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An old lady's hands that have seen a lot of work in her day.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:12 Jun 2014 - 12:01 PM
Focal Length:200mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/7.1
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Partial
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Old and Weary Hands
Username:Daisymaye Daisymaye
Uploaded:14 Jun 2014 - 12:49 AM
Tags:Black & white, Hands, Old hands
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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33146 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 12:51 AM

Superb observational imagery which appeals...

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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Chinga
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14 Jun 2014 - 1:00 AM

Those hands have see a lot of LIFE!
IB

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 1:27 AM

No constructive critique from me here tonight Sandy.
I thought this was a pic' of my hands here at first.
And then I remembered my wedding ring is still lying in the Pawn Shop !!
Mick.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 1:30 AM

A wonderful image, highly detailed, great tones, LOVE this!

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lesliea
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14 Jun 2014 - 1:32 AM

Nice image Sandy well taken.
Allen, Smile

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LynneJoyce
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14 Jun 2014 - 2:57 AM

Very compelling.

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Ted447
Ted447 e2 Member 153 forum postsTed447 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 5:56 AM

Great mono image. Ted. GrinGrin

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 6:06 AM

An excellent image, Sandy. Carol

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 6:25 AM

Excellent work, Sandy.

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7419 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1001 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 8:30 AM

Really excellent. Hands tell the story of our lives and they cannot lie in the way that faces can.
Moira

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104018 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 8:38 AM

Yes, look at hands and neck if you want to tell a person's age Grin

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 9:54 AM

I'm not at all sure what mine say but they look a lot older theses days.
A nice thoughtful study Sandy.
Streisand sings a beautiful song..."Grandma's Hands".

Dougie

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 9:57 AM

Beautifully presented!

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rontear
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14 Jun 2014 - 10:20 AM

Tells a story of a lifetime Sandy. My award for the day !!
Ron

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digital_boi
14 Jun 2014 - 10:42 AM

like it Sandy excellent

Graham

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 10:50 AM

Beautifully done Sandy, these hands show a person who has seen a lot of life, and hopefully a happy one.
Peter.

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carmenfuchs
14 Jun 2014 - 12:05 PM

the ring makes the image for me. great shot. =)

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 1:08 PM

Good bit of story telling

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 2:59 PM

Yes, those hands certainly have seen a lot of work! A beautiful quality close-up, Sandy, working very well in mono Smile
Trev Smile

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Tynnwrlluniau
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14 Jun 2014 - 3:54 PM

Excellent image, Sandy!
Alun

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 6:09 PM

How beautiful Sandy...real life
Lillian

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85912 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 6:29 PM

The ring is still sparkling though

Adrian

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 7:50 PM

I used to have a ring exactly like you show in the picture Sandie, great shot

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whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis e2 Member 163 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England73 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2014 - 9:22 PM

Can't really add to what's already been said, Sandy.
Skilfully done, a classy piece of work.

Alan

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2014 - 2:12 AM

So exquisitely photographed and presented, Sandy.

What a gem. [the image, not the ring Smile]

Andrew

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lifesnapper
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15 Jun 2014 - 1:24 PM

Excellent image sandy.

John Smile

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ExLanPhoto
ExLanPhoto e2 Member ExLanPhoto vcard England
15 Jun 2014 - 2:36 PM

Perfect DOF for this shot. Those hands really tell a story of toil and graft. Beautiful contrast enhances the definition too. Beautiful work Sandy!
Kindest regars
Mark

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