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Sea of hats
14-SEP-2005 ©Sheila Smart 2012

Sea of hats

The Rocks, Sydney

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Photography Prints

Canon EOS 20D ,Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM
1/100s f/5.6 at 200.0mm iso200 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
christopheru21-Aug-2011 00:44
It deserved its win. What a wonderful shot - and I am glad you chose to present it in black and white. v
lisamidi27-Aug-2010 06:13
Superb!!! bv
william mahan29-Jul-2010 12:22

This is just great.....Well seen and composed!!!!
Michael Tauber20-Apr-2010 04:19
Just excellent!!!
GeneWard10-Mar-2010 00:10
wonderful, I love it. V.
Buba Jafarli25-May-2009 14:57
Awesome! So nicely seen! Big V.
caveman_lee29-Apr-2009 16:12
Superb ! a great school book example of B&W candid. Big Vote.
Milos Markovic16-Jan-2009 21:52
BraVO !!!
Gene Trent02-Jan-2009 05:09
Bartosz Kotulski28-Nov-2008 23:32
superb. Great timing and fantastic composition. Great b/w
thomas05-Oct-2008 16:58
This must be photo of the year!
skhin08-Sep-2008 04:03
congratulations for capturing the moment.
Dave Wixx12-Mar-2008 13:28
NYIs finest example ;->
Superb shot. Getting the perspective made it. Excellent.
Jeff Real28-Jan-2008 03:55
An awesome capture. Incredible composition ~V~
Syracuse Camera Club23-Jan-2008 12:52
great capture
Tim Bradshaw14-Jan-2008 11:39
Yep, sensational. Got it all in this one. Voted
Juha-Pekka Kervinen26-Dec-2007 10:14
Wonderful image. You were at the right place at the right time - and most importantly realized it and took action!
Marina Palpati23-Aug-2007 10:43
Great shot!...V:
endre novak11-Aug-2007 13:25
well deserved recognitions, a class image.
andy smylie14-Apr-2007 06:21
I always enjoy viewing this image.
Terje Hamnes06-Mar-2007 22:40
Superb winner photo! v
Andrys Basten12-Feb-2007 05:31
This one stopped me flat, before seeing what award it did get. Wonderful shot.
No surprise it won that one.
Luca Zanoni24-Jan-2007 22:31
Love it. v
Alan MacKellar21-Jan-2007 18:18
A little late for my vote, but this image deserves the award. We don't see hats anymore in the US (except perhaps in Mennonite communities), so this is a bit of geographic history.
Guest 14-Jan-2007 08:02
This is a strong one. Reminds me of a famous b/w photo of nuns, leaving a church, shot from above; their white triangular hats creating a compelling pattern.
gsl00706-Jan-2007 03:33
Love your work Shelia, Gary (perdu on FM)
Simon Mulvaney19-Oct-2006 22:59
superb shot
Nadege Rostan17-Sep-2006 15:52
WOW !!!!very good
Vincent Belford06-Sep-2006 12:45
Twas on a Holy Thursday their innocent faces clean
The children walking two & two in red & blue & green
Grey headed beadles walkd before with wands as white as snow
Till into the high dome of Pauls they like Thames waters flow

William Blake
Guest 06-Sep-2006 04:33
strong image. V.
Thierry Lucas20-Jul-2006 17:22
Very nice shot
Sue Robertson18-Jul-2006 22:52
I can see why it won. Brilliant image.
ruthemily22-Jun-2006 11:55
congratulations on the contest win...very well deserved! i'll join the chorus in saying that it's fantastic. beautifully simplistic and effective. i can just imagine the big grin you must have had after you'd taken it!
Alex Lau13-Jun-2006 12:48
Simple yet beautiful!!!
Niall O'Shea09-Jun-2006 09:33
Way too excellent. No wonder it won an award.
GP Merfeld06-Jun-2006 01:27
Oh, this is such a classic! All of your work is such an inspiration to me. Congratulations on the well deserved recognition, my friend... Warm Aloha, G.
jude20-May-2006 21:19
I agree.. Madeline! .. the part I love is how they are all tilted so differently. Excellent
jando06-May-2006 21:56
also meant to say what a fabulous image it is too gmv
jando06-May-2006 21:55
when my daughter was younger we read madeline. this makes me think of that story
pingupingu02-May-2006 17:44
really good eye (so difficult to fing a shape in the crowd ) and good catch ...
Elmira Zarli02-May-2006 14:24
Reminds me Japan. Wonderful job, Sheila!
Guest 18-Apr-2006 18:40
Brilliant! For me, the one girl looking down really makes the shot. I could see this entitled "Individuality" or something. Very well done.
Guest 28-Mar-2006 04:00
great composition! where did you find all this hats?
Ana Carloto O'Shea21-Feb-2006 11:48
Amazing composition. What a great b&w work...
Paul Teixeira17-Feb-2006 15:26
Excellent. Magnumesque...

Best regards,
Paul Teixeira
Guest 05-Feb-2006 18:20
Congrats! What a great capture!
JFH 02-Feb-2006 21:59
Striking. Thanks.
Kevin Henry16-Jan-2006 18:42
Mark of a genious - voted
marita toftgard16-Jan-2006 01:08
magic capture!!
BIG congrats
VOTED of course..
love it...
and it is very original

Vipin Mayer11-Jan-2006 15:29
No wonder you won the award , this image is excellent,reminds me of those classic BW shots from good old days of film,absolutely amazing the composition.
Zane Paxton04-Jan-2006 08:15
Awsome capture!
R.Moreno22-Dec-2005 10:57
Outstanding. Voted.
Guest 16-Dec-2005 15:26
Excellent capture Sheila.
Guest 16-Dec-2005 15:26
Excellent capture Sheila.
Guest 09-Dec-2005 20:33
excellent --- well captured
Robert Socha19-Nov-2005 08:50
It's exciting to find opportunities like this. Great job!
lou_rozensteins16-Nov-2005 11:08
Excellent shot .... all those hats!
Gian Giacomo Stiffoni05-Oct-2005 13:45
This is really e wonderfull image Sheila. I love the B&W and this is really amazing, also de composition.
Didier Vanderperre28-Sep-2005 00:40
Voted ! Excellent !
Xavier Cortina25-Sep-2005 11:24
great shot!
Kelly Clark Moncure23-Sep-2005 02:58
this is GREAT. what a wonderful image, wish I was there to experience it too! congrats on the great decisive moment! voted
Willa Dios22-Sep-2005 22:08
You must have gotten SO excited a the visual possibilities, lol! You are one of my favorite artists! As soon as this photo popped up, I was thinking "Oh! Look! Look! Look what Sheila's done now!" This is not a site we'd see here. I am green with envy, and you have all those beautiful birds, too!

Amihay Shraga21-Sep-2005 11:38
Amazing shot!
john boyd15-Sep-2005 20:33
Another beautiful image from Sheila. The BW is a nice touch.
Wendy O14-Sep-2005 22:37
I love this! What a great capture, and perfect for B&W. Nice crop.