Road Makers Feet

While driving back home I noticed some workers working on a concrete road near East of Kailash in New Delhi, India.

 

I was shocked to see, these guys had no boots on there feet and were working on this rough surface all day long, just like this

 

I greatful to my life, I have a pair of shoes...

  • RUKnight 9y

    Nice composition. I feel that the color is a little uneven. The brick wall is nicely saturated, but his shirt and pants appear washed out. I agree that since his feet are the main subject, a wider shot would allow for the whole foot.

    Also, his "fly" is open. You lose 5 points for that. Think how that would affect the children if they were to see his winkie in this picture. (JUST KIDDING: Satire on the inane comments sometimes seen on Flickr)

    Rating #3:

    Rated 6 out of 10 in the 100 Points group.
  • Andrew Castellano 9y

    A great, meaningful shot. I like the contrast between the dull colored clothes and the brightly colored wall. It works very well symbolically. Only drawback is the chopped off toe at the bottom.

    Rating #4:

    Rated 8 out of 10 in the 100 Points group.
  • Jeff Cummings 9y

    i like the photo. and the idea behind it but would like it a lot better if i could see his face...his emotion from the hard labor w/out the shoes

    Rating #4:

    Rated 7 out of 10 in the 100 Points group.
  • Omar Eduardo 9y

    Title3 "Feet Made Road"
  • Molly Simoneau 9y

    great colors and composition. I don't mind not being able to see his face, this image is about his hands and feet.
    I wish his foot wasn't cut off at the bottom.

    Rating #6:

    Rated 8 out of 10 in the 100 Points group.
  • Sonny 9y

    I feel the framing could be improved as has been said before.

    It would have been better for you to mask out the areas that you didn't want to increase the red tones. What you have done is amplify a lot of reds in his legs and pants that take away from the image.

    Rating #7:

    Rated 6 out of 10 in the 100 Points group.
  • owenburridge 9y

    I really like this picture. The vibrant reds of the bricks contrasts very strongly with the dirtiness of the rest of the picture. I think it would have been better to crop wider, though. In the future, take wider shots and crop in photoshop, not in camera. You can always crop more off, but you can't create more of the picture in photoshop.

    Rating #8:

    Rated 8 out of 10 in the 100 Points group.
  • Michael French 9y

    Cool image. You get the feeling of the work that has been going on. The colors are vibrant as well.
    Rating #9:

    Rated 8 out of 10 in the 100 Points group.
  • jasohill 9y

    It's a very well taken photograph. the colours are all there and so is the sharpness. The only problem for me is the composition. I would have loved to see the whole person and not just their lower half. Therefore, I cannot give this full points.

    Rating #10:

    Rated 7 out of 10 in the 100 Points group.
  • Sonny 9y

    Final rating in the 100 Points group is 74 Points.

    Well done!

    Please publish this photograph in the 70-79 Points Group and thank you very much for participating in the 100 points Group.
  • Akhilesh Sharma 9y

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  • JPEG Junkie 9y

    Wow! What a long way I had to go to leave a comment, but it deserves it. I haven't read all the others, but I must say, you have a good eye for a photo.
  • Bill Holmes 9y

    We should all be greatful for small gifts like shoes!
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  • Grant Matthews 9y

    Great capture of a meaningful point.

    Ps.. You need to wait and have three posts between your next one in the www.flickr.com/groups/reportcard/ group...

    Grade_B (from the www.flickr.com/groups/reportcard/ group)
  • Simone Carluccio 9y

    So beautiful....

    rated good1 by flickr's 100 best photographers
  • Smyl 9y

    Grade A+ (from the www.flickr.com/groups/reportcard/ group)

    you have pinpointed the ochres, reds, browns, and beiges of the ancient artists Davinci and co and have used them in this photo. Isn't that awesome!
  • RyanC Photography 9y

    The composition is PERFECT, the colors and tones work great here also.

    Very well done.

    Grade A+ (from the www.flickr.com/groups/reportcard/ group)
  • anna 9y

    this is great....wonderful shot and an instant favorite!!
  • jessi. 9y

    I've commented on this shot before... a very strong image.

    rated "good2" by flickr's 100 best photographers
  • Soul Indian Journeys 7y

    the subject seems to stand out so well due to the red wall behind...the pic is remniscent of how hard thier life must be....
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