<< Previous photo | Latest photo | JH.com home | Archive | About/Links | Portfolio | RSS Feed | Next photo >>


BDC V Week: Keeping An Eye On Things


<< Previous photo

Title:
BDC V Week: Little Chefs
Archive
Next photo >>

Title:
BDC V Week: Cos I'm Worth It

BDC V Week: Keeping An Eye On Things

Posted on Wed 14th Dec, 2005, 3:29am

ISO: 100, Shutter speed: 1/50, Aperture: f/3.5,
Camera: Canon EOS 20D, Flash: None, Cropping: Panoramic,
Lens: Sigma 18-50mm F2.8 EX DC, Focal length: 24mm,
Captured: 10th December 2005, 1:02pm,

There was a fairly big protest march in the middle of Brighton last Saturday. Big enough to get its own helicopter and quite a lot of police vans/officers/etc.

We ran into the march about three times at various places around the centre. This photo was taken as we got to the end of a road and they were crossing our path. There was a lot of grafitti to the right and I initially started trying to use that in the shots but it wasn't working. Then I noticed this guy standing there watching the people walk past so I took a couple of frames.

I like the slight repetition between him and the policeman. Also the mood. It feels like the old guy's in control somehow. A bit like G-Man in the Half-Life games, if that's not too nerdy a reference (which it probably is).



Permanent link to this page:
www.jameyhoward.com/photoblog/index.php?id=55


Photoblogs.org View My Profile Click here for Jamey's RSS feed
VFXY Photos My VFXY profile
Photoblogring Random Site Random Site

Comments

Sierro, Wed 14th Dec, 2005, 9:23am
He does seem very "overseer" like doesn't he! Nice capture.

Jamey, Wed 14th Dec, 2005, 10:37am
Overseer... That's the word I was looking for. Thank you.

Nickoli, Wed 14th Dec, 2005, 11:53am
Do you know what the march was about?

Jamey, Wed 14th Dec, 2005, 11:57am
It was something to do with Amnesty International. I'm not entirely sure what though.

milou, Wed 14th Dec, 2005, 8:15pm
Good title. Sums it up. As you say, there is the repetition between the subject and the policeman which is nicely observed. I do find the graffiti slightly distracting on this one though.

old man, Fri 6th Jan, 2006, 3:48pm
i was merely inspecting the proceedings!


To leave a comment, fill out the form below and click submit. The form should automatically remember your details (name/site) so you don't have to enter them next time.

Name


Your website (optional)


Comment




Mailing List


If you would like to receive a link (or thumbnail picture, if you've got HTML enabled) via email every time a new picture is posted, please enter your email address into the box below and click submit. You can remove yourself from the list easily at any time and I promise I will NEVER use your address for spam or give it to anyone else.