Knitting Time

© Patti Coblentz

Knitting Time

Michelle Alton level-classic 6/3/2010 1:30:51 AM

What an amazing and wonderful capture, Patricia. Is this the equivalent of surfing the net on the job? #1274784

Patti Coblentz level-classic 6/3/2010 1:33:19 AM

:LOL:, Michelle..I would say yes :)
Thank you!

Patti #8661562

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 6/3/2010 2:31:04 AM

LOL @ Michelle's comment about the net. Wonderful colorful capture of their everyday life. Great composition too. #8661600

Katarina Mansson 6/3/2010 2:35:40 AM

Well spotted and a fantastic story teller! #8661607

Gord MacEachern level-classic 6/3/2010 3:09:49 AM

WOW Patti, fabulous candid capture here, great colors and detail!!! #8661656

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 6/3/2010 3:47:27 AM

Beautifully captured street scene, Patti! So colorful and natural! #8661708

Joy Rector level-classic 6/3/2010 4:04:45 AM

beautiful shot #8661742

Leslie McLain level-classic 6/3/2010 4:22:20 AM

Wonderful capture and colors. #8661810

Jeff Robinson level-classic 6/3/2010 4:50:02 AM

Great color and slice of life capture!! Jeff #8661887

Debra R. Harder 6/3/2010 4:52:02 AM

Your timing was perfect on this, Patti! I love the colors, details and, of course, wonderful moment. A fabulous story-telling image! Deb #8661892

Nikki McDonald level-classic 6/3/2010 4:52:48 AM

Wonderful interest in this capture, Patti. I love her industry -- and the child who is equally interested in his orange in the background. What a feast of color! #8661896

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 6/3/2010 4:59:11 AM

Hi Patricia,Excellent street scene.Beautiful color,and it tells a story!!!! #8661915

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 6/3/2010 5:08:06 AM

Beautiful story telling image Patti!!
Wonderful!!! :) #8661938

Patti Coblentz level-classic 6/3/2010 5:18:18 AM

Thanks, everyone...I'm really pleased that you like this :)

Patti #8661960

Errick L. Cameron level-classic 6/3/2010 5:24:33 AM

Great colors and capture. #8661973

Renata Gusciora level-classic 6/3/2010 6:26:40 AM

Wonderful story telling image,Patti!Great colors and composition! #8662127

David Phalen level-classic 6/3/2010 6:28:00 AM

Love the colors, shapes and character study of the woman knitting!! #8662134

Ann H. Belus level-classic 6/3/2010 6:42:54 AM

Excellent human interest story told here, Patti; superbly captured! Love those deep colors, comp, and depth! #8662176

Mary Alston level-classic 6/3/2010 7:16:59 AM

Beautiful scene. Great timing and placement of the women and the child. #8662292

Jack Ryan 6/3/2010 8:34:22 AM

Just a wonderful well composed and with excellent detail and color...lots of interest...great work. #8662492

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic 6/3/2010 9:14:10 AM

Wonderful image full of color Patricia!,
Amalia #8662614

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 6/3/2010 9:34:17 AM

Fantastic candid capture. #8662676

Stefania Barbier level-classic 6/3/2010 10:43:20 AM

colorful and gorgeous story telling capture! #8662825

Steve M. Harrington level-classic 6/3/2010 10:49:10 AM

This is what travel shooting is all about: telling stories and capturing the flavor and feel of others' lives. You have done both so well here, Patti!
Bonus! Is that Michael Jackson I see sitting in the background? :)
Steve #8662847

Kerry Hill level-classic 6/3/2010 1:07:05 PM

Wonderful capture Patti, beautifully colourful with excellent details! #8663109

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 6/3/2010 1:29:11 PM

A magnificent candid captured with superb tones, colors, detail, clarity, comp, poses & mood here, Patricia! Outstanding image & work indeed! WTG! My dream vacation! #8663155

Patti Coblentz level-classic 6/3/2010 3:01:22 PM

Thank you so much for all of your wonderful comments...I truly appreciate them :) Patti


Rony Sagy 6/3/2010 6:17:24 PM

Wonderful authentic capture, Patricia. #8663778

Patti Coblentz level-classic 6/3/2010 6:25:44 PM

Thank you very much, Rony!

Patti #8663803

William C. Raco level-classic 6/3/2010 6:49:43 PM

What a great scene, composition, light, colors, shapes and details
Very nice, Patti #8663887

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 6/3/2010 6:52:38 PM

Nicely seen Patti, great story telling work. Excellent!! #8663895

Daniella Puente level-classic 6/3/2010 7:24:44 PM

The colors of my place :))) love it Patti, you captured really good a perfect street detail of the andean villages here! #8664010

Patti Coblentz level-classic 6/3/2010 7:36:49 PM

Thank you Donna, Bill, and Daniella!

