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Silly Tuesday snapper.

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 1 March 2011 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

Not the right time to press the shutter?

Caught at "the lights" in South Shields - that's the place where King Street, Ocean Road, Mile End Road, and Fowler Street intersect.

PENTAX K100D 1/125 second F/9.5 ISO 800 82 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

Maybe not, but maybe perfect! It works for me

1 Mar 2011 5:30am

Mhelene from Paris, France

Great street capture ! I like the movment !

1 Mar 2011 5:39am

Julie from Easton, United States

Any time is the perfect time, if not, you wouldn't have a photo to post! hehe. Nice action shot!

1 Mar 2011 5:40am

Hilde Morin from Portland, Oregon, United States

left foot looks huge! great expression!

1 Mar 2011 5:55am

Veronique from Angers, France

intéressant ! ...il faut faire vite !

1 Mar 2011 7:05am

Shahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

wow! excellent idea

1 Mar 2011 7:39am

PascalXLD from Rennes, France

Bien saisi

Bonne journée

1 Mar 2011 8:15am

cristoF from montbéliard, France

tel et pris qui croyait prendre!!!

1 Mar 2011 8:16am

kitty from Seoul, South Korea

Nice action in this ^^

1 Mar 2011 8:21am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

So, if people complain the photographers invade their privacy by taking shots, can photographers complain that people screw up perfectly good shots by getting in the way?!

1 Mar 2011 9:54am

marci from in, Morocco

I love the moment!

1 Mar 2011 9:58am

Putter from Brugge, Belgium

Great silly walk. ;-)

1 Mar 2011 11:23am

lb vision from France

tel est pris qui croyait prendre beau n/b ! Peace !

1 Mar 2011 11:45am

Sonia Nansid from Stockholm, Sweden

He is up in the air!

1 Mar 2011 11:58am

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

Storage doesn't blush. Imagine the anger by using good old 32mm film!
Happy S.T.

1 Mar 2011 12:16pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Like the Wild West - who's fastest to point the camera and press the shutter! Looks like you got your shot in first!

1 Mar 2011 1:03pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A perfect shot for a Silly Tuesday Curly! Well done! ;-)

1 Mar 2011 1:52pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

What a moment you've caught! Amusing! Oh a lovely restaurant in the backdrop! Beautiful tone and treatment!:-)

1 Mar 2011 2:15pm

Nilla´s photo shoots from Östergötland, Sweden

I think it´s exactly in the right time! What a great leap you've caught !! ( I am curious what the other guy has captured in his viewfinder ...

1 Mar 2011 3:36pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Great shot! I like that "timeless" patina on your image, too.

1 Mar 2011 3:47pm

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

So familiar, just at that moment :)

1 Mar 2011 4:37pm

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

very good curly

1 Mar 2011 5:01pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

CURLY THE GUY IN THE FOREGROUND LOOKS LIKE A CARDBOARD CUT OUT ?

1 Mar 2011 5:15pm

@Nigel: No, he was just an interloper making life difficult for the photographer, you will see him again getting in on the act in a couple of days.

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

He takes photos at a run :) I like the motion effect, superb. Good evening.

1 Mar 2011 5:36pm

Kenny from Eastsound, United States

Very strange and interesting.

1 Mar 2011 6:59pm

PATRICK from miramas, France

superb

1 Mar 2011 7:26pm

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Headline "Failed speed walker ruins photo".

1 Mar 2011 7:42pm

Pascale. from La Bonneville sur Iton, France

this is funny,and you have shot at the best moment. Excellent!

1 Mar 2011 8:08pm

Graham Russon from Cape Town, South Africa

Good catch, well spotted

1 Mar 2011 8:22pm

Natalie from Chicago, United States

Very unique and I like it !!! great job!

1 Mar 2011 9:21pm

flyingwind风飞扬 from Bridgetown, Barbados

Fantastic effect! Three in one, almost in the same time,same place! You are inclusive in it of course!^_^

1 Mar 2011 9:42pm

vu@granby - Wolfgang from Granby, Québec, Canada

Somebody has a spring in his step!

1 Mar 2011 10:18pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

This composition looks like you were caught in the middle of some action. And what perfect timing with your shutter to capture the guy "walking on air." :-)

2 Mar 2011 3:05am

ripple from Nottingham, United Kingdom

nice one - interesting take on the silly Tuesday theme

2 Mar 2011 3:34pm

Marilla from Turku, Finland

That's an excellent snap!

2 Mar 2011 6:32pm

Ghassan from Baghdad, Iraq

A rare moment and action !! one taking the photo and the other one go after him ..:DDD

10 May 2011 11:36am

PENTAX K100D
1/125 second
F/9.5
ISO 800
82 mm (35mm equiv.)

black-and-white
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