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Love is.........

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 9 December 2012 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

...........still buying her flowers.

Taken in King Street, South Shields in September before the trees started to lose their leaves,

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Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Together with a front-facing. Happiness is a helpful person.

9 Dec 2012 5:26am

PATRICK from miramas, France

great instant of life 5****

9 Dec 2012 6:19am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Good for them! A fine photo of this lovely couple.

9 Dec 2012 6:37am

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Great capture and super DOF

9 Dec 2012 7:45am

ursulakatariina from Ed, Sweden

Nice capture of them two.

9 Dec 2012 7:52am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

great reportage in b&w

9 Dec 2012 8:33am

Tomix from landerneau, France

great B&W, and capture of expressions.

9 Dec 2012 8:48am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

wonderful doc shot Curly

9 Dec 2012 9:11am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Love their expressions.

9 Dec 2012 9:35am

Veronique from France-and-, Switzerland

Very nice instant of life !

9 Dec 2012 9:42am

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

....a test of endurance!
Seriously, I love this street photography, to me this is first class.

9 Dec 2012 9:59am

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Haaaaaaaaaa je l'adore ta photo!! la complicité est magique!!!!!

9 Dec 2012 10:10am

Florence from Paris, France

Truly a wonderful series starting here (you now understand the message). I want more ! Focus is really fine and relevant here again. And your mono is utterly splendid. Yep !

9 Dec 2012 10:15am

@Florence: I wish I had more to offer, but sadly I don't. I was hoping to get out and shoot today, but we have the tree to put up and decorate :-)

Florence from Paris, France

I have done mine yesterday. Delightful. :-)

9 Dec 2012 10:39am

daniel Gutiez from Montvalent, France

Great shot Curly, I would like to shot such portrait...

9 Dec 2012 10:44am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Beautifully captured street shot especially with that narrow dof Curly (I got it right this time !)

9 Dec 2012 10:50am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

One of your best

9 Dec 2012 11:07am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!
very nice & wonderful!

9 Dec 2012 11:39am

gerard1948 from Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Excellent, very nice picture. I love this kind of shot in the street, but I am often blocked face of people, afraid to offend. The framing is beautiful, I like a lot. Great shot.
Good Sunday.

9 Dec 2012 11:41am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Lovely, the way to grow old with someone to help you:)

9 Dec 2012 12:08pm

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

I love it when you see an old couple still holding hands, probably been together all their life.

9 Dec 2012 12:34pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A happy couple ... Magnifico witness of life! Best regards, Adela

9 Dec 2012 12:40pm

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Ausgezeichnete Aufnahme.

9 Dec 2012 1:10pm

Anneka from Bray, Ireland

Lovely sentiment and like the way you have shot it - DOF

9 Dec 2012 1:48pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Great moment! I love it!

9 Dec 2012 1:56pm

SharonPleasants from Monroe, Louisiana, United States

I have a feeling these two have a lot of history together. Great shot.

9 Dec 2012 2:24pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle scèn et iamge quel personnes âgées et ce rendu grandiose.
Beau dimanche

9 Dec 2012 2:26pm

Rafael from North Miami, United States

Excellent timing, love the capture of the expression in this shot.

9 Dec 2012 2:51pm

Hossein Saharnaz from Ahvaz, Iran

stunning b&w....

9 Dec 2012 3:21pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

lovely mono and candid.

9 Dec 2012 3:35pm

hojjat from minoodasht, Iran

very good

9 Dec 2012 3:42pm

Abena from Illinois, United States

Truly an excellent image...aged
lovely in b&w too!

9 Dec 2012 3:54pm

christine from schoten, Belgium

Lovely image with excellent focus on the couple, very good B&W.

9 Dec 2012 4:17pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Lovely couple. I wishes all people have a " Life " as them. great image***** !

9 Dec 2012 4:29pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Really sweet, and a fantastic quality to the shot.

9 Dec 2012 5:26pm

my-ky from Ontario, Canada

A great capture!

9 Dec 2012 6:17pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

That is so sweet and touching. Neither one of them looks like they get around very well. Great b&w!

9 Dec 2012 6:22pm

Patrick M. from Lille, France

Beautiful, this picture, I love this time of street

9 Dec 2012 6:30pm

PD from Kansas, United States

Wow, fantastic street scene and subjects. Nice in B&W!

