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  Mini#24 Best of 2012
Entry 12 of 39
   
 
Oldness       ©2013 Old Finn
Panasonic DMC-FZ28       12th place, 80 points
1/250s, f4.4, ISO 100, 486mm, Normal Program, Center Weighted Average, no flash
 
Post-Processing: Cropped, brightness, contrast, USM, resized for the contest, sharpened       Extra Info: None
 
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Steven T
Jan 14, 2013
    A nice portrait. I'll bet this person has some stories to tell! They're not wrinkles - they're the epaulets of Life's campaigns.

evaan
Jan 14, 2013
    I like the image you presented. It is interesting. The hand, hair and hat are all good. I wish it was just a bit shaper, especially around the eyes...that would have made it spectacular. Still, there is a high level of interest just as it is.

Mepo
Jan 14, 2013
    Someone is relishing a nice hot cup of tea or coffee. I know that it can be a real treat and is sometimes the highlight of the day. That's the special moment I see captured here. Super portrait!

Joanna
Jan 13, 2013
    A great take; Definitely a favourite. Maybe even better with the extreme right boards removed.
Edited on Jan 13, 2013

wrosenthal
Jan 13, 2013
    A wonderful character study.

Old Finn
Jan 13, 2013
    Thanks for the nice comments. The distance to the lady was about 15 meters from my table and I did not want to disturb her by going closer in order to get a better photo.

Lo
Jan 13, 2013
    Expertly taken. This is a lady, who despite her advanced years, has not lost interest in the world around her.

forkcandles
Jan 13, 2013
    the title could be called experience. a tighter crop of the of the planks on RH side amd reduce the foreground base.

JaneyKay
Jan 13, 2013
    I think this photo is a nice moment of real life. It would be better in black and white I think and probably this was done with a long zoom? I don't like the title either ... but it will be in my top 3 because it's a nice slice of life!

elliott
Jan 12, 2013
    great capture. great framing. in my favorites.

rafinmelb
Jan 12, 2013
    Lovely. The only criticism is that the focus is not 100% on the eyes.

Jade O.
Jan 12, 2013
    The geometric elements subtly but effectively reinforce the subject. The colouring, tonality, and texture work harmonious with with framing and composition. A really nice effort!

doto
Jan 11, 2013
    Great subject but the exposure and sharpness are not ideal.
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