Daniella...I'm pleased you like the capture of this village scene in your beautiful part of the world! #8664031

Carol L. Fowler 6/3/2010 8:03:24 PM

Beautiful portrait of this woman in her daily routins #8664058

Ann Coates level-classic 6/3/2010 8:29:51 PM

Really cool street scene here Patricia. Looks like the little boy is eating into the profits. #8664095

Rona L. Schwarz 6/3/2010 9:51:02 PM

I can only echo what others have said - marvelous street scene with vibrant colors and great story-telling. I love these captures of every day life! Very nice work, Patti! #8664177

Julianne Bradford 6/3/2010 10:04:58 PM

Shes making good use of her time :-) What a wonderful capture filled with great story telling and detail Patricia! #8664192

Joannie Bertucci level-classic 6/4/2010 3:53:29 AM

It looks like Peruvian life just burst forth for your camera Patti! Outstanding local composition with colors that are so alive! I still see a story for this woman and the Lollipop Lady! :-) #8664528

Patti Coblentz level-classic 6/4/2010 6:10:28 AM

Thanks so much everyone!

LOL, would sure be an interesting and colorful story, no doubt!

Patti #8664899

Marcie A. Fowler level-classic 6/4/2010 6:31:06 AM

A very colorful story telling image. #8664946

Patti Coblentz level-classic 6/4/2010 6:33:12 AM

Good morning, Marcie..thank you :)

Patti #8664955

Nancy J. Locke level-classic 6/4/2010 6:37:04 AM


Such vibrant color and great composition. Great lighting. A CLASSIC NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MOMENT!!!

Cheers, Nancy J Locke #8664964

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic 6/4/2010 6:44:26 AM

Wonderful scene with gorgeous colors and light. Excellent work Patti.
JP #8664984

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 6/4/2010 8:54:07 PM

I love all the beautiful colors in this multi tasking image, Patti! I like how you capture the little boy eating the fruits! :-) k #8666445

Patti Coblentz level-classic 6/4/2010 8:55:37 PM

Thank you very much Nancy, JP, and Kitty!

Patti #8666448

Sharon C. Hinze 6/4/2010 8:56:08 PM

Getting a word in edgewise here is a bit difficult the color, composition and human stories you've captured here.
Sharon #8666449

Patti Coblentz level-classic 6/4/2010 8:59:01 PM

Thank you, Sharon...sorry I haven't been so involved w/ MP...but I will...really and truly!!

Patti #8666455

Laura E. Swan level-classic 6/4/2010 9:07:11 PM

Wonderful image, Patti! I love how the umbrella shades them as well in the heat of the day! Also I enjoyed the dynamics of one person eating one resting and one working!

Great job!



Patti Coblentz level-classic 6/4/2010 9:09:18 PM

Thanks, Laura! That place is jammed packed with action and the vendors find themselves a place and settle in for the day...sort of watching the day go by. It is a fantastic atmosphere.

Patti #8666462

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 6/5/2010 3:45:43 AM

Wonderful, Patti! Such an abundant scene - colour, composition, light, and subject are fabulous! #8666682

Thomas E. Hinds level-classic 6/5/2010 7:15:23 AM

Incredibly well composed street scene with rich color and detail! Love it, indeed! Great capture, Patti! #8667004

Antonio Amen level-classic 6/5/2010 12:05:08 PM

Excellent shot. Thanks for comment my photos.
António #8667506

Kathy Salerni level-classic 6/6/2010 12:12:36 AM

A beautiful, colorful capture of life as it is, Patti! A superb image! #8668407

Ron McEwan 6/6/2010 4:40:23 AM

I like this one very much. So colorful. They don't waist their time do they. Always working at something. Outstanding candid image. #8668590

Patti Coblentz level-classic 6/6/2010 5:17:55 AM

Thank you very much Marilyn, Tom, Antonio, Kathy, and Ron...I appreciate it!

Patti #8668676

Mitch Spence level-classic 6/6/2010 8:06:12 AM

The colorful markets are endlessly fascinating, aren't they, Patti? Great capture of the environment and the market people. #8669017

Patti Coblentz level-classic 6/6/2010 8:30:25 AM

Yes, they really are! Thank you, Mitch )

Patti #8669083

Dianna Murphy 6/6/2010 10:50:24 AM

What an awesome story telling image. I love the detail and all the wonderful colors. Great job. a winner to me. #8669314

Christine Lobsinger level-classic 6/6/2010 6:28:25 PM

Hi Patti...
My kind of photography!! Simply living!!
Excellent shot with excellent vibrant colourful colouring!! Hope to see this one again!!

Patti Coblentz level-classic 6/6/2010 7:13:38 PM

Thanks very much Dianna, and Christine!

