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I shot this yesterday ie Valentine's day, the old lady in this picture lives alone.

clean sweep

I shot this yesterday ie Valentine's day, the old lady in this picture lives alone.

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this is a great photo Rory, so much in it, is she happy living alone, some people are
Rory Ingle: I am not sure, I guess so but it must be lonely, thanks for the compliment.
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 15 Feb 2010, 09:38
I like this picture, it has a lot going for it. Her old house and the modern buildings in the background. Close, but not part of it.
Rory Ingle: Thanks Louis, yeah it's a bit of a time warp thing in one pic, glad you like it.
She must be a happy lady if her dress reflects her personality! smile
Rory Ingle: yeah perhaps life is tough when your old especially in this sometimes mean city,
  • vintage
  • Australia
  • 15 Feb 2010, 11:20
She care about her surroundings
Rory Ingle: She often sweeps in front of her house, unfortunately not a safe thing to do in Johannesburg.
a great capture! i love the juxtaposition of the different elements here: the modern sky line together with the old woman sweeping.
Rory Ingle: Thanks Charles, this is what I tried to capture, not always easy to point a camera in someones direction.

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