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Another in the series from Pickering war weekend hope you enjoy.
Thanks for all your voted and comments on Quite moments and thanks to Pete for his HC and thanks to Alan_Baseley for his personnel award all very much appreciated.

The women wore khaki uniforms with black shoes. Even their underwear was uniform issue and khaki in colour. Women were not allowed to go into action with the men or to use firearms, but apart from that they did the same work as the men and were paid the same wages. Jobs in the army varied from cooks, clerks, telephonists and translators to lorry drivers, motorbike messengers and engineers. Women did most of the driving in the army. They drove everything from staff cars to trucks and had to be able to maintain and repair the vehicles. The ATS anti-aircraft crews watched out for enemy aircraft. They could track them with radar, pick them out with searchlights and aim the large anti-aircraft guns onto them, but only the men were allowed to fire the guns!

Have a great day Brian..............................................................

Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:EF70-200mm f/4L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:14 Oct 2012 - 10:31 AM
Focal Length:200mm
Aperture:f/4
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture
Metering Mode:Multi segment
White Balance:Auto tweeked in lightroom
Title:ATS
Username:Briwooly Briwooly
Uploaded:25 Oct 2012 - 8:39 AM
Tags:Black & white, General, Photo journalism, Pickering.War Weekend, Portraits / people
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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
25 Oct 2012 - 8:41 AM

Tongue Looks great in B&W - like my Mum looked!!

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franken
franken e2 Member 123136 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 8:43 AM

A fine portrait and an interesting write up Brian.

Ken

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CHRISB911
CHRISB911  854 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 8:48 AM

excellent

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 8:52 AM

Fantastic and lovely work,very well done,
saeid

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 8:59 AM

This is simply perfect portrait, Brian!SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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Zilba
Zilba  5 South Africa4 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 9:00 AM

Superb image, love the period processing and lighting is very reminiscent of the period.

Masterful use of DOF.

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Zilba
Zilba  5 South Africa4 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 9:01 AM

Superb image, love the period processing and lighting is very reminiscent of the period.

Masterful use of DOF.

Pin sharp where it needs to be.

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longhoss
longhoss e2 Member 4longhoss vcard United Kingdom
25 Oct 2012 - 9:04 AM

Superb image Brian
Glyn

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exposure e2 Member 101392 forum postsexposure vcard England
25 Oct 2012 - 9:41 AM

A Lovely image & very interesting information.
Pauline.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 9:43 AM

An excellent portrait and such an interesting narrative about the work of women during the war.
Ronnie.

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 12:43 PM

This could so well have been taken at the time. Excellent portrait with perfect treatment and as others have pointed out, some interesting facts. How would we cope with that today...
Ann

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 1:36 PM

great conversion ... and thanks for the write up

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 2:15 PM

An exceptionally good portrait Brian and a very helpful narrative.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 3:15 PM

A wonderful portrait, Brian, and the processing is spot-on Wink
Trev Smile

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Humblebee
Humblebee  2 England
25 Oct 2012 - 3:27 PM

A truly great portrait Brian, complemented by the very informative narrative, we live and learn and I have today ... Carol Grin

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 5:30 PM

excellent portrait and good choice of tones.
regards
Yung

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 5:34 PM

Nice character study.
Matt

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
27 Oct 2012 - 6:31 PM

Great image and choice of tones

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UrbaneMagick
28 Oct 2012 - 9:48 AM

great expression, perfect processing!

Gareth Smile

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8234 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2012 - 9:41 PM

A fine portrait of this jovial looking lady, a splendid addition to the series

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2012 - 1:49 PM

Well worked with this Brian, good write up too.
Regards Richard

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  7222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2012 - 11:22 AM

Fantastic series Brian,,stunning shots,,

Aidan,,

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