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Master of the Ordinance

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 27 May 2011 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

Part of a group of historical actors from Berwick who were entertaining at this year's Medieval Fayre in Jarrow on Sunday 22nd. May.
I took a huge amount of pictures and it is difficult to decide what to show and what to ignore, some great edits coming up in the next couple of weeks!

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PascalXLD from Rennes, France

Beau portrait

Bonne journée

27 May 2011 5:21am

morgan from canyon Country, United States

I know your pain. The art is in what we edit out. Nice portrait and look forward to what you pick.

27 May 2011 5:28am

Rayak from Paris, France

Woaah, splendid portrait nicely composed. Have a nice day.

27 May 2011 5:45am

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

I like this portrait, very nicely done. I know what you are going through, I am also in process of sorting out pictures and because of learning HDR (inspired by you), I have lots of pictures what I am working on. Have a nice day.

27 May 2011 5:55am

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

very,very classy fella!

27 May 2011 6:09am

PATRICK from miramas, France

splendid 5*****

27 May 2011 6:12am

Tinx from Kuressaare, Estonia

Excellent portrait!

27 May 2011 6:30am

cristoF from montbéliard, France

beau portrait de cette corpulent ,avec un beau costume!!

27 May 2011 7:04am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

great capture
best portrait
i invite you to see my picture in this day
my picture is about Legendry Iranian Goalkeeper Nasser Hejazi that Died

27 May 2011 7:10am

Florence from Paris, France

Great catch, great costume and attitude. Medieval ? If I look at his costume I would rather say early Renaissance, no ?

27 May 2011 7:43am

@Florence: A good point Florence, I also found "Anglo Saxons" and "Romans" there!

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Wow ..great personality...wonderful costume..superb Shot.

27 May 2011 8:06am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Every one was a Henry
Couldn't have a Willy or a Sam
I'm a right old man named Henry
Henry the Eighth I am, I am

27 May 2011 8:14am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Straight at you, Mona Lisa smile-great shot

27 May 2011 8:15am

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

fantastic portrait shot - very clear and sharp focus on the face and a great diffuse backgound.

27 May 2011 8:24am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Nice portrait and expression , Phil

27 May 2011 8:40am

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

Very nice portrait, love the tones in his elobarate costume

27 May 2011 8:44am

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Lovely dress and the portrait. Excellent EV.

27 May 2011 9:16am

Enzo from Lausanne, Switzerland

Un portrait génial! j'aime beaucoup la pose et l'expression du personnage!

27 May 2011 9:46am

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

I am drawn in by his eyes - such kindness in his eyes
Beautifully captured

27 May 2011 10:46am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Wonderful portrait, Curly. You capture his expression so well. The slightly off centre framing is excellent; and I like his gesture in leaning on his staff like this.

27 May 2011 10:46am

ChriStineD. from Béarn, France

superbe portrait...

27 May 2011 10:50am

ChriStineD. from Béarn, France

il a un petit air coquin, en passant

27 May 2011 10:51am

BBM from Sussex, United Kingdom

Excellent portrait !

27 May 2011 11:02am

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

He loves being this character i think.
Great pic.

27 May 2011 11:21am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A wonderful period portrait shot Curly! He seems to be a merry soul! ;-)

27 May 2011 11:33am

vu@granby - Wolfgang from Granby, Québec, Canada

I like his expression, well captured!

27 May 2011 11:53am

Scott F. Schilling from San Martin, United States

I like your limited depth of field to isolate the character!

27 May 2011 12:57pm

Manu from Lynchburg, Va, United States

very nice!

27 May 2011 1:25pm

dr pankaj shukla from panaji, India

Great capture ! A splendid portrait filling the frame ... !

27 May 2011 2:12pm

gobou from Bamako, Mali

Excellent portrait very well composed - a jewel

27 May 2011 2:19pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

Superb portrait ! I like the soft tones of your photo !

27 May 2011 2:20pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

I love the composition and the character's face ... a mischievous look and a nice smile ... A great actor for sure! Best regards Cury! Adela

27 May 2011 2:51pm

Marilla from Turku, Finland

Fantastic shot!

27 May 2011 2:53pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

What a character study. Nice.

27 May 2011 3:30pm

Yvon from Orleans, France

fabulous portrait

27 May 2011 4:15pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

In the mood! Great portrait.

