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By gregl
I’m not sure how well “street photography” is received and I am certainly not very good at it, but I thought I would post this anyway. It was taken this past weekend at the exhibition of vintage cars on Regent St preparing for the run from London to Brighton on Sunday.

Perhaps this chap was just trying to grab a quick 40 winks, but I thought the expression of contentment on his face was priceless.

Hope you enjoy it.


Tags: Street photography Photo journalism Contentment Vintage cars London to brighton Portraits and people Humour and fun

Voters: barbarahirst, CarolG, Cormy and 17 more

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8 Nov 2010 3:08PM
Superb image.
I would have love to see this "race"
Have you got more ? .. I do hope so

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CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
8 Nov 2010 3:28PM
A fantastic portrait, Greg, what a wonderful expression you have captured. The London to Brighton run used to be a favourite of mine, hope you took some more images of this wonderful event. Carol
Cormy 9 3 England
8 Nov 2010 3:32PM
Well captured indeed.
Techno Plus
8 1.8k 8 England
8 Nov 2010 5:23PM
Captured near royalty here greg, looks like Baron Montagu of Beaulieu having forty winks, lovely candid portrait image, well done..
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
8 Nov 2010 8:19PM
Super candid Greg - excellent clarity. I reckon this could be tagged ' still life ' too.Wink
gregl 11 19 1 England
8 Nov 2010 8:25PM
How did I miss that one Brian? Thanks all for your comments - very much appreciated. Does make me smile when I look at it. Barb and Carol, didn't get to see the actual race but will definitely make the effort on the day next year.
9 Nov 2010 12:57PM
Excellent shot Greg

Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
14 Nov 2010 10:57AM
Wonderful portrait with great expression!
15 Nov 2010 2:10PM
great candid shot love it

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