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Smoking Break

Posted by
Ralf Kesper (Fröndenberg, Germany) on 14 November 2011 in People & Portrait.

Selfportrait at a cigarette-break.
Coldplay - "The Scientist"

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

well framed!

14 Nov 2011 5:34am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Riding that cycle in the winter would truly be "cold play" Great capture

14 Nov 2011 6:00am

Manola from Bassens, France

vos 2 passions sans doute: la moto et la photographie réunies sur un même cliché......très réaliste.;;-)

14 Nov 2011 6:29am

rem_la from Villiers, France

superbe ce "moto-portrait"

14 Nov 2011 6:51am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Nice to meet you....and what a cool rig. I'll bet everyone begs for a ride in that !!

14 Nov 2011 7:12am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

super portrait, super look avec la moto

Bravo et belle journée

14 Nov 2011 7:19am

Ian Bramham from Manchester, United Kingdom

nice to meet you Ralph and I liked the music choice too!

14 Nov 2011 7:38am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Bel auto portrait ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée

14 Nov 2011 7:41am

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

nettes Selbstportrait, und der Titel ist genial!

14 Nov 2011 7:54am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


14 Nov 2011 8:18am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Nice to see you ! Good self portrait well framed with another one of your passions...

14 Nov 2011 8:26am

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria


14 Nov 2011 8:29am

eric festinger from mainly Paris, France

hey, hi Ralph!
I never went into a side-car: should be fun to try... and it seems we both have the same earing :-)

14 Nov 2011 8:38am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Cool shot Ralph, although the sidecar and cycle combo begs for a lot of attention.

14 Nov 2011 9:18am

sietske from roermond, Netherlands

nice selfportrait

14 Nov 2011 9:48am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Nice to meet you.. Excellent self portriat

14 Nov 2011 9:48am

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

A superbe selfportrait and a great looking motorbike. Love the side car . Nice to meet you !

14 Nov 2011 9:49am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

great self-portrait you look very handsome and I love the song, I bookmarked it, although I think I heard it nce before,and why does it hurt so much still...

14 Nov 2011 10:20am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Great title and self-portrait

14 Nov 2011 10:24am

Mhelene from Paris, France

A superb auto-portrait ! Nice to meet you ! And a superb side-car too !!

14 Nov 2011 10:41am

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

handsome for sure :)

14 Nov 2011 11:48am

@Mariana M.: :-))

Raghu from Bangalore, India

Good one.

14 Nov 2011 12:18pm


great self-portrait!
very well done ;)

14 Nov 2011 12:32pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

You're a cool guy with that cool machine !

14 Nov 2011 12:42pm

@Hiro: yes ... made in Japan! :-)

Mandar from Kudal, India

Photographer Reveled....Gr8 shot with cool feeling......

14 Nov 2011 1:26pm

myky from Ontario, Canada

Great self portrait...well emphasized with that angular framing behind you...nicely done! And always enjoy listening to Coldplay!

14 Nov 2011 1:30pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Wonderful self portrait, creative!

14 Nov 2011 1:34pm

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Hero and his machine.:-) Very serious portrait.

14 Nov 2011 1:35pm

Zorilla from H, T & E, United Kingdom

But its not yellow

14 Nov 2011 1:36pm

@Zorilla: You can find some yellow parts at the German flagg sticker and the Jack Wolfskin stickers at this :-) But black is beautiful! :-))

Elsabe from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

It sure does look cold.
Great portrait - well framed.
A true biker - no matter the weather conditions.

14 Nov 2011 1:55pm

@Elsabe: There is no snow in this image ;-)

El pare from Prepirineu, Andorra

The man-motorcycle pairing. Well done.

14 Nov 2011 3:00pm

Phil David Morris 2011 from Saskatoon,, Canada

Cool self portrait, and gotta love the rig in the background.

14 Nov 2011 3:58pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Nice shot ! it will be fun....:)

14 Nov 2011 4:02pm

gootchai from Belgium

Wouhaaaaaaa!! Super le portrait avec la moto en arrière plan!!!! J'aime!

