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By GlynnisFrith
Here follows a sequence of images 5 in total, so if you have time please look they may make you smile.

They are of a couple who were at the war weekend at the NYMR they were in 40’s dress, they set them selves up on the station platform at Pickering reading a newspaper just to see how many photograph’s they could attract.

Tony was the first to see them then he tapped me so I could see what was going on, so we were both taking photos then before you know it photographers were coming out of the woodwork like bees around a honey pot so their ploy worked & seemed to find this amusing.

They are not the best of images but it was hard not to get people walking in front of the camera just posted for the fun value, just to put you in the right mood for the weekend.

Have a good one

Thanks for other comments & click on uploads

Sorry just made the serial longer by adding another image after stevenb said that version 5 would look better cropped so I have done it & agree it looks better thanks Bill


Tags: North yorkshire Transport Pickering War weekend Portraits and people Humour and fun

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mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2007 3:42PM
Really sweet sequence, certainly made me smile! Love his expression in no 5.

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woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2007 3:48PM
Very enjoyable sequence, Glynnis, has certainly put me in the mood for the weekend. Mind you, Moira will happily remind me that every day is a weekend; but I can live with it....
Wishing you and Tony a good weekend of your own,
19 Oct 2007 3:58PM
Great composition. Lots of colour.
19 Oct 2007 3:58PM
Excellent sequence Glynnis, No.1 has less distractions,
Mikelane 11 1 Wales
19 Oct 2007 4:02PM
Love to have seen this in mono or sepia.Good stuff .Well capt .
una Plus
14 10 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2007 4:23PM
Lovely image and comp.
Possum 11 148 England
19 Oct 2007 4:24PM
Such a great final version for the rich colours, though I love his mischievous expression in the first version!
stevenb Plus
14 265 6 England
19 Oct 2007 4:44PM
I like how you've used the versions to tell the story you've made a good job Glynnis, I prefer V2 because it shows more of the train. I'd copy & paste the lady's shoulder from V1 to hide the lady in white. This I feel would lift the image a lttle higher.
Love the mans expression in V5 Maybe crop just behind the lady back, to lose people with the wrong time period clothing.
Overall a good set.
Congrts on the HC

GalleryGirl 10 4 2 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2007 5:18PM
Smashing sequence of events and this is a really good shot. Definitely picked the best one to post!
Marilyn x
BEVZED 11 1.1k United Kingdom
19 Oct 2007 6:11PM
SmileCongratulations on your HC Smile Wonderful!
peugeot406 11 7 1 England
19 Oct 2007 7:31PM
Great sequence, well done Glynnis.
Off to Lakes on Sunday for a week so hope I get some good shots.
GlynnisFrith 11 23 3 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2007 8:02PM
I wish to thank the editor Pete Bargh for giving me my first ever HC I am so pleased, never thought I would get one of those & never with people shots not too happy taking them
nobby2sheds 11 50 England
19 Oct 2007 8:25PM
One of the best 'candids' I've seen. Well done.

Digicat 11 127
19 Oct 2007 8:48PM
oh lovely I use another site and someone on there went to this weekend - some lovely pics
19 Oct 2007 9:09PM
Congratulations on your first HC.... Considering the number of people there you have done extremely well, I understand from a 'regular' it was the busiest ever 'wartime' weekend....

I must have got something right in class!!!!

19 Oct 2007 9:34PM
Spot on the best of the five in my opinion, had every intention of being there last weekend but failed.
Cheers mick.
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
19 Oct 2007 10:20PM
Excellent capture Glynnis; wonderful expressions and good composition and colours.
20 Oct 2007 2:03AM
Excellent! Great images and amusing expressions as he notices you photographing him.
Nettles 11 England
20 Oct 2007 10:25AM
An excellent set of images, well caught.
Congratulations on your HC, well done.
SandraKay Plus
11 233 4 United Kingdom
20 Oct 2007 5:02PM
This really deserves an HC, Glynnis. For me version 1 is the best. (Thought it was Vera Lynn for the minute! LOL)
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2007 1:57AM
Excellent series, congrats on your HC!
stevenb Plus
14 265 6 England
22 Oct 2007 12:12AM
I like your 6th version Glynnis

Brilane 11 5 12 Wales
22 Oct 2007 2:14AM
A good series. Well done on your HC.
robincoombes 11 1 5 Wales
22 Oct 2007 7:18PM
Congrats on well deserved HC

Hop-A-Long 11 52 1 England
25 Oct 2007 8:23PM
Great set of images. Excellent work.
oll1e Plus
11 57 2 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2007 10:26PM
hi Glynnis,firstly congrats on a well deserved HC and well what a super shot ,nice and sharp great subject .
thanks for sharing it
wbk666 12 61
2 Nov 2007 2:41PM
great candid
newy17 12 273 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2007 2:23PM
wow glynnis congrats on the hc superb set of pics im jelly welly lol great work..
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
3 Nov 2007 6:06PM
First class in every respect Glynnis, this is a superb sequence of images which you've presented so expertly. Congratulations on a fully deserved HC award, Ed
Libby_M 11 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2008 7:41AM
this is great
candid shot always the best
cassiecat 10 39 46 England
16 Aug 2009 7:58PM
v6 is my fav, congrats on the HC.lesley
Cormy 10 3 England
19 Nov 2009 9:54PM
Must have been off when you got this very well earned HC.Well done indeed,Glynnis.
20 Nov 2010 11:48AM
Well done on the HC. I know what you are saying about The War Weekend I have been only going 4 years it gets busier each year. It is hard trying for that special shot. Keep up the good work. GW

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