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My neighbour saw me lurking behind a pillar in the Hunslet Football Club .... BBC* in hand.
For some reason his expression reminded me of the Dr. Seuss character in Green Eggs & Ham.
and yes his name is Sam

* Big Black Camera

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D80 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 G VR
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:18 Aug 2012 - 1:58 PM
Focal Length:28mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/4.5
Shutter Speed:1/8sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Sam I Am!
Username:barbarahirst barbarahirst
Uploaded:7 Sep 2012 - 8:09 AM
Tags:Black & white, General, Photo journalism, Portraits / people.Candid.
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marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 8:12 AM

Nice one Barbara.... Not convinced he enjoyed the experience though (maybe it was just a bad pint!)

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digital_boi
7 Sep 2012 - 8:16 AM

oh dear in a bar again!! and lurking again!! tisk tisk i would say they are def father and son brought a smile have a good weekend lurkering TongueWink

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
7 Sep 2012 - 8:21 AM

This is brilliant Barbara really like it.

John

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morpheus1955
7 Sep 2012 - 8:28 AM

Brilliant shot Barbara, love it Smile

Hugh

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 8:31 AM

love the tones and light in this one barbara a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51221 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England141 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 8:33 AM

Lurking is such a lovely word, and I imagine you do it so well!!Tongue You've caught a grand wry smile from the lad. Well worth the lurk.

Dave

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 8:44 AM

Great and nicely image,Barbara,well done,
saeid

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 8:45 AM

Nicely captured though have to agree, you seem to do a lot of your "lurking" in bars of one kind or another!! Guess someone has to do it! Tongue Someone keeps the silverware in very fine order by the looks of things too.

Ann

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gingerdelight

Well spotted by you AND him!
Carol

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8621 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1148 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 9:00 AM

But as I remember - Green eggs and ham? Definitely not beer!
Moira

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 11:17 AM

Got a bit excited when I saw the word ''NEIGHBOUR'',
so you will understand when I say I was a bit disappointed to see Sam !!
Mick.

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk Plus Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 11:35 AM

Cracking shot love the mono
mike

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danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 10512 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 11:39 AM

A good conversion.....

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twelvemegs
7 Sep 2012 - 11:58 AM

Excellent Barbara.

David

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Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 12:02 PM

You wouldn't catch me lurking in bars BarbaraWink............. so uncouthTongueGrinGrinGrinGrin
Diane

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fificat100
7 Sep 2012 - 12:26 PM

Well caught - but I don't lurk in that sort of place anymore, I'm too darn old now! GrinGrinSad

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lesliea Plus Member 5lesliea vcard Australia
7 Sep 2012 - 12:26 PM

Nice mono image Barbara well taken.
Allen, Smile

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
7 Sep 2012 - 1:00 PM

Beautiful eye contact with the young lad, I like the mono and the composition. Very well seen and captured.
PS: Thank you for your kind comments on my humble wall snail. Regards IB

Last Modified By Chinga at 7 Sep 2012 - 1:00 PM

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Tibetan  2 England
7 Sep 2012 - 1:48 PM

It looks like father like son and both have the same look on their faces well captured for a lurker! lol. bit like indoor street photography! nice one like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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CarolG Plus Member 8169 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 1:52 PM

An excellent candid, Barbs, but in a drinking house AGAIN Wink Carol

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Jat_Riski
Jat_Riski  681 forum posts United Kingdom
7 Sep 2012 - 2:24 PM

Excellent candid mono, Barbara.

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan Plus Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 3:27 PM

Well stocked trophy cabinet ,is it football or rugby They used to have a good league side,got left behind when superleague took over ,as did lots of other good clubs.

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achieverswales

Nice capture Barbara.

Regards

Trev.

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7 Sep 2012 - 4:23 PM

Lot going on here Barbara
Lillian

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 4:34 PM

Must have been a presentation or special occasion with the young fellow wearing a tie!
I like the blurred movement of the girl.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 Plus Member 728 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 5:19 PM

excellent mono
regards
Yung

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JohnChambersPhotography

Super tones Barbara, crisp and clean very nice indeed.

John

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7 Sep 2012 - 6:25 PM

That's such a funny bemused expression!
Ann

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johnjones
johnjones  5 England
7 Sep 2012 - 7:12 PM

Well taken Barbara but your not supposed to get court .
jj

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pluckyfilly Plus Member 8325 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 7:47 PM

I am going for father and son, they look so alike and this a great shot

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1881  3 India
7 Sep 2012 - 8:10 PM

EXCELLENT work U have done.


Regards - SANJEEV -

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ChristineD Plus Member 9ChristineD vcard England
7 Sep 2012 - 8:31 PM

Great image

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pdcche
pdcche  4 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2012 - 9:45 PM

Nice candid Babs, caught the smiles just right, Peter..

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Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Sep 2012 - 6:26 AM

A very good candid Barbara - lurking in bars! - I must have a serious word with you!!!! LOLSmile

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LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
9 Sep 2012 - 6:41 PM

'Superb Candid monochrome Shot!' ~ Peter Smile

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gajewski Plus Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 7:49 PM

Very nice candid mono.
-=\Walter

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