50 mono portraits at 50mm : No. 46 : The Donkey Man by phil_howcroft

50 mono portraits at 50mm : No. 46 : The Donkey Man

This gentleman work on the Skegness Beach opposite the Butlins Holiday Site.

He manages the children's donkey rides, For none UK readers, riding donkeys on the beach is an old fashion British tradition

We went to Skeggy for the day today, so I took the opportunity to grab a portrait shot.

Wonderful capture of him. Nicely done Phil.
August 12th, 2015  
@seattle thanks constance, i am nearly at the end of my project now
August 12th, 2015  
A wonderful portrait....the character in his face is wonderful. Love the hot...and the hole in it. Nice lighting and mono.
August 12th, 2015  
Wonderful portrait. Looks like he has been 'shot' before.
August 12th, 2015  
Fab shot! Looks like a donkey has been nibbling on his hat!
August 12th, 2015  
quite a character! great catpure in b&w!
August 12th, 2015  
Super character and photo Phil. fav.
August 12th, 2015  
I like this - that hat looks ready for the donkeys.
August 12th, 2015  
Great shot Phil. I remember riding donkeys on South Shields beach when I was a little girl.
August 12th, 2015  
@eyesmile thanks gena, glad you like this mono shot

@bluerose15 yes shot before blue, a near miss i would say ::)

@timandelke it does indeed elke

@nicoleterheide thanks very much nicole

@judithg the hat has a story to tell judith :)

@busylady ha ha judith, my photo took you back in time :)
August 12th, 2015  
Another wonderful portrait shot, Phil. I hope your 50 mono portrait shot will never stop coming. I love them so much. This guy is another cool subject.
August 13th, 2015  
Love the hole in his hat. Another great portrait.
August 13th, 2015  
@nickspicsnz cheers nick, that hat looks well worn :)

@sangwann Dione thanks for those very kind words of encouragement and praise :) . I don't know what I will do when I get to 50 :) . I will continue doing portraits though because I enjoy the genre
August 13th, 2015  
A good portrait shot - like that slightly quizzical look.
August 14th, 2015  
your portraits are great
August 15th, 2015  
Fab portrait. I agree with Elke about the donkeys nibbling his hat. Wonder how often it needs replacing? :)

September 3rd, 2015  
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