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Laundry duty

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 12 November 2010 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

Well I have some time on my hands here in South Shields, so I might as well help out with the family laundry!

Tip - make sure the clothes are dry before you attempt this shot, try using the self timer or a wireless remote release!

Tone mapped HDR made from a single image with Photomatix Pro 4, then finished off with Nik Silver Efex.

Try f11 for a better view.

PENTAX K100D 1/45 second F/4.0 ISO 200 34 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(Old WestWales boy), Germany

A very clever self portrait,nice to see you mate !!

12 Nov 2010 7:10am

Fraucha from Bila Tserkva, Ukraine

My dad always had a much sterner look when he caught me playing in the dryer, lol. Great shot!!!

12 Nov 2010 7:18am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Good to see you! And I would add to your list of do's and don'ts...."Take camera out of washer before loading with washing"

12 Nov 2010 8:11am

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

Fabulous! Really creative idea and great execution too Curly.

12 Nov 2010 9:18am

Franz from Baden, Austria

great and highly original idea! how about next time you and your camera change places?!? :-)

12 Nov 2010 10:17am

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

haha, that´s brilliant ;) You sure you want to take a ride there with that leather jacket on?

12 Nov 2010 11:46am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Ha! Very candid shot! Thanks for the tip but I'm not sure I'll be trying it myself!

12 Nov 2010 12:08pm

Manuel Hompanera from La Robla, Spain

Bonita composición.Buen b&n.Saludos Curly.

12 Nov 2010 2:10pm

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Hahaha... great self-portrait Curly ! A very creative way to have an interesting framing. Really well done. Have a fantastic day :)

12 Nov 2010 2:37pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

How brilliant, inventive... and the image is such a fun!!!!! Just enjoy your humour! Thanks so much for sharing and congrats on turning your daily life into a beauty!:-)

12 Nov 2010 3:01pm

Sonia Nansid from Barcelona Stockholm, Sweden


12 Nov 2010 3:14pm

Sterre from Vianen, Netherlands

Nice to meat you in the laundry, this is a picture with un smile.

12 Nov 2010 3:19pm

Yvon from Orleans, France

funny capture

12 Nov 2010 3:30pm

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

Very creative and funny, I hope you separated the whites from the coloureds :)

12 Nov 2010 4:52pm

roy from ostend, Belgium

Beautiful portrait,i think 'm also a bon vivant ;-)

12 Nov 2010 5:12pm

Steve from Sonoma, United States

Very clever... looks like a refugee from the space shuttles.

12 Nov 2010 5:56pm

STEED from Somewhere, France

Mmmmmmmmmmmmm..................Good evening.......From what planet are you coming from ????

12 Nov 2010 6:46pm

Amanda from Jersey City, United States

Hahah--great idea for a shot!

12 Nov 2010 7:16pm

dulang from Santa Rosa, United States

A wonderful shot and a great idea for a shot! I esp. like the inside top of the washer.

12 Nov 2010 7:56pm

mikel from castro urdiales, Spain

genial instante

12 Nov 2010 8:08pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A very unique self-portrait Curly! Well done! ;-)

12 Nov 2010 8:25pm

mseguid from Es Castell-Menorca-I Balears, Spain

funny shot. I like it

12 Nov 2010 8:38pm

mara from Madrid, Spain

Great portrait! I like it.

12 Nov 2010 9:58pm

M@ndy from London, United Kingdom

great tip - f11 - but the model didn't smile for me?!

12 Nov 2010 11:32pm

ORBIT from Kerman, Iran

He looks like teachers!
Wonderful portrait.
Good job, Bravo. : )

13 Nov 2010 1:23am

Cherished Keepsake Photography from Chapmanville, United States

5* for creativeness .. well done

13 Nov 2010 3:48am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Quite the original, and comical, capture here. The washer didn't overflow with too many suds, did it? ;-)

13 Nov 2010 4:13am

Marta Mateu Méndez from Oix (Girona), Spain

original photo, I did not know this man, but his face is great surprise!

13 Nov 2010 10:56am

Mistral from Alsace, France

That funny!!!

13 Nov 2010 7:33pm

DomLortha from Roanne, France

Very unusual self-portrait! I like it!
have a nice day.

14 Nov 2010 5:56pm

Hilde Morin from Portland, Oregon, United States

Very funny and original! amazing what one can do with some extra time :))

15 Nov 2010 6:15pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Nice 2 c u !

16 Nov 2010 9:01pm

M@ndy from London, United Kingdom

hey, just bought a digital mag that suggested doing this - I might even try it!

18 Nov 2010 6:53pm

1/45 second
ISO 200
34 mm (35mm equiv.)