Girl in da Hood

© Dennis Gay

Girl in da Hood

Uploaded: June 04, 2012


It was bucketing down rain as this trendy young woman, keeping dry under her copious hood, strode purposefully 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.
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


Arthur Bohlmann June 04, 2012

Another great image..Every picture should tell a story and this one definately does. #1467165

Dennis Gay June 04, 2012

Hellooooo ARTHUR!

Always good to see you stop by the Crèma to check out the locals.

Lots and lots of thanks for your inspiring feedback mate. So glad you like it.

Dennis #10168666

Liz blahh June 04, 2012

Impressive! #10168683

Dennis Gay June 04, 2012

Hiya LIZ!

Nice to have your company at my table at the Crèma on this wet, wet Aussie winter day.

So glad to see I have been able to impress you. Thanks for the wrap.

Dennis #10168731

Michelle Alton June 05, 2012

Awesome...your Crèma Espresso Bar photos are still my favorites. #10168840

Dennis Gay June 05, 2012

Hellooooo MICHELLE!

Lovely to see you back at the Crèma. Take a seat and I'll get you a coffee.

Loads 'n' loads of thanks for your "Awesome" feedback.

D! #10168980

David Resnikoff level-deluxe June 05, 2012

I must find my own Crema.

It seems a fantastic place to hunt.
Great, moody and as Arthur States : Story telling

David R #10168986

Dennis Gay June 05, 2012


I kept a seat for you at the Crèma. Glad you made it.

Muchos gracias Senor for your wonderful feedback.

If you look hard enough you may well find your own "Crèma". Perhaps two, one for morning light and one for afternoon light. Happy hunting amigo.

Dennis #10169089

Robert Jensen June 05, 2012

Of all the great B&W images you have submitted, this is definitely one of my all time favorites - great shot. #10169097

Dennis Gay June 05, 2012

Happy days ROBERT!

Uber Aussie thanks for making it to the Crèma on this rainy day and for leaving such and uplifting and very encouraging comment mate.

Dennis #10169164

Dennis Gay June 06, 2012

Wet! Wet! Wet! Mr EDITOR!!!!!

Loads of rainy day Aussie winter thanks for awarding my lovely pedestrian a PICK!

D! #10170182

Wendy M. Hansen-Penman June 06, 2012

Very nice, Dennis! Moody is the PERFECT word for it. The capture of the rain is remarkable. #10170569

Dennis Gay June 06, 2012

Ciao Wendy!

So good to see you at the Crèma doing a bit of people spotting.

Uber Aussie thanks for your uplifting feedback.

I found that 1/100sec works best for rain.

Dennis #10170817

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