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Pure love

By ColleenA
Good morning...
Thank you to Rob (bobsblues) for his UA for my rainbow...it was a mixed bag of choices from you all between the three versions yesterday.
As mentioned I was going through my hard drive this week and found this candid from St Petersburg in Russia from our trip in July. It is a totally new genre for me and one I am not comfortable with as yet,
have a nice Sunday

For all the UK cricket fans...my hubby says ....Australia won by 380 runs....Better luck in AdelaideWink

I have uploaded a second image for John (lifesnapper) and Andrew (ChiliMan)
V3 ...a black and white conversion request from Ian (Franko59)

Tags: General Candid

Voters: Hermanus, CarolG, Ray12 and 79 more

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Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
24 Nov 2013 5:35AM
Good morning Colleen ! A lovely morning here with 29C predicted. Still waiting to break 30 C here Smile I like your image - very well observed and taken candid for sure.

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CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
24 Nov 2013 5:55AM
A charming image, Colleen. Carol
Ray12 3 112 1 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2013 5:57AM
A great candid image, I wonder what the conversation is about?
24 Nov 2013 6:01AM
Luckily you have some good memories from st petersburg too! --- A very touching candid !GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile
ColleenA Plus
4 317 3 Australia
24 Nov 2013 6:11AM

Quote:A great candid image, I wonder what the conversation is about?

Sadly there was no conversation, just lots of passionate hugs and kisses....a 15 minute show, my hubby's eyes were bigBlush
24 Nov 2013 6:25AM
I thought it was two fellows.
Shows how broadminded I am.

Brilliant candid shot - we should have more of these.
Very lovely capture !
tomcat 10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2013 6:33AM
Love the look in her eyeWink

Adrian
bobsblues 6 10 2 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2013 6:52AM
A perfectively captured candid Colleen the intense look says it all well done SmileSmile
Rob
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2013 7:10AM
An extremely well times candid shot, nice work in the new genre.
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
24 Nov 2013 7:26AM
Love the intensity between these two. Really great shot, Colleen. Hang on to this one carefully. One of the best lovers' images I've seen and it's REAL. The heat in her gaze is amazing Smile

Andrew
24 Nov 2013 7:32AM
"Wait 'til I get you home"..! Wink
A photograph that 'speaks'. Well captured, Colleen.

Simon
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
24 Nov 2013 7:33AM
A charming candid Colleen.

Albert
24 Nov 2013 7:40AM
Well caught Colleen. One of those images where you don't need words.
No end to your talents GrinGrin

Kathryn
Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2013 7:51AM
The title say's it all Colleen, and that is one very impressive candid image
so intense is that gaze, and so young!
Lillian
ronboy 6 2 Scotland
24 Nov 2013 8:02AM
Great candid. Grin
24 Nov 2013 8:06AM
Lovely candid capture Colleen,
Fred.
Great candid image, like everyone has already said no words are needed, the looks says it all.

Mary Grin
saltireblue Plus
6 5.8k 33 Norway
24 Nov 2013 8:28AM
Totally oblivious to the world around them - particularly the girl. Such intensity.

Malc

BTW - the Aussies won by 381. A lucky close call with all the decisions going against the PomsTongueGrin
24 Nov 2013 8:42AM
An image full of feeling, sensitively captured.

P.
moiral 6 12 Scotland
24 Nov 2013 9:08AM
Real emotion captured her Colleen, and very well captured too. Moira
viscostatic 10 34 5 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2013 9:11AM
Candid images way out of my comfort zone Colleen so I appreciate a good one like this. I wouldn't have the nerve to point a camera at someone in public. The moment is well caught here.

Phil.
ColleenA Plus
4 317 3 Australia
24 Nov 2013 9:17AM

Quote:Candid images way out of my comfort zone Colleen so I appreciate a good one like this. I wouldn't have the nerve to point a camera at someone in public. The moment is well caught here.

Phil.


