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Saastad Plus
1 16 15 Norway
7 Nov 2019 4:41PM
SmileSmileSmile Great!!!

Arne Smile
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.7k 2395 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2019 4:42PM
And it's loaded with energy.
7 Nov 2019 4:44PM
Excellent,
Fred.
franken Plus
18 5.2k 4 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2019 4:49PM
Wonderful, Oliver!
woolybill1 Plus
14 37 77 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2019 4:51PM
Love the digital motion blur 😂😂😂
Another fine capture portraying an ancient gesture of defiance, popular in certain societies to this day. The English once preferred to use two fingers, but that gesture is not so old, dating from about 1415. The French supposedly use 'le mot de Cambronne'; I have been known to use it myself WinkWinkWink
How naughty SmileBlush
Regards
Bill
7 Nov 2019 5:09PM
there are days when i don't have enough middle fingers...
p.s. excellent timing and technique for this shot
mac Plus
19 12 Scotland
7 Nov 2019 6:02PM
I hope he is not being rude! Another super image from the concert.
Ian
saltireblue Plus
10 11.8k 75 Norway
7 Nov 2019 6:24PM
A true musician, getting vibrato on the finger...Wink
Shades of the Sex Pistols, Johnny Rotten and the punk rebels...
7 Nov 2019 6:41PM
A cracker of a shot, Oliver.SmileSmile
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
7 Nov 2019 7:26PM
Amazing!
richmowil Plus
12 446 2 England
7 Nov 2019 7:47PM
Impressive image!
Superb stage photography, Oliver.SmileSmile
7 Nov 2019 9:34PM
Powerful image.

LorySmile
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2019 10:18PM
Excellent stage image, well timed to get the finger...
Isabel GrinGrin
dark_lord Plus
17 2.8k 761 England
7 Nov 2019 11:50PM
A great photo, with attitude, so that gets my award Smile
clicknimagine Plus
11 796 104 India
8 Nov 2019 7:02AM
Excellent shot Oliver, great light, atmosphere and what a great attitude...
Arvorphoto Plus
10 143 6 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2019 9:12AM
Full of atmosphere. My award
Daryl
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 19 England
8 Nov 2019 11:55AM
I hope it wasn't aimed at you, Oliver! 😁 Another excellent shot, nice light picking out his bass guitar 👍
Trev 😃
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 166 16 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2019 2:58PM
ExcellentSmileSmile

Cliff
dudler Plus
17 1.6k 1832 England
8 Nov 2019 9:14PM
The alleged origin of the English gesture is interesting. According to Wikipedia:

'This origin legend states that English archers believed that those who were captured by the French had their index and middle fingers cut off so that they could no longer operate their longbows, and that the V sign was used by uncaptured and victorious archers in a display of defiance against the French.'

Though they say there's no evidence either that the French did that, or that that was how the gesture originated.

But it OUGHT to be true: both the downfall and the glory of the English (and, indeed, the French) is a consistent arsiness, a rebellion against any established order.

Maturity comes when one establishes control of this arsiness, and an ability to use the chain of command well to get stuff done. Currently, we seem to have lost the latter ability.

Apologies to you, Ollie, and everyone else in Europe...
rontear Plus
18 23 9 England
9 Nov 2019 8:47PM
Mono magic Ollie, my award.
Ron
10 Nov 2019 12:56PM
Very well captured Oliver. Smile

John Smile
Saastad Plus
1 16 15 Norway
18 Dec 2019 6:32PM
Just a late award for you Oliver SmileSmile
Also Wish you a Merry Christmas!!!

Arne Smile

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