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A well read Parisian

By NDODS    
This image was hidden away in my archives and I thought it needed an airing. It was captured in Paris a few years ago now whilst on a weekend break.

Thank you so very much for all your most grateful comments and votes following yesterdays upload 'Creative Composition'. It was nice to read that the image meant so much to so many whether good or bad...

Everything went well at Sevenoaks yesterday.

I hope that you all have a great day ahead, for me I am off to hospital for a pre assessment in readiness for my forthcoming shoulder operation.

Regards as always Nathan

Tags: Paris Reading French Gentleman Portraits and people

Voters: Derek_Fearn, andylea, fentiger and 85 more

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andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 8:00AM
brilliant comp nathan wonderful detail and tones a real belter nice one Wink

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fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
14 Mar 2013 8:04AM
Very impressive character study Nathan and buried for too long in the archives.

14 Mar 2013 8:11AM
Wonderful - the B&W allow one to see the subject and not just colours. Makes it quite a striking image.
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 8:39AM
A lovely natural street shot Nathan, and the sepia has worked so well
good luck with the assessment today
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
14 Mar 2013 8:46AM
Allez Les Bleus.... well, it is the sports page! He has an interesting reading style, well framed, Nathan.

mrswoolybill Plus
9 984 1498 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 8:48AM
29mm, you were on top of him and he never saw you... Nice work. Summer in Paris, I'm dreaming.
canonfan 6 7 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 8:55AM
Superb image Nathan
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 8:58AM
Great character shot.
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
14 Mar 2013 9:02AM
I like this candid shot Nathan ! great light in this ! I am glad to hear all went well yesterday and I trust all will be OK for the next 'adventure '.Grin
Meheecho 3 275 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 9:03AM
A fine candid shot which works very well in mono
A lovely portrait with the right colouring.
Well done Nathan. WesternRed.
cats_123 Plus
12 4.6k 26 Northern Ireland
14 Mar 2013 9:16AM
"Nous sommes armes" - sums it up Smile Smile
Great mono image Danny
14 Mar 2013 9:28AM
You are currently featured e2 image at the moment.
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 9:36AM
Excellent candid shot Nathan, good luck with your pre assement today, have a good day

AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 9:39AM
What a character he looks - must have been taken in a cafe on the left bank!
User_Removed 6 48 1 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 9:40AM
A super capture Nathan.
Regards, Alf.
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
14 Mar 2013 9:53AM
Interesting close-up candid.
dudler Plus
13 463 880 England
14 Mar 2013 9:54AM
Mais oui!
ali63 Plus
4 756 1 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 10:13AM
A great candid shot, hope all goes well today SmileSmile

EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
14 Mar 2013 10:42AM

Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 11:29AM
What a funny way to sit on a bench...........
Love the sepia, good work and shot NathanGrin
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
14 Mar 2013 11:33AM
Excellent character to photograph Nathan.


ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
14 Mar 2013 11:45AM
What a great candid capture, Nathan, and it looks really good in sepia.

Andrew Smile
ColleenA Plus
4 319 4 Australia
14 Mar 2013 11:53AM
Excellent candid shot Nathan, well captured, looks good in sepia
14 Mar 2013 11:57AM
Excellent character study
danbrann Plus
12 624 17
14 Mar 2013 1:15PM
I thought at first that it was a gentleman who had come upon hard times but the quality of his cap dispels that theory. A fine study Nathan.
JOKEN 7 3 10 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 1:20PM
A fine example of a candid portrait
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 2:56PM
A superb candid of a wonderful subject.
I'd loved to have photographed him with the cap, beard and curls!
Why did you hide him away?
nonur Plus
7 17 11 Turkey
14 Mar 2013 3:21PM
I like the way this candid portrait fills the frame, Nathan.I like the tone as well.
14 Mar 2013 3:25PM
An impressive candid, Nathan

TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
14 Mar 2013 3:33PM
Excellent candid, Nathan, like the toning, really suits the subject - stunning stuff! Smile
Trev Smile
footloose 5 1 England
14 Mar 2013 5:07PM
Great candid,so natural,well done.
a great study well taken.

franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
14 Mar 2013 5:16PM
Impressive capture here Nathan.

saltireblue Plus
6 6.0k 33 Norway
14 Mar 2013 5:52PM

Quote: Summer in Paris, I'm dreaming.

Me too...excellent capture of his reading position - announcing that he owns rhat bench by embracing it.

SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 6:22PM
Delightful image.
14 Mar 2013 6:36PM
Great candid, Nathan.

14 Mar 2013 7:02PM
Very app't processing Nathan, and a great catch.

John Smile
LexEquine 10 19 United States
14 Mar 2013 7:15PM
Superb monochrome Reportage Shot ~ Peter
widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
14 Mar 2013 7:21PM
Love this Nathan a very French very laid back and very impressive candid Smile Hope you are ok

15 Mar 2013 9:13AM
he is so laid back he may fall off that bench

15 Mar 2013 1:09PM
An excellent candid shot, Nathan.

TyChee Plus
11 275 1 United States
15 Mar 2013 4:11PM
17 Mar 2013 8:05AM
A very well observed and captured candid, Nathan.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
17 Mar 2013 3:13PM
A terrific character study which works so well in mono
carper123 Plus
4 927 8 United Kingdom
17 Mar 2013 7:00PM
Nice work, Nathan, wonderful character portrait, superb in mono.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
20 Mar 2013 9:32AM
lovely precessing for this candid

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