The old man and the sea

By mrswoolybill
I took a number of Lensbaby shots at Dungeness but this is the only one that I was satisfied with.
As I was putting my camera away the man turned round and saw me. 'You should have come next week, I'll have finished painting the b***** by then', he said.
Thanks for looking,

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franken Plus
18 5.3k 4 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2011 7:51AM
I like the lensbaby effect in this Moira. I'm toying with the idea of getting one in the future.

15 Oct 2011 8:09AM
i think the lensbaby and this location go hand in hand. Some really surreal captures
AnnChown 11 207 1 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2011 8:15AM
Love the effect Moira! I suppose it might be a good idea to hire a lensbaby for a day or two to try it out.. Anyway - love the b&w which I always like at Dunge! Have a good weekend!
maggieh 12 4 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2011 8:45AM
Mono for Dungeness definitely the right choice for this image. I can see the that using the lens baby has given the shot a different perspective I still find the lens strange but I am coming around!!!
frz67 11 10 32 Italy
15 Oct 2011 9:03AM
excellent Moira.
perfectly focused and bended, and the bnw is perfect!
15 Oct 2011 9:06AM
Enough of a gentleman not to tell you to B***** off, at least. I like the fact that you guys get fun out of the LB I can get this effect with my 16-35mm lens nae bother.

jaktis Plus
17 84 Sweden
15 Oct 2011 9:45AM
A good use of the baby

AshTree 11 1.7k 6 England
15 Oct 2011 10:27AM
And what would you be wanting with a pristinely painted boat, and no-one standing next to it working on it? GrinGrin. A sailor, not a photographer.... Great LB image Moira.
BarryC123 12 43 25 Ireland
15 Oct 2011 11:18AM
I reckon you should contact the Lensbaby folks, Moira, and sell them this image for their advertising - it seems a definitive showcase of what it can do. Very fine indeed.
jonwebber 12 4 1 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2011 12:00PM
An endless task, boat painting. And photography, come to think of it. It is a good job we enjoy it . . .
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
15 Oct 2011 12:35PM
A great presentation, Moira, love the story behind it Smile Carol
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.8k 2423 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2011 12:40PM
Thanks everyone - we are home for a quick lunch then out again, so I'll catch up later.
I'll add that the Lensbaby website has an excellent Gallery, including work by Oliver Tudoras (epz's bliba ).
lonely_oryx 13 61 55 England
15 Oct 2011 12:42PM
Live the comment of the man
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 19 Canada
15 Oct 2011 2:05PM
A great image Moira. Hones right in at great speed.............Sandy
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 19 England
15 Oct 2011 2:24PM
Great effect with the Lensbaby here, Moira Smile Reading your write-up really made me chuckle! Grin
Trev Smile
SlowSong Plus
12 9.7k 30 England
15 Oct 2011 6:06PM
A fine shot.
LexEquine 15 1 19 United States
15 Oct 2011 7:17PM
'I think Francesco {A Lens Baby, Master~},...summed up this PIx perfectly,' Moira. ~'Work Of Art'.~

{*****}~Pietro Smile
pluckyfilly 14 351 33 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2011 8:53PM
I will leave you to the lens baby but that doesnt mean I dont like this effect, it just takes a little getting used to when I am trying to get a sharp captureWink
wyatturp 15 2 England
15 Oct 2011 9:06PM
Nice work BabySmile
mikbee 14 3 8 Scotland
16 Oct 2011 12:00AM
Sharp where it should be Moira,and that is the type of LB shots I prefer !!
bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
17 Oct 2011 8:11AM
I like the composition ,conversion and the use of the LB...wonderful
Suehh 14 39 6 England
17 Oct 2011 9:13AM
The LB can be temperamentalWink Well, that's my excuse. And the effect does work here very well. I like lots. You could have offered to help him with the b***** painting!
John_Humphreys 15 69 2 Ireland
6 Nov 2011 11:09PM
Excellent shot.

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