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fatherpie 8 18 12 England
6 Jul 2009 1:04PM
Quite a timeless feel to this shot

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Daffy1 8 357 Ireland
6 Jul 2009 1:08PM
Lovely esp in B&W.

Well spotted

6 Jul 2009 1:41PM
Lovely shot, very evocative.

(I personally don't like the selective colouring of the windmill; it distracts from the theme.)
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
6 Jul 2009 1:55PM
Can't beat fish'n'chips - especially in Whitby...pity you weren't there at the same time I was, we might have crossed paths, as I did with Phil99 on here! A super quality image, as we can expect from you, Leigh, and an excellent subject for mono. I like the selective colouring.
TrevB Smile
Iain_Proudfoot 10 40 2 Ireland
6 Jul 2009 1:58PM
A great photograph and creative finishing.

Warm wishes, Iain.
6 Jul 2009 3:03PM
A very well captured shot , nice mono with the touch of colour bringing something to the image
Regards Lee
Stace Plus
8 2 2 England
6 Jul 2009 3:25PM
Super image

andy210966 8 4 119 Wales
6 Jul 2009 3:37PM
Magnificent shot!!

Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
6 Jul 2009 3:52PM
Lovely mono image. Like the candid appearance of this. Really like it in mono. I don't find the selective colour adds anything. I think I might like it better left mono too.........Love this shot though......Sandy
ashley 12 167 1 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2009 4:53PM
nice capture & mono conversion Leigh

As the title suggests the focus of the shot for me is on the kids tucking in to their fish & chips & I think the selective colouring is more destracting than enhancing.

nice timing with the two little ones concentrating on trying to spear a chip togerther .

LesF 10 182 9
6 Jul 2009 4:57PM
Like the subjects Leigh and the mono works well, don't need the selective colour bit IMO

andy_AHG 7 106 6 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2009 6:25PM
Lovely capture Rebecca - which suites mono really well. Personally, I wouldn't have bothered with the windmill as it's not the main focus of the image - which to my eyes is the space between the two kiddies on the left - and is more of a distraction than an enhancement.

That aside, this really is a wonderful shot.

Coleslaw 11 13.4k 28 Wales
6 Jul 2009 6:28PM
Agree with Sandy and Ashley.
You want people to concentrate on the figures themselves, not the thingy on the floor.
TRUEX 9 218 10
6 Jul 2009 6:29PM
Other than the windmill,which needs to go altogether IMO...I think it's a great image.........Marcus
LeighRebecca 9 267 10 England
6 Jul 2009 6:38PM
Thanks everyone, and I think I definitely get the message that the windmill does not enhance the shot! Got to agree. It just happened to be there, and I couldn't resist messing. Smile
sherlob Plus
10 2.8k 126 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2009 7:28PM
Any chance of uploading a colour version of this Leigh - it looks like the kind of image that would do well with a cross processing treatment.

GrahamNobles 8 9 4 England
6 Jul 2009 8:04PM
It's a lovely candid in its own right, with or without the windmill.
LeighRebecca 9 267 10 England
6 Jul 2009 8:34PM
Cross processing!? I thought I was doing well converting to mono! Thanks guys.
6 Jul 2009 9:29PM
Excellent candid, windmills naff......
oll1e 9 57 2 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2009 9:52PM
Hi Leigh ,On first glance ,i didn't notice the windmill at all, as my eyes went straight to the kids tucking
Now to me mono is the correct selection for this image ,i don't know about others but when i view b&w images ,my mind does the colours for me, maybe im odd !!!!!in that respect
Its a great image and one to be proud of.
ollie Smile
paulstefan 12 509 1 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2009 11:48PM
Drop the selective colouring and it's a cracker.
Cheers, Paul
The magic wand is fine, keeps the kids quiet while they eat. Nice to see sharing working so well.

LeighRebecca 9 267 10 England
7 Jul 2009 9:42AM
Thanks for all the feedback. Much appreciated.
fossilized 12 79 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2009 11:02AM
Nicely caught moment. (Sorry to add yet more windmill comment but I think I'd have cloned it out completely.)
phil99 9 45 6 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2009 9:08PM
A bit late I know. Excellent candid shot of the kids. Spoilt a litle by the windmill which should be removed from the picture or the youngest kid could have held it and been more interested in it than the fish n' chips....Phil

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