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Smile for the birdie

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 14 April 2010 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

These images are part of a collection submitted for an exhibition to be held in The Customs House in South Shields in September. They were all taken in the South Marine Park during an event entitled "48 Hours", which encouraged South Shields people to enjoy the recently refurbished park on the sea front.

This group were enjoying some live music on the terrace.

PENTAX K100D 1/125 second F/5.6 ISO 200 52 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Shiloh from Los Angeles, United States


14 Apr 2010 5:36am

Yvonne Simons from Tilburg, Netherlands

I like this!!

14 Apr 2010 5:49am

NaDu from Köln, Germany

Happy folks, well perspective and processing which underlines the amusing, optimistic impression I have with this one.

14 Apr 2010 6:46am

Sussi from Landskrona, Sweden

I like the effect, looks like the cartoon, well composed with great clear details!

14 Apr 2010 7:06am

Zora Zoé - sichtbar fotogrativ from Berlin, Germany

Very nice detail and effects, Curly - and your capture is showing, that the young ones are not so bad like we older ones are thinking all the time ;-) ;-)

14 Apr 2010 7:19am

Skyriani from Nelson, New Zealand

the textures are marvelous!

14 Apr 2010 8:05am

Florence from Paris, France

A powerful HDR post-processing. Lively.

14 Apr 2010 8:13am

Steve from Atlanta, United States

A happy bunch! A Wonderful image!

14 Apr 2010 9:06am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Super street scene Curly! Good to see all the smiling faces..... ;-)

14 Apr 2010 11:48am

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

great group photo. looks like they were having fun

14 Apr 2010 12:39pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Stunning treatment. Really effective for this subject.

14 Apr 2010 12:47pm

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

Fun shot. Great processing as ever.

14 Apr 2010 12:49pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

How wonderfully expressive! Original and beautiful work!!!

14 Apr 2010 1:12pm

marsa from Tehran, Iran

very nicely captured.

14 Apr 2010 1:50pm

Bonvilston from Cardiff, United Kingdom

nice street shot. HDR adds a sense of dynamism, though this group hardly seem to need that !

14 Apr 2010 1:51pm

alex centrella from California, United States

ever try this in just black and white ?

14 Apr 2010 2:27pm

Julie from United States

Very nice job on the processing!

14 Apr 2010 2:29pm

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Brilliantly captured...great processing...well done!!

14 Apr 2010 3:12pm

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

beautiful shot :)

14 Apr 2010 3:47pm

Arash from Tehran, Iran

Great shot like Great friendship
thanks for sharing

14 Apr 2010 4:25pm

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

High Seas High Fives ! - nice work, Curly - you've captured the joyous image here so well.

14 Apr 2010 5:11pm

Sandrine from Cincinnati, United States

Fun youthful shot!

14 Apr 2010 5:34pm

Nilla from Östergötland, Sweden

What a wonderful group of young people you've captured in this picture!

14 Apr 2010 6:17pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Unmistakable Curly type work - well done.

14 Apr 2010 6:23pm

roy from ostend, Belgium

powerful HDR and verry special tone

14 Apr 2010 10:15pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

you've made a happy group of people look awesome !! nice work !!

14 Apr 2010 10:56pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

A very cheerful shot that you have captured here. Looks like everyone was having fun that day. Good processing as well.

15 Apr 2010 1:42am

dai moistafa from karaj, Iran


15 Apr 2010 12:39pm

Sandy Weston from Madison, Maine, United States

Love this shot!

17 Apr 2010 7:36pm

Bruce from Lima, Peru

Makes me smile too - you have this processing off to a tee.

21 Apr 2010 3:38am

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

Who's that up front with the DSLR?

22 Apr 2010 1:51pm

1/125 second
ISO 200
52 mm (35mm equiv.)