Friday, February 3, 2012

Weekend Reflection - Street Candid

She apparently wasn't calling the police on me. Oh yeah, she's one of our daughters, so I guess she couldn't...  Her hat looks to be straight out of Carnaby Street.
How many of you did I lose with that reference?
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66 comments:

  1. aww, your daughter is just beautiful!

    great reflections!
    wishing a lovely weekend!

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  2. nice pic! And yeah, you definitely lost me on that reference, but I get lost on a lot of references so that's not surprising. Happy Friday!

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  3. You mod bloke! Your daughter is a lovely bird!

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  4. Its very fashionable, and she looks cute on it! Can she hear me now? LOL!

    I like her sun glass too!

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  5. I love this kind of shot, Pat. Simple and uncontrived. And it works so beautifully in black and white!

    Nevine

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  6. No idea what Carnaby Street is, but that hat is awesome.

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  7. very pretty. Does she get taken as Mexican. When we lived around a lot of Mexican families people always thought my daughters were Mexican. At school kids would randomly start speaking Spanish to them. That doesn't seem to happen in Boston.

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  8. yup, i didn't get that reference, but glad she knew you! :)

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  9. Dig the picture. The reflections off her glasses I think are way better contrast in the black and white than had it been in color.

    I got the reference, for no other reason than the inordinate amount of British media I've consumed in my life. haha

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  10. I like this one. And your daughter is gorgeous. Carnaby Street? Yes, I was there . . .

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  11. Wonderful B & W, I like the light and that pretty girl, and of course the reflections of the eyewear. Greetings.

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  12. What a terrific capture, Pat! The perfect B&W and your daughter is beautiful and I love the hat -- wherever it came from! Have a great weekend!

    Sylvia

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  13. Cool shot! It wasn't lost on me because I've been to Carnaby Street and there was a huge Mod revival in OC when I was in high school. :)

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  14. Great photo...and I love her hat!

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  15. Great shades and very carnabyesque....

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  16. She's beautiful, Pat, and the hat looks great on her!

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  17. She's a fashionable young lady. Reminds me of my oldest granddaughter. Were we that way? Yep.

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  18. Her sunglasses lost me first.
    It's wonderful how you make time stand still with your photos, Pat.
    xoRobyn

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  19. The reflection in the sunglasses is great - I managed a nice sunglasses shot a couple of years ago but we don't get the weather to try such too often. The reference to Carnaby Street dates you - younger folk have no idea what life was like in the 60s.

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  20. I like it very much and she's very beautiful!!

    Count me among the formerly lost (google to the rescue!)

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  21. "One of our daughters" wow... you sure know to make great looking people! You must of had a lot of practice before... hee hee

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  22. Beautiful picture of a beautiful girl!

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  23. Love the reflection and your daughter looks like she is modeling those sunglasses! She is lovely.

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  24. Just gorgeous. Looks like she didn't even realise she was having her photo taken

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  25. hee hee...
    Well, «Louis» got the Carnaby Street reference - thus he aged himself in doing so!

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  26. Nice reflection shot...and a very pretty girl...

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  27. wow she is adorable and I love her look, so fashion!
    Awesome capture, many reflections, it's very interesting indeed!
    hugs
    Léia

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  28. A menina é muito bonita.
    Sabe o que mais gosto?
    É essa mistura de referências.
    Bom fim de semana!
    Beijinhos.
    Brasil

    ✿⊱╮
    ¸.•°`♥✿⊱╮

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  29. Nice shot of your lovely daughter.

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  30. Great photo, lovely lady and I dig the Carnaby Street reference, man- it's before my time but then I am from London originally...

    Chrissy at Mancunian Wave photo blog

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  31. I had such a hat when I was young. I loved it. :)

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  32. LOVE this shot, and your daughter is absolutely gorgeous. Hope you're having a great weekend!

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  33. A wonderful view of your charming offspring.

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  34. Your daughter is really beautiful. I see the oriental in her. I'm half oriental myself.

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  35. lovely daughter and lovely photo! yep...not sure of the reference.
    have enjoyed exploring your posts of your road trip...awesome!

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  36. Your lovely daughter looks like a fashion model, Pat. Love the sunglasses.
    :)

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  37. Your daughter is hip and gorgeous! As for Carnaby Street, I had to google to confirm my vague notion. Happy to say my old noggin didn't fail me this time.

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  38. YOu didn’t fool me...I took kids to London for so many years I could not forget Carnaby Street and all the things they sell. Loved your commentary....Like the hat. genie

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  39. Betty M - Thanks so much Betty! Have a great week!

    Sarah - Thanks Sarah! It's okay, you are young!

    Lolamouse - Ha! You got it!

    Alex - Thaks Alex! I gotta agree with you.

    Ebie - Thats a funny line! Thanks Ebie!

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  40. becca - Thanks so much becca!

