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Don't Even Think...

By DiegoDesigns
Went to Bath on the bus on Saturday and whilst my partner was rummaging around the shops, I took myself off to see the largest ever UK exhibition about the life and work of Don McCullin at the Victoria Art Gallery. Amazing work and a privilege to see. Over the other side of Pulteney Bridge I found some foreign tourists feeding the birds, despite signs all over the place telling them not to. I guess the problem with written messages, is the language barriers - maybe pictorial signs would work better. Here's my take on the scene...

Tags: Street photography Photo journalism Canon Signs Ducks Bath Somerset Tourists Pidgeons Wildlife and nature Humour and fun

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TONKSPHOTO 11 2 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2010 11:33AM
Well seen and captured image..Rules where made to be broken..JT
Richsr 14 91 223 England
23 Nov 2010 11:38AM
Like your POV and the good details in this. Well worked.
Regards Richard
Nikola 10 1 India
23 Nov 2010 11:43AM
Excellent image caught at the right moment and I like the bird stamping on the signboard. This has added a lot to the image.
ColouredImages 16 47 35 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2010 11:43AM
DiegoDesigns 15 117 6 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2010 11:45AM
Absolutely John, particularly where photography is concerned! Thanks Richard, appreciate your feedback... Dave
DiegoDesigns 15 117 6 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2010 12:01PM
Thanks to Nikola & Mike, sorry I missed you first time round... Dave
Scaramanga 13 60 6 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2010 12:09PM
Brilliantly done.
23 Nov 2010 12:38PM
Well done on being quick enough to capture a picture with a lot of humour. You should send it to the RSPB I'm sure they would find a use for it.
23 Nov 2010 12:53PM
Wonderfully well captured. I donít think any sort of sign would make much difference though. English speaking tourists & locals feed the seagulls here while sitting alongside the signs.
Mynett 12 142 6 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2010 12:57PM

PattiW 15 24 2 United States
23 Nov 2010 1:21PM
Superb . . . ! Patti
Sezz 16 619 15 England
23 Nov 2010 1:22PM
You got low down for this one Dave, excellent timing to catch the bird on the sign!

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danbrann 16 640 17
23 Nov 2010 1:43PM
Marvellous Dave.Bird vandalism.
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.8k 2419 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2010 3:29PM
This is so funny. Thanks for the (very cleverly observed) joke.
DiegoDesigns 15 117 6 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2010 5:03PM
Many thanks for all the kind comments you've left on this bit of silliness. It's nice to have a bit of fun sometimes, cheers all... Dave
paulcr Plus
16 1.5k 9 Ireland
23 Nov 2010 5:06PM
LOL Smile Excellent. Paul
DiegoDesigns 15 117 6 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2010 5:07PM
Glad you liked it Paul, thanks... dave
Sue_R 15 11 6 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2010 5:59PM
Ha, ha! Really funny! Well spotted! Made me smile so thanks for that Smile

Sue Smile
DiegoDesigns 15 117 6 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2010 9:10PM
It seems to have struck quite a number of funnybones Sue, glad you liked it... Dave
bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
24 Nov 2010 8:01AM
super timing and angle.......very well captured


DiegoDesigns 15 117 6 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2010 9:08AM
Lovely to hear from you Ollie, thanks for the feedback... Dave
davidhu 15 19 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2010 1:21PM
Finely observed shot Dave, that special lens works a treat.
DiegoDesigns 15 117 6 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2010 3:57PM
I wish I could use that lens more frequently Dave, thanks for the kind words... Dave
bricurtis Plus
15 2.5k 51 England
26 Nov 2010 1:10PM
Who said birds have no brains - that's one clever bird trying to hide the sign Dave.Wink
DiegoDesigns 15 117 6 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2010 7:46PM
According to legend Brian, it's only the blond birds! But I couldn't say for sure. Thanks... Dave

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