candid Ken. I didn't know that, if there's something wrong with your pituitary gland, your hair turns green Wink
Rende

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Michaela_Solway
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5 May 2013 - 11:30 AM

Wonderful candid image.. Nice sharp focus on the subject... Would like to see the green hair...

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Daisymaye
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5 May 2013 - 12:03 PM

Guess green hair would be good if you want to be seen. And he's there to draw attention. Good one Ken......Sandy

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achieverswales
5 May 2013 - 12:23 PM

Love it Ken well worthy of my UA.


Regards

Trev.

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Maiwand
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5 May 2013 - 1:08 PM

Well spotted Ken.
Ron

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 4:58 PM

Nicely framed good candid in mono.

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Oleg_Lobzin
5 May 2013 - 9:19 PM

Excellent mono shot. The composition is excellent.
Regards, Oleg.

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Source
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5 May 2013 - 11:29 PM

Beautifully captured
-source

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accipiter
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6 May 2013 - 6:58 AM

Good portrait - the green would be interesting! A

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2013 - 7:12 AM

You've caught him in an off moment there Ken! Well spotted and I'm glad it's not in colour! Smile
Ann

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2013 - 7:12 AM

An excellent candid Ken - a colour pop on the balloon would look good

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Lillian
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6 May 2013 - 10:44 AM

Great candid shot Ken
and works perfectly in mono
Lillian

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ChristineD
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6 May 2013 - 2:27 PM

Well captured and great expression

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sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2013 - 6:34 PM

Great candid and it works so well in mono xx

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maggietear
8 May 2013 - 9:09 PM

You've captured his character so well in mono, the white hair is so striking!
Maggie

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