Taken in one of the quieter squares of Bhaktapur. She wasn't entirely happy with my shooting, but not so upset as to disallow it. I compensated her slightly after. Taken from quite a distance in harsh light, but I liked her attitude, and the fact that at her age she was still working so hard in the hot sun.
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dlx (71) 2009-05-07 10:01
Very nice composition, Steve.
Always so difficult to catch the right instant when photographying people.
Well done !
ilvao (2306) 2009-05-07 10:09
LOVELY HARMONY OF COLORS
HARD DAILY LIFE SCENE : she has to work to survive at this age!?
Take care - olivier
vincz (19113) 2009-05-07 11:45
I really enjoy your neaplese pictures. This one is awesome. Congratulations!
manojtnair (435) 2009-05-07 19:55
excellent composition. sharp and her expression has been captured nicely. tfs.
yquem46 (38734) 2009-05-08 12:42
Not very well paid this one steve !
however it is a good quality street scene picture and i like above all the way this lady looks at you and the slightly blurred wooden tool in motion
scalerman (26900) 2009-05-09 10:10
Hey Steve: I've never seen this one. The sharpness here is amazing - maybe too much - but it doesn't seem unrealistic. Great light management and candid moment. c
aristo (3214) 2009-05-09 23:23
Great photo of the daily life in India.
Superb documentary shot.I like expression on her face and I'm imprest,becouse like you've said,she still work,despite her age.
- Copyright: Steve Saba (stevesaba) (8135)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2009-03-27
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Canon 400D (Rebel XTI), Canon 70-200mm f/4 L USM, RAW
- Exposure: f/6.3, 1/200 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2009-05-07 9:39
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