    Nevine - Thaks Nevine. I agree about the black and white! When I'm out taking candid photos of folks on the street, I always think b&w is best.

    Matthew - I think so also. It's a Beatle's era look in England.

    Budd - Hey Budd! Sometimes, but not very often. With no sunglasses on, she looks pure Asian. My wife got that too when she was younger.

    TexWisGirl - You didn't get it, because you are young then! Even if she didn't know me, I'd still have taken it. I figure if you are out in public, you are fair game! The person being photographed, doesn't always agree with me though.

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  41. Tim - Thanks Tim! I agree about the choice of color or not!

    Jack - Thanks so much! She's a cutie, that's for sure.

    Leovi - Thanks Leovi! I appreciate it!

    Sylvia K - Thanks so much Sylvia! The hat came from the "mod" period in England. The Beatles, Twiggy, etc...

    James - Thanks James! I wonder if there will ever be another period like that?

    Brian - Thanks so much! Pretty stylish...

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  42. Catherine - Now that's the spirit!

    Ms. A - Thanks my friend! She's one of those people who makes clothes look good.

    Bouncin Barb - She sure is! Not me! I think I still dress the same way. Casual...

    Robyn - Yeah, photos tend to do that. LOL... I think that is one of the things I like about b&w, it seems to freeze the moment!

    Gerald - Thanks Gerald! The thing we have the most of out here, is good weather. My wife tells me that a lot of the things I do and say, date me! Oh yeah, the 60's and early 70's changed everything.

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  43. Wayne - Thanks so much Wayne! Gotta love google!

    Nikki - Thanks Nikki! We have 5 kids, 4 of 'em are daughters.

    Mama Zen - I'll say thank you for her!

    Belle - thanks so much Belle! Nice of you to say so!

    Mynx - Thanks! She was probably ignoring me as usual! Not really, she's always been my little friend.

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  44. Louis - Well then, we both did that! I think it's a good trade off, to have experienced the things of those years.

    Kathryn - Thanks so much!

    Carol - I'd say right on both counts. I'm glad I noticed.

    Leia - thanks so much Leia! I always appreciate it. Have a good week.

    Magia - Thanks for the nice words Magia.

    Martha Z - Thanks so much Martha.

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  45. Chrissy - Thanks on all counts! I've never actually been there, but I sure do remember those times.

    NatureFootstep - I'll bet you did! Very stylish...

    Rebecca - Thanks Rebecca! The photo was taken at a big street fair. Lot's of good shots to be had at those.

    Nicole - Hi Nicole! Thanks so much for the kind words. The weekend was great and I hope yours was as well.

    Blue Wave - thanks so much!

    Lochinver DP - Thanks so much! she is indeed charming.

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  46. Clarissa - Thanks so much Clarissa! I didn't know that about you! It's a lovely blend...

    Carolyn - Thanks on both counts Carolyn. It seems, we are almost always on a road trip.

    Pam - Thanks Pam! She has done a bit of modeling and could probably do a lot more. But she's too busy working and living her life.

    Susan - Hip! That's another good term for those times. I'm glad it didn't fail you also.

    Genie - I envy those trips. I've yet to make it there myself. Thanks Genie!

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  47. I admitt it. You lost me. But she looks pretty darn cool sporting that hat. Patrick, you are such a great blog supporter. Thanks for all those comments!

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  48. Beautiful Daughter- Beautiful reflection!

    J

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  49. I'm still here!!! And yes, she does look like she's been to Carnaby street!!! With a contemporary twist!!! She's lovely!!!

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  50. Oh my Pat! Your daughter is lovely. She looks a bit annoyed with you, though.

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  51. Yeah, I had to look it up, and she does look so British in this photo.
    Rosemary

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  52. She's beautiful, you caught a great reflection -- and I'm old enough to "get" your reference!!

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  53. Don't know Carnaby Street, but I love the photograph - especially the hat! And your daughter - beautiful lips and long dark hair.
    Ann Best, Author of In the Mirror & Other Memoirs

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  54. Sharon W - You don't seem lost! Thanks Sharon! My pleasure.

    John - Thank so much on both counts!

    TheChieftess - Thanks so much! So Mod!

    Jenny - Thanks Jenny! Out of all our girls, she's the one who who has been annoyed with me the least! She's my little buddy (or at least she was, once upon a time).

    Rosemary - Yep, she's a mod bird for sure!

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  55. Sallie - Thanks Sallie! That makes two of us!

    Ann - Thanks so much Ann! She is indeed a beauty! She doesn't act like it at all though. So very down to earth...

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  56. Very nice photo.

    Regards and best wishes

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  57. Lucy - I figured you get it right away! She looks "mod!"

    Tatjana - Thanks so much! Best wishes to you as well.

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  58. She is gorgeous, and the reflection in her eyeglasses is awesome!

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  59. Icy BC - thanks so much! She is a cutie alright!

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  60. She is beautiful!! Yeah, I had to look up Carnaby Street. :)

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