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I said Duck!

By jonwebber
Last weekend, Leeds hosted its final farmer's market at the back of Kirkgate Market. From now on the farmer's market will be held on Briggate, which might remove some of the fun . . .


Many many thanks to Taggart and Woolybill for their kindly presented User Awards for my last upload, and to all you wonderful people who have voted for my photographs previously.

Tags: Photo journalism Duck Farmers market Portraits and people

Voters: gazlowe, Willmer, woolybill1 and 18 more


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woolybill1 Plus
9 22 67 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2012 10:14AM
I certainly wouldn't want one of those thrown at me, Jon, so I jolly well would duck!
I like to pov used here, and the distant figure adds depth to the image and really makes the composition too.
Bill

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8 Jul 2012 10:20AM
love it!! and think it might work well in mono as an afterthought
mrswoolybill Plus
9 949 1479 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2012 10:21AM
Receding frames within frames, this really is very well composed. Plus it has a nice triangle - the man closest to the camera seems to be looking past the girl to the man in the background.
Moira
SlowSong Plus
8 6.3k 29 England
8 Jul 2012 10:31AM
Never had a duck egg. Next time I go to a farmers' market I'll have to get a couple.
Lovely natural shot Jon, but the market doesn't look very busy which makes for a very nice background.
Chris
8 Jul 2012 10:52AM
Good morning Jon like your composition here and natural candid look of the wee lass those are big eggs no wonder ducks walk funny

Hope thigs are drying out

GrahamGrinGrinGrin
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
8 Jul 2012 11:45AM
They look big, even for duck eggs. More yolk than white as well, normally.

Well timed inter-relationship between the elements, Jon (and I don't include the rain this time!!)

Dave
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
8 Jul 2012 1:12PM
Will need to be a pretty big basket to get all these eggs in it !!
I do believe when they are laid they are soft and flexible,
and ''harden up'' when they are exposed to the air ?
Makes sense to me,and I bet the ducks will think that too !!
Mick.
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
8 Jul 2012 3:25PM
By heck, it's a long time since I had a duck egg! A great candid capture, Jon...and as Barbara says, think this would work well in mono, which would remove the distracting colourful background Wink
Trev Smile
jabe 5 10 4 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2012 3:29PM
Grin quacking good shot , Grin
taggart Plus
12 46 13 United States
8 Jul 2012 4:48PM
So maybe they are goose eggs-----

Some good choices made for this image!
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2012 9:42PM
Hate to tell you guys but the white eggs on the left of the picture are goose eggs. Good candid shot of the market though.
Eggcelent composition..like the shadowy figure in the b/g. Those are some big eggsWink
14 Jul 2012 2:02PM
Like her expression and a story to be told in this...............Sandy
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2012 9:53PM
SmileSmileSmile

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