Another shot for Northen Vietnam Hill Tribe Lady.
Accrorging to the guide, she is around 90 years old and lives in small house by herself. I cannnot forget her strong eye.
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mesutilgim (80076) 2012-11-15 13:36
Something quite different than your "used" themes but topclass.
Very good pov and layout.
And those eyes !! They tell so many stories.
TFS and best regards
holmertz (37127) 2012-11-15 13:43
Possibly this old woman once was as beautiful as many of the girls you have shown us in some of the ceremonies and festivals. We don't really want to think of ourselves as old and weak and handicapped. This is a remarkble portrait, very touching.
ACL1978 (7467) 2012-11-15 14:15
There's a wonderful sense of both strength and frailty here, Takero. This woman would have every excuse to simply fade away in her difficult condition, yet she forges ahead. There's still some sharpness in those old eyes, it looks like. Wonderful light from above creates an almost religious quality to this as well.
williewhistler (12469) 2012-11-15 14:37
a very moving image of an elderly lady who still retains the brightest of eyes despite her advancing years.
A most emotive photograph.Beautiful.
ricardomattos (4268) 2012-11-15 15:20
Very nice image and colors.Very good sharpness. Well done.
carlo62 (27700) 2012-11-15 15:23
sono passati un pò di anni, chissà come se la passa la donna.
Bello il forte contrasto tra la donna con il suo abbigliamento e la chiave appesa al collo così moderna.
larhrissiHicham (577) 2012-11-15 17:26
Sharp and vivid eyes though the hands of time seem heavy on the rest of this lady's body.
Obviously your timing was perfect...The outcome is quite impressive.
All the settings seem well balanced...bravo.
All the best
Sonata11 (33157) 2012-11-15 18:19
this portrait of this old lady is magnificent. You captured her wonderfully, flawlessly executed. An excellent work. I love it. Brilliant work. Love it. Thank you Takero.
All the best,
macjake (52184) 2012-11-15 22:38
wow, this one may just be one of your best.
you are so correct about capturing the woman's eye.
that for sure is the main highlight...the viewer can't help but feel captivated and drawn to her.
annjackman (17797) 2012-11-15 22:48
This is a remarkable portrait from Vietnam. The framing and DOF are perfect. She has excellent eye contact with you. The touch of pink around her waist adds an excellent splash of colour.
Very well done.
Kind Regards, Ann
emka (73329) 2012-11-15 23:57
Hi Takero, She looks very old and tired. The eyes are very impressive. Strange dress. You need to go somewhere for holidays, you miss travelling :)
Kofman (2261) 2012-11-16 1:05
ça nous change complètement l'univers de tes photos.
Une très vieille femme, sans fard, sans aucun embellissement, dans sa vérité absolue, dans sa vieillesse et pourtant si belle et noble. Avec ce regard de toute sa vie.
Très belle photo.
Toujours avec beaucoup d'amitié pour toi,
Noel_Byrne (20810) 2012-11-16 11:41
I can see why here eyes remain in your memory, her gaze is very piercing and intense, and despite her age and frailty, burns bright with life. This is a very brilliant capture, of a very unique woman. Thanks for sharing this, a shot for the ages!
All the best
ourania (26456) 2012-11-16 13:16
Hello dear Takero,
a very special and captivating picture of the strong and fragile, weak and dignified elderly lady. You have approached her with great interest and care for her character and life and are presenting her now to us in a superb picture. Your composition is impressive. You have isolated her from the background and the way her face and glance are framed by her hand, stick and hand accentuates its intrigue and our fascination. The lighting makes her skin and eyes look almost transparent. A magnificent photo, congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a lovely weekend,
aliabazari (11707) 2012-11-16 19:14
TopGeo (38168) 2012-11-17 0:00
Hello Takero, Fine this a different idea
this portrait of this old lady in your capture have a dynamic in eyes off flawlessly executed. An excellent work. I like it wonderfully work. Thank you Takero.
Eric_vd (289) 2012-11-17 3:06
A critique at the wrong place from Topgeo
Hello Takero, Fine this a different idea Nice detailed image pleasant for look at.
Excellent composition, good presentation too.
this portrait of this old lady in your capture have a dynamic in eyes off flawlessly executed. An excellent work. I like it wonderfully work.
Thank you Takero.
jlbrthnn (79791) 2012-11-17 6:42
This old lady is very poignant. She should not be alone. The picture is remarkable. Excellent quality. Bravo.
Have a nice day
abmdsudi (39634) 2012-11-17 21:02
Pak Takero YTH
Kore wa, watashi wa itsumo, kōrei-sha ga kono yō ni watashinōkiniiri no tāgettodeari, toru no ga daisuki to iu sugureta hitobito no eizō jinrui no taishō to narimasu. Shisei wa kanzen ni kanojo no nenrei o han'ei shite umaku haichi sa rete iru. Anata no renzu ga seimei o motarasu to haikei ofu yoi shōmei to yawaraka-sa de kono shotto ni kagayaki o tsuika de kanojo ni mieru. Shikashi, wazukana roshutsu fusoku to watashi no iken de yoriyoi kontorasuto o rendaringu shimasu. Anata wa, oiwainokotoba to kashiko ni kansha shimasu.
raszid62 (18583) 2012-11-18 9:47
Great portrait of a very old woman in traditional clothes of mountaineers from Vietnam. You can see that poor woman, life, age and hard work bent to the ground. Why up to old age could not be healthy. Death for me is natural and understandable enough infirmity - which is something hard for me to accept. Superb image quality.
mauro61 (52623) 2012-11-18 10:23
una bella immagine di questa anziana donna china sotto il peso degli anni.
Immagini che toccano sempre per la tenerezza che riescono a trasmettere,
bravo amico mio
TRB (13561) 2012-11-18 12:29
very successful, very artistic portrait.
model is gorgeous
super exposure, congratulations
jemaflor (80752) 2012-11-21 9:35
Well framed this old lady, I like the glance and the perfect sharpness, Good result.
Bluejeans (64247) 2012-11-21 10:46
Ola Takero ,
Que belo retrato desta senhora de idade dever ter muitas histórias para contar da vida dura , muito bons os detalhes , parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
mkamionka (29253) 2012-11-22 13:20
fantastic portrait although there is some sadness here. The woman is so much bend down. And her face so full of experience. Excellent work!
kiks (11749) 2012-11-29 7:37
Absolutly strong eyes and what an contrast with the wick body posture. Lovely portret.
risblis (272) 2012-11-30 1:36
Hi Takero and congratulations on this wonderful photo!. It speaks a thousand words.
stevesaba (8135) 2012-12-18 2:50
A lovely one from Vietnam! Beautifull framed and wonderful eye contact. I want to return to this area again one day! Fine work, warm regards, Steve
elenimavrandoni (14241) 2013-09-26 19:58
Takero, this is an extraordinary documentary shot,a testimonial of life, the expression of the eyes is amazing, they are so full of life and desire to live, the hand holding the cane is so strong still..
my congratulations and compliments to your beautiful work!!
all the best always
- Copyright: Takero KAWABATA (bukitgolfb301) (34488)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-04-29
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Canon 1D MKIII, Canon EF 70-200 f/2.8L IS USM
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/125 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-11-15 13:33
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