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Tommy the Trooper

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 26 June 2014 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.


I knew that I'd just get an hour or so at the Armed Forces Day event in the Bents Park, South Shields. For a change they enjoyed a dry Sunday with some beaming sunshine too - a shame that my wife could not have joined me :-(

Event - Armed Forces Day
Where - Bents Park, South Shields
When - Sunday 22 June 2014

PENTAX K100D 1/500 second F/5.6 ISO 200 390 mm (35mm equiv.)

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PATRICK from miramas, France

excellente compo

26 Jun 2014 6:08am

Toscana from Baden, France

Heureux de vivre !!!
Bonne journée.

26 Jun 2014 6:20am

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Superb smile.:-)

26 Jun 2014 7:45am

Ank from Zwolle, Netherlands

Great portrait!

26 Jun 2014 8:40am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Top dollar Curly

26 Jun 2014 8:55am

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

one of the happiest portraits on am3****

26 Jun 2014 11:31am

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Great portrait !

26 Jun 2014 3:37pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A jolly fellow to be sure! A wonderful portrait shot Curly! ;-)

26 Jun 2014 5:39pm

Langevine from Angers, France

oh génial les dents

27 Jun 2014 6:35am

omid from mashhad, Iran

Congratulation! :)

27 Jun 2014 6:53pm

@omid: Thank you, I'm just passing through this morning, I didn't realise this one had been featured!

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

A very contagious smile ... Fabulous portrait !!!
Congratulations !!!

27 Jun 2014 7:06pm

@Baldwin Vandewalle: Thank you very much Baldwin, I wish I had far more time to spend in here and interact with other photographers.

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!

27 Jun 2014 7:52pm

@Ruthiebear: Thank you Ruth, I had no idea!

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Congratulations on your spotlight selection Curly! ;-)

27 Jun 2014 9:48pm

@Eric Cousineau: Thanks Eric, this has come as a complete surprise again!

PATRICK from miramas, France

félicitations pour le spotlight

28 Jun 2014 6:12am

@PATRICK: Thank you very much Patrick.

Linda Candilas from Cameron Park, United States

Wonderful smile, Congratulations.:))

28 Jun 2014 8:39pm

@Linda Candilas: Thank you very much for taking your time to comment here Linda, I wish I had a lot more time to reciprocate.

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

A fabulous portrait Curly! He has a wonderful smile! Congratulations on the Spotlight!

29 Jun 2014 1:06am

@Elaine Hancock: Thank you Elaine, I really had no idea!

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Congrats on the spotlight!

29 Jun 2014 11:53am

@Ana Lúcia: Thank you Ana Lucia, it came as a surprise. One day I will be able to return and reciprocate, thanks for dropping by.

Avishyaa from Manama, Bahrain

Compelling image! Well done, and congratulations on the spotlight

8 Jul 2014 4:48pm

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1/500 second
ISO 200
390 mm (35mm equiv.)