Dutch pride

Discussion in 'Street, Documentary, and Portrait' started by jjviegas, May 14, 2013.

  1. jjviegas

    jjviegas Mu-43 Regular

    Apr 18, 2013
    Porto, Portugal
    Taken at Queen's day in Amsterdam, Oly OM-D.

    Any C/C are surely welcome.

  2. BigTam

    BigTam Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Mar 19, 2012
    Dortmund, Germany
    Uitstekend! Would have preferred the man a little more to the right, though ...
  3. Iansky

    Iansky Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 26, 2009
    The Cotswolds, UK
    Movie clip

    very nice and the colours work well.

    I would have preferred it without the van but you cannot stop traffic for the shot, cropping it as such will make it too narrow so it is either a clone job or leave it in.

    It looks like something out of a movie clip though!
  4. spatulaboy

    spatulaboy I'm not really here Subscribing Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    North Carolina
    Too much space behind him, not enough space in front of him. Still an awesome capture of a cool character!
  5. jjviegas

    jjviegas Mu-43 Regular

    Apr 18, 2013
    Porto, Portugal
    Thank you all for your C&C. As you can say in street photography, shoot it or leave it, I only had this chance to take this shot, and this was the result. I tweaked the colors a little to my taste too.
  6. bluzcity

    bluzcity Mu-43 Veteran Subscribing Member

    Jul 17, 2012
    Memphis, TN
    Looks a little like Robert Downey Jr!
  7. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    I like what you did with the colors, seems to fit the shot very well. :cool:
  8. caimi

    caimi Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 13, 2012
    middle US
    Caimi caimiphotography.com
    I love it! Whenever you see a man in an orange suit, don't be shy, take his photo! And this image was made for turning the volume up on the color. Nice work! Having him at the forefront of the photo (where he belongs) with daily life in the background - great composition.
  9. unkabin

    unkabin Mu-43 Regular Subscribing Member

    Feb 17, 2011
    I agree. In this case, I like him where he is, bold and in the lead, with life small and trailing behind him.
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