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Punch and Judy show

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 10 September 2011 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

Self explanatory really, there's a baby, a crocodile, and a policeman lurking around on the beach somewhere.

Event: Mouth of the Tyne Festival
Where: Sandhaven Beach, South Shields
When: 10th. July 2011

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Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

nice shot
well done

10 Sep 2011 6:07am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

"Kill the Baby, kill the baby" Have Child Protection been told?

10 Sep 2011 6:44am

Richard from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Great attention to detail in their costumes

10 Sep 2011 6:54am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Again, I am thrilled by the vital sense of involvement you have achieved. Lots for us to learn from this.

10 Sep 2011 7:28am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

I wondered if Mr Punch was going to show, nice shot

10 Sep 2011 8:09am

Amerlina from Tehran, Iran

what a funny festival! :D

10 Sep 2011 8:28am

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

really crazy folks you captured in this series - amazing!

10 Sep 2011 8:42am

PascalXLD from Rennes, France

Superbe ce couple

Bonne journée

10 Sep 2011 9:03am

J.R. from Ginowan, Japan

I'd love to attend a festival of that nature, the festivals here don't excite me much.

10 Sep 2011 9:20am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

It's a wonderful thing the transforming power of a mask :)

10 Sep 2011 9:20am

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Judy looks like she's giving the saturday night 'come on' with his/her head.
Magic shot.

10 Sep 2011 9:21am

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful colours and great detail. Lovely festival mood. :)

10 Sep 2011 11:06am

Williams from East LaHave, Nova Scotia, Canada

Great costumes & a fine pose.

10 Sep 2011 12:00pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

The dynamic duo is reunited! Nicely captured Curly! ;-)

10 Sep 2011 12:31pm

Nitin from Shanghai, China

I'm so amazed and in awe of your pictures Curly. Looks like there's always something and so much happening around and a reason for people to get together and share good times and different moods and backgrounds and cultures. Lovely picture this one, great story! Cheers!

10 Sep 2011 1:30pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

impressionnant leur nez
passe d'agréables moments et à bientôt

10 Sep 2011 1:59pm

Laurie from Prescott, United States

So this is Punch and Judy! They don't seem to be battling at the moment. Great portrait of these two. Thank you, Curly, for the link to the tutorials. I'm going to start working on them before I make the decision to take the class. Very much appreciated.

10 Sep 2011 2:40pm

Loukas from Ilioupolis, Greece

Excellent framing and really beautiful expressions and colors

10 Sep 2011 3:01pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

... handsome and well planted in the theatrical space ... imagine walking among the people acting with eachother ... as a parade ... Good composition ... protagonists each other in your photo... a hug, Adela

10 Sep 2011 3:04pm

Florence from Paris, France

A very lovely and dynamic series indeed. Colorful !

10 Sep 2011 3:59pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Great shot! I like the costumes!

10 Sep 2011 4:26pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

A great festival shot and again, I love the costuming!

10 Sep 2011 4:46pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

What a strange couple !

10 Sep 2011 5:24pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Cool.

10 Sep 2011 6:36pm

libouton from bousval, Belgium

Très belle photo!!! J'aime beaucoup l'expression de leurs visages!! A++++

10 Sep 2011 8:10pm

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

very funny curly

10 Sep 2011 8:58pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

I love seeing the mother and her daughter.

10 Sep 2011 10:16pm

Cruz from exurbia, United States

Judy’s expression is priceless.

10 Sep 2011 10:46pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Punch and Judy? That is really a blast from the past. Have not heard those names since I was a kid.

11 Sep 2011 1:28am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

What a great festival ! Everyday is Tuesday there !

11 Sep 2011 2:11am

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

I never did like Punch and Judy. :-(
But, this is a nice photo.

11 Sep 2011 10:25am

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

The "perfect" couple! You can't have Punch without Judy.
Beautiful colours and wonderful light.

11 Sep 2011 1:16pm

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Probably better not to mess with them!

11 Sep 2011 2:30pm

The Dark Dude from Maestoso, United Kingdom

hey dude
man, imagine the size of their theater....

12 Sep 2011 9:27am

BBM from United Kingdom

Cool! real life ones!

12 Sep 2011 10:54pm

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ISO 200
27 mm (35mm equiv.)

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