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Last Wednesday we had another traffic safety event in our village, this time especially aimed at children. One of the attractions was provided by our neighbour who has won the Dutch conjuring championship several years in a row and has a wonderful act in which he performs his tricks in the guise of a vagrant, with a garbage container as his prop. (refreshing change from the obligatory tuxedo Wink )
Here are a couple of shots of the children's expressions as he does something clever with a piece of paper. The last one is the magician himself Smile

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-5 Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:Tamron SP AF 70-200mm F2.8 Di LD [IF] Macro Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:30 Apr 2014 - 3:35 PM
Focal Length:200mm
Aperture:f/3.5
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:-0.7
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:The Magic Trick
Username:Rende Rende
Uploaded:4 May 2014 - 9:53 AM
Tags:General, Humour / fun, Portraits / people
Votes:40
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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 10:00 AM

Four superb candid shots, Rende!
The children are, quite literally, spellbound!Smile

Richard

woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 10:03 AM

Children af that age always look so serious, don't they? But road safety is a serious matter.
Some delightful candids, Rende; excellent capture of expressions too.
Regards
Bill

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8525 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1089 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 10:05 AM

V2 for the open mouth, V4 for the character. And all very well done, I've photographed a conjurer and it's difficult. They move fast...
Moira

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
4 May 2014 - 10:16 AM

Excellent candid's Rende, some great expressions captured,
Fred.

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
4 May 2014 - 11:14 AM

Those children look fascinated!
Magical set, well done...
IB

collywobles
4 May 2014 - 11:30 AM

Delightful.

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 11:49 AM

What a wonderful way to promote traffic safety. You have captured the different personalities so well.

whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis e2 Member 167 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England79 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 11:56 AM

Excellent work, Rende... such wonderful expressions!
A delight.

Alan

Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
4 May 2014 - 11:57 AM

Great engagement with the children, Rende.

P.

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 1:10 PM

Love the children's expressions. They are in awe of what this fellow can do. Wonderful captures by you Rende.

capto
capto e2 Member 21455 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 1:57 PM

Some great expressions of wonderment, lovely set.Smile

ivor

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 2:42 PM

They look spellbound Rende SmileSmile
Some wonderful expressions
Helen

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91925 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 4:56 PM

Great expressions. V3 for me Rende - the girls look in awe of what is going on.
Brian.

Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 5:54 PM

Delightful pictures of these childrens wonderful expressions Rende.
Peter.

derekhansen
derekhansen e2 Member 6200 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 7:44 PM

A really great set Rende. V2 and 3 are standouts for me.
Derek

ChrisOs
ChrisOs  9 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 8:06 PM

A marvellous series. What wonderful expressions.
Chris

lblythe
lblythe  1 United Kingdom
4 May 2014 - 8:27 PM

You must have been very discreet. They seem oblivious to the fact that they're being photographed, which makes these shots endearing.
L

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 10:11 PM

Wonderful captures of kids face expressions! Great work!
George

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 10:40 PM

WOW! they are all good, love them all!
Awesome children!

fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 7:36 AM

Excellent candids Rende.

Albert

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41103 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 5:07 PM

Daring to be different (by the conjuror) and you've caught some rapt expressions, Rende.

Dave

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64838 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 5:35 PM

Total concentration. He must be very good and looks fun. Smile

leontari
leontari e2 Member 2leontari vcard Greece
5 May 2014 - 7:20 PM

You have captured excellently their facial expressions, Rende. A fascinating set of images!
Effrossini

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2014 - 10:20 AM

A sceptic and a jaw dropper, oth classics for me.

Dougie

franken
franken e2 Member 123261 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2014 - 10:02 PM

Brilliant set!

Ken

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2014 - 5:55 PM

superb children seem to love magic but sometimes they spot whats being done and give the secret away

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2014 - 10:12 PM

Four delightful candid shots Rende..Lin

xwang
xwang  531 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2014 - 5:48 PM

Wonderful set, like a story telling.. build up...up and up.. when he pop up, I had a good laugh.Grin Thanks Rende.

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