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Silly Tuesday directive

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 2 July 2013 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

"Come hither citizen!"
Well..... you would.........wouldn't you?
Faced with a Storm trooper from the Empire you would be pretty silly NOT to obey this instruction!

Shot during the Armed Forces Day event organised by the Badlanders Motorcycle Club in the Bents Park South Shields, 26th. June 2013.

PENTAX K100D 1/3000 second F/5.6 ISO 800 82 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Gheorghe from Bucuresti, Romania

Stunning (portrait ?!) Portrait or not, the shot is stunning !

2 Jul 2013 5:14am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Captured superbly you have, the force is with you !

2 Jul 2013 5:53am

PascalXLD from Rennes, France

Bien saisi

Bonne journée

2 Jul 2013 5:57am

Luke from Spokane Washington, United States

A great costume!

2 Jul 2013 6:22am

BiLL from Belfast, United Kingdom

These aren't the droids you're looking for.

2 Jul 2013 7:01am

@BiLL: I guess he looks a little like the Android man eh?

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Brilliant frame Curly

2 Jul 2013 7:03am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Bonne journée

2 Jul 2013 7:15am

Emma G from Auckland, New Zealand

awesome image - well captured.

2 Jul 2013 8:15am

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

I love these Star Wars boys from ultimate garrison. They have done some charity work for me in the past. Great stuff.

2 Jul 2013 8:42am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

The zoom effect adds to the Force!

2 Jul 2013 10:02am

@Stephen: It's a relatively easy way to disguise a messy background.

Kyu from Japan

Nice framing. Can feel the Force.

2 Jul 2013 10:04am

PATRICK from miramas, France


2 Jul 2013 10:18am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

No way I'd shot him with my Fuji and he'd flee the scene:)

2 Jul 2013 10:36am

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld (Old West Wales Boy), Germany

"Excuse me while I Whip out my Light Saber" :-)

2 Jul 2013 10:55am

ursulakatariina from Ed, Sweden

Great capture.

2 Jul 2013 12:14pm

digitalCG from Manchester, United Kingdom

Looks good for now, but aren't all movie henchmen basically doomed?

2 Jul 2013 12:20pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

The zoom adds a great effect! Well captured to go along with the caption.

2 Jul 2013 12:20pm

@Steven: Couple of layers, zoom/radial blur, then a mask and black brush. Hides a nasty interfering background.

David from Avranches, France

I wouldnt mess with him. Great shot Curly.

2 Jul 2013 12:32pm

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

where's Luke when you need him - superb processing

2 Jul 2013 12:34pm

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Yes, it meets the silly Tuesday directive.

2 Jul 2013 1:07pm

Joyce from Montana, United States

Fun and rather intimidating shot. :-D What brilliant costuming designers.

2 Jul 2013 1:25pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

LOL. Great image! I think I will just move along...

2 Jul 2013 2:25pm

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

"Curly's not the one you are looking for"!

2 Jul 2013 4:29pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Excellent :)) Happy ST.

2 Jul 2013 4:38pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Nice shot of the character.

2 Jul 2013 5:06pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

What impressive bike gear :)

2 Jul 2013 5:20pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Great effects !!!!

2 Jul 2013 6:14pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Excellent effect. Very well done. So the British Army is well into the future.

2 Jul 2013 6:44pm

@Francisco Romero: My guess is , once the government has stopped its austerity drive, that the army of the future will be small enough to fit into a large film studio!

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States


2 Jul 2013 6:44pm

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

They are a great design.

2 Jul 2013 7:01pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

that's the trouble with those costumes, they really make you sweat!):-

2 Jul 2013 7:52pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

With some golden tones this would fit very well with my today's post ... Excellent shot of this impressive Star Wars costume !!! Happy ST ...

2 Jul 2013 9:18pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

Some cool effect, good silly Tuesday shot

2 Jul 2013 10:41pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Fantastic processing! He does command attention! Happy ST!

2 Jul 2013 11:14pm

Abena from Illinois, United States

Haha, excellent st image! I really love the movement!

3 Jul 2013 12:37am

l'angevine from Angers, France

j'aime bien ces gris

3 Jul 2013 5:21am

~~~Ann~~~ from Nelson, New Zealand

love it!

3 Jul 2013 7:34am

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

A fun capture. Thanks for the light moment.

3 Jul 2013 7:39am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

ha ha perfect ST shot

3 Jul 2013 4:03pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Happy ST !

4 Jul 2013 11:13am

1/3000 second
ISO 800
82 mm (35mm equiv.)