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Good morning allGrinGrinGrin
Now a great big thankyou to all for yesterday's votes and comments.....and the laughsGrinGrinGrin..... Now "Norma" wasn't as popular as I thought she might be, but thinking about it ...... it could have been the fact that she was a bit different from the "norm".......and looked more like NormanWinkTongue than NormaGrinGrin.....DarnTongue
Now today's set of three was taken at Goathlands Station.... I have pictures of this lady in the glasses way back in my pf. Again I was unsure which order to put these in........V2 would have been the best lead for the title but I think I like this one best. I will let you decideWink.......some appropiate music todayGrin






Oh.....and Barbs... if you see thisWinkWink....I took your adviseTongue

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 600D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:12 Oct 2013 - 2:11 PM
Focal Length:28mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/40sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:The Washing on the Siegfried Line
Username:Fefe Fefe
Uploaded:26 Oct 2013 - 9:42 AM
Tags:General, Goathland station, Humour / fun, Nymr., Pickering 2013, Portraits / people, War weekend, Washing
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Votes:57
Voters:morpheus1955 · Hermanus · barbarahirst · Suzicoo · andylea · Nikonuser1 · sparrowhawk · ColleenA · PattiW · capto · CarolG · Badgerfred · helenlinda · User_Removed · Chinga · achieverswales · Brian65 · RobertTurley · Joline · fentiger · Mollycat · Philip_H · Alda · mex · taggart · handlerstudio · BarbaraR · Daisymaye · TrevBatWCC · netta1234 · 213hardy · Tish1 · rayme330 · ChiliMan · cabbie · franken · carper123 · marktc · bricurtis · jasonrwl · tonyng · fificat100 · Alan_Baseley · saeidNL · briantjjones · DicksPics · ugly · Briwooly · FeatherFriend · saltireblue · leontari · Glostopcat · John_Horner · bluesandtwos · babajoshua · Gypsyman · lesliea ·
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morpheus1955
26 Oct 2013 - 9:47 AM

Brilliant set of images Diane, very well done

Hugh

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Hermanus
Hermanus  3 South Africa
26 Oct 2013 - 9:51 AM

An absolute treat these are Diane Smile

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RonnieAG
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26 Oct 2013 - 10:00 AM

I agree with your opening remarks up top, Diane: V 2 perhaps fits the title best but all in an excellent set.
R.

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barbarahirst
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26 Oct 2013 - 10:04 AM

I think you have washing on the brain at the moment...Wink
She has you well twigged in V 1.....Love that look

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Nikonuser1
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26 Oct 2013 - 10:26 AM

Great set of images DianeSmile

Cliff

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ColleenA
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26 Oct 2013 - 10:35 AM

I love these Diane...you led with the correct one....great photography...

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capto
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26 Oct 2013 - 10:39 AM

A fine set, I like the subdued colour, suits the period nicely.Smile

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CarolG
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26 Oct 2013 - 10:56 AM

Wonderful images, Diane, I think V.3 gets my vote, I love her expression. Carol

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helenlinda
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26 Oct 2013 - 11:31 AM

Lovely set of pictures - Helen SmileSmile

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Chinga
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26 Oct 2013 - 11:42 AM

Made me smile! What wonderful shot with such interesting models! GrinGrinGrin
V2 is my favorite with all those clothes on the line!
IB

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achieverswales
26 Oct 2013 - 11:46 AM

Come on! They are men in drag Diane, great nostalgic photos as I used to have a pinny like that but my Wife insisted on wearing it.

Regards

Trev.

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Fefe
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26 Oct 2013 - 11:53 AM


Quote: Come on! They are men in drag Diane, great nostalgic photos as I used to have a pinny like that but my Wife insisted on wearing it.

Regards

Trev.

Any chance of an upload of you wearing it TrevTongueTongueTongue
Diane

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Joline
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26 Oct 2013 - 12:37 PM

Amazing the details that they go to for this weekend. It truly looks authentic. v2 is especially interesting.

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26 Oct 2013 - 12:39 PM

An enjoyable set of images Diane.

Albert

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Mollycat
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26 Oct 2013 - 12:41 PM

They really enter into the spirit of things. Lovely images. Peter.

