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An elderly farmer in foreign lands.The state of his trousers tells me that he is poor and extremely hard working but without much success.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D
Lens:EF70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:7 May 2013 - 8:15 AM
Focal Length:220mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.2
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Unknown
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Hand that have toiled.
Username:danbrann danbrann
Uploaded:27 Jun 2013 - 8:28 AM
Tags:Hands, Landscape / travel, Poverty scratching for a living., Work
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andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 8:32 AM

the detail and tones are fantastic danny a stunner top shot Wink
andy

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 103956 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland24 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 8:52 AM

thought it was a sculpture at first...brilliant GrinGrinGrin

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 8:53 AM

Superb detail. Hands can be very emotive even when still. Good intro too.
Wishing you both strength.
Bill

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 12915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 8:57 AM

Excellent monochromatic photography Danny.

Albert

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4132 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 8:58 AM

Concentrating on just the resting hands tells so much about the life and times of the chap, Danny: an excellent study.
Ronnie.

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom25 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 9:04 AM

Brilliant!
Diane

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9461 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 9:04 AM

Thank you Jeff (cats_123) for your very early User Award
Danny

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franken
franken e2 Member 112913 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 9:05 AM

Excellent study Dan.

Ken

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7327 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom878 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 9:06 AM

The state of his trousers, the state of his nails. Hands can tell so much more than faces, they don't lie.
Moira

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7124 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 9:13 AM

His hands have certainly seen a lifetime of toil, Dan, what a great capture and presentation. Carol

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5240 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 9:22 AM

Fantastic texture in this fine image!!

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 4Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 9:27 AM

Wonderfully processed and superbly captured Danny
Lillian

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 329 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 10:09 AM

A superb study!

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4963 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 11:27 AM

Powerful story-telling, Danny.

Dave

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England53 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 11:46 AM

Simple picture that says so much

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 4EMJAYCEE vcard England9 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 11:57 AM

Excellent image Dan - hard work and little reward. Did you see the TV programme about the Workhouse the other night?
Joan.

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
27 Jun 2013 - 12:46 PM

A strong image, amazing detail and great tonal range.
Effrossini

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1435 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom67 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 1:35 PM

Superb image, great detail.
Nigel

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 6337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 3:17 PM

A hard working man- excellent capture SmileSmile
Helen

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4180 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 3:50 PM

Some people have such a hard life - you've caught the essence here Danny.
Ann

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England205 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 3:54 PM

Like the gritty processing and crop of this Danny
Regards Richard

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 33358 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway22 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 4:06 PM

A gritty image that reflects the grittiness of his life and burdens, Dan,\.

Malc

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1080 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
27 Jun 2013 - 8:10 PM

Lots of character in this

Peter

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9461 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 9:55 PM

Thank you Peter for giving my image your user award.I got one at the beginning of the day and one at the end of the day.

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kevanw
kevanw  9 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2013 - 7:55 PM

LOVE IT Smile

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 9:17 PM

A very powerful image which is perfectly suited to monochrome

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