Girl in da Hood (original colour)

© Dennis Gay

Girl in da Hood (original colour)

Uploaded: June 19, 2012


It was bucketing down and this trendy young woman was nice and dry under her copious cowl as she walked quickly across the road toward me.

Photographed '...from my usual seat...' at the Crèma Espresso Bar in Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia.

Canon EOS 40D with Canon 28-135mm IS USM lens: RAW, f/5.6 @ 1/100sec, 115mm, ISO 200, Continuous focus, High speed motor drive.
Lightroom4 & PhotoshopCS3.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 115.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D


Dennis Gay June 19, 2012

If you compare this to the b&w version you will notice I have removed the distracting elements from the bottom of the image to give it a "cleaner" look. #1470099

David Resnikoff level-deluxe June 19, 2012

You certainly did.

Both pictures are fantastic

David R #10189344

Robert Jensen June 20, 2012

superb rainy day image #10191141

Carla Capra level-classic June 20, 2012

I really like the way you captured the pouring down rain. Very nice. #10191167

Debra K. Johnson level-classic June 20, 2012

Love Love Love this image! #10191203

Dennis Gay June 20, 2012

A warm Aussie G'day to you DAVID, ROBERT, CARLA & DEBRA

Wonderful to see you all at the Crèma on this wet, wet day.

Massive thanks to all for the inspiration and encouragement of your combined great feeback for this soggy candid.

Dennis #10191271

Dennis Gay June 20, 2012

Ciao Mr EDITOR!!!!!

Loads of Aussie thanks for awarding this rainy day candid a PICK!

D! #10191446

Wendy M. Hansen-Penman June 20, 2012

Looks awesome in color, too, but I still like the moodiness of the B&W best! This color portrait is a change for you! #10192388

Dennis Gay June 20, 2012

Welcome back to the Crèma WENDY!

My warmest Aussie winter thanks for your delightful feedback.

It seems I only include a colour version if I can't decide between it and the b&w. I do aim for b&w's with my candids but lately the original colour versions just seem to have been as good or better so you get the best of both worlds. 8-)

Denns #10192695

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