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1940's Blonde

By Dave87
Hi to all.

Intended as a bit of fun. Hope you enjoy viewing this little series taken a couple of weeks ago when Jen and I went to the WWII Military and 40s weekend held at the Headcorn Airfield in Kent. With lots of re-enactments and people dressed up on the day it is assumed that this pretty lady was acting the part of a 40s pin-up girl from that time in history.

The Pin-Up Girls of the 1940's played an important part in maintaining morale during World War II and it is thought the term pin-up started back then when soldiers would "pin up" their idealized pictures of girls on their barracks and bunker walls, and sailors did the same to lockers and bulkheads with Betty Grable, Rita Hayworth, and Lana Turner being amongst the early favourites.

Thanks for looking, the clicks, comments, and mods.

Much appreciated.


Tags: Humour and fun Portraits and people and Silly Sunday upload

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Glostopcat 16 255 2 England
28 Aug 2011 10:15PM
A very glamorous looking lady astride the bonnet of this vintage motor, I'm sure this one will meet Mr Lifesnapper's approvalSmile
banehawi Plus
18 2.9k 4333 Canada
28 Aug 2011 10:24PM
Lovely shot and great model/pose. Toned down the highlights on her dress in a mod, - used the CS highlight tool.


mikbee 15 3 8 Scotland
28 Aug 2011 11:05PM
I say Dave,you aint half giving John a run for his money with these uploads here !!
She is welcome to borrow my rusty spanners anytime !!
Great set.
banehawi Plus
18 2.9k 4333 Canada
28 Aug 2011 11:41PM
I just modded V1, - didnt know there were many more to come!

JenBen 15 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2011 12:06AM
You have done well here Dave.
Regards Jen.
JPatrickM 15 2 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2011 12:23AM
Great set. Starts well and gets better and better !
Daisymaye Plus
14 25 24 Canada
29 Aug 2011 12:46AM
What a great set Dave. All well taken, think I do like V1 best.............Sandy
29 Aug 2011 7:42AM
Great set of images.
AnnChown 13 207 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2011 8:01AM
Great images here Dave!
29 Aug 2011 8:52AM
WOW! Lipstick & Dipstick I would had to have called this lovely set DaveSmile Very well taken, and not just images of the same pose taken from different angles. A very willing model too, you certainly know where to find them when you want to Dave. Smashing work mate, well done.

John Smile
woolybill1 Plus
16 39 79 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2011 9:03AM
My goodness me - stocking tops and garters!!!!
Not exactly here, of course, but what one of my school teachers considered the raciest comment he could make in front of a class Smile
This charming young person is quite deliciously recorded by your trusty lens.
Good to see you on site again. Can't wait for June!
tmann 17 4 2 United States
29 Aug 2011 1:42PM
Stunning set
Model and you do a great job capturing a 40's mood
Love the leggy model and poses
Lighting and viewpoints excellent in every photo!!
Laughed at the kid in V4 picking his nose in BG. LOL!
This is a top notch set/session
Great work!!
wyatturp 17 2 England
11 Sep 2011 8:52PM
Super pose fine lady
Sezz 17 619 15 England
9 Oct 2011 4:19PM
Hi Dave - just found these and so glad I did! What a fab' set of images - V1's my fave though, classic pose by the young lady and great view of the car too! Aw I didn't know about this event (next village to me) but probably wouldn't of made it anyway - August wasn'tthe best of months for me Sad
Hope you and Jen are well!

nmurray 15 Australia
31 Oct 2011 5:47AM
Really good series Dave. Your model is terrific, she captures the mood and look of the times. And your composition, angles etc spot on.
You're back with a vengeance.
Ray42 14 3 England
1 Nov 2011 8:21PM
An excellent set Dave - I have a confession - that bromide they gave me I think is wearing off!!!!!
Dave87 15 42 5 England
1 Dec 2011 8:48PM
This was my first - Silly Sunday Upload. Thanks to all who came here to view the fun shots uploaded here.

AnneWorner 15 620 43 United States
11 Dec 2011 12:21AM
I'd say this young lady fits the part of a pin-up model very nicely. She is playing the part perfectly for you in all of these. I am particularly fond of the pose in v7.

