Not Always In The Mood

Posted by
Rick (Toronto, Canada) on 21 December 2018 in People & Portrait.

Varying degrees of enthusiasm at the school's Christmas performance, but the young lad at bottom left was clear about his feelings. He stood immobile as the others sang, his face a sullen mask. Nothing a few unwrapped gifts can't improve upon, let's hope.

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS 1/30 second F/5.6 ISO 800 34 mm

Denny Jump from Bellevue, WA, United States

What an amazing and perfect study in expressions from our one and only hope: children!
This little fellow to whom you refer does, indeed seem to be in a serious funk. I hope it is nothing serious....This is just a Wonderful image, sir...Your work is so masterful!! Merci my friend ;-)

21 Dec 2018 5:48am

Marjolein from Enkhuizen, Netherlands

A great observation Rick.

21 Dec 2018 8:39am

Captain Guildive Ajoupa from Saint Nazaire.Pays de la Loire., France

Chant de Noël sans aucun doute.

21 Dec 2018 8:46am

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Une très belle scène de Noël !

21 Dec 2018 10:25am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

what an interesting range of interactions going on here. Well captured

21 Dec 2018 10:57am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

The class presentation

21 Dec 2018 12:23pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I love seeing kids in any event. Reminds me of this

21 Dec 2018 12:51pm

Jaya from Trieste, Italy

seriousness in a child is the only serious thing in this life
beautiful shot :-)

21 Dec 2018 3:13pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Many seem to be in another world. As a teacher I can tell you that at this age they are very shy. I love this picture...

21 Dec 2018 6:22pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Oh, I'm sure they will all cooperate when the time comes !

21 Dec 2018 6:25pm

existenceartistique from Angers, France


21 Dec 2018 6:27pm

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

You capture some fabulous expressions here Rick. Excellent capture.

21 Dec 2018 7:14pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

There does seem to be a wide range of interest in doing this performance. I can't blame then though. ;-)

21 Dec 2018 7:34pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

LOL ! I believe he has some other joys.

21 Dec 2018 11:37pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

Lovely portraits!

22 Dec 2018 10:05am