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Thank you all for your comments on my last picture.I kept being captivated by this picture there was something about it,hope you feel the same..Lin

Camera:Nikon D5100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Memories
Username:sweetpea62 sweetpea62
Uploaded:13 Nov 2012 - 4:09 PM
Tags:General, Portraits / people
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Votes:57
Voters:tezquirk · debu · MikeGillingham · morpheus1955 · MandyG · CarolG · andylea · digital_boi · WhiteRose1 · saeidNL · Badgerfred · Tibetan · fificat100 · rayme330 · bwlchmawr · EAS · Alan_Baseley · Growmore · AnnChown · carper123 · CaroleS · fentiger · AnnJ · Philip_H · NaturesHaven · marshfam19 · barbarahirst · twelvemegs · Hop-A-Long · buxton · G3 · cabbie · HELANA · UrbaneMagick · Irishkate · canonfan · Gypsyman · RysiekJan · gary_d · johnjones · mikbee · stuart1963 · Big_Beavis · ugly · gajewski · DeSilver · Mototaur · Billyray · gazlowe · ananny · Glostopcat · raygregson · bill33 · myrab · NeilWigan · headskiesfly · uktruckie ·
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debu
debu  5 India
13 Nov 2012 - 4:12 PM

Lovely image with beautiful detail and colour.
debu

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morpheus1955
13 Nov 2012 - 4:25 PM

Superb candid portrait Lin, great pose and I love his expression, lost in his thoughts

Hugh

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 4:30 PM

A fine image, Lin, he must hold a host of memories, some probably very sad ones. Carol

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 4:37 PM

wonderful light and colour lin super comp a belter nice one Wink
andy

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digital_boi
13 Nov 2012 - 4:37 PM

He is certainly deep in his thoughts thats for sure a fine captue of a proud man

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51296 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England143 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 4:37 PM

A strong pose, a proud soldier, and a great capture, Lin.

Dave

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 4:38 PM

Great and fantastic shot indeed,very well done,
saeid

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
13 Nov 2012 - 4:39 PM

Excellent colourful candid capture Lin, like it,
Fred.

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
13 Nov 2012 - 4:39 PM

Lovely Photo Lin, in fact I would say Brilliant!, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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fificat100
13 Nov 2012 - 4:43 PM

A very fine candid, well taken.

Lavina

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rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 4:47 PM

I am captivated by this as well, Lin. You have captured something indefinable but very special within this shot.

Ray

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 4:55 PM

Really striking image.

Ann

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Growmore
Growmore Plus Member 6Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 5:09 PM

Well i never this is a dam good portrait of this distinguish gentleman,love the dark background. Gary

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 5:28 PM

It's a wonderful portrait of this proud man. Very well done Lin - it is captivating as you say!
Ann

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carper123
carper123 Plus Member 3218 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 5:45 PM

Superb portrait and composition, Lin, and very approprite, bet the old veteran and his family are well chuffed with this.
Wonderful.
Well done.
Darryl. x SmileSmile

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fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 5:50 PM

This is a superb character study. Very well done!

Albert

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twelvemegs
13 Nov 2012 - 7:16 PM

Good work Lin, I like what you’ve done.

David

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Hop-A-Long
13 Nov 2012 - 7:54 PM

What a superb portrait.

Andy

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UrbaneMagick
UrbaneMagick Plus Member 3154 forum postsUrbaneMagick vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 9:24 PM

Bless him a life full of memories, and many of which I should imagine he wishes he could escape...poignant image Lin.

GarethSmile

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HELANA
HELANA  5 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2012 - 9:25 PM

Nice portrait of this proud man.Nicely executed.
Elena

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 9:30 PM

A man with a lot of memories. Some probably very sad ones too - well conveyed in your image.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2012 - 10:54 PM

A superb portrait Lin
Jim

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gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 11:32 PM

A great image and a penny for his thoughts. - gary

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johnjones
johnjones  5 England
13 Nov 2012 - 11:35 PM

A great image excellent light .
jj

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 11:41 PM

He looks a proud man Lin,
and rightly so !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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ugly
ugly Plus Member 7ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 5:46 AM

I do like this image..
The harsh light works so well on his beared...
I think the los of grass behind the chair does distract as I keep looking for it...
Well done...

Dave

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Mototaur
Mototaur  226 forum posts England
14 Nov 2012 - 11:39 AM

lovely capture of the Chelsea pensioner.love the vibrant colours of his coat. you have my user award today GrinGrin

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1881  3 India
14 Nov 2012 - 4:16 PM

Excellent shot.
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Billyray
Billyray  770 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 4:19 PM

You have made an extremely good portrait here Lin. We owe so much to men and women of his generation. His greatcoat really stands out so well from the background. Love your presentation of this shot.
Ray

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2012 - 11:26 PM

A terrific character study Lin, he looks such a dignified elderly gent

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raygregson
raygregson Plus Member 7raygregson vcard United Kingdom
16 Nov 2012 - 1:28 PM

superb image lin,great title.ray

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bill33
bill33 Plus Member 4bill33 vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2012 - 3:13 PM

I like the way you have isolated this old gentleman from the background Lin, I wonder what he is thinking, very well done, Bill.

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan Plus Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2012 - 8:58 PM

Great character study,grand owd chap.

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headskiesfly
18 Nov 2012 - 8:18 AM

Striking shot with great lighting.
Rick

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