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Hello all.
Haven't been around much the past fortnight or so. Despite the voluntary 4 day work week, this is the busiest time of the year and I have come home from week feeling mentally knackered.

Anyway...I don't usually upload multi images, but these just have to be uploaded together.

Parents are very useful when the last match of the season is sold out and you have to watch it on the giant screen in the town square. Especially exciting as a win means they win the league on the very last day of the season. Draw or lose and the rivals take the title. Fortunately for these young fans and their elders, it all ended happily.

I think the young lad in V1 is a young William Hague...

Even though we are still writing November, both my Xmas presents and those of mrs. salty are already decided upon and acquired. Xmas has really gotten off to an early start...our first Xmas card arrived in our postbox on the 8th November...

Off to do some commenting.

Thanks for bothering.

Malc

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:10 Nov 2013 - 3:46 PM
Focal Length:200mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1600
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Why parents have shoulders
Username:saltireblue saltireblue
Uploaded:23 Nov 2013 - 2:29 PM
Tags:Drammen, Fans, Football, Portraits / people, Scarves, Shoulders, Strømsgodset
Votes:39
Voters:rontear · franken · cats_123 · mikbee · Fefe · RobertTurley · TrevBatWCC · lblythe · SlowSong · NDODS · MalcolmM · ColleenA · Nikonuser1 · helenlinda · mrswoolybill · barbarahirst · jovanovic · woolybill1 · MrsS · taggart · Scottishlandscapes · andylea · lifesnapper · Michaela_Solway · Alan_Baseley · Rende · LynneJoyce · jasonrwl · danbrann · jancan · NeilWigan · sparrowhawk · termite53 · lesliea · Irishkate · nonur · Potra · AnneWorner · gajewski ·
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franken
franken Plus Member 123553 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 2:46 PM

Brilliant set Malc! Smile

Ken

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 3:24 PM

I can't remember what I had for breakfast this morning Malc,
but I do remember sitting on my fathers shoulders at the football matches over 50 years ago !!
A well toned mono set.
Mick.

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Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 3:38 PM

Not much I can get sarcy (is that how you spell the short for sarcastic? come to that, is that how you spell sarcastic??TongueTongue) about here Malc.Sad
Totally disapointed .....no ker plunksSad, no cars parked by dimwitsWink...just a nice set of normal looking families having a normal day out, nicely done in mono too.
I will have to wait for your next upload to get bolchy.....bolshey..bolchey........cantankerousWink
Diane

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 7TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 4:17 PM

I agree, they all work well together as a set on a theme, Malc Smile And a great set it is too, lovely mono work Wink
Trev Smile

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SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 65218 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 4:48 PM

Absolutely brilliant set, Malc. Every one superb in mono and full of character.
x

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44244 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom116 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 4:48 PM

A set of images which instantly turns the paternal clock back... "Great photography"

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3302 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 5:05 PM

A wonderful set of images and you title is perfect...just love the enthusiasm of the kid in V1

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 5:30 PM

Great set MalcolmSmile

Cliff

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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 8342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 5:36 PM

A delightful set Malc - plenty of enthusiasm from the children and their parents SmileSmile
Helen

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8751 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1241 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 5:38 PM

Ah, happy memories, 'Mummeeeeee I want a carreeeeeeee...'
My shoulders have never recovered.
Moira

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 54932 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway28 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 5:43 PM


Quote: Ah, happy memories, 'Mummeeeeee I want a carreeeeeeee...'
My shoulders have never recovered.
Moira

You shouldn't have been so soft on Bill...I'm sure he was capable of walking instead.Wink

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 6:01 PM

yes!!!!!!!!

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woolybill1
woolybill1 Plus Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 6:30 PM

How delightful! Not that I understood all the sporting talk (I never did) but the character of all the participants stands out from every frame. Lovely clean b&w tones ("mono tones" sounds -well, monotonous Blush) make for a very special set.
Regards
Bill

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woolybill1
woolybill1 Plus Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 9:17 PM

The WINNER!!!!!
B

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 10:37 PM

Great collection of shoulder fans here Malc.
Let's hope the lad in V1 isn't another William Hague, Oh no.

Dougie

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lifesnapper
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24 Nov 2013 - 8:39 AM

Great set Malc, and you need even broader Shoulders as they get older Smile

John Smile

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Michaela_Solway

A great original, idea, title & lots of super expressions captured.. Excellent set

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Rende
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24 Nov 2013 - 1:16 PM

Excellent series with wonderful expressions Malc! Glad to see the general atmosphere is genial.
Rende

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LynneJoyce
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24 Nov 2013 - 5:49 PM

Excellent series with some wonderful expressions - V3 is my favourite.

Know what you mean about the early onset of Christmas, it is a relentless assault by the shops and advertisers. Still ours is sorted. We are getting each other half a fibreglass dormer roof each!

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 54932 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway28 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2013 - 6:06 PM

[quote
Still ours is sorted. We are getting each other half a fibreglass dormer roof each!
[/quote]
Sounds like a very good solution to the present problem, Lynne!

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jasonrwl
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25 Nov 2013 - 7:20 PM

These are terrific Malc and yes definitely William Hague - I'm surprised he hasn't got a baseball cap on!!
Jason

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danbrann
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26 Nov 2013 - 4:08 PM

Head and shoulders above the rest Malcolm.

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termite53
termite53  2 United Kingdom
1 Dec 2013 - 8:13 AM

A lovely set of images, love V1

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barbarahirst
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5 Dec 2013 - 6:07 PM

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you are featured e2 piccy at the moment
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lesliea
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7 Dec 2013 - 9:45 PM

Very nice images Malc well captured.
Allen, Smile

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Irishkate
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10 Dec 2013 - 10:44 PM

"You raise me up cos you're my hero".
Brilliant images - especially like V3.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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nonur
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10 Dec 2013 - 10:45 PM

A super mono set, Malc. V1 is my favourite.

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Potra
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11 Dec 2013 - 3:05 AM

I absolutely adore this set of images. The subject is wonderful and the quality is superb.
M

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gajewski
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4 Apr 2014 - 9:56 PM

You've captured sheer joy here. Wonderful black and white tonalities in this one as well.
-=\Walter

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