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The summer of rain #12

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 23 August 2012 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

Do you like his grin?
Yep, you can still have fun in the rain.
Another shot of another "Badlander" in the Bents Park, South Shields.
There's a splash of a raindrop on his shoulder which caught my eye more than his gold tooth :-)

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Mooie from Vancouver, Canada

I absolutely love this one! My fave of the rain, and my fave of the badlanders.... it's like the best of both worlds. ;-)

23 Aug 2012 6:01am

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Great shot, he has a nice grin, not so sure the dentist would think the same

23 Aug 2012 6:06am

Calusarus from ST SORLIN EN VALLOIRE, France

I don't think it's a grin but a smile for the photographer :-)

23 Aug 2012 6:16am

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

I love the man's face and this grin is wonderful! A superb character!

23 Aug 2012 6:16am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

You're a brave man risking your kit in these conditions

23 Aug 2012 6:43am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

I love this toothless grin ! excellent portrait ! I agree about the splash of raindrops in his shoulder ! excellent capture !

23 Aug 2012 6:44am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Superb portrait and what a great smile

23 Aug 2012 7:08am

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent 5*****

23 Aug 2012 7:38am

Veronique from France, Switzerland

Thanks for pointing out the splash ! very good and I like his "letter-box"

23 Aug 2012 8:14am

Basile Pesso from City of Aminus, Paris, France

Very good lacking of teeth portrait.

23 Aug 2012 8:18am

tubby from Singapore, Singapore

Nice b&w composition :) nice smile

23 Aug 2012 8:26am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Amazing portrait ! I like it ! Phil

23 Aug 2012 8:32am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Joli sourire, il va pouvoir mettre une autre dent en or sur le devant :) Bonne journée.

23 Aug 2012 8:58am

Nick from Issaquah, United States

Really nice portrait and in the rain!

23 Aug 2012 9:15am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

quality portrait - love the rain streaks and splashes

23 Aug 2012 9:28am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

yes that little splash is delectable :)

23 Aug 2012 9:34am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Nice, love the splash on the shoulder. I thought maybe a pigeon flew over:)

23 Aug 2012 9:57am

k@ from Paris, France

You rock with this serie, Curly, and his smile t°° (........th ;)

23 Aug 2012 10:08am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Totally brillo shot! You've put a grin as big as his on my face

23 Aug 2012 10:47am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Perfect, from the grin to that sparkle-splash of rain. Great stuff !

23 Aug 2012 11:35am

Mehdi Monadi from Tehran, Iran

very very nice.bravo

23 Aug 2012 11:47am

gerard1948 from Santiago de Compostela, Spain

A nice b & w portrait, I love. A great shot.

23 Aug 2012 12:00pm

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

It's almost a travesty that we could call it sumer... least he is enjoying it!

23 Aug 2012 12:29pm

rem_la from Villiers, France

superbe ce portrait

23 Aug 2012 12:38pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Wow, what a portrait.

23 Aug 2012 1:27pm

Universe from Tehran, Iran

Excellent portrait and framing. Have a nice day !!

23 Aug 2012 1:51pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Great moment with the splash of the raindrop!

23 Aug 2012 1:55pm

Gregory Kowalski from Beijing, China

Curly, thank you so much for your excellent reminder.....
After some long time of absence.. i am back to Aminus3!

23 Aug 2012 3:17pm

@Gregory Kowalski: Hurray!!!!

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

superbe portrait avec sa capuche et le tour la dent de la chance.

23 Aug 2012 3:43pm

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, Canada

Great capture of the rain along with this genial portrait !~

23 Aug 2012 4:12pm

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Great shot, how did the camera survive that day?!

23 Aug 2012 5:06pm

Shar from Pilot Butte near Regina, SK, Canada

Wow, catching that spalsh of the rain drop is priceless!!!

23 Aug 2012 5:25pm

Carol from Leamington ON, Canada

Yes, the raindrop splashing on his coat is pretty cool.... he seemed to welcome the opportunity to flash that smile! What a great series!

23 Aug 2012 6:02pm

Morris Taub from Montpellier, France

what a great series Curly, bravo...hard to pick favs they're all so good, and this guy, just a fun great portrait...

23 Aug 2012 6:25pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

He definitely looks like he is feeling no pain! Great capture of the splashes Curly! ;-))

23 Aug 2012 6:49pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I like the treatment and the effect of the rain falling is wonderful. what caught my attention was his missing tooth.

23 Aug 2012 7:08pm

ursulakatariina from Leixlip, Ireland

What a lovely smile!

23 Aug 2012 7:15pm

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Yes, it is happy.

23 Aug 2012 7:30pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Great portrait! Excellent effect of the rain falling!

23 Aug 2012 7:42pm

firoozeh from kassel, Germany

gute Aufnahme.

23 Aug 2012 7:58pm

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

Love the portrait ... and the raindrop splash.

23 Aug 2012 8:08pm

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

excellent portrait in black and white. a kiss. Alejandra

23 Aug 2012 8:39pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

And you can really get some great shots in the rain! I really like this one! Great smile and I like the raindrops.

23 Aug 2012 9:05pm

Robert from BOUSVAL, Belgium

Nice smile in the rain

23 Aug 2012 9:21pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

terrific. i love that missing tooth

23 Aug 2012 10:20pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Fabulous portrait of this great smile with a man behind it ;-))) Beautiful in b/w ...

23 Aug 2012 11:04pm

Jerry from Aberdeen, United States

Cool shot, this guy looks like he belongs in my neighborhood.

24 Aug 2012 12:49am

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

a very nice shot... I see the splash, you showed me the gold teeth which we don't have here never... a saw his missing tooth which we see so often in United States, probably too expansive... that is why people make the trip to Mexico when then can so cheap cost campare... He has a nice smile and still have fun...

24 Aug 2012 1:51am

Lokesh from Hyderabad, India

the play of water splashing is very very interesting.....

24 Aug 2012 4:21am

Stu from From Scotland | Living in 京都 Kyoto, Japan

What a great toothless smile.

24 Aug 2012 6:18am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

A crin of whatever...cute shot

24 Aug 2012 4:23pm

franz from Baden, Austria

so cool ... but as i've said before, you have to british to really appreciate this weather ... ;-))

24 Aug 2012 6:23pm

Florence from Paris, France

Great portrait ! Such a character !

25 Aug 2012 8:33am

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

looks like he's enjoying himself. Love his smile!

25 Aug 2012 3:37pm

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