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Blowing in the wind

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 16 July 2010 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

Busker doing his stuff on a breezy afternoon in South Shields town centre, this is King Street with the Market Place and the old Town Hall beyond. I hope he made a few pounds from his efforts!

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Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

This is great with all the reflections. He definitely seems to be making a good effort. Hope it was rewarded.

16 Jul 2010 5:13am

PascalXLD from Rennes, France

Belle scène de Rue

Bonne journée

16 Jul 2010 6:12am

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

A very nice street shot

16 Jul 2010 6:26am

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom


16 Jul 2010 6:34am

keith from killarney, Ireland

a sight note as common as they once were, a great historical record shot of life in our times

16 Jul 2010 7:03am

Xerophytes from United Kingdom

I think you can still process this shot to create a better image.

16 Jul 2010 7:07am

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

i hope the pound notes in his case were not blown away too. This is an interesting street scene. I enjoyed it

16 Jul 2010 7:14am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

That's the answer my friend ................

16 Jul 2010 7:32am

Ddo from Verdun, France

What a great scene, full of life and details. Love reflections in the glass and expression of little boy looking at the artist.

16 Jul 2010 7:46am

CElliottUK from United Kingdom

"I'm a long haired lover from Liverpool"

16 Jul 2010 8:48am

Mici from Tg Mures, Romania

Great shot, i like it

16 Jul 2010 9:31am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Nice (restrained for you:) B/W treatment. He is outside a pound shop so he ought too.:)

16 Jul 2010 9:36am

Ehsan from Tehran, Iran

nice shot

16 Jul 2010 9:54am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Nice treatment on this street scene Curly! It has a nice retro feel to it. Well done! ;-)

16 Jul 2010 11:31am

Landy from Miami, United States

me gusta el ritmo que lleva esta composicion... felicidades al blanco y negro. saludos

16 Jul 2010 1:55pm

♏arleen from Doesburg, Netherlands

Great streetshot with nice reflections!
(I guess the plastic bag is inside the shop then...took me a while to figure it out;-))))

16 Jul 2010 2:04pm

prarthana from singapore, Singapore

nice shot

16 Jul 2010 4:26pm

David Nos from Barcelona, Spain

Very nice black & white tones and impressive scene!

16 Jul 2010 5:18pm

cristina from Barcelona (Catalunya), Spain

precioso blanco y negrp!

16 Jul 2010 5:41pm

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A vision of the splendid city life! I prefer the look of the kid looking at the artist who certainly has his eyes closed, totally focused on his music! Excellent W / B Best regards, Adela

16 Jul 2010 5:48pm

Becky from los angeles, United States

Loving this shot, Curly. I like the depth of it - seeing the city and its people watching.
Great feeling of regular life -

16 Jul 2010 5:57pm

Amanda from Jersey City, United States

Me too--I love street performers, musicians, artists etc. They bring such a great energy to any location. I bet this little boy here asked his mom for a harmonica shortly after passing this guy. :)

16 Jul 2010 6:57pm

alex centrella from California, United States

cool catch !

16 Jul 2010 7:13pm

Oli from Nismes, Belgium

Very nice capture :-)

16 Jul 2010 8:55pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

A beautiful street scene where the musician has captured the attention of the little boy. Great depth here as well.

16 Jul 2010 9:16pm

RORO from LE HAVRE, France

An artist shooting a playing artist

16 Jul 2010 9:18pm

Paul from summerside, Canada

Great capture Curly

17 Jul 2010 1:08am

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, United States

Good title. Looks like there is a few bills in the case.

17 Jul 2010 2:24am

ad fontes from Langley, Canada

I love street musicians! Nicely captured image--it gives the feeling of being there.

17 Jul 2010 4:10am

The MaJor from TM HooD, Iran

cool mood of it

17 Jul 2010 4:34am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

I like it in b&W!

17 Jul 2010 2:10pm

Sunder from Chennai, India

Excellent street photograph in Black & White , Love the reflections, composition . Very apt title...

18 Jul 2010 12:39pm

Candid1 from Washington, DC, United States

5 STARS!!!!! The B&W processing completely MAKES this photo stand out. Thanks for sharing it! Did you give him a few pounds for being a willing model for this capture? If so, at least he did make some draw for the day. Curly...... I get so much from your photography so please don't change a thing you do. :-)

24 Jul 2010 2:31pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Lovely street scene...nice in b&w...

4 Aug 2010 5:07am

1/4000 second
ISO 3200
49 mm (35mm equiv.)