Portobello Road - Street Shoot

Discussion in 'Street and Documentary' started by Petach, Jul 1, 2017.

  1. Petach

    Petach SC Hall of Famer

    Oct 22, 2011
    UK, Essex
    Peter Tachauer
    Cat Stevens wrote these lyrics about Portobello Road; an antiques and second hand market in the west of London: But I took the shots.

    Getting hung up all day on smiles
    Walking down Portobello road for miles
    Greeting strangers in Indian boots,
    Yellow ties and old brown suits
    Growing old is my only danger

    Cuckoo clocks and plastic socks
    Lampshades of old antique leather
    Nothing looks weird, not even a beard
    Or the boots made out of feathers

    I'll keep walking miles till I feel
    A broom beneath my feet
    Or the hawking eyes of an old stuffed bull across the street

    Nothing's the same if you see it again
    It'll be broken down to litter
    Oh, and the clothes
    Everyone know that that dress will never fit her

    Getting hung up all day on smiles
    Walking down Portobello road for miles
    Greeting strangers in Indian boots,
    Yellow ties and old brown suits
    Growing old is my only danger

    35485099092_7113c21c40_c. Romantic dinner for 2 by Pete Tachauer, on Flickr

    35485099302_cb94d2aa5d_c. Contact by Pete Tachauer, on Flickr

    35485099422_1b5ee4b0a8_c. Chug-A-Lug by Pete Tachauer, on Flickr

    35485099582_35ce942d95_c. Done Deal by Pete Tachauer, on Flickr

    35485100062_1b50acdbdb_c. ....in my image by Pete Tachauer, on Flickr

    35485100522_ce65651f63_c. Suits you madam by Pete Tachauer, on Flickr

    35485100692_f89ed37987_c. Get ahead? Get a hat! by Pete Tachauer, on Flickr

    34812643594_61b92d56cc_c. Sixpac younger brother of Tupac! by Pete Tachauer, on Flickr

    34812644394_102791ecda_c. A window of opportunity by Pete Tachauer, on Flickr

    35611091186_dd45e3c88d_c. With much love (street London) by Pete Tachauer, on Flickr

    35481682472_a9f303aff7_c. Stick With It by Pete Tachauer, on Flickr
     
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  2. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus Subscribing Member

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Thesed are all great Pete.
     
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  3. bluzcity

    bluzcity SC Veteran Subscribing Member

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    Jul 30, 2013
    Memphis, TN
    Brent
    Sort of raw and 'in your face', really like the set!
     
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  4. rayvonn

    rayvonn SC Top Veteran

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    Jan 19, 2015
    Great compositions, great work. I've recently returned from London, it truly is one of the best places to be with a camera. Alas I never made it out west to Portobello Road sides, preferring to stay in my own 'manor' around Greenwich.
     
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  5. Petach

    Petach SC Hall of Famer

    Oct 22, 2011
    UK, Essex
    Peter Tachauer
    cheers guys, felt on form that day.
     
  6. Petach

    Petach SC Hall of Famer

    Oct 22, 2011
    UK, Essex
    Peter Tachauer
    thanks, London is truly a great place to photograph anything. I was in Greenwich recently for the marathon and for a night shoot. Lot of history there....including Nelsons bloodied tunic in the museum. Now that is history isn't it!
     
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  7. tonyturley

    tonyturley SC Top Veteran

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    Nov 24, 2014
    Scott Depot, WV, USA
    Tony
    Nice. It looks like the lady in "Chug-A-Lug" has an X-T2 slung around her neck.
     
  8. Petach

    Petach SC Hall of Famer

    Oct 22, 2011
    UK, Essex
    Peter Tachauer
    cheers....I just hope she didn't dribble any chug-a-lug on the Fuji.
     
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