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Working in the Garden

Posted by
Philip (South Wales, United Kingdom) on 10 November 2009 in People & Portrait.

Canon EOS 400D 1/125 second F/5.6 ISO 100 18 mm

Any tips or constructive criticism are welcome.

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I appreciate all your comments, thank you so much. I do read all the comments and will try to answer any questions you have.

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld, Germany

Good "British" scene.I would have maybe tried turning the camera on its side as well to get a bit more foreground in (but then maybe you did)

10 Nov 2009 8:10am

@Anthony Morgan Lambert: Good idea. I did want to get the house in though. The house is in West Ireland.

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Lots of work to do! Heave ho! :-)

10 Nov 2009 8:23am

@MadScientist: That's never stopped him. He is cutting the grass in his garden in Ireland. He only visits twice a year so you can imagine how tall the grass was.

Álvaro from Cascais, Portugal

Great scene and good shot.

10 Nov 2009 12:29pm

@Álvaro: Thanks.

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

He has the look of a man who could do with your help!

10 Nov 2009 9:10pm

@Curly: Believe me he needs no help! He is 82, is my wife's Uncle and comes from the West of Ireland. When he visits and helps me in my garden I struggle to keep up with him even though I am nearly 40 years younger.

[email protected] from Paris, France

Such a true scene with a true temper it seems ! And you say he's 82 ? Respect !

10 Nov 2009 10:28pm

@[email protected]: I think he wanted help not his picture taken!!!!!

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

This image / portrait is more than lovely . It is one moment of ordinary life .

10 Nov 2009 11:39pm

Scott F. Schilling from San Martin, United States

Awesome image and wonderful visual interest! This makes me tired!

11 Nov 2009 4:53am

Canon EOS 400D
1/125 second
ISO 100
18 mm