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By chase
Another....reworked...from the Steampunk event held in Lincoln at the weekend.

Sorry to all those who commented or voted earlier,I didn't like the bg either Sad

I like the hat this guy is wearing & the reflections of the fg...surprised I'm not 'in it' TBH Wink

F4.5
1/160th sec handheld
ISO 200
F/L 50mm
Centre Wrighted Metering
Raw file converted in C1
Finished in Photoshop.

Copyright-All Rights Reserved

Thanks for dropping by...again.
Please forgive me for clicking & running during my catch-up,I really am feeling under the weather...but,I'm here Wink
Janet xx

Tags: Portrait General Man Pipe Lincoln Textures Digitally manipulated Layers Pearls Asylum Portraits and people Steampunk Brass hat

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Comments


Shroomer 9 14 167 England
16 Sep 2010 8:16PM
Loving these Janet
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Paree 11 616 3
16 Sep 2010 8:19PM
he looks so wonderful

paree
nicely done, works well Smile
Cor 7 Belgium
16 Sep 2010 8:27PM
Please no manipulations, it is perfect +++++
cor
arhb Plus
9 3.0k 68 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2010 8:31PM
This is great Janet - beautifully blended.
AlleyCatz 10 274 6 England
16 Sep 2010 8:31PM
I much prefer this back ground Janet.
Loved his hat also....and there looks to be.... two stretched reflections of two lady photographers....one has tripod heels on! Tongue

Grand job done Smile


~Alley~
polly470 6 25 8 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2010 8:35PM
The glasses...wow, those glasses!! Just such a great photo - you two ladies are on a roll!!!!
Pauline
chase Plus
11 1.1k 246 England
16 Sep 2010 8:40PM
Thanks all,your comments/votes are always appreciated.
Yes Alison,I prefer this bg too,I need to get my 'concentration' hat on Sad
Must be you in the Tripoid heels ...I kicked mine off for this one Tongue
Janet xx
DaveU Plus
10 1.3k 123 England
16 Sep 2010 9:03PM
What a character and I much prefer this background Janet ..... although maybe the vignette is a teensy bit heavy? Lol but I'm a nit-picky old Brummie tart this evening Smile

There's something very familiar about his face that I can't quite put my finger on .... is it Billy Connelly he looks like or maybe someone else? It'll come to me I'm sure.
16 Sep 2010 9:06PM
interesting portrait.. that caught my attention fast...well done
chase Plus
11 1.1k 246 England
16 Sep 2010 9:13PM

Quote:I'm a nit-picky old Brummie tart this evening

Now you said it Mr U...lol...I'm not doing this one again,I likes it this time,anyway you're just jealous coz you didn't get to wear your fuzzy pink bonnet...maybe next year Wink

Thankyou everyone....& thanks for your nit-picky honesty Dave Wink
Many thanks for your UA Dawn,means alot to me Smile

Janet xx
Coleslaw 11 13.4k 28 Wales
16 Sep 2010 9:15PM
Funny you should say that, Dave, that was my first thought when I see it - Billy Connelly.
chase Plus
11 1.1k 246 England
16 Sep 2010 9:28PM

Quote:Billy Connelly.

It's the facial hair that makes him look like Billy Connelly methinks.He looked very slightly oriental this chap without his glasses on.
Philo Plus
6 99 83 England
16 Sep 2010 9:37PM
A splendid character beautifully presented. First class!
Phil
bricurtis Plus
11 2.0k 49 England
16 Sep 2010 9:45PM
A cracker Janet - Great character love his hat and the rest of his adornments. No bg text would be a personal preference..
Spell check for Dave U - Billy CONNOLLY. Smile

Brian.
DaveU Plus
10 1.3k 123 England
16 Sep 2010 9:52PM
Oops ... I thought it looked wrong as I typed it .... thanks Brian Smile

And Jan .... who needs kissable lips when you have fancy hats?
chase Plus
11 1.1k 246 England
16 Sep 2010 9:59PM

Quote:who needs kissable lips when you have fancy hats?

Now,combine the two......perfection Wink

Thanks for the right spelling Brian.....wasn't me...I just copied it off Dave the Brummie Wink
AlleyCatz 10 274 6 England
16 Sep 2010 10:13PM

Quote:Spell check for Dave U - Billy CONNOLLY


Oh the mighty has fallen! Wink

Now put your fuzzy pink bonnet on and go sit in the corner!

Janet:Swollen Pork chops are not able to kick off tripod heels.....you know! Wink
Or was that trotters?


~Alley~
akhtarkhan 14 4 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2010 10:46PM
This is definately a better shot. The background suited well for retro look portrait. Detail on person's face so accurate. Colours beautiful well done.
Akhtar
16 Sep 2010 10:48PM
Fabulous image. Love all his decorations and attitude............Sandy
Eviscera 10 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2010 10:49PM
Oh yes , you girls are good !

Love the vignette , perfect recipe. x
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
16 Sep 2010 10:55PM
I love these images Janet, hope there's more? he looks quite distinguished with that pipe, liking the hat too Smile

Sarah *
chase Plus
11 1.1k 246 England
16 Sep 2010 11:06PM
Thanks everyone.
Praise indeed Mr E...we try...yes,we are very trying Wink
Plenty more Sarah,just got to find the time to 'fix' 'em !There were so many people to photograph & not one of them refused our polite requests either.
Janet xx
Ian-Munro 8 200 15 Wales
16 Sep 2010 11:19PM
Outstanding!
AlleyCatz 10 274 6 England
16 Sep 2010 11:19PM

Quote:you girls are good !



We so try.... Smile


~Alley~
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
17 Sep 2010 6:29AM
So much better with the altered background, Janet, excellent work. Carol
LesF 9 182 9
17 Sep 2010 8:41AM
Excellent Janet love the detail

LesF
chase Plus
11 1.1k 246 England
17 Sep 2010 3:53PM
Thanks guys & a big thankyou to Jonah for the GEA Smile
Janet xx
kitsch 10 439 4 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2010 5:22PM
fabulous!!!
stevenb Plus
13 260 6 England
17 Sep 2010 10:35PM
Janet I've taken lots of images of the gentleman ( Maurice) at Whitby but none of them are as good as this one. A cracking Shot.

Bill
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
17 Sep 2010 10:46PM
excellent.lesley

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