Photo Challenge: Candid Portraits

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© John Linton
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Photo Info
UploadedMarch 28, 2009
TakenOctober 6, 2008
Exposure1/100 sec at f/6.3
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length200 mm
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Feeding pigeons in Hyde Park, Sydney, Australia.

Canon EOS 350D camera with a Sigma AF 18-200mm DC OS Zoom lens

iPhoto b&w


44 responses

  • Laura Boston-Thek

    Laura Boston-Thek gave props (28 Mar 2009):

    OH this is fantastic John!! Wonderful B&W packed with energy and emotion!

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (28 Mar 2009):

    awesome shot!!! really really GOOD!

  • Lindsay

    Lindsay gave props (28 Mar 2009):

    Great shot John. Very powerful. Love the B&W.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (28 Mar 2009):

    This is an awesome shot John!!!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (28 Mar 2009):

    Excellent capture, John! Love the b&w!

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (28 Mar 2009):

    This is one of my favorites of yours, ever!!!!!!!! LOVE it!

  • Donna Whitecotton

    Donna Whitecotton gave props (28 Mar 2009):

    Oh Yes, I love it....great capture!

  • diana

    diana (Deleted) gave props (28 Mar 2009):

    fab shot! love the black and white!

  • Martin E. Morris

    Martin E. Morris (Deleted) gave props (28 Mar 2009):

    A timeless image.Great post-processing!!!

  • Georges Maroun

    Georges Maroun said (28 Mar 2009):

    Life picture great caption for motions ... B&W superb......

  • Benny R@mirez

    Benny R@mirez gave props (28 Mar 2009):

    nice capture!!

  • Aaron Mythen

    Aaron Mythen gave props (28 Mar 2009):

    Great capture!!

  • Nelson Campbell

    Nelson Campbell (Deleted) gave props (28 Mar 2009):

    Oh my god..I LOVE this John....

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (28 Mar 2009):

    A park classic!! Well timed and composed, John!! I'd love to have one of these "under my belt"!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (29 Mar 2009):

    Excellent B&W,,,

  • stuart s

    stuart s gave props (29 Mar 2009):

    The look on her face is priceless.

  • catharine amato

    catharine amato gave props (29 Mar 2009):

    Thankyou John! This is a wonderful shot! Great capture and black and white.

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (29 Mar 2009):

    What a great character shot. I remember a scene like this in "Mary Poppins".

  • Steve Wilson

    Steve Wilson (Deleted) said (30 Mar 2009):

    John, this is photographic art, my friend.

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (30 Mar 2009):

    Oh I agree this is fabulous indeed, what a great old dear..One I'll keep coming back to look at, warms the heart..

  • Sherry

    Sherry gave props (30 Mar 2009):

    Super terrific shot! Makes me want to know more about this!

  • Allen Price

    Allen Price   said (30 Mar 2009):

    This is beautiful!

  • Roberto Noto

    Roberto Noto gave props (31 Mar 2009):

    great capture

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (31 Mar 2009):

    Cool find! Well done.

  • petey whitelaw

    petey whitelaw gave props (31 Mar 2009):

    ive seen this old bird! (pun intended)

  • claudia luthi

    claudia luthi gave props (1 Apr 2009):

    hey John, what a lovely tribute, thank you so much, glad I found it!

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (5 Apr 2009):

    Amazing, just amazing!!!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (11 Apr 2009):

    I believe the BW on this adds so much interest!

  • Kel Casey

    Kel Casey gave props (11 Apr 2009):

    What a catch! Love it.

  • Erika Pisu

    Erika Pisu said (9 May 2009):

    I'm speechless.....awsome shot!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (3 Jun 2009):

    I'm revisiting! great theme entry....


    JOE FAILK gave props (3 Jun 2009):

    Great find Super shot!

  • Hector Ortiz

    Hector Ortiz gave props (5 Jun 2009):

    ivery interesting....

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (6 Jun 2009):

    This a wonderful candid...Just beautiful! I really love it!

  • Silu Ma

    Silu Ma said (8 Jun 2009):


  • Bonnie Blanton

    Bonnie Blanton (Deleted) gave props (19 Jun 2009):

    Love this shot!

  • Michael Pawlus

    Michael Pawlus said (23 Jun 2009):

    amazing photo!

  • Sandy Tyler

    Sandy Tyler (Deleted) gave props (28 Jun 2009):

    Great capture, love it!

  • Cee Matos

    Cee Matos gave props (5 Aug 2009):

    Love it!

  • bimal goculdas

    bimal goculdas gave props (27 Aug 2009):

    wonderful capture!

  • Lindsay Fuller

    Lindsay Fuller gave props (9 Nov 2009):

    This is really cool!!

  • Bill Van Gelder

    Bill Van Gelder gave props (25 Dec 2009):

    Terrific capture!

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

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