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The clock, played by Mary, sounds midnight. Cinderella, played by Pat, is panic-stricken. Prince Charming, played by MrsJawDborn, is puzzled.
On the left, the Fairy Godmother and Ugly Sister look on. They too are obviously in the grip of powerful emotions.
First of two uploads from an alternative version of Cinderella.
Another day in the life of our Parish Hall. In a small community we have to make our own entertainment.
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:10 Dec 2013 - 3:58 PM
Focal Length:19mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.7
Aperture:f/3.8
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Shutter speed priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:On, Return detected
White Balance:Auto
Title:The midnight hour
Username:mrswoolybill mrswoolybill
Uploaded:16 Dec 2013 - 7:35 AM
Tags:Black & white, Community photography, Humour / fun, Photo journalism
Votes:46

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2013 - 7:39 AM

No sign of enjoyment here but it is a fine candid to enjoy.

Albert

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7391 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom957 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2013 - 7:40 AM

This was the minimalist approach, Albert. One of the funniest things I have seen in ages, but it took the audience a while to twig what was going on.
Moira

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termite53
termite53 e2 Member 1termite53 vcard United Kingdom
16 Dec 2013 - 7:42 AM

What a happy bunch.....great image

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lblythe
lblythe  1 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2013 - 7:46 AM

I'm so sorry I missed it! This is a very funny image Moira.
L

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whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis e2 Member 163 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2013 - 7:53 AM

Amazing!
Samuel Beckett, watch and learn...


Alan

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2013 - 7:57 AM

I guess you have to be there in person to understand why the very long faces, Moira Smile

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 103995 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland24 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2013 - 8:12 AM

Boing!!GrinGrinGrin

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2013 - 8:56 AM

A wonderful capture of life in your community. Do you ever take part in such events or do you always wear the photographer's hat Moira? Incidentally what colour is your hat? I often visit school and say I'm here with my governor's hat on - its the one with green feathers !!!
Helen

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2013 - 10:43 AM

Love their expressions.Smile

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5240 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2013 - 10:54 AM

You can tell who knows their words and who doesn't!!

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7391 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom957 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2013 - 11:54 AM

Cheers everyone, I'm home for a quick lunch. Some people obviously get this, some don't. The whole performance was entirely deadpan, monosyllabic, very slow-paced. Passion and happiness expressed with totally blank faces.
As for hats, they are a state of mind... Do I take part in this? No, I'm busy doing my thing behind the camera. But I am/have been involved in running, now let me see, The U3A, the Town-Twinning, the Community Partnership, the Community Allotment, the Town Show... I keep busy.
Moira

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32816 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2013 - 12:26 PM


Quote: This was the minimalist approach, Albert. One of the funniest things I have seen in ages, but it took the audience a while to twig what was going on.
Moira

Superb…

Regards Nathan

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2013 - 12:26 PM

What a fun group. How you ever kept still (laughing yourself silly) to take this is beyond me. Some of their expressions just break me up.

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2013 - 12:27 PM

They certainly are taking their jobs seriouslyGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Must have been a real hoot to see.

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 1Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2013 - 12:42 PM

Nice candid mono MoiraSmile


Cliff

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JawDborn
JawDborn e2 Member 2708 forum postsJawDborn vcard England
16 Dec 2013 - 12:56 PM

i don't fancy the miserable old bugger in the middle.Blush

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2013 - 1:02 PM

Stars in the making here Moira.
They will get a part in EastEnders no bother.
Plenty deadpan and emotionless characters on that !!
Mick.

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43557 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway23 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2013 - 2:04 PM

Wot? No guest appearance by Stephen Lewis (Smiler from Last of the Summer Wine)?

Priceless, Moira, priceless.

Malc

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2013 - 3:44 PM

They look a real happy bunch, don't they! Grin Just love the expression you've captured on all their faces, Moira - as Malc says, Stephen Lewis would fit in well here! GrinGrin A wonderful capture for Mirthful Monday! Wink
Trev Smile

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rontear
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16 Dec 2013 - 3:48 PM

Time is ticking.....for all of them !!!!! Moira !
Ron

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7391 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom957 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2013 - 5:22 PM

Time is ticking for all of us, Ron...
Thank you everyone, and special thanks to Nathan and Trev for their UAs. I like the Smiler references, he would have been at home here. He would have made a good Prince Charming - which is not to criticise Sue's performance.
Moira

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2013 - 5:31 PM

All the fun of the Panto Moira Smile ------------------------------ O yes it is Grin

John Smile

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2013 - 6:18 PM

Nice to see the spirit of Christmas is alive and kicking!

P 3Grin

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RobboB
RobboB e2 Member 767 forum postsRobboB vcard United Kingdom
16 Dec 2013 - 7:02 PM

Very well observed Moira. Wonderful expressions.
Rob

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6602 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2013 - 9:03 PM

You know, this is the kind of stuff that great community is made of - and good memories too. Mrs. JawDborn is looking particularly ha..........er lovely.

I love all the different expressions, some introspective and others concentrated on the task.

I live in a small town, and although it is growing we still have community events that seem wonderfully intimate and memorable.

Anne

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jovanovic
jovanovic e2 Member 2jovanovic vcard France
16 Dec 2013 - 10:24 PM

Brilliantly funny Moira! Every day that we do not laugh is lost forever.
Second Handsome man (I) is grateful for your GEA!SmileSmileSmileVery!
Z

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Potra
Potra e2 Member 1Potra vcard Venezuela
17 Dec 2013 - 1:35 AM

It must have been hilarious judging by their committed expressions.
Excellent capture, Moira.
M

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
17 Dec 2013 - 8:05 AM

Terrific, I don't know why I missed it yesterday.

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
17 Dec 2013 - 9:18 AM

Actually, it's the fairy godmother and the ugly sister who look a bit puzzled. And a bit troubled too. I bet they're wracking their brains what to have for tea later Grin

Andrew

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Dec 2013 - 4:52 PM

This lot could indeed be characters from Last of the Summer Wine or another sitcom of that ilk! The expressions you've captured are priceless, it looks as though they are there in body but not in spirit!Grin

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