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Capturing my oldest boy playing chess against my dad, his grandad during the week. This is also a follow on from ‘chess master’. Do you think he is stressed or just thinking.. Maybe a bit of both.


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  • karenanderson
    karenandersonover 6 years ago

    I admire anyone who can play chess ! :) … nice perspective ..

  • Thank you Karen!

    – Basia McAuley

  • funkyporchini
    funkyporchiniover 6 years ago

    lovely tones- and yes its looks quite perplexing!

  • Thanks Loren, yes, he was pretty perplexed!

    – Basia McAuley

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1over 6 years ago

    exceptional use of viewpoint! brilliant work!

  • Thank you dinghysailor!

    – Basia McAuley

  • Anne Staub
    Anne Staubover 6 years ago

    Great composition and tones on this BW.

  • Thank you Anne!

    – Basia McAuley

  • Mohamad Amin Khaxar
    Mohamad Amin K...over 6 years ago

    Excellent idea, very original and
    interesting! cheers basia!

  • Thank you as always MhDkHr :o)

    – Basia McAuley

  • Birgitta
    Birgittaover 6 years ago

    The emotion that your son conveys is so strong! I like that
    by seeing just the top of your Dad’s head, I get a sense of standing
    right over him and looking down at the board. I was playing chess just
    earlier tonight. :) The subtle vignette (and slight hint of soft focus) works
    well here too. It’s a great photo all around. Timeless..

  • Thank you Birgitta, yes, his emotions were very strong at that point but he still loves to play against his grandad.

    – Basia McAuley

  • linifer
    liniferover 6 years ago

    Brilliant piece of work

  • Thanks Linifer.

    – Basia McAuley

  • Zaldy Infante
    Zaldy Infanteover 6 years ago

    amazing capture.. the experienced vs the eager beginner..

  • Thank you Zaldy! Yes, my dad has been playing for nearly 80 years and my son only 2! But he’s eager to learn.

    – Basia McAuley

  • dougie1
    dougie1over 6 years ago

    good one basia!

  • Thanks Dougie :o)

    – Basia McAuley

  • GlennAlderson
    GlennAldersonover 6 years ago

    A nice moment.

  • Thank you Glenn, I appreciate your feedback.

    – Basia McAuley

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