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At a Victorian Festival held at Llandrindod Wells depicting Queen Victoria and her gillie John Brown, a famous saying of her's was "we are not amused".

Camera:Pentax LX Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:70-210mm zoom.
Recording media:Fujichrome Velvia 50.
Title:We are not Amused.
Username:Badgerfred Badgerfred
Uploaded:8 Nov 2007 - 12:20 AM
Tags:Portraits / people, Victoria.
Votes:73

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2007 - 12:30 AM

And she does not look it Fred.That face could crack eggs.Still,by all accounts, John Brown apparently could put a smile on her face.Nice capture Fred.
Mick.

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newy17
newy17  8273 forum posts United Kingdom
8 Nov 2007 - 12:42 AM

lol imagine if she was your mother in law ,,,nice capture fred..
ian

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6606 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2007 - 12:44 AM

Her expression is perfection for the role. He is however, amused! Good one.
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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2007 - 1:15 AM

Hmmmmmmm....... wonder WHAT it would take to amuse them--- They are a pair-- fantastic cndid/acting!

Jennnnnnn

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JudeC
JudeC  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2007 - 7:01 AM

Lovely candid - they look a wonderful couple - JudeC

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Glynn
Glynn  81169 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2007 - 7:18 AM

Yet again a superb candid Fred.

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SandraKay
SandraKay e2 Member 7233 forum postsSandraKay vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2007 - 7:25 AM

Three great uploads, Fred but this is absolutely the best for me.
Sandra

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MandsH
MandsH  7 England
8 Nov 2007 - 7:46 AM

Fred, this made me laugh out loud - superb and very fitting title
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bayleaf
bayleaf  6 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2007 - 7:49 AM

Wonderful Fred Smile. I love this series of shots.

John.

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8 Nov 2007 - 7:53 AM

Very good. Smile

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2007 - 8:40 AM

She may not be amused but I am! So much to like about this Fred. Great candid.

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Barbaraj
Barbaraj  7450 forum posts England
8 Nov 2007 - 8:49 AM

Bought a smile to my face.

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piccy
piccy  8 Wales
8 Nov 2007 - 8:51 AM

Nice candid.
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Hoffy
Hoffy  9212 forum posts England16 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2007 - 8:51 AM

What agreat pic

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MickyMc
MickyMc  6 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2007 - 9:31 AM

An absolutely great candid. What an expression!!

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cantona43
cantona43 e2 Member 8873 forum postscantona43 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2007 - 9:45 AM

cracking shot fantastic capture of the expressions
neil

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derekv
derekv e2 Member 7derekv vcard England
8 Nov 2007 - 10:09 AM

She doesn't look too happy with you, Fred, perhaps a G&T would soften her !
Great candid.
Derek

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franken
franken e2 Member 113058 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2007 - 10:11 AM

Brilliant! A superb candid!!

Ken

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imander
imander  7388 forum posts United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2007 - 10:17 AM

wonderful pair of characters, well captured expressions
ian

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Cormy
Cormy  6 England
8 Nov 2007 - 11:12 AM

Absolutely superb.What great expressions and good title

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ChristineL
8 Nov 2007 - 11:38 AM

She's certainly got the expression to go with her famous saying, nice candid Fred,
Chris.

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glyndwr
glyndwr  766 forum posts Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2007 - 11:54 AM

Brilliant Fred.
She may not be amused but I think the gentleman is enjoying himself.

Robert

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2007 - 12:10 PM

Vey well captured, Fred; the o/o/f background is superb. I think it has what we're supposed to call a "lovely bokeh" these days, but herself wouldn't be amused at that either!
Bill

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 7395 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom971 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2007 - 12:50 PM

Nice double capture, they fit the parts beautifully. Wouldn't pick an argument with that lady!
Moira

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GalleryGirl
8 Nov 2007 - 1:07 PM

Super capture. Looks like they're trying to supress their smiles.
Marilyn x

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proz
proz  9205 forum posts United States
8 Nov 2007 - 1:34 PM

excellent Fred, great portrait

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Mikelane
Mikelane  7 Wales
8 Nov 2007 - 3:18 PM

Great shot fred ..Iwonder if he is a whisky drinker.Lol .Well capt .
Mike

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2007 - 3:28 PM

By the look of her expression Fred she is STILL not amused !! Great candid.
Ron

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DP_Imagery
DP_Imagery e2 Member 9DP_Imagery vcard Wales6 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2007 - 4:04 PM

Great capture - cracking expression Wink Bruce

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bunbeam
bunbeam  8 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2007 - 4:33 PM

brilliant capture
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HUMIE
HUMIE  7 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2007 - 5:08 PM

Great candid Fred...wonderful expressions.
+Mike+

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TripleDshake34

Superb capture fred!!!

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2007 - 5:39 PM

Good candid with loads of detail.

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rmr
rmr  7 Wales
8 Nov 2007 - 6:39 PM

i am though ,
super shot ,fred
mark

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wildvision148

Nice shot,love the ladies face,welldone.
Sam

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nolongeramember

hahahah love it , excellent candid

Nikki !

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SRSmith
SRSmith  6 United States
8 Nov 2007 - 7:34 PM

Simply wonderful, Fred! The expression is priceless and certainly fits the saying. The color is superb, so too the detail and clarity.

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GlynnisFrith
GlynnisFrith e2 Member 7GlynnisFrith vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2007 - 9:37 PM

Great candid shot live the look on her face
Glynnis

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Dotrob
Dotrob  8 Wales
8 Nov 2007 - 9:53 PM

Well captured, super expression.
Dot

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daringdaphne
8 Nov 2007 - 10:03 PM

Really good double portrait, and don't they look the part.

(*.*)D.

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2007 - 10:37 PM

She definitely does look 'not amused' ! Wonderful capture, great expressions.
Rende

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Andree_Borrel

Timeless expressions

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2007 - 8:35 AM

A really beautiful pair.
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Tony_Baloni
9 Nov 2007 - 12:43 PM

Brilliant...!

She plays the part well.

Tony...

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davidhu
davidhu  8 United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2007 - 3:54 PM

Excellent work and priceless expressions, Fred.
Dave

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Hop-A-Long
9 Nov 2007 - 6:20 PM

She certainly does not look amused. Another excellent capture Fred.
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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2007 - 9:17 PM

Wonderful expression on her face- I wonder if she had to practise or if it came naturally to her. Good capture
Helen

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sandrish
sandrish  1036 forum posts United Kingdom
9 Nov 2007 - 9:37 PM

Well captured expressions. Great!

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glazzaro
glazzaro e2 Member 970 forum postsglazzaro vcard United States23 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2007 - 9:42 PM

Well they sure appear not to be having a good time! Wink Spot on! Click!!!

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Joline
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10 Nov 2007 - 1:21 AM

Now that's hilarious!!!!!! What a face, she plays the role well.

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10 Nov 2007 - 3:15 PM

A wonderful candid, you've captured a classic expression here

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norton  10 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2007 - 9:20 PM

Great image Fred,well captured.............

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Marian
Marian  862 forum posts England
10 Nov 2007 - 10:57 PM

That expression is pricless. Marian

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Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2007 - 9:05 AM

Blimey she doesn't look to happy at all.Great candid.
Tom.

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Nettles
Nettles  7 England
12 Nov 2007 - 6:38 PM

Superb capture and 2 great candids.
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Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
14 Nov 2007 - 9:56 AM

Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks,
Fred.

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