Man reads book

By SlowSong
A strange place to sit, right in the middle of the steps, but he looked happy enough. I rather liked him so I took him from both sides, but V2 has pigeons. An added bonus. Wink

BTW, if you think V1 is wonky it's because I was standing at an angle and any attempt at straightening looked really odd.

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

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Comments


10 Apr 2013 5:14PM
Two excellent mono images, v1 for me

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10 Apr 2013 5:18PM
The three sets of people work well as a triangle, especially in mono Chris. The pigeons add more flavour also!
Thanks for the really great comment on my train window, I so appreciated it!!
Maggie
Like them both, both work well in mono

John
johnke 3 223 15
10 Apr 2013 5:25PM
Good Pj and very well processed...John
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
10 Apr 2013 5:28PM
Both versions work for me Chris.

Ken
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
10 Apr 2013 5:33PM
Centre of attention Wink Chris. Very good mono.
Ron.
danbrann Plus
12 621 17
10 Apr 2013 5:39PM
Centre of attention twice. Good images Chris.
AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
10 Apr 2013 5:41PM
Those stones must have been cold! Both work for me Chris.
Ann
cats_123 Plus
12 4.6k 26 Northern Ireland
10 Apr 2013 5:42PM
Both very good so shots..think I prefer v2 for the all round interest Smile Smile
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
10 Apr 2013 5:53PM
Like you say, Chris, a strange place to park his bum, but it made for two great captures Smile Carol
10 Apr 2013 6:00PM
Two excellent candid captures.
Effrossini
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
10 Apr 2013 6:04PM
Has a look of the 'David Beckhams' about him in v1, Chris. Like the 'triangles' of peoples, and v1 looks the better balanced. Think I would have wandered off into St James Pk or behind St Martin's to read...

Dave
10 Apr 2013 6:07PM
Surely banner headlines
MAN READS BOOK!
We certainly dont see that in Leeds
10 Apr 2013 6:10PM
Wonderful! I can read anywhere too!!
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
10 Apr 2013 6:17PM
v1 for me as well SmileSmile
Helen
woolybill1 Plus
9 22 68 United Kingdom
10 Apr 2013 6:31PM
Hard to choose between the two. V1, I think, not sure why. Or maybe V2 BlushBlushBlush
For some reason these HAVE to be mono.
Regards
Bill
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
10 Apr 2013 7:09PM
In his own little world. - gary
nonur Plus
7 17 11 Turkey
10 Apr 2013 7:09PM
Great candids, V1 for me.
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
10 Apr 2013 7:38PM
Everyone keeping occupied Chris
even the pigeons in V2
love them both
great candid's
Lillian
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
10 Apr 2013 8:22PM
Both are worthy images, my fav. is v2
TyChee Plus
11 275 1 United States
11 Apr 2013 12:38AM
Two great candids.
Ty
11 Apr 2013 3:25AM
Both great images, lots of interest. V1 just seems the better composed image......Sandy
11 Apr 2013 6:02AM
He looks totally engrossed from either side.
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
11 Apr 2013 9:15AM
These two fine candids are absolutely right in mono. I have a slight preference for No. 1 but if I come back for another look I might change my mind.

Albert
CaroleS Plus
6 423 3 United Kingdom
11 Apr 2013 11:34AM
Lovely to see someone so engrossed in a book - I think I like V2 best but there again I like V1 too!
Carole

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