We launched leggings! Step into a world of individuality.

Will admit to a fascination (with utmost respect of course!) for people with
deepest darkest skin – so naturally beautiful :o)) … Shot from the hip!

This youngster was walking with her Mom in front of me … couldn’t help but try to get a few
captures of her utterly amazing hair and beautiful face, while walking along behind her :-)


My “Most Popular ‘Street’Calendar “covergirl” :-)

Views: 1463, Faves: 63 – 1st July 2012
365 Day Project – street – day 23

Canon 50D, 50mm f1.8
Available light (October afternoon, Swanston Street Walk, Melbourne)
Minor post-ed adjust of contrast


Challenge Winner in Let’s have it in Black and White
Top Ten in ‘Kids, Kids, Kids’ challenge 4/16/11
TopTen in ‘The Heart of a Child’ challenge, 23rd June 2011
TopTen in ‘Stunning B/W Headshots’ 18th February 2012

Featured in:
The Human Condition
Anything we Wear
Visual Texture
High Quality Images
World as we see it – Editors Choice 14th Nov 2010
Black and White Spotlight – The Masters
Most Favourites Group” – Award of Merit – 25 favourites
Colour me Nothing
The Photographers Vault
Bubblers Weekly Challenge
The Best of Anything and Everything 9th November 2011
Candid Photographs” – 19th November 2011
Make an Impression – 2nd December 2011
Featured Women Photographers” – 9th December 2011
Around the World” – 2nd February 2012
Camera in one hand, coffee/tea in the other – 3rd February 2012
The Best of RedBubble” – 5th February 2012
Environmental Portraits” – 6th February 2012
Temporary Host Helpers – 14th February 2012
The ‘X’ Factor” – 18th February 2012
Alphabet Soup – letter ‘F’” – 19th February 2012

Images below are clickable

Capturing people being people, and the finer details of four and two wheeled blingy classic automotives – two fave ‘topics’ of imagery :-))

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  • blueeyesjus
    blueeyesjusover 4 years ago

    Such a great capture Ell, beautifully framed and wonderfully lit, ever so just highlighting the girls face and those amazing ringlets

  • Thank you so much Jus! Utterly gorgeous girl!! :-))
    Will admit to some luck with this though, as it was taken from the hip/point & shoot with fingers crossed, so to speak … only bit pre-planned was ISO/exposure/shutter speed – the rest was ‘hope this works!’ ;-)
    Could have taken endless shots, but didn’t want to get sprung and walloped by her mother!! ;-) Satisfied with the few I got :-))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • stephaniemwood
    stephaniemwoodover 4 years ago

    Lovely shot!

  • Thank you so much MsSteph :-)) ♥

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • SPFisher
    SPFisherover 4 years ago

    such a beautiful capture, love the light and profile

  • Simone, thanks heaps! Utterly mesmerising for me :-))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • LorenaLo
    LorenaLoover 4 years ago

    So precious capture!

  • Thank you so much Lorena :-))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • starikarp
    starikarpover 4 years ago


  • Thank you so much :-)

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • rodeorose
    rodeoroseover 4 years ago

    I just love your crop! Beautiful shot!

  • Thank you so much Rose :-))
    Crop wasn’t planned, just how it turned out shooting from the hip while walking along behind them … love doing images like this sometimes, just for fun and to relax from concentrating on planned images – sometimes you can get some unexpectedly good shots! :-)

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • inkedsandra
    inkedsandraover 4 years ago

    Stunning portrait…that hair is devine!

  • Yes, isn’t it just?? Must take hours to do!
    Wouldn’t like to untangle it though either ;-)
    Thank you so much Sandra :-))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • Deborah Lazarus
    Deborah Lazarusover 4 years ago

    Everything everybody else said and more!!! This is EXCELLENT!!!! She is gorgeous, the shot is gorgeous, and you are gorgeous for recognizing this beauty!!!! So ffeature worthy that it is not even funny!!! One of the best candid captures I have EVER seen!!! Fantastic!!! A real treat for me this morning!!! I woke right up as soon as I saw it!!! Marvelous!!!

  • Ohhhh wow … !!!! :-o
    What an absolutely beautiful comment to start my day with!
    Thank you so much Deborah, will have a permanent smile all day now, even at work! :-)
    … truely humbled, and a bit lost for enough words of thanks :-) :-)) :-D ♥

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • trish725
    trish725over 4 years ago

  • Thank you so much for the feature Trish! :-)
    This image has turned out to be rather special, so the feature is VERY MUCH appreciated!! :-))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • Berns
    Bernsover 4 years ago

    stunning !

  • Thank you Berns :-))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

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