Half a Dude

By SlowSong
One of those living statues that litter the streets of London getting ready and checking himself in a window. I tried to get his reflection in too but couldn't get the angle.

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

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Comments


24 Jul 2013 8:30AM
Love the look of astonishment on the chaps face.............GrinGrinGrinGrin

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Hermanus 3 4 South Africa
24 Jul 2013 8:30AM
I like this ! Excellent capture !
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2013 8:30AM
Brilliant both observationally and compositionally.

Nathan GrinGrinGrin
24 Jul 2013 8:31AM
the expression of the passerby is priceless
CarolG Plus
9 193 18 Greece
24 Jul 2013 8:34AM
Love the look on the face of the guy on the left, Chris GrinGrinGrin Carol
mrswoolybill Plus
9 877 1431 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2013 8:40AM
Pity no reflection but that would be a different picture - this one is definitely about the balance of the foreground interest and the observer. Very, very funny.
Moira
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
24 Jul 2013 9:07AM
The observer and his expression more than makes up for it, Chris. Is this the guy just down from St Pauls?

Dave
franken Plus
13 3.8k 4 Wales
24 Jul 2013 9:11AM
Brilliant!

Ken
marktc Plus
5 85 14 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2013 9:17AM
The invisible man Chris, I love this shot it really appeals.
paulknight 6 2 7 New Zealand
24 Jul 2013 9:18AM
Haha! Good one! I haven't come across this kind of fun at this end of the world. Well captured!
SlowSong Plus
7 6.0k 29 England
24 Jul 2013 9:33AM

Quote:The observer and his expression more than makes up for it, Chris. Is this the guy just down from St Pauls?

Dave


Yup. You know the place. Taken just before he started "work". Smile
nonur Plus
7 15 9 Turkey
24 Jul 2013 9:34AM
A great shot, works so well in mono.
Lillian Plus
6 21 17 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2013 9:49AM
Great image here Chris, and the onlooker ..tops it off perfectly
hope the builders getting on with it!!
Lillian
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
24 Jul 2013 10:29AM
Obvious... the Invisible Man...... excellent ChrisSmile
Ron.
Richsr Plus
9 90 220 England
24 Jul 2013 10:56AM
Like the inclusion of the other figure looking on.
Regards Richard
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
24 Jul 2013 11:14AM
Excellent original capture Chris. Is half a dude called a dud? Wink
Rende
Joline Plus
9 27 52 United States
24 Jul 2013 11:24AM
A brilliant candid.....do these guys make a living from this street art?
SlowSong Plus
7 6.0k 29 England
24 Jul 2013 12:18PM

Quote:Excellent original capture Chris. Is half a dude called a dud? Wink
Rende


More like a Du Grin

Thanks Lillian. Still at it. Plastering going on as I type.

And I've no idea Joline. There are loads of tourists around having their photos taken with these guys so I suppose it must be worth while. Better than begging anyway. Smile
24 Jul 2013 3:38PM
The invisible man.
24 Jul 2013 5:04PM
A well seen capture of this invisible man, Chris! I think it was his cousin I saw in Rome...Wink
Trev Smile
pamelajean Plus
10 951 1799 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2013 6:55PM
We do have street entertainers here in Winchester, but I've never seen anything like this, great fun!
bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
24 Jul 2013 8:10PM
A cool Dude - I like the hat and glasses.Smile
bliba Plus
10 2 Austria
24 Jul 2013 8:50PM
very funny.......and very original
helenlinda Plus
8 343 22 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 9:42AM
Lovely capture of the dude and the observer SmileSmile
Helen
28 Jul 2013 11:10PM
Excellent Smile
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Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 10:39AM
Nice one! Grin
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