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Ho hum. Another venue, another toilet. Wink
Here I am at Greenwich Park at the Equestrian Event on Friday. So excellent - everything.
There was a fair draught blowing through the loos hence the movement of the flag.

Oh, and Sophie Wells won her dressage round on the lovely Pinnochio. Hurray! SmileSmileSmile I've put up a couple bad shots of the actual event in V2 and V3.

I took the G11 because I was worried about what was allowed in or not but the reach was not good enough and the day was very contrasty. Next time I'll take the DSLR and Tamron18-270mm. I'll need it in the Olympic Stadium next Saturday!!!!!! SmileSmileSmile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon Powershot G11
Lens:6.1-30.5 mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:31 Aug 2012 - 9:10 AM
Focal Length:8.9mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.2
Aperture:f/4.5
Shutter Speed:0.6sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Patriotic with a P
Username:SlowSong SlowSong
Uploaded:2 Sep 2012 - 7:42 AM
Tags:General, Humour / fun, Pets / captive animals, Portraits / people, Sports / action
Votes:42
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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 7:46 AM

it's v1 for me today makes you proud to be british Wink
andy

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 7:57 AM

Great captures, Chris, and particularly interesting for me, I followed the equestrian events very closely, as a member of the GB team (Kristina Cooke) comes from my village in Sussex Smile Carol

Last Modified By CarolG at 2 Sep 2012 - 7:58 AM
mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8689 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1191 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 8:00 AM

Two shots from loos on the same line in the Gallery, is this a record?
As I've put on mine, some of us do, some of us don't...
Great fun. I like the coordinated red bag.
V1 the main interest for me, I'll admit...
Moira

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51306 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England143 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 8:00 AM

A lovely day too (in the arena, not the loo!!). I like the inclusion of the crowd in 2 & 3. First time I've been in an ocupied ladies loo as well Tongue My nephews have got stadium tickets for Tues morning, we're still trying for an ticket!!!

Dave

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 8:02 AM

Loovely shots (sorry, couldn't resist) from which V3 is my favourite.

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 65035 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 8:05 AM


Quote: First time I've been in an ocupied ladies loo as well Tongue Dave

I've a selection of various loos scattered throughout my p/f. As I believe does Moira. Well, you've got to do something while you're sitting there. Grin

Last Modified By SlowSong at 2 Sep 2012 - 8:08 AM
marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 8:09 AM

Great narrative, like Dave, first time I've been inside n occupied ladies too... A patriotic P indeed. Great action shots too.

lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 9lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 8:20 AM

Yep, some shots just have to be taken sitting down.Smile

John Smile

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 8:23 AM

What a shot and narrative for V1 Chris three great images
but V3 for me a beautifully captured shot
Lillian

NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven Plus Member 3276 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 8:43 AM

I didn't know P...ing for England was an Olympic sport..........we live and learn...........WinkWinkWinkWinkWink

I'm really enjoying the paralympics, fantastic competitors and great performances from all..........I love the dressage events.......the affinity between horse and rider is brilliant to watch.......GrinGrinGrin

franken
franken Plus Member 123473 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 8:47 AM

Like them all with version 3 being my favourite.

Ken

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 9:37 AM

I really love v1 , great laugh. The unversed p in the handbag is a bonus

rontear
rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 9:58 AM

You lucky girl !! loved V1 Chris and your in the stadium too ( we applied and got nought once againSad )
Ron.

nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 11:01 AM

Nice shots and great fun!

Rende
Rende Plus Member 837 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 11:07 AM

Very witty Smile I love the movement of the flag!
Rende

woolybill1
woolybill1 Plus Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 11:18 AM

Self-expression is most at home in the smallest room.
When I was at Durham University ('68 to '73) a popular local band was called 'Vitreous China'.
I wonder what happened to them? I expect they went down the pan in the end: probably flushed with success . . .
Regards
Bill

P.S.: V1 is my winner Smile

Last Modified By woolybill1 at 2 Sep 2012 - 11:19 AM
NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44004 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom110 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 11:24 AM

Brilliant Chris, so very compact and bijou. Images II and III are a really great addition to your ever expanding portfolio.

Regards Nathan

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 581 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 12:16 PM

V1 and V3 stand out for me!
Carole

Hop-A-Long
2 Sep 2012 - 12:17 PM

A very patriotic lavatory there.

Andy

cats_123
cats_123 Plus Member 114322 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 12:40 PM

patriotic to the last GrinGrin

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 12:41 PM

Good to see you flying the flag for Britain, Chris! Between V2 & V3, it has to be V3 as my fave Wink
Trev Smile

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 54738 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 12:56 PM

I won't ask where the draught you experienced was coming from, ChrisWink That would be too much information!
You shouldn't leave your bag on the floor like that...easily snatched from outside in those loos with walls that don't go all the way down.

Malc

Last Modified By saltireblue at 2 Sep 2012 - 12:57 PM
Brilane
Brilane  8 Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 2:56 PM

Three cheers for the Red, White and Blue.
Brian

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 2:59 PM

Brilliant Chris!
Ann

prabhusinha
prabhusinha Plus Member 7prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 4:22 PM

Simply superb ,

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2012 - 5:09 PM

Three great images, v1 being most amusing!

1881
1881  3 India
2 Sep 2012 - 8:19 PM

GREAT WORK/ capture.


====== SANJEEV ======

mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 12:30 AM

Good shots Chris.
Good movement on the flag from a bit of wind I presume !!
Mick.

barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 1:16 PM

only to happy to takr these to RC
DID YOU GET A CHANCE TO PHOTO THE CIRCUS EVENT ?

pascalg
pascalg Plus Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
3 Sep 2012 - 6:01 PM

colourful set!
love that purple in #2

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91975 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 9:22 PM

V1 - ha ha the Royal weeWink
Brian.

Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 6Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
4 Sep 2012 - 9:29 PM

Lovely shots and great title Chris.SmileSmileTongueWink
Brian

RockArea
RockArea  8 United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2012 - 5:39 PM

Never mind the event, this is clearly the place to be!

David

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2012 - 6:56 PM

I thought v1 was a toy boat until I opened up the thumbnail!
Quote: V1 - ha ha the Royal weeWink
Brian.

You are on top form Brian!Smile

paulashby
paulashby  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 8:46 AM

Great shot.

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