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New Self Portrait

Posted by
bronzebilly u.k. (Barry,Vale of Glamorgan, United Kingdom) on 15 October 2008 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

This was taken as I was laying on my son's kitchen floor..???...don't ask..!!!

Viewfinder from Bradenton, United States

Billy, you are a handsome fella, I'd have to say. This is one heckuva portrait, I like it and the processing too. Stylish glasses you're wearing, my friend.

16 Oct 2008 12:46am

@Viewfinder: Hey V.F...thanx for the compliment,sir...s'funny ,somebody told me once that I looked like an actor..........Lassie *-))...

Jen from Alpharetta, United States

Mrs. Billy must have been chasing you around the kitchen table when you handsome devil you! : )

16 Oct 2008 1:16am

@Jen: Hey ho Jen...hee hee I think she was after my paycheck at the time..*-))..

amy from Nanaimo, BC, Canada

Yeah, it were the specs I noticed first as well... and then spotted de boidie on yo 'ar un then da golden globe.. Merlin? Is that you?? LoVe LOVe LOVE the pp... another outrageous billycreation!! Spot on there billymerlin!

16 Oct 2008 1:33am

@amy: Yo cutes..outrageous is my middle name,pal..I'm also quite good at the disappearing trick..ask Mrs. Billy.*-))
Glad you liked my Manfred Mann specs,although your way too young to remember them..ask Dan *-))

Anthony Lambert from Bielefeld, Germany

Too many pints of "brains" or did you watch Wales playing Germany at football last night and fell asleep with boredom !!

16 Oct 2008 6:16am

@Anthony Lambert: Yogi Taff...d'you know what,pal..I didn't even feel tired till I watched the game,and then fell fast asleep.*-))..
I'm off for a pint of S.A. now..I'll probably have a couple and want to fight everybody on the way home,after I've had my kebab,ahhh what a perfect night out.*-))...

Tracey from White Hall, United States

What a fashion forward guy you are with those rockin' glasses! Love the processing...perfect for a bronzebilly shot!

16 Oct 2008 12:34pm

@Tracey: Hey Tracey..cheers,pal..these glasses cause quite a stir although they're based on a design from the early 70's...what goes round stays around..!!

tyan from Singapore, Singapore

I am so honoured to receive the Billy Oscar of the day,you are being just too gracious and ooooh,did u mention you had grandkids?!You look younger than before,it seems,from the last picture you posted of yourself..very mod specs you've got,they look like the ones my high school kids are wearing!

16 Oct 2008 3:03pm

@tyan: Het tyanmoon..4 grandkids,pal...they keep me on my toes,I can tell you..ages down from,,13/11/8 and 4...
Glad you like my specs, they're featured on this photo from 1966..ageless like me *-))..,_Michael/gallery/841570/
ciao for now..

Rags from Plano, United States

very cool! i really like your creativity.

16 Oct 2008 4:38pm

@Rags: Cheers Rags...that's a compliment indeed from a creative person such as yourself...

Stunner from Kingston, Jamaica

LOL, cool one Billy!

17 Oct 2008 12:54am

@Stunner: Cheers Stunner thanx for the visit,pal..

One from Açores, Portugal

Great image. beautiful creation. I really like your style ..

17 Oct 2008 3:51am

@One: Ace comment One..and thanx for the enthusiasm..

Jasp from Plymouth, United Kingdom

Cool....and the significance of the bird is ?

17 Oct 2008 10:39am

@Jasp: Who..??...Oh..Gordon the Gull..he's a model I've used in a few shots..e.g..:-
No model release forms,as he can't read..*-))

Jeff from Pembroke Dock, United Kingdom

William,your last production ! Lightspeed ! made me think that perhaps you had over indulged in your favourite tipple...You have now confirmed my suspicion. May I suggest one finds a hirsute canine to assist in one's recuperation.Gulls feathers will not suffice my friend. ;>))

17 Oct 2008 1:48pm

@Jeff: Hey Big L...problem is , I can barely see it,is...the Brains S.A.(skull attack) goes straight to the legs before all else and as I seem to have hollow's ballast is almost non-existent,resulting in the prone thanx for the advice,my man...

Alun Lambert from cheshire, United Kingdom

very cool shot, whats with the bird dude

17 Oct 2008 7:22pm

@Alun Lambert: Cheers Alunbach..I know it looks strange,pal..however check out Jasp's answer above ,and all will be revealed..

Ken McCoy from Orlando-Daytona Beach, FL, United States

A suitable image for the master (digital) magician! Specs make us all look smart, don't they? ;)

18 Oct 2008 2:35pm

MaryB from Staffordshire, United Kingdom

Ooooo! I thought it was Bono! a fantastic sp BillyB :)

20 Oct 2008 10:45pm