I think everyone has pictures that haunt them for years – the ones where we could have, should have done better...
This was taken in spring 2007. I uploaded it in colour in pre-e2 days, and I was heart-broken at how badly it suffered from compression. But then it was taken on an early digital 'compact', with loads of problems (I have painful memories of the horrendous shutter-lag... )
I was in our French Twin Town, attending the official foundation stone ceremony for a new primary school building. The children of the school were queueing up to make hand prints in plaster, for plaques to decorate the new building. (That's why they are wearing plastic gloves, French girls protect their manicures even at this age...) It was a slow process and the solemnity of the occasion was weighing heavily on them...
The picture was actually used by the local monthly news magazine, which I was rather pleased about. But if only I'd had the D90 then...
Thanks for looking,
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|Camera:||Olympus C-3000 Zoom Check out Olympus Image Space!|
|Recording media:||JPEG (digital)|
|Lens Max Aperture:||f/2.8|
|Exposure Mode:||Aperture-priority AE|