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Just like to throw the odd curveball in to my p/f every now and then.

This was more of a test for the lens I've just bought more than anything. Had a walk around the city centre at lunchtime yesterday, and spotted this chap, just waiting outside the pub.

1 shot, converted 3 times, run through Photomatix, and then a bit of PS skullduggery (guesswork more than anything else!!) to bring this final result. Guess that makes me a street photographer now!! Wink

Hope you all have a great weekend.

Camera:Canon Eos 40D
Lens:17-85 IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Waiting
Username:martinl martinl
Uploaded:31 Jul 2009 - 9:09 AM
Tags:Digitally manipulated, Photo journalism, Street photography
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whiteboxer
whiteboxer e2 Member 7whiteboxer vcard United Kingdom
31 Jul 2009 - 9:13 AM

Great shot, like the processing.
keith.

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BreadandShutter

love your post work here
classy

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Morgs
Morgs e2 Member 6Morgs vcard Wales62 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2009 - 9:15 AM

It's certainly a very striking shot and requires the viewer to ask questionsa bout what he's doing, who is he waiting for etc!
The processing is excellent and really enhances the shot.

David

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daveupton
daveupton e2 Member 6daveupton vcard United Kingdom
31 Jul 2009 - 9:15 AM

Great shot. I enjoy HDR shooting you never know what the effect will be.

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Coleslaw
Coleslaw e2 Member 913403 forum postsColeslaw vcard Wales28 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2009 - 9:35 AM

I do like your processing.

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Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2009 - 9:40 AM

Excellent piece of street photography, I like your processing too Smile

Sarah *

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NEWMANP
NEWMANP e2 Member 61587 forum postsNEWMANP vcard United Kingdom574 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2009 - 9:41 AM

good strong image, and some super processing, i have a sneaky feeling that this could do really well, hope so anyway.
Phil

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jeanie
jeanie e2 Member 105978 forum postsjeanie vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2009 - 9:47 AM

I have to agree with the above comments - great PS work Martin.
Smile

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shaks
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31 Jul 2009 - 10:02 AM

I really like this one - the sense of anticipation. I'd like to see a version with a little less PS work on it though.

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LesF
LesF e2 Member 8178 forum postsLesF vcard 8 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2009 - 10:02 AM

Gotta agree also with the above comments Martin excellent photography and cracking processing makes this a belter of an image.

ps so your happy with the lens then

LesF

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2009 - 10:13 AM

Superb candid and details Martin.Works a treat.
Tom.

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cassiecat
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31 Jul 2009 - 10:53 AM

do like that processing.lesley

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somnathchatterjee

extra ordinary.

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2009 - 12:12 PM

well excellent capture and processing martin
regards
yung

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chris-p
chris-p e2 Member 964 forum postschris-p vcard England
31 Jul 2009 - 1:11 PM

Has that almost 3D effect...suits the subject to a T..

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martinl
martinl e2 Member 11255 forum postsmartinl vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2009 - 1:13 PM

Many thanks one and all for your kind comments. I didn't really know how this would so, as it sure ain't my normal fare! Far outstripped my expectations, so thank you.

I have a B & W version of this so I may post that one as well at some point.
Smile

Last Modified By martinl at 31 Jul 2009 - 1:14 PM

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barbarahirst
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31 Jul 2009 - 1:23 PM

Whatever you did ....it works
I think this is a true winner

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Cormy
Cormy e2 Member 7Cormy vcard England
31 Jul 2009 - 2:38 PM

Cracking image.Thoroughly enjoyable.
Cheers
Alan

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shandoor
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31 Jul 2009 - 6:36 PM

Super image love your processing great lighting and a wonderful composition
Alexa

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dazzaman
dazzaman e2 Member 8630 forum postsdazzaman vcard England
31 Jul 2009 - 6:55 PM

love the processing mate, looks very dragan effect. love it.the photo aint bad iether lol.
daz

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martin.w
martin.w e2 Member 12355 forum postsmartin.w vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2009 - 7:55 PM

Very good indeed Martin...I'll have to watch where I'm walking from now on! Wink

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Chriscj
Chriscj e2 Member 896 forum postsChriscj vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2009 - 9:14 PM


Quote: Guess that makes me a street photographer now!!

Yep. Wink

Chris

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2009 - 9:56 AM

Like your comp and the processing you have done. Fine work.
Regards
Richard.

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DaveU
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1 Aug 2009 - 12:44 PM

Good looking shot, very well processed ....

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Eviscera
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2 Aug 2009 - 7:04 PM

wonderful work

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fatherpie
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3 Aug 2009 - 8:40 PM

Excellent piece of pp - really suits the subject matter
Dave

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2009 - 8:46 AM

Has that gritty up North feel to it, great work.

Dougie

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JezTaylor
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15 Mar 2010 - 8:49 PM

Excellent capture!.
Jez.

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Sean_Dillon
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10 Jul 2011 - 7:12 PM

Youve created a great feel to this image, like it.
John

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