The Old Lady of Madrid

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.


  • Dominik Lastname 9y

    great crop and so melancholic
  • FOTOGRAFIA.Nelo.Esteves 9y

    a wonderful capture.
  • c.zwerg 9y

    This is a beautiful capture - the black and white brings out the melancholy of her face - or is it disapproval of being photographed?
  • click_click 9y

    One for the boards B&W photo challenge... I would have voted for it :) Great shot
  • Henriette von Muenchhausen 9y

    this look, so intense... wonderful shot! i also like the light play between the trees :)
  • Michelle Miramontes 9y

  • Mike 9y

    I wonder what those old eyes have seen, what story lies behind that face?
  • Gale Franey 9y

    I just love this photo!!!!
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Taken on November 13, 2003
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