The Fool's delight

By mrswoolybill
A final upload from the ceilidh. This is Simon, the Hexham Morris Men's Fool so a familiar face in the North East. He has come to fatherhood rather later in life than most men and he's loving it.
Thanks for looking,
Moira

Tags: Photo journalism People Black and white Humour and fun

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franken Plus
13 3.9k 4 Wales
21 Mar 2012 8:12AM
Love the expressions Moira.

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bobsblues 6 10 2 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2012 8:16AM
Great shot love the expressions.
Rob
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
21 Mar 2012 8:23AM
The expression on the child's face is priceless, Moira Grin. I think he'll be an expert gurner in years to come Grin Carol
cats_123 Plus
12 4.5k 26 Northern Ireland
21 Mar 2012 8:23AM
yes, the expressions tell it all...good use of mono Smile
21 Mar 2012 8:24AM
My humble star for this beauty
mrswoolybill Plus
9 927 1463 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2012 8:43AM
Wow, thanks Barbs, and thanks to everyone who has found their way here - I'm delighted at how well this has been received.
Moira
Looks like the little one will be pulling the faces in the future Moira.

Dougie
SlowSong Plus
7 6.2k 29 England
21 Mar 2012 9:21AM
haha, lots of fun. Superb shot - passing on the gurning gene then!
Chris
Richsr Plus
9 90 222 England
21 Mar 2012 10:53AM
Like the two good expression here Moria, well timed
Regards Richard
nonur Plus
7 17 9 Turkey
21 Mar 2012 12:32PM
Great facial expressions and lovely rendering of the white of the clothes!
21 Mar 2012 2:00PM
What a super portrait, Moira Smile Those expressions are just wonderful Wink
Trev Smile
21 Mar 2012 2:52PM
One happy one sad. What a wonderful capture of the two.............Sandy
LexEquine 10 19 United States
21 Mar 2012 3:51PM
'Superlative & Heartwarming candid reportage monochrome double Portrait!' ~ Peter Wink
21 Mar 2012 4:23PM
Lovely mono Moira.
Delightful expressions

David
jonwebber 8 4 1 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2012 5:36PM
An elegant depiction of the joys of fatherhood. Great stuff.
jon
21 Mar 2012 6:04PM
Now that has to be worth a hop skip jump whack whack Moira Smile

John Smile
21 Mar 2012 6:24PM
Two different expressions captured so well Moira.
Paul
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2012 7:22PM
fabulous picture, the expression on the childs face is priceless
Eviscera 10 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2012 7:48PM
Its disturbingly freaky like something from over the cuckoos nest.

Not a crit , the image held attention for a long while , just I dont like the juxtaposition at all.
21 Mar 2012 7:54PM
Two fantastic expressions and a great composition Moira. Excellent in all respects.

Mike
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
21 Mar 2012 9:13PM
I did not reach fatherhood until I was 39 Moira.
Just like my photography,I suppose I have been a slow learner !!
Good shot.
Mick.
21 Mar 2012 9:37PM
I like the connection between the two.
Lydia 4 4 Greece
22 Mar 2012 4:36AM
Brilliant
22 Mar 2012 8:12AM
Don't know if I have ever seen a better snapshot!
Brilliant expressions on their faces,
Johanna
mrswoolybill Plus
9 927 1463 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2012 8:32AM
Many thanks Johanna, that was a lovely surprise!
Dave, interesting comment. The value of photography for me is that it can freeze reality and still leave questions.
Moira
SandraKay Plus
9 233 4 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2012 11:14AM
They look SO relaxed and happy together. Love it.
Sandra
Ridgeway 9 222 2 Ireland
22 Mar 2012 9:10PM
He's loving the show,,think the kid isnt convinced,,haha

Aidan,,
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
23 Mar 2012 7:23AM
What a couple of characters SmileSmile

Andrew
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
23 Mar 2012 6:46PM
I like the expressions you've captured Moira, I reckon Mikbee would make a great Morris Dancer!
frz67 6 10 32 Italy
24 Mar 2012 9:57PM
excellent crop and beautiful bnw

francesco

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