Face

By woolybill1
Part of a gable end on Silver Street in Durham. I like the shadow across the poster, it makes the face look slightly sinister.
The ancient wall has been repaired very badly, perhaps by a plastered plasterer Smile

82mm, 1/500th sec. @ f9, ISO 200

Tags: Photo journalism Specialist and abstract

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Comments


8 Jul 2009 8:15AM
Thanks for the big smile "plastered Plasterer"
Colour version for me today

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samsalt 8 24 1 England
8 Jul 2009 8:19AM
A good bit of spotting Bill, I like the mix of old worn textures and colours with the young , ssmotth black and white face. As you say she looks mysterious too.
baclark 7 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2009 8:27AM
Well seen! Love the idea of being watched but also adore the textures, shapes and tones in the building itself, so it's got to be V1 for me.
Barbara
morpheus1955 10 3 2 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2009 8:33AM
Very well spotted and captured, great composition, nice bit of texture on the wall.

Hugh
wyatturp 11 2 England
8 Jul 2009 8:43AM
plastered plasterer -LOLSmile
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
8 Jul 2009 8:46AM
A good spot Bill,all sorts of elements in this,the twisted timber,the old brickwork and that face.Magical shot.
Tom.
8 Jul 2009 8:47AM
Very clever well done.
danbrann Plus
12 629 17
8 Jul 2009 8:49AM
Not a bad face to be watching you Bill. I wouldn't mind it.She beats curtains any day but it's time she pulled herself together.
Richsr 9 91 223 England
8 Jul 2009 9:08AM
Good spot Bill - your final comment made me smile - Regards Richard.
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
8 Jul 2009 9:16AM
Lovely textures

Peter
8 Jul 2009 9:20AM
The Face at the window, well spotted Bill, and what you've done to make a great image, fascinating split level scene with its abstract base supporting, clever imaginative work, Adrian
cjl47 8 4 3 England
8 Jul 2009 9:29AM
Good capture, well spotted.
chris
Draw yourself together Bill, Danny's around. Nice face in the window, and the colour for me brings reality as the mono looks somehow as if it could be make beleave.

Dougie

A plastered plasterer? Many think they can plaster but more can just get plastered.
zebraboy 12 197 Australia
8 Jul 2009 9:42AM
Ace composition Bill. M
MickyMc 9 8 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2009 10:07AM
This is you best yet Bill I think, I would be proud of it.
Mavis
Sahyadri 8 61 2 India
8 Jul 2009 10:47AM
like the lines in this Bill. oh yeah... plastered plasterer it sure looks like Smile
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
8 Jul 2009 11:40AM
LOL...I like the plastered plasterer Grin

I reckon you're right! Well spotted and captured, Bill. Good point about the shadow too. Like someone sinister peeking through the blinds.

Andrew
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
8 Jul 2009 12:09PM
Wow!!!!! This one had me mesmerized. What a wonderful find!
dark_lord Plus
12 1.8k 337 England
8 Jul 2009 1:02PM
I thought you'd Photoshopped the face in till I read the description Smile
8 Jul 2009 1:21PM
Do like the toning in the second one.
GalleryGirl 9 4 2 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2009 1:31PM
Well spotted and captured.
Marilyn x
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
8 Jul 2009 1:35PM
Disaster
by the plastered
plasterer

a scene to remember when looking to rent
a face in the window
instead of a drape
better choose a tent......


Jennnnnnn
casson 10 3 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2009 2:54PM
I like the plastered plasterer and the picture
john
imagio 10 12 1 England
8 Jul 2009 3:12PM
Fascinating capture Bill, lean towards the mono

bernie
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
8 Jul 2009 5:09PM
It has been my expierience Bill,to find plumbers get more plastered than plasterers.They must feel the need to get their own internal pipes full of liquid too !! An attractive face at the window.Perhaps the plastered plasterers poster,that he left behind !!
Mick.
8 Jul 2009 5:20PM
Well spotted Bill, interesting comp', and i'm sure She's looking at you Wink

John Smile
Rach1970 8 14 1 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2009 7:07PM
Great composition Bill.
Rachel
cantona43 Plus
11 924 4 England
8 Jul 2009 7:34PM
well spotted Bill excellent work
Neil
JudeC 9 6 3 England
8 Jul 2009 7:39PM
This is excellent Bill - Jude.
TelStar 11 116 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2009 11:09PM
Love the colour version.

Tel*
bliba Plus
11 2 Austria
9 Jul 2009 5:51AM
very well done Bill.....great observation and so well executed...
love the pastel colours and the light in V1 and the conversion to bnw in V2
very well done

Have my UA for this and the prev. uploads of this wonderful and very well composed series

cheers

ollie Smile
photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
9 Jul 2009 8:46AM
great eyes Bill, like it
Dennis
MickyMc 9 8 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2009 9:19PM
Just came back for another look Bill because I think this deserves my user award. Love it.
Mavis
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2009 9:27AM
Superbly composed Bill. Love the colours and textures. V1 gets my vote here.
Helen
12 Jul 2009 4:20PM

Quote:Superbly composed Bill. Love the colours and textures. V1 gets my vote here.
Helen


Agree!
Johanna

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