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By Imagephotographics
Morning everyone !

Many thanks for your comments on FLOWERS & LACE, most appreciated.

It was such a wonderful summers' day yesterday, so we thought we would take a walk in the park - definately no good for photography as it was far too bright. But saw these two people sitting on a bench, and could'nt resist taking a shot of them. The image tells such a story, a married couple - she's doing the crossword, he's reading the sports pages, both absorbed in their reading matter. Nonetheless, the body language sets them worlds apart.

Something a bit different anyway - hope you like it !



Tags: Park General Summertime Black and white Reading Portraits and people

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W1ldside 8 29 United Kingdom
23 May 2010 11:25AM
Marvellous capture outlining the different ways in which people relax and enjoy the day whether it be smart Casual or the ole Hankie job! Either way they are both doing their own thing and enjoying it...
Really lovely reportage ~ Here comes Summer!
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mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1918 United Kingdom
23 May 2010 11:25AM
Marital harmony, as the English do it. Haven't seen a knotted hankerchief in years - this is superb social commentary.
saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
23 May 2010 11:36AM
Great capture and very well taken,and it works so well in black and white.
23 May 2010 11:41AM
Fantastic shot, certainly tells a story!
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
23 May 2010 11:45AM
knotted handkerchief as Moira so rightly points out, not seen one in ages if ever on epz - great candid shot
gary_d 10 576 13 Wales
23 May 2010 12:00PM
Married bliss, when I first met my wife I felt I could eat her, now I wish I had, only joking honestly, this is a very well observed candid. - gary
Suehh 11 39 6 England
23 May 2010 12:00PM
Really like this one.
23 May 2010 12:26PM
Fine social commentary - well observed and captured.
photophantom 10 108 3 Philippines
23 May 2010 12:50PM
you captured their perfect harmony very well Chris, great work
baclark 9 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
23 May 2010 1:13PM
As you say body language speaks volumes, each in their own world. Good to see the knotted hanky is still alive and doing well! I love her glasses too for some reason! Superb candid Chris.
9 10 10 England
23 May 2010 1:21PM
Wow, this is such a good candid image.
Techno Plus
9 2.7k 8 England
23 May 2010 1:30PM
Great observational image, that knotted hankerchief looks to have transended time, reminds me of my day trips to W-S-M as a lad and my dad with his hanky, smashing stuff love it! well done Chris.
23 May 2010 1:42PM
Great mono - very evocative image. A
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
23 May 2010 1:56PM
Interesting capture

mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
23 May 2010 2:16PM
I had a guess Chris this would not be the best man at your recent wedding. Reckon the hankie would have kinda spoilt the pics a bit !!
Good observed shot.
23 May 2010 2:24PM
well caught
Brian65 8 2 United Kingdom
23 May 2010 2:28PM
Well caught Chris, hope they arent on EPZ. Ha Ha!
AshTree 8 1.7k 6 England
23 May 2010 2:51PM
What a terrific candid, such a classic portrait of marital bliss several years down the road! The newspapers got it so right when they started producing the heavy weekend editions in several sections - or did they? - years ago they'd have been doing the crossword together! Smile

TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
23 May 2010 2:59PM
Excellent candid Chris, love it! Very well seen and captured. Love the knotted hanky - haven't seen one in years!
TrevB Smile
andymark 8 1 England
23 May 2010 3:14PM
amazing as alway you and your photo are just amazing
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
23 May 2010 3:26PM
Together doing their own thing shouldn't be knocked! Great capture. Love it.

cassiecat 9 39 46 England
23 May 2010 4:11PM
havent seen anyone with a knotted hanky on their head for donkeys years. lesley
cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
23 May 2010 4:12PM
super the knotted hanky! Smile
Bob_V 10 1 2 United States
23 May 2010 4:21PM
What an excellent candid Chris.
excellent candid shot, work very well in mono, well done!
imagio 11 12 1 England
23 May 2010 4:27PM
They look different as chalk and cheese Chris. well captured

fazzer 8 54 7 United Kingdom
23 May 2010 5:03PM
Great capture,well seen and good pov
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
23 May 2010 5:18PM
Excellent shot Chris, just about says it all really!! Smile

dmhuynh72 10 44 3 United Kingdom
23 May 2010 5:36PM
Superb capture Chris
agingrocker 9 14 1
23 May 2010 6:05PM
Well spotted and taken Chris
Glyn1 8 4 1 England
23 May 2010 7:54PM
well spotted and superbly captured, brilliant image Chris.

Adderwatcher 8 60 19 United Kingdom
23 May 2010 8:25PM
Great capture Chris.
superb candid image chris,well captured.ray
gingerdelight 11 298 11 United Kingdom
23 May 2010 8:49PM
A great candid, made extra special by the use of mono (IMHO).
23 May 2010 9:06PM
She's pretending she has no idea who the strange chap with the funny hat is! Great picture.
Roly 10 Wales
23 May 2010 9:07PM
Brilliant mono Chris.Love the hanky on his head,straight out of Monty Python Smile.
Dave_Holdham 9 4 1 Wales
23 May 2010 9:20PM
Well spotted and captured, wonderful image Chris Smile
milky 14 Wales
23 May 2010 9:44PM
Excelllent image great work--------Gary (milky)
23 May 2010 10:15PM
excellent...well spotted
Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
23 May 2010 10:45PM
Together, all alone. Fine spot on your part.
metro074 8 8 Australia
24 May 2010 2:35AM
A lovely mono Chris (nearly missed this one!!) Well done
Ridgeway 11 222 2 Ireland
24 May 2010 2:59AM
These type of shots say so much and so little.
Depends on how much you want to read into it.
Well spotted Chris,

Sezz 13 617 15 England
24 May 2010 10:24AM
An excellent candid and an excellent conversion Chris!

Sarah *
Cor 9 Belgium
24 May 2010 10:51AM
So good as always!
24 May 2010 11:02AM
Love it chris , so tells the story ... angie
PaulLiley 8 2 13 United Kingdom
24 May 2010 11:05AM
Wonderful capture Chris-well observed-many would pass this opportunity by. Paul
Oliverpants 9 2 2 England
24 May 2010 2:15PM
Really great, love it. Ann
Alan_Coles 12 178 11 Wales
26 May 2010 1:31PM
Brilliant spotting and well taken Chris....

kinda thought this might appeal to Pete. Sad
Artois 11 405 1 United Kingdom
26 May 2010 3:15PM
Superb candid.
davey_griffo 9 213 165 England
27 May 2010 12:49PM

Quote:The body language sets them worlds apart.

Yes, I can just hear them. "Well I'm not speaking to you either".

Excellent candid, despite your reservations about the light. Why do us Brits put knotted hankies on our heads? Hope he hadn't used it.
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
31 May 2010 9:58PM
An excellent well observed candid, works perfectly in monochrome
oldgii 8 1 Canada
6 Jun 2010 1:45PM
fun shot.....nice one.........cheers!

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