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© Mayette Ignacio
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UploadedDecember 20, 2008
TakenDecember 6, 2008
Exposure1/80 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length45 mm
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I held her hand to help her get up, she was waiting at the bench for me when I got back from a short walk, she said she knew me when I was little, she used to wash our clothes, I took her to where my dad was so she can say goodbye.....

51 responses

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (20 Dec 2008):

    Beautiful! Just image all the things those hands have accomplished, the tears they have dried...

  • Lesley S

    Lesley S (Deleted) gave props (20 Dec 2008):

    That is a hand that has worked hard. What a beautiful picture. So full of meaning.

  • Gail Anderson

    Gail Anderson gave props (20 Dec 2008):

    this just fills me with a mixture of emotions... love, loss, happiness and sadness all rolled into one. wonderful job, Mayette.

  • Norman Caldwell

    Norman Caldwell (Deleted) gave props (20 Dec 2008):

    Artfully and meaningfully done...very nice

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (20 Dec 2008):

    If this is hard for me, i can imagine how hard it was for you... ultimate shot May.

  • Victor Ursabia

    Victor Ursabia said (20 Dec 2008):


  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (20 Dec 2008):

    Powerful and moving photo, Mayette. Very heartfelt and touching.

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (20 Dec 2008):

    Very touching Mayette!!! A very beautiful capture!!!

  • Zerina Phillip

    Zerina Phillip gave props (20 Dec 2008):

    you got it right on target. Very focus and the theme is great.

  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (20 Dec 2008):

    Powerful was the word that came to mind...great!

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (20 Dec 2008):

    Beautiful shot..... I love the B & W..

  • Bob H

    Bob H gave props (21 Dec 2008):

    Very effective in B&W

  • stuart s

    stuart s gave props (21 Dec 2008):

    Why a picture is truly worth a thousand words...

  • ! jonny the despoiler

    ! jonny the despoiler gave props (21 Dec 2008):

    cool mom..

  • Sherry

    Sherry gave props (21 Dec 2008):

    Beautiful and touching

  • Cherisse Garcia

    Cherisse Garcia gave props (22 Dec 2008):


  • bette Lee

    bette Lee gave props (22 Dec 2008):

    very nice and touching.

  • Nelson Campbell

    Nelson Campbell (Deleted) gave props (22 Dec 2008):

    This is so so beautiful and moving....

  • Christopher Long

    Christopher Long gave props (22 Dec 2008):

    Very strong & powerful image!

  • Farras Abdelnour

    Farras Abdelnour gave props (23 Dec 2008):

    really beautiful!

  • Wallace Jones

    Wallace Jones gave props (23 Dec 2008):

    awesome capture! love the black and white!

  • Gotch Gotch

    Gotch Gotch said (26 Dec 2008):

    this is more than the picture. I felt it

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (27 Dec 2008):

    So beautiful and deeply moving.

  • Oregon Curly

    Oregon Curly (Deleted) gave props (28 Dec 2008):

    Touching beyond words. Wonderful in both visual and prose. Bless you.

  • peggy gardner

    peggy gardner gave props (29 Dec 2008):

    wow, I'm speechless may.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (31 Dec 2008):

    Totally cool.

  • abel

    abel gave props (12 Jan 2009):

    Beautiful photo

  • Loree McComb

    Loree McComb   gave props (29 Jan 2009):

    I adore photos of hands & you've made this especially poinent with the caption. Absolutely lovely

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (14 Feb 2009):

    The elders we see today will be us tomorrow. Appreciate them while you can for nothings lasts forever. A+++++

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (16 Feb 2009):

    This is such a tender brought tears to my eyes! Very well done!

  • Mojica's Photo

    Mojica's Photo (Deleted) gave props (23 Mar 2009):


  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (12 Apr 2009):

    This a POWERFUL shot!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) said (5 Sep 2009):

    I still love this one so much! VOTED

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (6 Sep 2009):

    Powerful and emotive, love the words you wrote, voting..

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (7 Sep 2009):

    This is awesome Mayette, I voted!

  • Nelson Campbell

    Nelson Campbell (Deleted) gave props (19 Sep 2009):

    I so love this...back to vote...

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (23 Sep 2009):

    I am back to vote!!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (24 Sep 2009):

    Back to vote for this deeply moving shot. Wish I could vote more than once.

  • Stefi Failk

    Stefi Failk (Deleted) gave props (3 Oct 2009):

    Powerful image

  • arno galtier

    arno galtier gave props (10 Oct 2009):

    great symbol

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (11 Oct 2009):

    A beautiful and touching capture of those hardworking hands. A wonderful entry, May. voting.

  • Steven Maguire

    Steven Maguire gave props (12 Oct 2009):

    Fantastic work!!!!

  • Aaron Mythen

    Aaron Mythen gave props (15 Oct 2009):

    Nice entry voted :))

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (17 Oct 2009):

    Very moving image, lovely composition - voted!

  • Jean Pierre Vacherot

    Jean Pierre Vacherot (Deleted) gave props (12 Nov 2009):

    Beautiful, voted


    JOE FAILK gave props (19 Nov 2009):

    Back to vote

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (20 Nov 2009):

    BTV!! :)

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (5 Dec 2009):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (6 Dec 2009):

    Oh, I vote YES! Just lovely!!

  • Zerina Phillip

    Zerina Phillip gave props (7 Dec 2009):

    Awesome. Got my vote.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (14 Dec 2009):

    My vote Mayette

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