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Eye contact.

By franken
I was out with my new Olympus EPL3 for the first time on Saturday, and this is one of the first images by it.

Shot from the waist using the flip up screen, What a relief it is to go out without the weight of a DSLR!
I'm liking the camera already!
As usual converted to mono via Serif Photoplus.

Unfortunately, I returned home to a dead desktop computer. It wouldn't turn on.
Yesterday morning I decided to unplug everything and get the box ready to take for repair. Everything is plugged into a multi plug circuit protect extension lead. When I unplugged everything I thought I'd put them all back in and give it one more go and the result is that it's now working again!Grin Can't understand it but never mind.

Ken

Tags: Street photography Photo journalism Cardiff Portraits and people

Voters: mrswoolybill, woolybill1, JFitz and 45 more

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Comments


mrswoolybill Plus
9 841 1372 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2012 8:07AM
You see this sort of shot so well! Three ganging against one, feel the weight of their contempt for us mere mortals.
Delighted that you could get out again.
Moira

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woolybill1 Plus
9 19 66 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2012 8:09AM
Good morning, neighbour,
Talk about eye contact - it's fizzing all round this cracking street photograph.
The oversize proportions of the male poster adds a touch of surreality to the scene.
And the timing is perfect.
Regards
Bill
achieverswales 5 8 101 Wales
8 Oct 2012 8:26AM
Glad the camera is working out for you Ken! If you can get this result then who needs all that weight, I think the lady is muttering SKINNY BITCH under her breath, excellent street photography.

Regards

Trev.
jeanie Plus
12 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2012 8:36AM
Excellent! Smile
frz67 6 10 32 Italy
8 Oct 2012 8:38AM
perfect timing and great conversion.

francesco
Lovely blacks and the comp is stunning it's a very well timed capture well spotted excellent work.

John
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
8 Oct 2012 9:20AM
Looks like that new machine is going to be very good value Ken. Excellent shot.
Ron
SlowSong Plus
7 5.8k 29 England
8 Oct 2012 10:10AM
Under scrutiny. Excellent.

I get some great shots with my little Canon S100 so I can empathise with the relief of not having to carry around a DSLR. I should use it more.
x
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.5k 148 England
8 Oct 2012 10:21AM
All the different lines of sight are superb, Ken. Back in the groove again with the new box of tricks, excellent.

Dave
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2012 10:39AM
A cracking capture Ken, on which certainly deceives the eye. The attention to detail and timing being spot on as usual.

Regards Nathan
8 Oct 2012 10:43AM

Quote:A cracking capture Ken, on which certainly deceives the eye. The attention to detail and timing being spot on as usual.

Regards Nathan



could not have put it better myself Ken!!

Graham
cats_123 Plus
12 4.4k 25 Northern Ireland
8 Oct 2012 10:50AM
like how she's trying to engage with the poster man SmileSmile
mrswoolybill Plus
9 841 1372 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2012 11:00AM
PS My computer plays tricks like that on me occasionally. What is even worse is when I get it to the repair chap and it works perfectly in his house. They do it to keep us on our toes and show who's in command...
Moira
mrswoolybill Plus
9 841 1372 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2012 11:17AM
Let's make that three UAs...
debu 6 India
8 Oct 2012 12:05PM
Very nice mono.
debu
rontear Plus
12 8 7 England
8 Oct 2012 12:10PM
A beauty Ken, perfect street art !! The Olypus is some camera, we will !!!! be seeing more. ( had the same trouble with our computers Smile technology !!)
Ron.
CaroleS Plus
5 366 3 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2012 12:43PM
Brilliant candid comp and mono too!
Carole
ugly Plus
7 5 56 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2012 12:51PM
A very nice candid image of the lady looking at her sexy man...
Great work...

Dave
Tibetan 3 3 England
8 Oct 2012 1:27PM
Brilliant shot Ken and the correct title! spot on love the capture well done nice one, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Fefe Plus
4 21 31 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2012 1:39PM
Great stuff Ken............ Glad to make it 30Grin
Daine
nikshot 6 9 1 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2012 5:23PM
Stunning as usual Ken. No doubt you are the Boss never mind the camera.SmileSmileSmile

Nick
saltireblue Plus
5 5.4k 31 Norway
8 Oct 2012 5:29PM
Ken...this is bloody marvellous mate.
Suggestion...crop out the pavement so you can't see who is real and who is decoration in the window...even more WOW effect.

Malc
danbrann Plus
11 567 16
8 Oct 2012 5:54PM
What a tremendous image Ken. These pics are such wonderful studies.
8 Oct 2012 6:59PM
Superb shot Ken.
It all works so well.

David
bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
8 Oct 2012 8:58PM
This really is another top shot Ken. Street photography at its best. Good 1st result from that camera.
Brian.
AnnChown Plus
6 197 1 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2012 9:07AM
The title is just perfect Ken - very well seen again! I'm glad you're enjoying your prize camera - look forward to seeing more.
Ann
Richsr Plus
8 90 219 England
9 Oct 2012 1:06PM
Well seen and captured here Ken.
Great street photography
Regards Richard
11 Oct 2012 11:42PM
A fantastic image!
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