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By SlowSong
Taken earlier this year at the Queen's Diamond Jubilee as one of a set. Converted here to b/w. I loved her isolation, surrounded by all the paraphernalia associated with the street celebrations. I wonder if she's looking so glum because she got there early and camped out then everyone plonked themselves in front of her. Grin

Tags: Photo journalism Street London General Candid Black and white Portraits and people

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Comments


19 Sep 2012 3:58PM
excellent find! Smile

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CarolG Plus
9 193 18 Greece
19 Sep 2012 3:59PM
I'm not surprised she's alone, with that face Grin. Hope she isn't an ePZ member Sad. Well spotted and captured, Chris. Carol
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
19 Sep 2012 3:59PM
Splendid isolation, Chris. Reinforced by the crowd facing the other way, and the mono taking the happiness out. Strong street candid.

Dave
franken Plus
13 3.8k 4 Wales
19 Sep 2012 4:07PM
Love the expression and it works so well in mono.

Ken
whipspeed Plus
11 4.2k 22 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2012 4:08PM
LOL I have just spat my mug of tea at the computer screen, that expression is priceless. Thanks for brightening my day.
Lillian Plus
6 21 17 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2012 4:17PM
I think Carol has hit the nail on the head...and who ever she is, does not see herself hereWink
outstanding candid
Lillian
nonur Plus
7 15 9 Turkey
19 Sep 2012 4:39PM
Great candid, I like the compo and the facial expression a lot!
Gerryrys 4 1 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2012 4:49PM
I'd love to know what she was thinking. Grin Excellent capture.

Gerry
fentiger Plus
14 916 23 England
19 Sep 2012 5:01PM
Great observation to capture this fine candid which is perfect in mono.

Albert
bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
19 Sep 2012 8:32PM
Surprisingly with all those colourful elements elements in the image this mono works well.
Brian.
gingerdelight 9 298 11 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2012 8:43PM
An excellent candid mono - love that expression!
Carol
meniko 4 Cyprus
19 Sep 2012 9:31PM
I am sure , she feels "unwatched" Smile
I also like mono for this great image
meniko
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2012 10:29PM
This asks lots of questions Chris.
Ann
great spot love this
CaroleS Plus
5 414 3 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2012 9:46AM
She has such a strong face - she is so well isolated from everyone around her!
Carole
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2012 1:11PM
A few choice comments already been made, some of which have already added much humour to this wonderfully captured candid. On which indeed lends its self to many interpretations,

Regards Nathan
20 Sep 2012 2:14PM
She looks mean! A great candid though, Chris, and an excellent mono conversion Wink
Trev Smile
posty57 8 6 2 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2012 6:19PM
A bit tongue in cheek for you Chris...love it !

Barry
1881 4 India
22 Sep 2012 8:32PM
Appreciable tittle, superb work.


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cats_123 Plus
12 4.5k 26 Northern Ireland
23 Sep 2012 3:59PM
super conversion...love the pose Grin
Astounding image.
bliba Plus
10 2 Austria
15 Oct 2012 12:13PM
wonderful.....great mono conversion
Paree 11 616 3
30 Oct 2012 7:06PM
i think she is thinking

how much longer is he going to be with that ..... coffee

paree

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