Our paths don't cross as often any more on EPZ, but I hope you and Jen are well, and will have wonderful holidays.

Dave87 15 42 5 England
12 Dec 2011 7:53PM

Quote:I'd say this young lady fits the part of a pin-up model very nicely. She is playing the part perfectly for you in all of these. I am particularly fond of the pose in v7.

Our paths don't cross as often any more on EPZ, but I hope you and Jen are well, and will have wonderful holidays.


You best come over here to England to spend a week with Jen and me next summer.

Any date between June and September.

I'm willing to move earlier boookings - for a visit by you.

mrswoolybill Plus
16 3.5k 2563 United Kingdom
18 Dec 2011 4:44PM
Currently Featured e2 Photo, which is nice because I missed this upload first time around!
Hope you're both keeping well.
Dave87 15 42 5 England
20 Dec 2011 11:00PM
Many thanks to the ladies and gents who stopped off here for a view and chat. Much appreciated and a super Christmas to you all.

Mavis 20 143 2 England
17 Jan 2012 10:23AM
I usually nit pic these re-enactment photos being of my era but can't find anything wrong at all . She is beautifully slim as we were with rationing ! Lovely dress and a very lucky girl to have silk stockings . My husband to be gave me 2 pairs of nylons as a christmas present in 1949 as his uncle was on the boats to America . Don't think her stockings had seams? Her lipstick and nail polish is fine , though I wasn't allowed to wear it. My mother said it was too "Fast" Smile Wonder what she would say now. Love version 1 a proper pin up girl xx
Suehh 15 39 6 England
5 Feb 2012 9:56AM
Love this set - especially V6 and 7 - and what a pretty young lady!
rontear Plus
19 23 9 England
21 Feb 2012 11:13PM
Pin up beauty Dave, she wasn't shy !!
Lillian Plus
13 23 17 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2012 2:27PM
Guess she had as much fun with these as you did Dave,
wonderful images, V1 really tops!
V4 not I wonder what that young man was about to do?
paulashby 14 10 1 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2012 1:09PM
Great set of pics Dave, love the styling and poses.
1881 10 India
28 May 2012 6:39PM
NICE details indeed.
Irishkate 12 45 121 United Kingdom
9 Sep 2012 11:06PM
Excellent. Sexy but subtle!
rontear Plus
19 23 9 England
29 Nov 2012 12:06AM
She can fix my motor any time !!! Dave. Many thanks for your comments, a little late I know !! Love your anecdotes Grin
23 Dec 2012 8:26PM
You've made an old man very happy! lol.
Maiwand 16 3 73 England
12 Jan 2013 8:53PM
Beautiful--in every respect.!!Grin
1881 10 India
8 Apr 2013 7:26PM
ALWAYS GREAT .........

Ayoob 11 Australia
30 Apr 2013 6:16AM
Excellent set of images-very well taken and beautifully presented.....Wink
capto Plus
10 7.1k 33 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2013 10:10PM
That photo opportunity would have been criminal to miss.Smile

Richsr 15 91 223 England
6 Nov 2013 3:29PM
Like the styling and range of pose here Dave
regards Richard
bobsblues 12 10 2 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2013 6:25AM
What a super set Dave and a big thanks to John( lifesnapper ) for mentioning your name so I could find you hope you come back on soon
Dave87 15 42 5 England
11 Dec 2013 10:29PM
Thanks Rob.

The past couple of years has been all work and very little play. Jen and I hope to get our cameras back into action shortly.

Thanks for your kind words placed here.

22 Dec 2013 3:52PM
Merry Christmas
Dave87 15 42 5 England
29 Dec 2013 6:00PM
Thanks Rick and a Happy New Year to all at your end.

danbrann 18 640 17
19 Mar 2014 11:42PM
It's not rght. How do I get squirrels to photograph and you get leggy blondes. A cracking set of images.
dudler Plus
19 2.0k 1966 England
21 Apr 2014 12:22PM
I bet there's a queue to sit under the apple tree with her...

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