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Happy Days!

Happy Days! by paulbroad

Personally I love this portrait and the processing.....Why!

Because it has brought out the results of years of toil, and family care.....this lady almost certainly left school at 14-15 , went straight in to a menial job, possibly in a factory, during WWII she might have served with the ATS on Anti Aircraft Guns or Searchlights, or served as a Landgirl.....whatever any one of this age did, their faces and outlook will be etched with the stress that rationing, long hours, the threat if being killed by bombs, or a loved one not returning or badly injured wrought.

They had their youth taken away, by events, some folk today just can't imagine........how do I know all this?
At almost 77 I can re-call that tress, and had a MUM who was as lined as this lovely lady, but my mum wasn't killed by the war, but by the heavy smoking and stress of bringing up five kids whilst dad was away fighting for six years.

All those lines and wrinkles are a badge if honour.

A wonderful character study.....thank you for posting it.



Colours by Rende


Wonderful well thought out use of DOF.


A proper sky

A proper sky by tuss234

A very striking photograph all round.....a winner in my book.



LOUD AS THUNDER. by mwoods

A very beautiful portrait, love the pose love the light, both enhanced by the dark background.



JACK by plooto

A perfect mono portrait with excellent processing.


Old Salt

Old Salt by michaeldannyboy

A superb portrait, beautifully taken and processed.......I like the Colour but would still like to see it as a well processed mono too.


R.I.P Tiger

R.I.P Tiger by DavesPics

RIP Tiger indeed......our 17 year old Birman Tinke is creaking but will still chase the light from a pen torch around.

The life of any pet over 16 years is to be celebrated.


One last treat

One last treat by PCarman

A very pleasing portrait of a beautiful young lady.


Electric Fruit

Electric Fruit by clausaresu

Ah! Ha!

Very ....MAN-RAY.....

Well done you.........love it!


Meadows in B&W

Meadows in B&W by Diggeo

An incredible mono creation..........a real wall hanger if ever I saw one.......real Gallery material.

I think I like it. Smile


Cromer Pier

Cromer Pier by Janboy

Well done you for experimenting.

This works for me......it would make a great Greetings Card.


On a Crafty Break

On a Crafty Break by bwlchmawr

So many food operatives, chefs and cooks smoke......I never fancy eating food prepared by them.

Great photograph though.


Staple City

Staple City by iangilmour

A very clever and witty creation.....

....... like many others I wish that I had thought of it first.......lateral thinking like this makes photography the joy it is.



Lloyd by Nick_w

A fantastic portrait.......my kind of shot and conversion.



Kaiya by dustyroads

A great photograph of a very beautiful young lady.

I feel that it would be much improved by a much tighter crop to get rid of that intrusive background.....or.....get much closer next time.



Committed by chr1sm45on

A superb example of the Dark Art of mono Portrature.


TopicDate Made
FACEBOOK .........for discussion04/12/2014 - 8:52 AM
WARNING24/11/2014 - 9:37 AM
WIRELESS PRINTER HEADACHE....Help required01/11/2014 - 5:20 PM
Printer questions26/10/2014 - 7:50 PM
Ebay hiccough07/10/2014 - 8:18 AM
Photography magazines13/09/2014 - 10:09 AM
If you miss me....17/07/2014 - 8:42 AM
Panasonic GX7 query30/06/2014 - 3:09 PM
Welsh Ospreys........Chicks in nest.....well worth watching..19/06/2014 - 6:40 PM
Press photographers - query23/05/2014 - 6:42 PM
A simple basic macro flash reflector/diffuser that works20/05/2014 - 10:01 PM
Help please - Yashica25/04/2014 - 2:11 PM
Hobbo has a mono work chosen as a Book Cover09/04/2014 - 8:26 AM
Please watch and be INSPIRED......Just wonderful28/03/2014 - 9:32 PM
The Peregrine Falcon is back16/03/2014 - 10:11 AM

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