27 May 2011 4:16pm

Kenny from Eastsound, United States

This is a wonderful, warm portrait. I had to go back several days and catch up as I've had almost no time to peruse AM3 lately.

27 May 2011 5:11pm

Lydia.Dd from de partout et de nulle part, France

Wow ! Quel beau portrait , imposant ce Monsieur , j'aime la pose appuyée sur la canne .

27 May 2011 5:18pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Oh my, his eyes and smile are exuding humour and wisdom! Beautiful portraiture! Very charming tone and DOF!

27 May 2011 5:20pm

dean musgrove from Simi Valley, United States

He loves the camera and it (you) returned in kind with an excellent portrait.

27 May 2011 5:26pm

Thomas from Paris, France

The Master looks nice. Great portrait !

27 May 2011 5:43pm

philippe from moselle, France

beau portrait, j'aime bien son expression un peu malicieuse !!!

27 May 2011 6:57pm

Raul from Elmhurst, New York, United States

Great portrait... love the detail and the shallow DOF.

27 May 2011 7:05pm

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

A lovely portrait. What a wonderful opportunity to shoot people in costume. He looks so much more special than if he were in a polo shirt and jeans !! Good job !!

27 May 2011 7:10pm

Oleg from Podolsk, Russian Federation

Sly glance, even with light cunning smile! Very good captured!

27 May 2011 7:47pm

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

A rather good portrait !

27 May 2011 8:10pm

Williams from East LaHave, Nova Scotia, Canada

A terrific shot which makes me wonder if in a few hundred years people will be dressing up to look like we do now. God I hope not!

27 May 2011 8:45pm

J.R. from Ginowan, Japan

Oh! he's an actor I thought he was the real deal. Great portrait of this man

27 May 2011 9:00pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful portrait capture here! I love his sly smile and the abundant textures.

27 May 2011 9:07pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Great portrait! It is always amazing how actors fall into their parts. He looks like he belongs right there!

27 May 2011 9:08pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A fine portrait.

27 May 2011 9:31pm

Albert from Hamburg, Germany

Clearly a master. Good portrait. I like his gaze.

27 May 2011 11:09pm

Andy Wong from Hong Kong, China

Superb image! Perfect shot.

27 May 2011 11:57pm

Dokmateo from madird, Spain

Simply a BEAUTIFUL portrait! Excellent framing! happy weekend!

28 May 2011 12:36am

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, Florida, Denmark

The look he's giving 'ya is enough to flaunt his portrait! ;D

28 May 2011 1:11am

Maria Draper from California, United States

I like it...nicely processed...
thank you

28 May 2011 2:41am

Sunder from Chennai, India

Fantastic portrait! Nice capture of the expression...

28 May 2011 4:39am

Dexter Chee from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Wonderful Portrait shot! Have a wonderful weekend Curly.

28 May 2011 5:57am

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

What beautiful portrait Curly!!! love it!

28 May 2011 7:48am

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

Hola Curly !!!! excellent !!!!!. perfect portrait. a hug. Alejandra

28 May 2011 12:16pm

Don Levesque from Saint John, Afghanistan

Excellent portrait!

28 May 2011 12:26pm

Ddo from Verdun, France

A great historical portrait

28 May 2011 3:08pm

Mike from California, United States

A well captured portrait of this fellow in character !

29 May 2011 4:19am

Claudeb from MONT DE MARSAN, France

superbe portrait, avec une profondeur de champ parfaite, comme je les aime.
mon autre blog.http://moment-de-vie.eklablog.com
bonne journée

29 May 2011 10:46am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

An excellent portrait......photogenic person..

31 May 2011 2:10pm

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Well done! Very nice!

31 May 2011 8:53pm

k@ from Paris, France

Missed this one, just terrific, both his attitude & your focus & dof.

1 Jun 2011 6:47pm

@k@: He was a great bloke to chat to as well Karine, well read and educated, he was certainly very interested in the history of the Border raids between England Scotland and the defence of Berwick.

Rebecca from Oregon, United States

All around marvelous portrait. You've really captured him in character here. I wish I could have spoken with him it sounds as if it was a real treat.

3 Jun 2011 4:30am

PENTAX K100D
1/350 second
F/4.5
ISO 200
222 mm (35mm equiv.)

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