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SUE118 Plus
12 8 1 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2013 4:55PM
It's a super shot and more the better for being in B & W.

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ColleenA Plus
8 452 7 Australia
17 Sep 2013 5:00PM
An excellent capture, love your pov and dof...great photography
mrswoolybill Plus
13 2.2k 2247 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2013 5:06PM
We had fun at his expense, didn't we... I still cannot believe that this statue was intended seriously, it's so preposterous. Very nicely composed for sheer contempt seen through a Carry on Cleo mental filter...
LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2013 5:10PM
Mmmmm, I see the attitude of aristocrats hasn't changed over the years! Great use of DOF.
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 16 England
17 Sep 2013 5:11PM
Excellent capture and viewpoint of this well-known statue outside the Minster, Malc Smile Works well in the selective focus too...Wink
Trev Smile
Jasper87 Plus
10 2.5k 158 England
17 Sep 2013 5:26PM
Excellent dof and angle of view, Malc. Knowing what the whole looks like this image is open to quite a few interpretations WinkGrinGrin

woolybill1 Plus
13 34 76 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2013 5:36PM
He's great, and he knows it Smile
Great, too, is your use of shallow dof. Not a very large aperture, but very close.
A pleasing character study. Like Pooh-Bah in The Mikado, one suspects he was born sneering.
17 Sep 2013 6:10PM
It's the eye contact (if that's possible with a stone statue) that makes this image work for me.

17 Sep 2013 6:11PM
Clever to spot this comp' view point Malc, well done, looks great.

John Smile
Clever DOF, making the unbelievable believable. Nice shot
cats_123 Plus
16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
17 Sep 2013 7:12PM
Infamy, infamy.......Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile
Great composition, DOF.. Angle.. & mono suits very well. Cracking shot !
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 164 16 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2013 10:40PM
Great mono capture MalcSmile

taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
17 Sep 2013 10:49PM
Excellence in mono!
mikbee 13 3 8 Scotland
17 Sep 2013 11:27PM
He better not visit the Dockers Club Malc,
otherwise he would get a thick ear with that superior look he has.
And these guys that bring their own snooker cue and balls do not impress us either !!
Good snooty shot.
danbrann 15 640 17
18 Sep 2013 3:59PM
What is that knob that that knob has in his hand?
nonur 11 18 13 Turkey
18 Sep 2013 5:32PM
Witty and very amusing excellent write-up which is wonderfully explanatory of the impact of the image. Great POV and gorgeous image, almost 3D effect created by the DOF.
jasonrwl Plus
10 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2013 9:57PM
The dof works really well in this Malc. You were lucky to catch him out and about.
pamelajean Plus
14 1.4k 2149 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2013 7:35AM
I've just found a picture of the full statue on Google, and can better appreciate your pov, and what a clever idea you came up with for this.
Potra 7 Venezuela
25 Sep 2013 11:54PM
Masterly use of the DoF. Love it, it is so theatrical.

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