I was a pretty long distance from them and made my husband stand in front of me and anyone looking my way would have thought I was photographing my husband.
Mollycat Plus
2 11 2 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2013 9:18AM
Young Love. GrinGrinGrin Peter.
capto Plus
4 3.8k 8 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2013 9:23AM
Those were the days.................I think.Smile

ivor
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
24 Nov 2013 9:31AM

Quote:I was a pretty long distance from them and made my husband stand in front of me and anyone looking my way would have thought I was photographing my husband.


Brilliantly done Grin

I'm with Phil. So many candid ops have gone by simply 'cos I didn't (and don't) dare.
netta1234 Plus
4 329 2 Wales
24 Nov 2013 9:35AM
Young and in Love,a great candid shot,what a clever idea to make your hubby stand in front of you.SmileSmileSmile
NettaSmile
24 Nov 2013 9:43AM
Great candid photo, you caught the moment so well ColleenGrin
Caziwinkles 3 3 1 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2013 9:47AM

Quote:I thought it was two fellows.
Shows how broadminded I am.

Brilliant candid shot - we should have more of these.



Oops - I too thought they were both male.
There is definitely an intense look between them both.
Well taken Colleen. Smile

Carol

Quote:I thought it was two fellows.
Shows how broadminded I am.




I did too !! A wonderful candid Colleen, you got the moment so very well ( I guess you had 15 minutes to get it right Tongue )

Lynette Grin
ColleenA Plus
4 317 3 Australia
24 Nov 2013 9:55AM

Quote:I thought it was two fellows.
Shows how broadminded I am.



I did too !! A wonderful candid Colleen, you got the moment so very well ( I guess you had 15 minutes to get it right Tongue )

Lynette Grin


No Lynette, I was only allowed three images then my husband said enough...Sad
jacquig 2 3 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2013 10:11AM

Quote:Great candid image, like everyone has already said no words are needed, the looks says it all.

Mary Grin



Blistering candid shot of love's young dream. You've caught her intense gaze perfectly. 15 mins - wow! - it's a wonder they weren't exhausted! Smile
SlowSong Plus
7 6.2k 29 England
24 Nov 2013 10:23AM
I think she's cleaning cake off his face. Grin Top shot.
The more you do it the better you'll feel about snapping people. It can be wonderfully interesting.
x
ColleenA Plus
4 317 3 Australia
24 Nov 2013 10:42AM

Quote:I think she's cleaning cake off his face. Grin Top shot.
The more you do it the better you'll feel about snapping people. It can be wonderfully interesting.
x


I think she was wiping all her lipstick off his face after the long kiss...
Trev_B 9 148 68 England
24 Nov 2013 10:48AM
Young love…. those were the days Wink…. Asuer candid image.

Trev
24 Nov 2013 10:58AM
well done and good use of a husbandTongueWink great result

Graham
mistere Plus
3 1 3 England
24 Nov 2013 11:39AM
It's true, there is a photograph to be taken wherever you point a camera, sometimes you catch an image that would never come out right if it was posed, this is one of those, natural and unexpected. Nice work.

Dave
ali63 Plus
4 739 1 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2013 11:43AM
An excellent candid shot,

Ali Grin
Nikonuser1 Plus
3 25 10 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2013 11:56AM
Excellent candid ColleenSmile


Cliff
JuBarney 5 18 3 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2013 12:31PM
A beautiful candid shot
Ju
BIGRY1 Plus
4 3 7 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2013 12:41PM
I can't make out if that is a loving stare from her or a threatening one! To be honest he does look a bit of a wimpTongue
A well observed image though and well done for being brave and trying something newWinkGrin
The less said about the cricket the betterSadSadSadSadSad
Ryan
ColleenA Plus
4 317 3 Australia
24 Nov 2013 1:35PM
Ryan...it was a loving stare believe me I was thereGrinGrin
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
24 Nov 2013 1:39PM
Lovely candid Smile
Rende
24 Nov 2013 2:17PM
Love's young dream - I remember that in the far recesses of my mind! This image takes me back to my youth and those deep deep feelings! When I saw the thumbnail I thought it was two guys too, but I don't think that it makes any difference, the feelings are still the same. Very well taken Colleen.
24 Nov 2013 2:23PM
A smashing candid shot Colleen, but are you sure it's not, "Who's is that lipstick ??? "