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Alda
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26 Oct 2013 - 1:11 PM

Excellent images GrinGrinGrin

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taggart
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26 Oct 2013 - 1:27 PM

A great set-- the smile in v3 is priceless!

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handlerstudio
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26 Oct 2013 - 1:45 PM

I love them all, Diane, and I agree with Jennifer regarding V3.

Peter

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  9 England1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 2:09 PM

Fun to see the old ways when washing was pretty much
an all day job.
Looks like the washer women were having a good old gossip too.
Very well done Diane.

B.

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Daisymaye
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26 Oct 2013 - 2:29 PM

A great set Diane. So fun to see how it used to be.

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TrevBatWCC
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26 Oct 2013 - 3:11 PM

Blimey, these make me feel old! Wink I remember before my mother got her first washing machine she used a tub like this, and I got the job of agitating the washing with the posser! I also used to get the job of wringing out the rinsed clothes in a wringer like in V2! Smile
A great set, Diane, and the muted colours suit the period very well Wink
Trev Smile

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26 Oct 2013 - 3:24 PM

A great setSmile
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rayme330
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26 Oct 2013 - 4:38 PM

Three super images, Diane.

Ray

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ChiliMan
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26 Oct 2013 - 4:50 PM

Your processing is uhm-maaay-zing, Diane. WOW.

My favourite here is V3 - really beautiful portraiture.

Although I do like how the lady in V1 seems to be doing a Kenneth Williams "Ooo..." Grin Actually, probably more like a Charles Hawtrey one!

Andrew Smile

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26 Oct 2013 - 5:10 PM

By hand?????
I was kidding......

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26 Oct 2013 - 7:03 PM

A wonderful set of images, Diane, luv the colours and your processing, very apt for the era.
Nice one.
Darryl. x Smile

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26 Oct 2013 - 7:55 PM

Thankyou all sooooo much....and a special thankyou to Andrew for the UA.... Made my nightGrinGrin
Diane

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26 Oct 2013 - 8:13 PM

Hi Diane, these are your best this week and they have been a very good bunch... Congrats have a GEA!

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26 Oct 2013 - 8:35 PM

Well processed. But, if you had positioned yourself better taking the shots you could have avoided the iron rail going through the head in V1 & V3.Smile

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fificat100
27 Oct 2013 - 1:41 AM

Echoes of a by-gone era, nicely captured!

Lavina

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27 Oct 2013 - 9:29 AM

Fantastic and great set of images,Diane,very well done,
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27 Oct 2013 - 12:49 PM

beautiful set Diane..what i love most of these images is colr tone...Smile..wonderful job ...Tanmoy

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27 Oct 2013 - 5:13 PM

Diane, Three really nice images which tell a story. I like the composition in V2 which has real atmosphere. Smile
Brian J..

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27 Oct 2013 - 11:31 PM

A super set, Diane!

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28 Oct 2013 - 11:36 AM

Great set of images Diane

Brian.............

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FeatherFriend
28 Oct 2013 - 1:44 PM

Lovely set Diane, V1 looks so authentic Wink
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28 Oct 2013 - 2:01 PM


Quote: Well processed. But, if you had positioned yourself better taking the shots you could have avoided the iron rail going through the head in V1 & V3.Smile

Thankyou..... I see what you mean, although I hadnt noticed this before. Problem was though, the two ladies were behind a fence, they didnt move that much, just stood posing, and I wanted to get them front facing.......So I do think the railing would still be there if I had altered my positionTongue
But I do see what you say and will try to watch out for things like this in futureGrin
Diane

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28 Oct 2013 - 2:02 PM


Quote: Hi Diane, these are your best this week and they have been a very good bunch... Congrats have a GEA!

Yay!GrinGrinGrin Thankyou so much Mark!
Diane

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28 Oct 2013 - 2:26 PM


Quote: But I do see what you say and will try to watch out for things like this in future

SmileSmileSmile

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28 Oct 2013 - 11:37 PM

Brilliant set of images.
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29 Oct 2013 - 10:47 AM

Two real characters Diane, I can imagine them in Last of the Summer Wine

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