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Before Jason and I photographed the two women I posted last week, we also spent some time photographing these guys. And on this occasion I definitely prefer Jason's version to mine:


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comment by paflechien at 08:21 AM (GMT) on 27 April, 2010

Skull & Fox (or pig ?) don't know

Those hands tatoo are baby's hands !?

comment by djn1 at 08:38 AM (GMT) on 27 April, 2010

paflechien: I think it's a fox, but it does seem to have a pig's snout. As for the hands: I hadn't thought about it, but you're probably right - I wish I'd asked him now.

comment by Garry at 08:49 AM (GMT) on 27 April, 2010

I think Jasons does have a bit more life in it... just the slight bit of movement has given the shot some action

comment by djn1 at 08:53 AM (GMT) on 27 April, 2010

Garry: yep, I quite agree.

comment by Nicki at 11:59 AM (GMT) on 27 April, 2010

"... I wish I'd asked him now." Here in germany it's impossible show streetphotography or portrait shoots without a signed model release! (Cruel law and order ... ) That's why I always give a business card away, don't you?

comment by djn1 at 12:16 PM (GMT) on 27 April, 2010

Nicki: yes, I often give business cards to the people I photograph, but didn't on this occasion. As for the law in the UK: it may change at some point soon, but for the time being at least it's still legal to photograph people without needing a model release. If I wanted to sell the image, I'd definitely need one, but for editorial use such as this it's not a problem.

comment by Dan Kaufman at 02:08 PM (GMT) on 27 April, 2010

Yes, there's a bit more story in Jason's shot.
Excellent B/W conversion. Love how their backs pop out of the scene.

comment by Navin Harish at 04:58 AM (GMT) on 28 April, 2010

Has the guy on the right dropped his phone in the water or is it in his hand?

comment by djn1 at 05:28 AM (GMT) on 28 April, 2010

Navin: I wondered about that too, but would guess that he's holding it in this shot.

comment by Danny Hobson at 01:24 AM (GMT) on 7 June, 2010

Hi. i'm the guy on the left. just to clear one issue up those are babies hands on my arms (they're my daughters) i really love this photo. so glad i came across it :)

comment by djn1 at 06:21 AM (GMT) on 7 June, 2010

Hi Danny, I'm glad you like it :)

comment by Jasper at 08:49 PM (GMT) on 8 June, 2010

Good use of the DOF and spot on b/w conversion. Nice job!