Shmokin!

By POOCHIE    
Another shot from the Holsworthy motor club 40th anniversary run that I was asked to shoot last week.

Tags: Photo journalism Black and white Portraits and people

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Comments


good double portrait Pooch; nice use of the fisheye. they seem to be enjoying themselves. Most photos I take are candids; I should try some more like these though

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POOCHIE Plus
10 21 6 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2006 7:32AM
Thanks Koen, I was asked to take as many photos as possible of the club members and had to be really cheeky to get up this close, you virtually have to dodge the nose hair with this lense, and I have to make sure my feet are not in the shot quite often, such is the field of view.


Pooch.
bliba Plus
11 2 Austria
18 Jul 2006 7:44AM
an excellent fish-eye double portrait !

works very good!

keep them coming

ollie
juldon Plus
13 78 England
18 Jul 2006 7:48AM
Great stuff Pooch, looks like a great day was had by all.

Julie
18 Jul 2006 9:57AM
Great shot Pooch, fish eye working out nicely.
tull Plus
13 181 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2006 10:26AM
Really beautiful Pooch with excellent tones,light and detail and it reminds me of my childhood which is always good!

Mark.
POOCHIE Plus
10 21 6 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2006 10:39AM
Yeah I know what you mean Mark,I used to dodge the school bus and hop over my grandads back fence and spend all day with him making things like model planes, telescopes, and talking about cameras, as he was a very keen amateur photographer. He also owned an Indian chief motorcycle, so it always beat going to school for me and I miss his company an awful lot bless him.

Pooch.
18 Jul 2006 10:51AM
Another great fish eye shot - knew it was yours instantly!! Lyns x
DaveU Plus
10 1.4k 124 England
18 Jul 2006 12:37PM
Fine shot Pooch, and full of character.

Dave.
AlleyCatz Plus
10 274 6 England
18 Jul 2006 2:26PM
Hi-Ya Pooch! A shot that has a timeless quality to it. Instantly drawn to the womans dress as My much beloved and missed Grandmother used to wear dresses just like that.Nylon and crimplene eh!Great capture.

~Alley~
kitsch Plus
11 439 4 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2006 2:49PM
love the expressions.. looks like they're in their element there!...fab shot too btw Smile
18 Jul 2006 4:10PM
Great shot Pooch, really took me back to my childhood,thanks Smile
backbeat Plus
11 134 1 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2006 10:32PM
nice one mate...those two look like they have been transported straight from the 1950's..

excellent candid portrait
BlueRoom Plus
10 73 20 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2006 10:48PM
Very Devon Pooch, very Holsworthy, but for complete authenticity the car should have been a Rover.
Cracking tones and detail on this. You are doing these things so well that you are almost winning me round to B&W.
19 Jul 2006 2:57AM
Incredible pf Pooch! love the clarity of this image - very 50's -damn I hope I'm that happy when I get older, might need to start smoking a pipe instead of cigarettes! you don't have a link to Anthony's pf yet - shitzkit...
19 Jul 2006 6:18AM
Love it - this put a big smile on my dial immediately upon viewing! Well done on a terrific b&w portrait full of personality ...

Susie :o)
JohnDyer Plus
10 67 2 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2006 6:04PM
lovely charactor shot
John
great B&W tones, works well. loads of charater.

Dan
oppo Plus
10 6 2 Scotland
23 Jul 2006 2:44PM
An excellent character study which works very well in black & white. The small amount of lens distortion gives it a journalistic feel.

Phil
25 Jul 2006 8:39PM
Totally brilliant....feel like I know the people already.
ronss Plus
10 1.2k Canada
27 Jul 2006 5:28AM
Excellent shot. Love both expressions.
click.
ljesmith Plus
12 1.1k United Kingdom
19 Oct 2006 11:58AM
Just great.
Leightonhs Plus
10 155 1
22 Jan 2007 8:22PM
Oh, this is just great!
The b&w really makes it!

-Leighton.
I thought it was darlin Harold for a minute..but he wasn't wearing his Gannex so it couldnt be....

Oz
dazzaman Plus
10 631 England
13 Apr 2007 9:01AM
LOVE IT

daz
21 Apr 2007 1:14PM
Thanx Poochie for honest comment. I eresed the writing, and yes it looks much better.
I like that kind of photos, like documental story from National Geographic.
Regards
Kuba
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
1 Jun 2007 3:57PM
A magic capture..
Chris
POOCHIE Plus
10 21 6 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2007 4:54PM
Hurray Its finally gone 30 after all this time, thanks chris this is still my personal favourite shot in my gallery.

Pooch.
1 Jun 2007 5:00PM
31 now! Smile
POOCHIE Plus
10 21 6 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2007 6:09PM
Thanks Lydia.

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