9 Dec 2012 7:31pm

aaanouel from Heredia, Costa Rica

A whole life...

9 Dec 2012 7:33pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

A real cracking shot, tells a good story

9 Dec 2012 7:52pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

There is a story here for sure, but their expressions look painful.

9 Dec 2012 8:57pm

Photographs by M.E. from San Francisco, United States

Love is friendship nurtured! Beautiful details!

9 Dec 2012 8:59pm

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Good shot Curly!

9 Dec 2012 9:55pm

digitalCG from Manchester, United Kingdom

Cracking mono Curly and you've done a good job in processing creating the blur/bokeh/whatever.

9 Dec 2012 10:03pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

smart guy. wonderful capture

9 Dec 2012 10:16pm

Epic Girl from Kalispell, United States

I love the way you captured the street and the couple! I like the mood of the photo...

9 Dec 2012 10:30pm

Carol from Leamington, Canada

What a charming couple... they seem to be going along at a pretty good pace too. I love her expression and he looks like he just wants to get to where he's going. Very nice in b/w also, it suits the couple, I think. A delightful duo!

10 Dec 2012 1:22am

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

a beautiful photo and very warm. them despite the years are together, walk embraced as years ago. a love that knew as they mature, this love is real, even with their stumbles that any couple has yet went ahead and here are together. a photo lovely and think even for me, who's going to love the world that seems disposable .... with maturity. a beautiful picture, full of poetry. a big kiss. Alejandra ...

10 Dec 2012 2:23am

Yonatan from New York, United States

A lovely frame Curly.

10 Dec 2012 3:11am

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

A wonderful street shot, Curly, with terrific human interest.

But oh, my goodness ... with 53 years behind us, I feel like we're an "old couple", but I think this couple has a few more years together than we do.

10 Dec 2012 3:17am

mohammad from isfahan, Iran

Great photo,
Consecration Curly!

10 Dec 2012 4:47am

Mooie from Vancouver, Canada


10 Dec 2012 6:14am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

mamie a l'air apeurée

10 Dec 2012 8:47am

Devi from Chennai, India

Lovely photo a life of love and togetherness beautifully caught

10 Dec 2012 4:17pm

franz from Baden, Austria

... and making her carry them home herself ;-))
nevertheless, very touching !!!

10 Dec 2012 5:08pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Great b&w....great facial expressions

10 Dec 2012 5:59pm

Ryan Hammond from Tucson, United States

Superb shot! Nice capture, Curly!

10 Dec 2012 6:34pm

Fereshteh from Iran,living in Paris, France

A perfect B&W! like the concept and composition both...

10 Dec 2012 9:06pm

CATCHLIGHT from Reading, United Kingdom

great shot Mr!

11 Dec 2012 1:53am

Tinx from Kuressaare, Estonia


11 Dec 2012 9:26am

jean pierre from paris, France

splendide noir et blanc!!! amitiés

11 Dec 2012 10:38am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Really beautiful shot and title.. well done.

11 Dec 2012 11:34am

k@ from Paris, France

Moving how they are walking so close together, well spotted !

11 Dec 2012 5:30pm

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

There are days that I feel like they look (without the flowers, though). Nice capture and fine processing.

12 Dec 2012 3:07am

David from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Great photograph, I was there this year and couldn't believe the changes from my youth - for the better too!
Bought most of my records in this street, somewhere on the right I think?

12 Dec 2012 11:02pm

@David: That would have been Saville's, under the bridge.

CarineB from Paris, France

Very sensitive shot enhanced by the DOP. Great !!!

13 Dec 2012 12:48pm

Mowgli from Nice, France

Belle scène de rue et la tendresse ...

13 Dec 2012 6:04pm

Stu from From Scotland | Living in 京都 Kyoto, Japan

Wow. A superb, poignant shot Curly.

14 Dec 2012 7:48am

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

Sweet. I like those dangly earrings she is wearing. I'll look like her soon. :-)

14 Dec 2012 11:28am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful portrait !! I like it a lot, five stars*****

14 Dec 2012 12:02pm

Steve Carey from Fairhope, United States

Great capture!

20 Dec 2012 9:03pm

This image has been featured in 2 Remix collections.

My Fav by Florence

Five stars***** by Hiro

1/420 second
ISO 200
13 mm