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The Claire Visit…Part 2

By ChiliMan
First off, Lynne and Bill have confirmed that my brolly technique is indeed that of an Englishman Grin [By the way, Bill, I wouldn’t call it lineage per se ‘cos my mum was adopted…but they’ve always been family]

Now then…on with the Claire files. Claire stayed at a backpackers’ hotel (very comfy room) in Chinatown when she was here. I would pick her up and we would check out different places. At that time, it was the Mid-Autumn Festival, so there were all these lovely lanterns in Chinatown.

Pic 2 is a different view to show the shadows on the road.
Pic 3 is me capturing this fella capturing the lanterns. Check out the sweet little thing in the pram at the bottom of the pic!

A Smile

Tags: Photo journalism Singapore Portraits and people Humour and fun

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Comments


SlowSong Plus
7 6.2k 29 England
27 Dec 2012 10:25AM
Wow, lantern overload. I bet they take some maintenance.
Super shots. Smile
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andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
27 Dec 2012 10:28AM
Wonderful set andrew fantastic colours and detail v1 for me today a real cracker nice one Wink
Andy
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
27 Dec 2012 10:42AM
Wow, that is colourful, lovely shadows they throw on the road as well. Raining here again.............Sad

Dave
woolybill1 Plus
9 22 67 United Kingdom
27 Dec 2012 10:45AM
V1 and V3 work best by filling the frame with colour. I like the shadows in V2, mind you Smile
Thanks for the mention, Andrew. I have re-read my yesterday's comments this morning and found that I actually typed 'linerage'. My commenting is increasingly subject to typos of this sort; I have decided to keep a log of them that I may publish one day, having in the last hour already come up with textgures SadSmileSadSmileGrin
Regards
Bill
mrswoolybill Plus
9 926 1462 United Kingdom
27 Dec 2012 10:48AM
Excellent compositions, particularly V1 & V3, and very clever use of colour. The flat sky and montones of the buildings served you well, as do those orange support thingies.
Moira
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
27 Dec 2012 10:49AM
What a wonderful display, Andrew, and well captured. The greeks put on a similar display when they open a new shop, balloons strung across the street. Carol
netta1234 Plus
4 329 2 Wales
27 Dec 2012 10:58AM
Waaw!!!!What a colourful street imageSmile
NettaSmile
27 Dec 2012 11:35AM
Brilliantly captured images. Like all versions for different reasons. V1 is my fave but love the shadows in v2. Nice one SmileWinkSmile
helenlinda Plus
9 343 22 United Kingdom
27 Dec 2012 11:39AM
V1 for me - what an amazing sight Andrew and so colourful SmileSmile
Helen
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
27 Dec 2012 11:50AM
So very festive. v1 is particularly eye-catching.
27 Dec 2012 12:15PM
How amazing
V2 is my vote puller today
27 Dec 2012 1:34PM
A lovely colourful set Andrew. Love them all.......Sandy
joseph 10 England
27 Dec 2012 4:48PM
Pick 1.....Stunning !!!
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
27 Dec 2012 5:31PM
Gosh, what an amazing and colourful display! Never seen anything quite like it. You're right re "sweet little thing". She's beautiful! Thanks for your PM. Will attempt to do better and keep in touch!Grin

Ann
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
27 Dec 2012 6:12PM
Three very colourful and well composed street scenes Andrew, v1 was a great choice as the lead
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
27 Dec 2012 11:57PM
Lovely series but the eye grabbing colour and order of the lanterns in V1 does it best for me. You should have got a close up of that cutie in V3!
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2012 8:06AM
Wow! These lanterns are so beautiful and love the shadows in v2.
Ann
AnneWorner 8 620 43 United States
28 Dec 2012 4:01PM
V1 and v3 are my favorites here - love this. What a sight to see.

I hope Christmas was good to you Smile

Anne
28 Dec 2012 4:23PM
Brilliant set of images.
All the best for 2013
bliba Plus
10 2 Austria
28 Dec 2012 11:45PM
fantastic colours ,composition and detail....WONDERFUL

Thanks for your support

All the best wishes for 2013

ollieWinkWinkWinkWinkWink
JimV 10 6 3 Canada
29 Dec 2012 7:29AM
They sure go crazy in your Chinatown Andrew, I can't begin to imagine the amount of work erecting all these balloons, makes for a wonderful spectacle tho' Smile
Rgds., Jim
PS. It must drive whoever looks after them mad when one goes 'POP' GrinGrinGrin
UrbaneMagick 4 172 1 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2012 9:47AM
A riot of colour, love one & two Andrew.

Looks like you wnjoyed Claires visit again.

Thanks for the votes on my Druid:Winter solstice series.

Hope youv'e suitably recovered from the over eating festivities my mate.

Gareth
annettep38 Plus
5 218 39 Costa Rica
31 Dec 2012 8:38AM
V3 is so cute! I like the composition very much.
V1 fascinated me, what a difference to our Christmas decorations. And the long row of dustbins and orange bins is an extra point of interest!
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
31 Dec 2012 3:59PM
love thpose colours. my fav is the POV of v1.lesley x
Tibetan 4 3 England
20 Jan 2013 12:50PM
Three very colourful photo's lanterns as far as the eye can see, V1. Andrew, and V3. very well done nice frame fillers, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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