The Old Lady of Madrid

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    Way back in 2003 I visited my friend Cachu and her family in Madrid.
    I had a great time there and took a load of photos but it was months later before I posted any photos.
    This is a shot of an old woman sitting in a park enjoying the autumn sunshine somewhere in Madrid. Unfortunately I was quite far away from her and had to use the "digital zoom" of my Sony 717 to get this close so the quality isn't the best but I really liked this image.

    gigamatronics5, Samuel Barr Photography, and 4 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Domk 110 months ago | reply

      great crop and so melancholic

    2. c.zwerg 110 months ago | reply

      This is a beautiful capture - the black and white brings out the melancholy of her face - or is it disapproval of being photographed?

    3. click_click 110 months ago | reply

      One for the boards B&W photo challenge... I would have voted for it :) Great shot

    4. malidinapoli 110 months ago | reply

      this look, so intense... wonderful shot! i also like the light play between the trees :)

    5. Big Mike 42 110 months ago | reply

      I wonder what those old eyes have seen, what story lies behind that face?

    6. Gale Franey 108 months ago | reply

      I just love this photo!!!!

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