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A final upload from the ceilidh. This is Simon, the Hexham Morris Men's Fool so a familiar face in the North East. He has come to fatherhood rather later in life than most men and he's loving it.
Thanks for looking,
Moira

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D90 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:16.0-85.0 mm f/3.5-5.6
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:28 Jan 2012 - 11:21 PM
Focal Length:55mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.3
Aperture:f/5.3
Shutter Speed:1/25sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Shutter speed priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:On, Return detected
Title:The Fool's delight
Username:mrswoolybill mrswoolybill
Uploaded:21 Mar 2012 - 7:57 AM
Tags:Black & white, Humour / fun, People, Photo journalism
Votes:52

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franken
franken e2 Member 123271 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2012 - 8:12 AM

Love the expressions Moira.

Ken

bobsblues
bobsblues  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2012 - 8:16 AM

Great shot love the expressions.
Rob

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2012 - 8:23 AM

The expression on the child's face is priceless, Moira Grin. I think he'll be an expert gurner in years to come Grin Carol

Last Modified By CarolG at 21 Mar 2012 - 8:23 AM
cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104253 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2012 - 8:23 AM

yes, the expressions tell it all...good use of mono Smile

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2012 - 8:24 AM

My humble star for this beauty

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8530 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2012 - 8:43 AM

Wow, thanks Barbs, and thanks to everyone who has found their way here - I'm delighted at how well this has been received.
Moira

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2012 - 8:58 AM

Looks like the little one will be pulling the faces in the future Moira.

Dougie

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64840 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2012 - 9:21 AM

haha, lots of fun. Superb shot - passing on the gurning gene then!
Chris

Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2012 - 10:53 AM

Like the two good expression here Moria, well timed
Regards Richard

nonur
nonur e2 Member 6nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2012 - 12:32 PM

Great facial expressions and lovely rendering of the white of the clothes!

Last Modified By nonur at 21 Mar 2012 - 12:33 PM
TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2012 - 2:00 PM

What a super portrait, Moira Smile Those expressions are just wonderful Wink
Trev Smile

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2012 - 2:52 PM

One happy one sad. What a wonderful capture of the two.............Sandy

LexEquine
LexEquine e2 Member 8LexEquine vcard United States19 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2012 - 3:51 PM

'Superlative & Heartwarming candid reportage monochrome double Portrait!' ~ Peter Wink

twelvemegs
twelvemegs e2 Member 4twelvemegs vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2012 - 4:23 PM

Lovely mono Moira.
Delightful expressions

David

jonwebber
jonwebber e2 Member 6jonwebber vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2012 - 5:36 PM

An elegant depiction of the joys of fatherhood. Great stuff.
jon

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2012 - 6:04 PM

Now that has to be worth a hop skip jump whack whack Moira Smile

John Smile

paulb20
paulb20 e2 Member 8paulb20 vcard United Kingdom
21 Mar 2012 - 6:24 PM

Two different expressions captured so well Moira.
Paul

Last Modified By paulb20 at 21 Mar 2012 - 6:24 PM
pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8319 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2012 - 7:22 PM

fabulous picture, the expression on the childs face is priceless

Eviscera
Eviscera e2 Member 81105 forum postsEviscera vcard United Kingdom149 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2012 - 7:48 PM

Its disturbingly freaky like something from over the cuckoos nest.

Not a crit , the image held attention for a long while , just I dont like the juxtaposition at all.

oldgreyheron
oldgreyheron e2 Member 8124 forum postsoldgreyheron vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2012 - 7:54 PM

Two fantastic expressions and a great composition Moira. Excellent in all respects.

Mike

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2012 - 9:13 PM

I did not reach fatherhood until I was 39 Moira.
Just like my photography,I suppose I have been a slow learner !!
Good shot.
Mick.

stevesloan
stevesloan e2 Member 4stevesloan vcard Scotland
21 Mar 2012 - 9:37 PM

I like the connection between the two.

Lydia
Lydia e2 Member 3Lydia vcard Greece
22 Mar 2012 - 4:36 AM

Brilliant

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 8:12 AM

Don't know if I have ever seen a better snapshot!
Brilliant expressions on their faces,
Johanna

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8530 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 8:32 AM

Many thanks Johanna, that was a lovely surprise!
Dave, interesting comment. The value of photography for me is that it can freeze reality and still leave questions.
Moira

SandraKay
SandraKay e2 Member 7233 forum postsSandraKay vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 11:14 AM

They look SO relaxed and happy together. Love it.
Sandra

Ridgeway
Ridgeway  8222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 9:10 PM

He's loving the show,,think the kid isnt convinced,,haha

Aidan,,

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2012 - 7:23 AM

What a couple of characters SmileSmile

Andrew

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2012 - 6:46 PM

I like the expressions you've captured Moira, I reckon Mikbee would make a great Morris Dancer!

frz67
frz67 e2 Member 5frz67 vcard Italy32 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2012 - 9:57 PM

excellent crop and beautiful bnw

francesco

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