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Mystery location

By dudler  
I spent a couple of hours with this chap yesterday, taking portraits... His name is Timothy Hoad, and he's a singer-songwriter, actor and model. Should you be interested, you can find soem of his work on soundcloud.com.

We had great fun experimenting with several lenses, some of which may have come into my posession last week at the NEC show...

It's possible that the woollybills may recognise the exact spot where I took this. Memory test time...

Tags: Leek Portraits and people Timothy Hoad

Voters: mrswoolybill, bliba, woolybill1 and 36 more

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mrswoolybill Plus
13 1.7k 2095 United Kingdom
28 Mar 2018 8:01AM
Nice experimenting.
Could this be a certain church yard in Leek perhaps?

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dudler Plus
16 973 1534 England
28 Mar 2018 8:12AM
It could indeed...
woolybill1 Plus
13 29 75 United Kingdom
28 Mar 2018 8:15AM
I can't place it exactly, but it may be the garden/courtyard of the establishment purveying excellent coffee and bacon sandwiches . . . .
Wish I could still use my LB now and again, though I no longer have a Nikon to attach it to Wink It's all a matter of eyesight Blush
Regards
Bill
dudler Plus
16 973 1534 England
28 Mar 2018 8:59AM
A Sony CSC makes it realtively easy, Bill. And Moira was right - about 70 yards north of yoru location (and people standing on tables to take pictures).
kaybee 15 6.8k 26 Scotland
28 Mar 2018 9:17AM
I very rarely use my Lensbaby (in fact I don't think I have ever used it on my current camera) - it is such a complete pain. It is so old that it is not made (the closest is their most basic....the one made from a bit of washing machine waste-pipe) and I had to buy it direct from the inventor.
dudler Plus
16 973 1534 England
28 Mar 2018 9:33AM
Ahhh... Taht sounds like a Muse, Roy - I ahve one. It was what started me off on this road to oddity...
28 Mar 2018 10:32AM



28 Mar 2018 11:00AM
Interesting results here John. Your lead is particularly good.

JohnSmile
28 Mar 2018 11:16AM
Excellent image!
banehawi Plus
15 2.2k 4045 Canada
28 Mar 2018 1:36PM
England?
pablophotographer 8 1.3k 353
28 Mar 2018 1:37PM
Sepia is an interesting proposition here. It matches the male ponytail and wigs of the 18th-19th century era☺
I guess only the Version picture is shot with the Lensbaby, was the lead image too?
pablophotographer
Maiwand 12 3 73 England
28 Mar 2018 2:52PM
Never been there in my life so I am a non starter ( again!!!! )
Ron
Fefe Plus
8 33 31 United Kingdom
28 Mar 2018 2:58PM
The lead is my fave!
Diane
Irishkate Plus
9 41 115 United Kingdom
28 Mar 2018 3:37PM
Versatile chap - great to have so many skills.
Love the toning.
Kate Grin
saltireblue Plus
9 9.9k 36 Norway
28 Mar 2018 6:30PM
How the hell Bill and Moira managed to get that location is a mystery they will have to explain...
Lensbaby is fun, it seems.

Malc
dudler Plus
16 973 1534 England
28 Mar 2018 7:49PM
Both images shot with the 85mm Velvet.

Bill and Moira have walked down that path - albeit two years ago.

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