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Tools of the Trade

By Joline
I found this lady's hands and pincushion ring quite fascinating. She was a most accomplished and creative seamstress.
V2 is the color version. I thought I would like it better, but I seem to prefer the mono for this image. What do you think?

Tags: General Hands Ring Pincushion Sewing

Voters: lonely_oryx, HPalin, mrswoolybill and 28 more

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26 Sep 2013 12:29PM
At first I thought they were pinned to her hand. Blush

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HPalin 8 30 Finland
26 Sep 2013 12:31PM
Great mood!
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
26 Sep 2013 12:49PM
V2 all the way Joline !! A great capture Smile
mrswoolybill Plus
9 980 1496 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2013 12:49PM
Craftspeople's hands are always good subjects. I dithered a bit between mono and colour - but V1 is about the hands and the character, not the fabric and pins...
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
26 Sep 2013 12:51PM
Both versions work for me Joline.

CaroleS Plus
6 423 3 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2013 12:53PM
Definitely V1, it puts emphasis on those busy handsSmile
Rogerex 10 32 12 Australia
26 Sep 2013 12:57PM
Fewer distractions with V1, which allows the viewer to concentrate on the subject.
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2013 12:57PM
An interesting image, very well observed and captured Joline...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
26 Sep 2013 1:19PM
I usually go for colour Joline,
but in this case I prefer the mono.
I think the pincushion ring is a bit of a distraction in colour !!
7 10 10 England
26 Sep 2013 1:21PM
Unusual pin cushion but how useful. I prefer the colour version Joline.
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
26 Sep 2013 2:27PM
I like the mono better, but only after I studied the color awhile,
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
26 Sep 2013 2:58PM
What a great idea, Joline, and a great capture. Carol
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2013 3:07PM
A fascinating ring which I would have thought would get in the way when working.
The mono does work well for reasons above.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
26 Sep 2013 4:18PM
V1 is a very fine shot Joline and the mono is effective however, for me colour wins almost every time.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
26 Sep 2013 6:27PM
mono with the pin cushion coloured
I want one of them
26 Sep 2013 6:30PM
great shot well seen and executed too love the coloured version
TyChee Plus
11 275 1 United States
26 Sep 2013 6:32PM
Never seen a pin cushion like that. Mono all the way for this one.
26 Sep 2013 10:07PM
Colour for me.

ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
27 Sep 2013 6:30PM
The overall image works very well in mono, Joline, but you get the true splendour of that ring in colour Smile

For me, anyway.

Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2013 8:54PM
So very well seen! Grin

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