A gentle walk

By gary_d
A change from the wildlife.

This gentleman is well into his eighties, he used to be our local magistrate and is very well respected in our village.

Thanks for looking.

Regards. - gary

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Comments


surfinsurveyor 8 697 1 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2012 4:39PM
Great composition. The elderly gentleman and his dog transform a relatively ordinary scene into something with real atmosphere. The colours and tones are also a 'Gentle' palate. GrinGrin

Keith

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21 Nov 2012 4:50PM
Like this Gary, super composition,
Fred.
woolybill1 Plus
9 22 67 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2012 4:51PM
I see we have both posted photos of elderly gentlemen today, Gary.
Actually I'm slowly heading that way myself (well, I'm aiming for the elderly part of the equation WinkWinkWink
The gentle perspective (I'm assuming that's the right term - I mean, the perspective doesn't narrow rapidly towards the background) implies a leisurely pace, contentment, companionship; the colour is very good and the placement just about perfect. A very enjoyable image.
Regards
Bill
21 Nov 2012 5:00PM
A well-taken and very pleasant walk along that receding path, the man and his dog in perfect position in the frame makes a fine composition.

Lavina
Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2012 5:06PM
That has so much atmosphere in the sky Gary
with the bonus of the gentleman ambling along with the dog
wonderful shot
Lillian
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
21 Nov 2012 5:08PM
Lovely tones and composition, Gary. A gentleman in the Autumn of his years.

Dave
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
21 Nov 2012 5:28PM
Your composition works perfectly. The figures of elderly gent and his dog walking along that lane together are just right set in the Autumn scene.

Ann
SlowSong Plus
7 6.2k 29 England
21 Nov 2012 5:32PM
Companions. Heartwarming.
x
lonely_oryx 8 61 54 England
21 Nov 2012 5:56PM
Well composed
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
21 Nov 2012 6:02PM

Quote:Great composition. The elderly gentleman and his dog transform a relatively ordinary scene into something with real atmosphere. The colours and tones are also a 'Gentle' palate. GrinGrin

Keith

Keith has summed up this image so eloquently Gary, a fine composition sir
21 Nov 2012 6:42PM
nice one ...
mrswoolybill Plus
9 926 1462 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2012 6:51PM
I think they've grown old together, and I also suspect that even a slight incline is hard going for both of them. A very human image.
Moira
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2012 6:57PM
Wonderful comp and detail Gary, great image.
Brian
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
21 Nov 2012 7:01PM
I thought for a moment until I saw the dog that you'd taken a sly one of me.....

AdeWink
MacroMeister 3 62 4 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2012 7:06PM
Do you know, this looks even better in BW. I think it's the sort of shot that naturally suits BW. Have you tried it?

Excellent composition, and the man/dog perfectly positioned. Very nice - but better in BW?
zapar40 6 66 5 Wales
21 Nov 2012 7:06PM
great comp and well captured, "something with real atmosphere" is right.
nice one.
ant.
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
21 Nov 2012 7:31PM
I will give it a try Rob.
Billyray 8 70 3 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2012 8:15PM
I thought self portrait on timer at first Gary but he is too young isn't he. (only kidding). Its a really nice shot, excellent composition and colour.
Ray
Irishkate Plus
5 33 97 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2012 11:26PM
This image made me feel real sadness for the man's poor mobility.
He looks as if it's slow going and as you say he was a man of stature in his lifetime.
(I thought there was a word 'stupped' but not finding it in dictionary).
So you've evoked lots of different feelings with this image Gary.
KateGrinGrinGrin
annettep38 Plus
5 218 39 Costa Rica
21 Nov 2012 11:35PM
A great composition, it shows achievement , patience and presence on his part.
And an excellent eye on yours!
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
22 Nov 2012 12:55AM
Good for him in his eighties Gary,
and still getting out and about !!
A fine shot.
Mick.
canonfan 6 7 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2012 8:18AM
Wonderful colour and tones in this well captured image
Jim
luckybry 6 3 Scotland
22 Nov 2012 4:33PM
first class image
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2012 6:46PM
This is so lovely Gary and a very poignant image. We'll all be here some day (god willing - although I don't have a dog!! Smile) - and wouldn't it be lovely if there was someone there to capture our daily walk?! Smile Love it!
Ann
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
22 Nov 2012 7:48PM
A beautifully composed shot, Gary, and the although the walker is getting on in years, he is rill able to enjoy a stroll with his dog in delightful surroundings.
An excellent landscape/candid image.
Ronnie.
23 Nov 2012 11:38AM
Excellent shot.
jj
pamelajean Plus
10 958 1818 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2012 4:24PM
Prefer this one to the mono, Gary.
Ridgeway 9 222 2 Ireland
20 Dec 2012 12:55AM
I'm looking at this image and my first thought was he wouldnt be out if he didnt own a dog,,
Nice shot,,like the lines in this shot Gary,think I would go with this instaed of the mono Gary,

Aidan,,

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