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Now that's a silly expression...

Posted by
Judy aka L@dybug (Brooksville, FL, United States) on 15 February 2011 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

...if I do say so!

DSLR-A100 1/160 second F/4.5 ISO 100 85 mm

January 1st is around the corner, along with an end to my daily posts, at least for now.
Dementia is so debilitating and Hubby needs more of my time.

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Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Ohhhh great ! I feel like in an old western movie... A fantastic image Judy. Have a lovely day :)

15 Feb 2011 7:14am

Mhelene from Paris, France

Oh yes He is in the action ! Beautiful !

15 Feb 2011 11:47am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Bel hommage à la guerre de Secession

15 Feb 2011 12:11pm

@Marie LC: Thank you!

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Silly Tuesday action?
That might explain why he's holding that mask in front of his face :-)

15 Feb 2011 12:21pm

@Curly: ;D

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Hmmmm.....did I leave the curling iron on???? Super capture for a Silly Tuesday Judy! ;-)))

15 Feb 2011 12:38pm

@Eric Cousineau: My turn to ROFL ... thanks, Eric.

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Except that they are clad in Confederate gray, this reminds me of a scene from the old John Wayne movie "The Horse Soldiers." Nice one, really nice!

15 Feb 2011 3:59pm

@Viewfinder: Thanks ... old movie buff that you are! ;D

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Cool shot. Happy Silly Tuesday!

15 Feb 2011 4:57pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

happy st

15 Feb 2011 5:43pm

Jeff from Pembroke Dock, Wales., United Kingdom

The old boy in the blue hat and coat seems to be in a bit of a hurry..Or perhaps he's asking permission to leave the ride. ;>)

15 Feb 2011 6:56pm

Barbara from Florida, United States

He does have a silly expression, with the timing of your shot, as if he was contemplating something. Or perhaps his cellphone is on vibrate.
I'm enjoying your series, you really gives us the feel of the scene.

15 Feb 2011 7:11pm

@Barbara: Thanks, Barb ... and it's anyone's guess as to what he was thinking. ;D

Monterey John from Hollister, CA, United States

Fun! ... and a neat image well captured.

16 Feb 2011 1:36am

@Monterey John: Thanks, John.

Georgie from Sherwood Park, Canada

"I wonder if I can get in for a beard trim". Fun capture Judy!

16 Feb 2011 2:07am

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Very nice image, it looks like it was also shot from horseback or at least at the same height.

16 Feb 2011 2:10am

@Ralph Jones: I was on higher ground, and the zoom lens pulled him right up close and personal-like. ;D

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

Our local PBS station just aired 'City Slickers' last Saturday night. There must be something going around.

16 Feb 2011 3:32am

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, Massachusetts, United States

Very cool candid! I love their expressions and to think this is almost how it was! Imagine being a photographer back then? You are bringing history back!!!!

19 Feb 2011 1:35am

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Naah! They couldn't have gotten such a good piece of photography then....I wonder if they had the time to think about pictorial memories, too busy bearing the misery of war! It is memorialized nowadays in so many ways - these reenactments included - but they cannot reenact the suffering, the misery, the losses, the absence of so many necessities, which we take for granted nowadays....

19 Feb 2011 2:07pm

@Japanalia: You are absolutely correct ... however there are old photos, some showing the horrible suffering. I appreciate your meaningful comment! ♥

Tim from Ft. Worth, United States

great candid shot, showing movement and action. well done :)

20 Feb 2011 8:43pm

@Tim: Thanks again...