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Spinning a yarn

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 30 May 2010 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

Lady spinning wool at the Medieval Fayre in Jarrow, Sunday 23rd. May 2010.

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STEED from SOMEWHERE IN FRANCE, France

Nice smile.........................and Out of Time picture....I like it ....

30 May 2010 6:00am

Philip from South Wales, United Kingdom

Goof choice of B&W. It lends it an 'old world' charm.

30 May 2010 6:33am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

This is beautiful. The perfect tones for this shot. I also like the mood here. Thanks for the tips regarding filters. Much appreciated.

30 May 2010 7:09am

trilliana from Munich, Germany

she seems to have a lot of fun spinning. nice tone and texture of the clothes.

30 May 2010 7:57am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Super processing Curly.

30 May 2010 8:36am

@Nigel: Get yourself the free Virtual Photographer plug in Nigel, it's loaded with heaps of great presets. http://www.optikvervelabs.com/

Carmen from Madrid, Spain

nice portrait!

30 May 2010 8:55am

Marie-Jezaria from Paris, France

Brilliant portrait ! Love the old fashion treatment ! Great capture ! 5*

30 May 2010 10:55am

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Penelope Smiling spinning! An excellent composition and a lovely smile Curly!

30 May 2010 10:55am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Perfect treatment for this delicately lit portrait

30 May 2010 11:06am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

good smile !!
contagieux sourire !! et douce coloration sépia pour ce tendre portrait

30 May 2010 11:53am

Henk van Rijssen from Utrecht, Netherlands

Great photo and nice processing.
Love these themes.

30 May 2010 11:59am

Grifola from Boston, United States

Really nice tones and contrast

30 May 2010 1:09pm

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

A page from the past, n what a lovely shy smile

30 May 2010 1:18pm

RORO from LE HAVRE, France

Great shot, i really like this kind !

30 May 2010 1:19pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Beautifully caught .......looks perfectly natural.....nice work !

30 May 2010 2:03pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Great photo . Super processing !

30 May 2010 2:23pm

CherishedKeepsakePhotography from Chapmanville, United States

terrific capture and toning

30 May 2010 3:05pm

Yvon from Orleans, France

great and lovely portrait

30 May 2010 4:14pm

Yvon from Orleans, France

great and lovely portrait

30 May 2010 4:15pm

alex centrella from California, United States

a great capture that says it all...

30 May 2010 4:26pm

dr pankaj shukla from panaji, India

Oh !What an eye catching image !
Simple yet so striking !

30 May 2010 4:51pm

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Lovely lady....excellent portrait.

30 May 2010 5:50pm

Marilla from Turku, Finland

Great portrait of this lady! I love the warm feeling in this.

30 May 2010 6:24pm

Majo from Mumbai, India

nice sepia tone

30 May 2010 6:59pm

DenisSm from Prague, Czech Republic

very nice tonoes..i like it

30 May 2010 7:45pm

Bonvilston from Cardiff, United Kingdom

Looks like she has been around for centuries doing this.

Thanks for giving the link to the plug in - I must give that a try

30 May 2010 7:52pm

Sandy Weston from Madison, Maine, United States

I like the sepia look! I spin wool myself ....and many other fibers....nice shot :)

30 May 2010 11:35pm

Steve from Atlanta, United States

A great portrait...love the nostalgic look!

31 May 2010 2:41am

marsa from Tehran, Iran

great portrait. nice framing.like the sepia tone.

31 May 2010 6:01am

M@ndy from London, United Kingdom

nice moment

31 May 2010 7:51am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Excellent portrait and treatment sepia!

31 May 2010 1:47pm

Annierita from New Delhi, India

Nice portrait and the treatment is perfect.

31 May 2010 4:26pm

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(old west wales boy), Germany

Cracking shot,the processing is spot on..

31 May 2010 4:45pm

Tim from Ft. Worth, United States

nicely simple. i like her expression of joy. it mirrors your joy of taking the picture :)

31 May 2010 10:14pm

Amanda from Jersey City, United States

What a warm smile--very kind portrait.

1 Jun 2010 5:23pm

Gautam from Dubai, United Arab Emirates

a beatific smile...

4 Jun 2010 2:49pm

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

Very good portrait.

6 Jun 2010 7:39pm

PENTAX K100D
1/125 second
F/9.5
ISO 200
64 mm (35mm equiv.)

black-and-white
jarrow
medieval
fayre