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I had been going to spare you more Jubilee uploads, but I do like this batch. Nearly a week ago already...

V1 is ear-marked for the town's 2013 calendar;
V2 Spam in the kitchen;
V3 The Ovingham Players;
V4 - The Dragon Tale Theatre Group; Wendy (the Queen of Hearts) will be carrying the Olympic Torch through the town next weekend;
V5 to V8 Pretty well self-explanatory, I think..
V9 What's the collective noun? A vocation of priests?
V10 Songs of Praise in the open air;
V11 Going home; this one is now in the Beeb's Jubilee Gallery at number 9, see here.
V12 The last of my Majesty series real life presents such interesting juxtapositions.

Incidentally I asked for parents' permission to photograph the children, mentioning that pictures might be published (quite a few of these have gone to the sponsors' PR people); nobody objected. The world isn't quite as mad as some folk make out.
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:3 Jun 2012 - 1:53 PM
Focal Length:16mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/13.0
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Shutter speed priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:On, Return detected
Title:Dancing in the street, Spam in the kitchen...
Username:mrswoolybill mrswoolybill
Uploaded:9 Jun 2012 - 7:21 AM
Tags:Community photography, Humour / fun, People, Photo journalism, Street photography
Votes:51
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gajewski
gajewski Plus Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 7:25 AM

You really caught the spirit of their fun.
-=\Walter

nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 7:34 AM

Lovely title, a great set of shots! As Walter says, they "caught the spirit of their fun" and of the occasion. I especially like the ones related with children.SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

tony64
tony64  10204 forum posts England9 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 8:05 AM

HI Moira, V1 is excellent and would grace any calendar, great set.
Tony

Hop-A-Long
9 Jun 2012 - 8:08 AM

What a fantastic series of documentary photographs.
You have captured the spirit, joy and excitement of the day.

Andy

SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 8:20 AM

12 super shots and v9 is my favourite.

franken
franken Plus Member 123324 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 8:33 AM

A really superb set here Moira.

Ken

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 8:40 AM

Much better than on tv. The real life of the celebration!
I had wondered how it was for the majority.
Glad you found the rus among the roses, I wondered if you or mickmwould spot it Smile

JohnHawthorne

Brilliant! I love #5 - the happy, playful kids on the swing.

RLF
RLF Plus Member 4RLF vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 9:08 AM

Fantastic set of pics here MoiraGrin
Such joyous shots.

helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 9:09 AM

Wonderful selection here Moira- well done with number 11 SmileSmileSmile
Helen

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51172 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England139 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 9:15 AM

It must have been a wonderful day for the clergy to be laughing Tongue. An excellent cross-section of fun, Moira. And spam fritters was my favourite school dinner Grin.

Dave

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 64876 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 9:41 AM

Nos 7 and 2 for me in this lovely selection.
Chris

cats_123
cats_123 Plus Member 104283 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 10:06 AM

fabulous set Smile

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 10:07 AM

A day in the life of... done beautifully Moira as always. I'm sure everybody had a great day. Nice to see the world hasn't gone mad totally.

Dougie

ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 10:44 AM


Quote: Much better than on tv. The real life of the celebration!

Annette's put it perfectly.

This is a super set, Moira.

My favourite is V2. Not just 'cos of the spam but mainly 'cos of that gorgeous turquoise dragonfly brooch Smile

Andrew

lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 11:14 AM

A smashing happy set Moira, always good to see people having fun, and better still, recording the event in Photographs.

John Smile

jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 11:23 AM

Good photo journalism, excellent photography, did like the white line to follow going home . . . Last time I had to do that I was suspected of drinking.
jon

reflectionsinlight

a good set looks if a good day was had

Herge88
Herge88 Plus Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 12:47 PM

Great set Moira, version one stands out for me, the lady on the left looks like she works out looking at that bicepWink

Best Matt

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8583 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1127 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 2:25 PM

Thanks to everyone who has called inhere today! I'm back from photographing the annual Plant Sale at the Community Allotment, it's all go here!
Moira

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 3:56 PM

A great set of these clelbrations, Moira, everyone certainly looks to be enjoying themselves Smile I think V4 just has to be my fave Smile
Trev Smile

senn
senn Plus Member 3senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 4:10 PM

lovely moments, .. well caprured

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8323 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 4:20 PM

excellent set and most noble of you to ask permission for taking the childrens photo's and of course we all should - I steer clear of those I have no relationship with

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 456 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 5:20 PM

What a wonderful set, with some priceless expressions. That is a very fierce Queen of Hearts in V4, my favourite I thinkGrin

Carole

jujupops
jujupops Plus Member 4jujupops vcard England
9 Jun 2012 - 6:03 PM

Brilliant set Moira, V1 my fav GrinGrin
Julie

Michaela_Solway

A great montage of a day captured.. Ilike the madness of V 4 ..Wink

cuffit
cuffit  8197 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 8:27 PM

An excellent set, broad ranging but capturing those moments, Number 5 if I had to pick one, but I also like No 11 - the parent and boy walking away from the camera (and hopefully a memorable day). Chris

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 11:28 PM

A very colourful and extremely varied set of images documenting the occasion, all are so quintessentially British and a number typify the British sense of humour

Last Modified By Glostopcat at 10 Jun 2012 - 11:29 PM
LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2012 - 6:53 PM

'Superlative {5 STARs *****} & very ARtistic Set of a 'Dozen Queen Jubilee Color Reportage Images,' Moira~

This Certainly is a wonderful reportage Repertoire,..."very Worthy of my Award"~~ Wink

Have a Great Week,...'o'er the Pond~~ Smile

Ciao~ Peter

Mavis
Mavis Plus Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2012 - 8:53 AM

Excellent set Moira . Glad No1 made your calendar, it certainly has got BOUNCE xx

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