The Moment Before you say 'Say Cheese'

Challenge #1 in the The Mystic Look of Mundane Life series. Hosted by Saswata.
Challenge has finished
How many test shots you need to take while you shoot a group photograph ? And how many times you laugh when you check back those imperfect shots ? ( some with closed eyes, some changing the suit, some cleaning the shoe, a stranger enters the frame accidentally) Please go back to those never-published group-snaps and let all of us laugh to our hearts' content. * We are not inviting Trashes. We are inviting the group photographs which tells the real story... the real candid gestures of the people who are about to be photographed. But, these so called 'non-perfect' snaps are never evaluated as those never get a chance to be displayed. This is going to be a very unique and different challenge as people will be seen off-guard... the real character will come out. * And while voting you can keep in mind : 1. the snap which is very candid/lively 2. which makes you laugh 3. tells story
Show full rules
submission
phase has
ended
48 entries
voting
phase has
ended
392 votes
_DSC7779
Click here for full size original image
7th place (joint)
2.457
 
low
high
It was soooo hard to get a good photo of this group! There is one ADHD six year old just out of frame to the left of the photo, It was really hard to get him to sit still lol.
Camera:
Lens:
Submitted: Monday, 16th January, 2012 21:36 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 23rd July, 2011
Focal length: 31 mm
Shutter speed: 1/50 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 1600
Notes:
Views: 138
Galleries:
Provide complaint details
Your complaint (along with the complaints of others regarding this entry) will be reviewed by the challenge owner. Depending upon the nature and applicability of the complaint, the entry may be disqualified. In extreme circumstances the user who submitted the entry may receive a ban from the challenge or series in question.
Reason:
Comments:
Saving ...
Complain
Keyboard shortcuts:
p previous n next c challenge f full size r retract vote # vote