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  1. January 15, 2014

    framing of subtleties

  2. January 15, 2014

    Stuff I’ve seen when I was a child. Amazing that they are still there today. Reliable stuff. And it provides jobs.
    Great photo.

    • January 15, 2014

      Very reliable stuff which is needed in places where things do not get thrown out but fixed. My grandpa used to have a ‘machine’ similar to his…if I recall correctly.

  3. January 15, 2014

    Beautiful gesture and focused expression. I like the light creating a frame around him.
    Maybe the “goggles apparition” is due to a wrong screen setting ?

  4. January 15, 2014

    Canary, I like the subject but I’m having a difficult time with how deep shadowing is. It is hard to read the grinders face under his hat. Or are they goggles?

    • January 15, 2014

      I see your point, Tim. However, the sunlight was extremely bright that day – and, hence, the shadowing quite deep. In this instance, I didn’t care so much about the face of the grinder but rather the effects of light and shadows in the image. And, no, no goggles.

  5. January 15, 2014

    What a brilliant photo. It made me homesick too.

    • January 15, 2014

      Thanks so much, Tish! I hope it made you homesick in a good and nostalgic kind of way…

      • January 15, 2014

        Yes, indeed. It’s a long time since we left Nairobi – 2000, but Kenya, as I’m sure you know, gets under your skin and in your blood…

      • January 15, 2014

        Yes, it does get under your skin. At times positively and sometimes negatively. The impression is lasting tho…

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