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Mummy, Is That You? by David McMahon

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It’s not a pyramid scheme – just a bloke wearing Egyptian headgear in New York’s Times Square, as he promotes the Broadway show “King Tut”. (Don’t you tut-tut me!)

Tut, of course, was Tutankhamun, the most famous of a pharaohs found in the Valley of the Kings.

I do not crop, enhance or post-edit my images in any way. Shot with a Pentax K100D, using a Sigma 18-125mm lens. F8, 1/60 sec, ISO 800, focal length 125mm.

Featured in HATS AND HAT BOXES, July 2010.

Featured by my co-host in ANYTHING WE WEAR, August 2010.

Featured in CAPTION FUN, August 2010.

Top 10, THINGS WE WEAR, September 2010.

Featured in DOWNTOWN, July 2011.


Walkley Award-nominated journalist, novelist and wedding photographer at

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  • RobynLee
    RobynLeeover 4 years ago

  • Gee, that’s terrific news, Robyn. Thank you for the honour.

    – David McMahon

  • bevanimage
    bevanimageover 4 years ago

    That’s what you wear on a bad hair day! Love it, David; the image, the title, and your caption.

  • Nice observation, Bev – that headgear would conceal anything that could be described as a bad hair day! So glad you like the title too!

    – David McMahon

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1over 4 years ago

    Great shot David

  • Thank you, Shulie – I had to wait a while because I needed a clear shot through the crowd!

    – David McMahon

  • Charuhas  Images
    Charuhas Imagesover 4 years ago

    Very nice shot, David! Love the title.

  • Thank you very much. I’m so glad you like the title too.

    – David McMahon

  • Shubd
    Shubdover 4 years ago

    There sure is a lot of drama in his headgear !

  • Thank you very much, Shubha – and what a great comment, too!

    – David McMahon

  • patjila
    patjilaover 4 years ago

    Funny complete package is so well done! Congrats on being featured.

  • Thank you so much, Patjila. I’m so glad you like this one.

    – David McMahon

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartover 4 years ago

    Clearly he’s no shrinking violet (Broadway’s ‘next big thing’?)! Very striking work David, and as usual I love the title!

  • VERY kind of you, Georgie. I wonder if he’s a young understudy or aspiring actor who could well be the next big discovery on Broadway. Here’s wishing him luck from us both ……

    – David McMahon

  • Susan Littlefield
    Susan Littlefieldover 4 years ago

    Terrific title, fabulous shot!

  • Thank you on both counts, Susan. Very kind of you.

    – David McMahon

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago

    Congratulations!!! You are a TOP TEN winner in the Things People Wear challenge in Cee’s Fun Artsy Friends Group.

  • Great news, Cee. Love the image that won this challenge!

    – David McMahon

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGover 3 years ago

    Your photo has been featured in ‘Downtown!’

    You have captured the vibrancy and excitement of the city and it’s exactly what we are looking for in this group.

    Congratulations! and thanks for adding your work to ‘Downtown!’

  • Fabulous news, Graham. Thank you very much for the great support you give to so many photographers.

    – David McMahon

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