Otavalo is famous for its Saturday's markets: animals and handicrafts. The animals market (Mercado de Animales) begins at 5:00am and runs to 9:00am. All the animals are livestock (horses, cows, sheep, pigs, chicken) or pets (dogs, cats). It is busy place where people want to sell and the other bargain to get a right price. Between those people I saw an elderly lady that took a nap not carrying much about the market. As others were busy at the market she was enjoying her dreams.
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berek (44431) 2014-08-09 4:27
a beautiful portrait. So I like the details on his face . successful management of light and color.
Have a nice weekend.
jhm (145228) 2014-08-09 6:51
Maybe was these lady a very early in the morning at work on the market, a short little sleep was maybe extra for her.
Nice portrait of these lady, I would the age not dare estimate!
Very well composition, nice presentation too.
Nice done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
saxo042 (37724) 2014-08-09 8:43
A very fine picture with beautiful colours. This is more than just a portrait, there are an abundance of details to be enjoyed here.
gervaso (12336) 2014-08-11 8:44
Great portrait of this woman with the typical clothes of the region. I have a picture like that, but with a Bolivian woman. Excellent depth of field to emphasize her! Wonderful composition!
pajaran (55611) 2014-08-12 23:40
Interesantan tekst o Otavalo i trziste stokom sa opisom ...
Lep pogled na staricu u narodnoj nosnji ...
Dobar trenutak snimka i kontrast, lepo pokazana starica i trenutak.
Dobar rad, lepo uhvacen trenutak, lepe boje.
An interesting article about the Otavalo market and cattle with a description ...
A nice view of an old woman in traditional costume ...
Good time recording and contrast nicely demonstrated the old woman and the moment.
Good work, nice captured moment, beautiful colors.
All the best.
Nicou (131526) 2014-08-13 1:38
quelle attitude et image quel portrait de cette dame superbe les traits sur le visage la tête légèrement penchée superbe.
Bravo et amitié
Didi (59186) 2014-08-15 0:12
Very good portrait well framed
The man has a nice natural attitude
Waylim (25434) 2014-08-15 16:24
Very cool shot. I love how you caught her with here eyes close as if she was really napping. Love the traditional clothes of the Inka people. Really beuatiful. I was here with a film camera back then. Love the country and the people.
ruisc_pt (10892) 2014-08-17 12:41
Hi Zbigniew Kalinowski,
Nice frame and ambiance.
Colours and sharpness very well managed,
mvdisco (17784) 2014-08-19 15:51
Hi Zbgniew, Bonjour,
Very nice portrait of this lady with a hat,
great details and good contrast and light,
Excellent POV and sharpness..
very well done.
eldancer1 (32844) 2014-08-23 9:24
Awesome portrait of this lady! It looks like she is meditating. I like the 3/4 view with good lighting and sharp details. Well done, tfs.
- Copyright: Zbigniew Kalinowski (fotka) (3983)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-12-03
- Categories: Daily Life, Decisive Moment
- Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ 28, Leica Vario-Elmarit 1:2.8-4.4/4.8-86.4
- Exposure: f/3.7, 1/200 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-08-09 4:12