My Father's Hands

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© Martha Hughes
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UploadedJune 12, 2009
TakenNovember 29, 2008
ModelFinePix A900
Exposure1/56 sec at f/2.9
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length8.8 mm
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He hates this photograph. "Didn't realized I looked so old" was his response when he saw it.

22 responses

  • Drew Anderson

    Drew Anderson gave props (12 Jun 2009):

    great shot :) FANTASTIC lighting. well well well done

  • Bridget

    Bridget (Deleted) said (12 Jun 2009):

    so beautiful. i also had a thing for photographing my fathers hands. something powerful and revealing about it. nice to have when they're gone too, as I've learned so recently.

  • Lew Harford

    Lew Harford gave props (15 Jun 2009):

    I agree...hands are so expressive of the life one has lived. Wonderful lighting.

  • Jeets Photography

    Jeets Photography (Deleted) gave props (16 Jun 2009):

    Love this

  • Daniel Angeles

    Daniel Angeles gave props (17 Jun 2009):

    wow, well captured and brilliantly done.

  • Martha Hughes

    Martha Hughes   said (17 Jun 2009):

    Thank you everyone for your comments. I must make sure that my father sees them.

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (17 Jun 2009):

    Wow great photo well done !!! got my vote :)

  • Jason Felip

    Jason Felip gave props (18 Jul 2009):

    great texture

  • Miachelle DePiano

    Miachelle DePiano (Deleted) gave props (28 Jul 2009):

    A really beautiful picture. Those hands tell a long story!

  • TreadleRoad

    TreadleRoad said (28 Jul 2009):

    very touching photo - beautiful.

  • Andy Kämpf

    Andy Kämpf said (14 Sep 2009):

    just awesome...

  • iolarah

    iolarah gave props (26 Sep 2009):

    I agree with the commenter above about the lighting--really highlights the texture of his hands.

  • Fernando Villalobos

    Fernando Villalobos said (25 Oct 2009):

    Martha, lovely shot. I love wrinkled skins, they show the history of a person...good lighting in this one.


  • Michael Kenney

    Michael Kenney gave props (26 Feb 2010):

    This is a spectacular picture. Kudos

  • jan-louise haller

    jan-louise haller gave props (14 Jun 2010):

    Great hands and great capture !

  • Bobbi

    Bobbi said (28 Jan 2011):

    Love it! There is something special about taking pictures of hands :o)

  • Lynn Pepper

    Lynn Pepper gave props (14 Feb 2011):

    Very Nice!

  • Tim E

    Tim E (Deleted) gave props (25 Feb 2011):

    excellent shot

  • Sambit Chatterjee

    Sambit Chatterjee gave props (29 Aug 2011):

    Wonderful composition! Fantastic use of light.

  • Min Chai Liu

    Min Chai Liu gave props (1 Sep 2011):

    thoughtful pose.. texture has punch

  • Ognjen Karabegović

    Ognjen Karabegović gave props (16 Sep 2011):

    Realy EXCELLENT photo.

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira gave props (22 Sep 2011):

    Brilliant!...It's an amazing image!

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