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Setting The Timer.

By lifesnapper  
Hi all and many thanks for yur much appreciated votes and comments on my 'Welcome To Kamari' images, very much appreciated indeed Smile
Today's image...
I was walking behind a few tourist's in Oia when I spotted this shot. The young lady was setting the timer on her mobile camera while her man waited for her to run back to him for the picture of them both together with a lovely view of Oia behind them. Now usually, I'm the normal polite Englishman under most circumstances, but not when it comes to getting a picture. As soon as I spotted the shot I pushed my way through everyone, composed the shot in a second and clicked. As soon as I did so, she ran back to her man and turned towards the mobile camera only to have her hat blow off of her head in the wind and the camera went off just as her hands went up to catch it Smile I wish I'd got that shot Grin but hey! at least I got what I was hoping for Wink

My very best to all and I hope you're having a good week.

JohnSmile

Tags: Street Window Santorini Oia Tourists Camera phone

Voters: Kevin1610, woolybill1, Daisymaye and 66 more

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Comments


woolybill1 Plus
13 34 76 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2017 2:39PM
Rather a clever shot, John, with its harmonious colours and general verticality.
One wonders where her hat was when the self-timer fired!
Regards
Bill
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 18 Canada
27 Jun 2017 2:40PM
This is very special. I really like it. Colour perfect.
27 Jun 2017 2:48PM
Excellent John, well spotted,
Fred.
27 Jun 2017 2:51PM
Excellent spot
CaroleS Plus
10 442 3 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2017 3:00PM
Just love the simplicity of the shot John, and the Santorini colours.Smile
cats_123 Plus
16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
27 Jun 2017 3:17PM
Would love to have seen that shot 😁
27 Jun 2017 3:26PM
So would I Jeff Grin
27 Jun 2017 3:27PM
A fabulous opportunist capture, John - and a great story!!

RichardSmile
Jasper87 Plus
10 2.5k 158 England
27 Jun 2017 3:28PM
Such a strong shape in the frame and colours.... the 'hat off' may raise a few more smiles but this is pretty good itself, John.
Very effective composition. Lovely complimentary colours, good focus and depth. GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
27 Jun 2017 5:05PM
love it the way it is
please see suggested modification
not sure if it works at all
Smile
mrswoolybill Plus
13 2.3k 2267 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2017 5:23PM
Really very beautiful. I go with the main upload, the band of bright road is a dividing line, it puts her in her own private world with us at a respectful distance.
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2017 5:37PM
An opportunity well captured John.
Peter.GrinGrin
xwang 11 56 8
27 Jun 2017 5:44PM
A superb shot! You did great job.. I couldn't see well, I thought she was cleaning the window..Grin, but the real life is more amusing... Love the blue color, prefer the original, it gives a bit space.
capto Plus
8 6.4k 21 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2017 5:54PM
The version for me, great shot.Smile
ivor
saltireblue Plus
10 11.0k 67 Norway
27 Jun 2017 6:11PM
Top class opportunism, John. Very well done.
mistere Plus
7 6 4 England
27 Jun 2017 6:16PM
Well spotted opportunity John, nicely captured.

Dave.
27 Jun 2017 6:29PM
Super shot John. Cathy
Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2017 6:42PM
very impressive shot John
27 Jun 2017 7:20PM
Excellent John..Lin
jocas 5 6 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2017 8:45PM
Brilliant opportunist capture -I would not of thought about this till after it was gone -love it .
Sorry no awards left -I owe you one Grin
Irishkate Plus
10 42 118 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2017 12:48AM
Love it John - an accidentally beautiful scene without the girl being aware of the appeal.
Kate Grin
bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
28 Jun 2017 6:12AM
very well spotted WinkWinkWink
Diggeo 7 13 Greece
28 Jun 2017 7:36AM
Excellent capture!!
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 165 16 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2017 9:07AM
Excellent JohnGrinGrin

Cliff
dimalexa 3 5 Greece
28 Jun 2017 9:28AM
A fabulous photo, John!
Although I do not mind the bright lane, I can say that also Leo's modification is very nice!
Dimitris
28 Jun 2017 9:51AM
Good photo and just in time !
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2017 10:57AM
Beautiful photography! Good eye!
Isabel GrinGrin
banehawi Plus
16 2.3k 4163 Canada
28 Jun 2017 12:57PM
Very nice shot John
Fefe Plus
8 50 34 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2017 1:34PM
Fantastic John......
My UA too Grin
Diane
ColleenA Plus
8 456 7 Australia
30 Jun 2017 11:11AM
Great timing John....maybe it would have been easier for her to ask you to take their pic, it would have turned out much better lol ...adding my award
1 Jul 2017 12:44AM
Great moment captured John - love the blue shutters
cheers walt
Sezz 15 619 15 England
5 Jul 2017 12:22PM
Perfect timing John, just love this especially the blue/white colours - awards well deserved!

Sarah Smile

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