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Taken in Edinburgh - an Irish Street Artist who posed for me during his act,
which was improvised as he went along! His act involved a whip and a spud - what else for an Irishman!!!
During 'The Fringe' in August there are artists like this all over the city - not always
easy to get a good composition but lots of photographers use them for cut outs
for creative images. I did take out some b/g props in this one.
Many thanks for vs & cs for yesterday's There but for Fortune and special thank you to
Billy(williamsloan) for his precious User award.
KateGrinGrinGrin

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 450D
Lens:EF-S17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:1 Jul 2013 - 1:52 PM
Focal Length:61mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/15sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Irish Street Artist
Username:Irishkate Irishkate
Uploaded:3 Jul 2013 - 12:18 AM
Tags:Edinburgh, Humour, Irish Street Artist, Photo journalism, Portraits / people, Scotland
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Voters:buxton · widtink · ShotfromaCanon · taggart · Chinga · RonnieAG · Hermanus · HarrietH · CarolG · ugly · ColleenA · andylea · LynneJoyce · Caziwinkles · netta1234 · barbarahirst · cats_123 · RobertTurley · EMJAYCEE · morpheus1955 · PhillipMinnis · digital_boi · williamsloan · DicksPics · mikbee · MandyG · RysiekJan · Lillian · Herge88 · CLARECUM · nonur · thedon1941 · Skeet1Away · jasonrwl · AnnChown · Michaela_Solway · BIGRY1 · sweetpea62 · DonMc · Glostopcat · Jocelia ·
Views:118
Unique Views:60

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
3 Jul 2013 - 2:52 AM

GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Very well caught! I'm still giggling here!
IB

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 3:28 AM

That was most obliging of him, Kate, posing especially for you.
Now what the heck does he get up to (or down to as the case may be) with a whip and a spud?
Good shot of this street entertainer.
I hope I can manage through when the Festival is one as there are, just as you say, so many colourful characters which make excellent subjects.
Ronnie.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  3 South Africa
3 Jul 2013 - 5:29 AM

GrinGrin What a sexy guy !! GrinGrinGrinGrin A great image Kate !!

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 6:08 AM

He looks a character, Kate, great pose. Carol

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3302 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 6:56 AM

A whip and a spud makes my imagination run riot...great pose great captureGrinGrinGrin

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 6:57 AM

smiles all round for this one kate GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 7LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 6:59 AM

I wonder if the clickers with a fondness for naked women in similar poses will like this well captured, seductive pose?

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netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3246 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 7:14 AM

A Great shot KateSmile
NettaSmile

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 8:41 AM

SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Joan.

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rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 8:58 AM

What a character and well captured, Kate.

Ray

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digital_boi
3 Jul 2013 - 10:23 AM

the beer industry will be exceptionally pleased with his pose Kate, you too can have a belly like mine if your not careful

good one brought a smile

Graham

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 12:04 PM

Hopefully I will still manage my annual visit to the Fringe Kate.
Yes,the problem with ''messy'' BGs is a feature of the event.
Hard to get a shot with a clean BG.
Unless you have the luck of the Irish off course !!
Good clean shot.
Mick.

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DicksPics
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3 Jul 2013 - 12:05 PM

What an obliging fellow, Kate!!
A super pose!!

Richard

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MandyG
MandyG Plus Member 3MandyG vcard England
3 Jul 2013 - 12:32 PM

Well, he's a cheeky chap. Thanks for making me smile Smile

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 6Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 2:21 PM

Lucky you getting him to 'play'!!
great shot Kate
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CLARECUM
CLARECUM  2 Australia
3 Jul 2013 - 3:35 PM

Ha ha ha,that fella is so wrong.GrinGrinGrin

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nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 3:56 PM

I like the shot and Lynne's comment a lot:
Quote: I wonder if the clickers with a fondness for naked women in similar poses will like this well captured, seductive pose?

SmileSmileSmile

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thedon1941
3 Jul 2013 - 5:47 PM

Great portrait Kate, so well captured. Don

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myrab
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3 Jul 2013 - 6:18 PM

Well taken Kate, he looks quite a character.

Myra.

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AnnChown
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3 Jul 2013 - 8:54 PM

Well isolated too Kate!
Ann

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Michaela_Solway

Great street Photography literally.!,

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3 Jul 2013 - 10:33 PM

Great capture, it has certainly made me smile!Grin
Ryan

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 11:44 PM

Great street photography Kate,made me smile..Lin

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Glostopcat
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13 Jul 2013 - 10:35 PM

A very colourful and crazy character Kate, I bet his act was something to behold!

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