John Smile
ColleenA Plus
4 317 3 Australia
24 Nov 2013 2:40PM

Quote:A smashing candid shot Colleen, but are you sure it's not, "Who's is that lipstick ??? "

John Smile


John I have uploaded another image for you to see....check his body language , she was devouring him....also look at the ladies face behind them...pricelessGrinGrin
Franko59 5 3 1 England
24 Nov 2013 2:48PM
A nice candid street shot. I just wonder if a B&W conversion would work as well as increasing the contrast, just a thought but a very nice image as it is!,,,, Ian
24 Nov 2013 2:54PM
P.S. Love V2 as well, looks like He's saying "arrrrrrrrrrrrrrr , don't bite me THAT hard" Wink
And the Lady behind them saying, "keep the noise down".

John Smile
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
24 Nov 2013 3:02PM
Thanks for V2, Colleen. Such a different dynamic. I like the bear hug she's giving him there. Look at his hands...she's obviously squeezing the air out of him Grin

I like the onlooker at the back too. At first I couldn't decide whether she was looking at you or the couple...then I remembered how you took the shots...so she probably hadn't noticed you Smile
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2013 3:06PM
Love it! GrinGrinGrin
IB
ColleenA Plus
4 317 3 Australia
24 Nov 2013 3:26PM

Quote:A nice candid street shot. I just wonder if a B&W conversion would work as well as increasing the contrast, just a thought but a very nice image as it is!,,,, Ian

Good idea Ian...see V 3....I am not good at mono conversions but have done one
gwynn56 4 87 England
24 Nov 2013 3:58PM
V1 looks as though the young lady questioning him and trying to look into his eyes to see if he being honest with her Wink
nice set of images though
24 Nov 2013 4:17PM
You caught an intimate moment there… either that or she was trying to shut him up Wink
Grt, Ingrid.
24 Nov 2013 4:34PM
Not something I'm comfortable with either - even more so than a camera club model night where the model's posing for the camera! Blush But two great candids here, Colleen, and the colourful V1 has to be the winner for me Smile
Trev Smile
24 Nov 2013 4:37PM
great candid images
Mike_Smith Plus
9 290 1 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2013 5:00PM
All great candid shots Colleen, but i really like the black and white version
myrab 10 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2013 5:12PM
Young love is so special,

Myra
24 Nov 2013 5:48PM
My goodness, they mean business, Colleen!!Smile
Great candid work.

Richard
Franko59 5 3 1 England
24 Nov 2013 5:50PM
The B&W version for me! Superb! Nice1 Colleen!,,, Ian
Stunning set of images, Colleen.
Fred
marktc 5 85 14 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2013 7:28PM
Charming capture of that intimate moment, superbly and sensitively presented.... V3 for me
24 Nov 2013 7:46PM
Beautiful images, Colleen! In my opinion mono is more effective to the the title!
George
24 Nov 2013 9:57PM
I am so pleased I was not the only one who thought they were two lads. Three great shots Colleen
BIGRY1 Plus
4 3 7 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2013 12:10AM
I have had another look and I quite like the mono version. I take your word that it is a loving stare, but if that is the case she looks VERY demanding!Tongue
On a more serious note, the more I look at the image the more I like it. As that stare could be interpreted in so many different ways as reading through all the different comments show. Fascinating!Wink
Ryan
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
25 Nov 2013 5:41AM
A strong image

PEter
annettep38 Plus
5 218 39 Costa Rica
25 Nov 2013 5:33PM
it's simply gorgeous. V1 for me.
lesliea 6 2 Australia
27 Nov 2013 5:10AM
Nice images Colleen well taken.
Allen, Smile
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
10 Dec 2013 5:54PM
The young lad looks just like my Uncle Adie's (epzer tomcat) son Danny! A very romantic set indeed Colleen

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