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Him Again ..................

By morpheus1955  
Another view of the knight from yesterday, this time about to leave to take part in the joust, he does look more than a little hot in all that Armour. You can see the damage the lances do to the shields, which are made out of a thick plywood

Thank you all so much for all your C&C's very much appreciated, thank you all for the best wishes for my wife

Thanks for taking the time to look

Hugh

Tags: Knight Isle of wight Armour Portraits and people Carisbrooke castle

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Comments


7 Sep 2013 11:17AM
yes looking at the damage they are playing for real good one Hugh

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7 Sep 2013 11:51AM
Fine capture Hugh,
Fred.
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
7 Sep 2013 12:08PM
Another great image Hugh !! I really would love to see a joust for real Smile
Caziwinkles 4 3 1 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2013 12:10PM
Excellent image Hugh sooner him than me! Smile

Carol
7 Sep 2013 12:24PM
Another excellent shot, Hugh!
How do they cope with the weight of this armour??

Richard
ColleenA Plus
4 322 4 Australia
7 Sep 2013 12:39PM
Another excellent capture Hugh, glad I did not have to put that on all that armouryGrinGrinGrin hope you are spoiling your wife
nonur Plus
8 17 11 Turkey
7 Sep 2013 1:00PM
This is even better, Hugh. Great capture!
7 Sep 2013 3:32PM
Another great image
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2013 4:58PM
Another cracking Tin Man composition Hugh. I still would like to see this chap in monochrome though....

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
7 Sep 2013 5:37PM
Taken a few blows to that shield, Hugh, lots of fine detail in this image.

Dave
Mike_Smith Plus
9 333 1 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2013 6:09PM
Yes the shield is curved unless it was made like that. I would love a go at this
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2013 6:14PM
Fascinating, especially the dents in the shield.
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
7 Sep 2013 6:25PM
Certainly makes me appreciate knights must have had to put up with more than blows from the opposition as they must have been half-cooked inside that armour! Fascinating image.

Ann
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2013 6:37PM
A lovely shot Hugh and it looks like it was a really sunny day
Lillian
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1846 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2013 8:59PM
The shield is very battle-worn, so he must be quite an experienced jouster. I'm fascinated by the reflections showing within his armour. A pity that tent opening wasn't closed, giving him a cleaner background.
7 Sep 2013 10:20PM
Glad to make it 30 for you Hugh. Wonderful shot. Don
8 Sep 2013 12:15AM
Excellent shot Hugh..Lin

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