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I've just found this unprocessed on the hard drive and thought it might work... Havana, Cuba, May 2012. Comments and criticisms are welcome. Thanks for looking and for your time.
Ann
Sorry I haven't been around much recently - too much going on with Battle Camera Club exhibition (Memorial Hall, Battle) preparations for Saturday and Sunday (24th and 25th) - if you're in the area, please come along and say hello! It would be really good to see you - perhaps you could be persuaded to join the club! Smile

Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4.5DCMacroAsp.IF HSM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:8 May 2012 - 3:32 PM
Focal Length:38mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/11
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Pattern
Flash:Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Waiting for the bus
Username:AnnChown AnnChown
Uploaded:21 Aug 2013 - 6:54 PM
Tags:Cuba, Hairnet, Havana, Landscape / travel, Portraits / people, Street photography
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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 7:03 PM

A great candid, Ann, she's not going to go hungry whilst waiting Wink Carol

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barbarahirst
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21 Aug 2013 - 7:05 PM

That building looks so grand.
She adds to the atmosphere so well

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lonely_oryx
21 Aug 2013 - 7:05 PM

Very well caught

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Michaela_Solway

Hope you uncover some more Cuba classics.. Great candid street photography

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franken
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21 Aug 2013 - 7:28 PM

Excellent candid here Ann.

Ken

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DicksPics
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21 Aug 2013 - 7:28 PM

A wonderful candid image, Ann!
Richard

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LynneJoyce
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21 Aug 2013 - 7:37 PM

Lovely candid shot.

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WhiteRose1
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21 Aug 2013 - 7:46 PM

A well-taken candid opportunity, Ann. What about cropping out the left hand door completely? A better balance, your attention isn't split by the TWO doors and the lady's line of sight pushes you into the frame.

Dave

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21 Aug 2013 - 7:56 PM

Havana cool..... Ann.
Ron.

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morpheus1955
21 Aug 2013 - 8:13 PM

Superb candid, beautifully captured and presented

Hugh

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21 Aug 2013 - 8:19 PM

Dave's comments are always so pertinent: I would probably not thought of that but it does seem a good idea, tightening up the composition as he says.
Ronnie.

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nonur
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21 Aug 2013 - 8:39 PM

I love these Cuba shots, and this is no exception. The compo and colours are super.

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21 Aug 2013 - 8:49 PM

The Battle Camera Club. It all sounds somewhat hush hush and say no more to me.

Whilst this very well observed and captured candid image taken in Cuba brings back many mixed memories.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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21 Aug 2013 - 10:22 PM

Its all been said above!! Nice image!! I like it a lot!!

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21 Aug 2013 - 10:35 PM

GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Julie x

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Nikonuser1
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21 Aug 2013 - 10:38 PM

A great candid capture AnnSmile Hope the exibition goese wellSmile


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21 Aug 2013 - 10:47 PM

I have never seen a bad picture taken in Cuba.

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mikbee
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21 Aug 2013 - 11:15 PM

Good grotty detail here Ann !!
A fine shot.
Mick.

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Irishkate
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21 Aug 2013 - 11:49 PM

Gives an insight into Life in Cuba - not much sign of wealth there.
I think Dave's idea of a crop would work - don't know how he always sees
a better picture!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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22 Aug 2013 - 2:39 AM

A well taken opportunity Ann ,well doneWink

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22 Aug 2013 - 7:53 AM

Such a well composed candid Ann.

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SlowSong
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22 Aug 2013 - 10:33 AM

A very photogenic place to rest for a snack. Well done her, and nicely done you. Smile

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22 Aug 2013 - 10:40 AM

It's that lovely soft light that Cuba s so famous for.

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22 Aug 2013 - 1:05 PM

A fascinating character study. She is like a bright flower amongst the urban decay.

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22 Aug 2013 - 3:47 PM

Great capture.
debu

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22 Aug 2013 - 4:12 PM

Ann - do Dave's suggestion, then resize the image to the lhs by say, 200 pixels, and fill the white canvas with the column.
Would look great. Good spot by Dave.

Malc

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22 Aug 2013 - 4:25 PM


Quote: Ann - do Dave's suggestion, then resize the image to the lhs by say, 200 pixels, and fill the white canvas with the column.
Would look great. Good spot by Dave.

Malc

I did try it without resizing the lhs and actually wasn't sure whether I liked it or not as the lady was too near the edge (aren't we all?Tongue) - I agree it needs something; I'll try your suggestion Malc. Thanks!

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22 Aug 2013 - 5:59 PM

I really like this shot Ann, and it has a touch of 'Burnblue' about it. Excellent capture.

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22 Aug 2013 - 8:22 PM

Wonderful candid with lovely tones.
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23 Aug 2013 - 9:05 AM

Well composed and good details and tones
Hope the exhibition goes well
Regards Richard

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23 Aug 2013 - 3:30 PM

Unprocessed! Niiiiiice Grin

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29 Aug 2013 - 11:44 PM

Ann, first of all -- wonderful shot and very reminiscent of all of your great work in Cuba.
2nd -- Congrats on the show.\
3rd -- I would LOVE to be there. Take the show on the road and I be there when you hit Southern California. Smile
-=\Walter

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