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Don't Panic

By MattB1987    
Yet another one from the 40's day, this man reminded me of Dad's Army and could almost imagine him saying 'Don't tell him your name Pike!' or 'Don't panic Mr Mannering!'. Obviously this is a bit of fun and I think it was a Russian uniform, any more info would be appreciated Smile. I started with the colour version and got it to where I liked it then tried the mono again and was really pleased with it.

I will upload the colour version to go with it. Well anyway thank you for looking at my photo, I hope you enjoy and of course all comments and critiques are much appreciated.


Tags: Nikon Norfolk Black and white 1940s Portraits and people Humour and fun D800

Voters: jovanovic, IgorKo, fazzer and 26 more

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fazzer 9 54 7 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2013 8:03PM
i prefer V2 Matt the colours look spot on

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23 Apr 2013 8:22PM
yes the uniform seems to me russian and that def is a ppsh-41 which is also russian(the gun)
I love the colors and the detail very nice indeed
martin.w 16 522 22 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2013 8:22PM
Both good, but my vote also goes to the colour Wink
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
23 Apr 2013 8:59PM
Colour for me as well, Matt, uniform aside he most certainly does look like several of the Home Guard rolled into one.

Congrats on your win.

derrymaine 5 17 Greece
24 Apr 2013 5:42AM
v1, more nostalgic obviously. Love the portrait though
RLF Plus
8 18 4 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2013 8:27AM
V1 for me. A wonderfully nostalgic shot. Very much Dads ArmyWink
A Booth 16 11 4 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2013 4:18PM
well recorded character portrait, excellent detail and expression capture.

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