000000 2B2120 383D43 667980 686762 9A7E8D A5A6A0 B3BCC3

Share this photo on Twitter Share this photo on Facebook

Painting the town !

Posted by
Nigel (Avening, United Kingdom) on 7 August 2010 in Miscellaneous and Portfolio.

Padstow in Cornwall - the pastel shades used on the houses is typical of this area .......nice to catch the guy responsible !

Canon EOS 500D 1/320 second F/7.1 ISO 100 200 mm

Spotlight and Colour Spotlight Images at :


kate from lincolnshire, United Kingdom

lovely!! love painted houses!!:)

7 Aug 2010 5:48am

Joan Felix from Jakarta, Indonesia

nice candid

7 Aug 2010 6:10am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Padstow-Rick Stein territory- lovely plaice(!) - Great candid shot!

7 Aug 2010 6:25am

Phil David Alexander Morris from Saskatoon, Canada

I love how the ladder seems to elongate his appearance.
Beautiful photograph.

7 Aug 2010 7:20am

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Beautiful pastel colors. It always adds a nice and colorful touch to a village. Have a great weekend Nigel :)

7 Aug 2010 9:02am

k@ from Paris, France

And when he paints a blue wall he wears a blue shirt ? Good idea ;)

7 Aug 2010 9:14am

Sylvie49 capture image from Vallée de la Loire, France

superbes les couleurs sur les maisons !

7 Aug 2010 9:40am

BeLTxA from Menorca, Spain

Lovely game of colors. Ilike it.

7 Aug 2010 9:58am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Excellent point of view

7 Aug 2010 10:46am

Michael Skorulski from Cigel, Slovakia

I like the shades and textures of these houses. A quaint image.

7 Aug 2010 10:48am

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(Old West Wales boy), Germany

Nice street life shot,a what a lovely street it is !!

7 Aug 2010 10:51am

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

Superbe couleurs. The man's shirt suits the flowers and the pink wall. Bien vu !!!

7 Aug 2010 11:37am

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, United States

Love the composition and colors! very interesting POV!

7 Aug 2010 12:30pm

Landy from Miami, United States

Buen procesado en esta toma y bonitos colores, saludos

7 Aug 2010 4:12pm

Xerophytes from London, United Kingdom

Funny that the colors of the building perfectly match him. HAHA!

7 Aug 2010 4:14pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

So, he's painting every frontage with the same color as his shirt… Am I right ?

7 Aug 2010 5:11pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

A wonderfully clever title and marvelous composition Nigel. I love the perspective you have conveyed here - just great! ... Sounds like a nice idea they have in Cornwall. Folks around here could take some lessons.
I see the Bed and Breakfast is full up! All painters, I suspect. - Cheers

7 Aug 2010 6:00pm

Philip from South Wales, United Kingdom

Nice angle. The colours there are nice aren't they?

7 Aug 2010 6:29pm

Bill Brown from California, United States

Very nice catch!

7 Aug 2010 11:37pm

Catherine from Seoul, South Korea

Nice shot, it seems like something you don't see much of anymore ^^

8 Aug 2010 12:37am

Akaruiphoto from Kagoshima, Japan

The pink of his shirt that we can find on the wall or the flowers is great.

8 Aug 2010 1:04am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

He is rather colorful too with the pink shirt!

8 Aug 2010 1:52am

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Very interesting street scene.

8 Aug 2010 2:25am

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Cool capture. His cloths for working matches the colors of walls ;) How cool ;)

8 Aug 2010 3:21am

Sunder from Chennai, India

Nice colours and angle.

8 Aug 2010 4:08am


Très belle perspective!
Amitiés de France:CLAIRE

9 Aug 2010 12:14pm

Ked from Sidney, Canada

Nice picture and composition,good use of colors.

15 Aug 2010 7:19pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Lovely capture..we don,t see pastel colors around here much ( not on houses anyway)...interesting...

21 Aug 2010 7:02am

Canon EOS 500D
1/320 second
ISO 100
200 mm