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Driver of the Puffing Billy at Beamish Museum, Co. Durham. I wonder if he is called William

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 600D
Lens:70-300mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:29 Jun 2013 - 3:43 PM
Focal Length:109mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.4
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:+1/3
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Shutter speed priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Puffing Billy
Username:JawDborn JawDborn
Uploaded:26 Jul 2013 - 1:17 PM
Tags:Black & white, Engine, Photo journalism, Portraits / people, Train, Transport
Votes:27

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7391 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom952 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2013 - 1:22 PM

Yes, we saw it in action on Wednesday. Good one. B&W a wise move, the background greenery really is tricky along this bit.
Moira

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2013 - 2:07 PM

The epitome of gritty realism: the closer you get, the more the grit Grin
Referring to the engine, of course . . . .
Very nicely done, Jack.
Regards
Bill

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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2013 - 2:15 PM

Great B/W...

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rambler
rambler e2 Member 5456 forum postsrambler vcard England14 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2013 - 2:47 PM

It looks like he has a wash with an oily rag so perhaps his name is Ollie?

Ken

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
26 Jul 2013 - 4:02 PM

Excellent mono portrait. Superb tonal range.
Effrossini

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5240 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2013 - 4:59 PM

Nice Image!! I like it a lot!!

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32810 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2013 - 5:59 PM

I like this a lot, from the composition to the final post processing, superb...

Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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JawDborn
JawDborn e2 Member 2708 forum postsJawDborn vcard England
26 Jul 2013 - 8:03 PM

Thank you all for your encouraging comments. Much appreciated.


Jack

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RysiekJan
RysiekJan e2 Member 8146 forum postsRysiekJan vcard United Kingdom
26 Jul 2013 - 9:57 PM

Like the way the man is framed with various bits of hardware. Good use of square format as well.

Richard

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widtink
widtink  1406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2013 - 7:58 AM

Fantastic Jack i love this GrinGrin B/W perfect for this SmileSmile

Rod

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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2013 - 10:56 AM

Thanks for your comments on 50s TV, have amended the title cos' I'm still here too I thought., good point ...good excuse to view Puffing...

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