This is a genuine candid: not posed, and I have no idea who this gentleman is. I felt at the time that only in Ireland would you be out walking, minding your own business, and happen upon a little old man sitting in the middle of a field reading the paper! B/W film (Ilford HP5) processed and printed in my college's darkroom (which is still operational, I'm pleased to say). Neg scanned on a Nikon film scanner @ 4000 dpi.
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siudzi (27701) 2011-11-05 2:59
What a great scene captured with a superb timing and wonderful quality. The b&w fits here very well makes your work unique and creative. Well seen and taken. TFS.
Have a nice day!
J_Burke (1283) 2011-11-05 3:42
Great capture! This works very nice in black and white. The lighting is excellent on the man reading the paper. Well framed too. Thanks for sharing.
wolf38 (29116) 2011-11-05 7:04
Hi Will. A beautiful photo from the good old days. Black and white it looks best. I like the relaxed atmosphere. Rgds, Wolfgang.
CLODO (26414) 2011-11-06 1:23
As you know, I like candid shots of persons, taken without their consent, taken during their today life.
this one is a good ewample, well constructed, sharp and in a really good B&W mood.
madhumita_roy86 (2344) 2011-11-06 11:19
well chosen B/W... very beautiful candid shot...
excellent sharpness... tfs!
annjackman (15525) 2011-11-13 9:29
This is a memorable candid picture - a classic. What a wonderful way to spend the day, in a field reading the paper! Really well produced - congratulations.