14 Nov 2011 4:11pm

Thierry Pouleur from anseremme, Belgium

excellent ce portrait, bravo

14 Nov 2011 4:28pm

Veronique from Suisse/France, France

nice to meet you !

14 Nov 2011 4:49pm

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Expressive portrait !

14 Nov 2011 5:03pm

Laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

Bel auto-portrait !

14 Nov 2011 5:05pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A wonderful self-portrait Ralf! It looks a little chilly there! ;-)

14 Nov 2011 5:30pm

Ellebelle from Medemblik, Netherlands

Nice to meet you, Ralf!!!
Is this your other passion???

14 Nov 2011 5:42pm

❀ Yvonne Simons ❀ from Tilburg, Netherlands

Well done Ralf, nice to meet you!

14 Nov 2011 5:44pm

franz from Baden, Austria

cooles portrait, cooler typ, cooles blau ... bist du mit woody harrelson verwandt ?!? ;-))

14 Nov 2011 5:52pm

Victoria from Sweden

Nice selfportrait!

14 Nov 2011 6:00pm

Eric C. from Ivry sur Seine, France

Good title !! Good frame !

14 Nov 2011 6:20pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

cool representation...pun intended!

nice one Ralf

14 Nov 2011 6:23pm

THeoF from Emden, Germany

tolles Selbstportrait; und den Titel gut gewählt.

14 Nov 2011 7:08pm


sehr gutes bild, gefällt mir; tough guy ausserdem ...

14 Nov 2011 7:34pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Cool framing including the bike. Nice to meet you.

14 Nov 2011 7:46pm

Loukas from Ilioupolis, Greece

Looks like a tough guy! Nice framing

14 Nov 2011 7:54pm

Patricia (✿◠‿◠)❤ from Brecht, Belgium


14 Nov 2011 8:09pm

Andrew from Simsbury, United States

nicely framed

14 Nov 2011 8:55pm

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from BRUSSELS, Belgium

nice to meet you, ralf! :-))

it 's a pretty selfportrait of a pretty man? :-))

14 Nov 2011 10:57pm

@curieuzeneuzemosterdpot: Pulchritudo est in oculis intuentium ;-)

Maria from California, United States

where did you set the camera? on a tripod? looks like you have a very tall tripod! :)
great portrait!
though..smoking it's very bad for you!

15 Nov 2011 2:44am

Sien from Valkenswaard, Netherlands

Excellent compo, very nice details!
Great shot, well done

Gr Sien

15 Nov 2011 4:15am

Bill Brown from California, United States

Nice portrait!

15 Nov 2011 4:17am

johbont from rotterdam, Netherlands

yes a good portrait

15 Nov 2011 4:43am

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

leicht passiv agressiv ;) gut gemacht.

15 Nov 2011 11:20am

@daniela scharnowski: Agressiv? Sagtest Du, ich bin agressiv!!?? ICH BIN NIE AGRESSIV ---)))!!! UND PASSIV SCHON GAR NICHT ---))))!!!! Boah ey! ;-)

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

LOL wunder Punkt, hm? Grüße!

15 Nov 2011 4:55pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A cool self-portrait.

16 Nov 2011 3:25am

Chris from Nantes, France

This is excellent Ralf! Plain excellent.

16 Nov 2011 8:44am

k@ from Paris, France

You rock - super sexy Ralf self-p !

16 Nov 2011 11:13am

@k@: "Women are never to disarm by compliments. Only men. That's the difference between the two sexes." - Oscar Wilde ;-) I´m glad to can give back this compliment!

Laurie from Prescott, United States

Oh excellent self portrait, Ralf! It's nice to see a man smoking! (I'm not supposed to say that here! lol) I really like the framing here with your toy in the background - really great shot!

21 Nov 2011 11:33pm

Eric Laforgue from Ivry sur Seine, France

Vraiment bien le portrait.

25 Nov 2011 2:10pm