Patti #8670209

Val Feldman level-classic 6/7/2010 7:06:17 AM

A bonanza of wonderfully drenched color, complete with gorgeous detail and story-telling appeal...Patti, truly, what a keen eye you have for making the ordinary so doggoned extraordinary thru the lens of your camera...this is just marvelous! #8671043

Patti Coblentz level-classic 6/7/2010 7:14:37 AM

And you are so doggoned expressive, Miss Val...thanks for the wonderful comment, my friend!

Patti #8671058

Hendrik Storme level-classic 6/9/2010 1:31:01 PM

Great shot Patricia! #8682790

Patti Coblentz level-classic 6/9/2010 2:47:37 PM

Thanks, Hendrick!

Patti #8682920

Phillip R. Connolly level-classic 6/12/2010 7:07:40 PM

An excellent candid, Patti!! A real people interest capture...and soooooo colourful!! You see this type of image in NG!!

Phil #8691253

Patti Coblentz level-classic 6/12/2010 8:37:22 PM

Thanks for that nice comment, Phil!

Patti #8691376

Nikki McDonald level-classic 7/3/2010 6:25:28 AM

Well, I'm obviously not the only one who loves this image, Patti. It's my favorite of your June entries and I can only echo what everyone else has said about its color, human interest and story telling impact. Great job and I'd love to see it go on.
Others I liked are Cactus Window for its tones, composition and perfect combination of sharp and soft focus; Into the Wind for its selective crop and excellent perspective; and Tangled up in Green for its blocks of shapes and contrasting textures. Good luck in the June contest. #8731782

Patti Coblentz level-classic 7/3/2010 6:28:13 AM

Thank you so much, Nikki...I love your monthly input and always look forward to it! I hope you have a great holiday weekend!

Patti #8731788

Bojan Bencic level-classic 7/12/2010 2:30:32 PM

Congratulations on your finalists, Patricia. #8751775

Tammy Espino level-classic 7/12/2010 2:34:57 PM

Congrats on your awesome finalist :) #8751818

Nikki McDonald level-classic 7/12/2010 2:40:07 PM

I'm smilin' big, Patti. Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round. #8751883

Hendrik Storme level-classic 7/12/2010 3:08:09 PM

Congratulations on your finalists,well done!!! #8752254

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 7/12/2010 3:28:08 PM


Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 7/12/2010 3:38:11 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8752567

Gord MacEachern level-classic 7/12/2010 4:17:17 PM

Big congratulations on this very well deserved Finalist Patti! #8752949

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 7/12/2010 4:17:55 PM

WTG on your fantastic finalists, Patti! :-) k #8752955

Lorna Shutter level-classic 7/12/2010 4:27:17 PM

I thought I made a comment on this image before, but I can't find it anywhere! Oh well, I'm making one now! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for this beautifully captured image, Patti!!!!! WTG, my friend!!! :)
Photobucket #8753068

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic 7/12/2010 4:35:08 PM

Fantastic colors and depiction of everyday life. Outstanding finalist Patricia! #8753184

Kathy Salerni level-classic 7/12/2010 4:42:56 PM

Congratulations on this well deserved finalist, Patti! Best of luck in the next round! #8753286

Renata Gusciora level-classic 7/12/2010 4:46:10 PM

HUge congratulations on this superb finalist,Patti!!!:-) #8753326

Julianne Bradford 7/12/2010 5:13:09 PM

Congratulations! Wonderful finalist Patti! #8753586

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic 7/12/2010 5:15:49 PM

Wonderful image that tells so much about life! Congratulations for a so well deserved finalist Patricia! Good luck in the next round. This is a beautiful image! #8753617

Daniella Puente level-classic 7/12/2010 5:55:24 PM

Love this too :))) congrats! #8754006

Laura E. Swan level-classic 7/12/2010 6:05:27 PM

LOOK WHO GOT A FINALIST! Oh, if she only knew how FAMOUS she has become, too!


Love it Patti! :D

-Laura #8754107

Thomas E. Hinds level-classic 7/12/2010 7:10:53 PM

Laura is so right, Patti! You are quite famous and in the best of ways! I'm so glad this one is a Finalist! So very deserving! Beautiful work, my friend! #8754634

Thomas E. Hinds level-classic 7/12/2010 7:11:13 PM

Laura is so right, Patti! You are quite famous and in the best of ways! I'm so glad this one is a Finalist! So very deserving! Beautiful work, my friend! #8754637

Kerry Hill level-classic 7/12/2010 7:14:25 PM

Huge congratulations on your fantastic finalists Patti..well done and the best of luck! #8754660

Randall J. Scholten 7/12/2010 7:31:19 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!! #8754812

Steve M. Harrington 7/12/2010 8:12:32 PM

A truly worthy finalist, Patti! Some fine shooting here!
Steve #8755042

Sherran Andersen level-classic 7/12/2010 9:32:33 PM

Congrats Patti. #8755479

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 7/12/2010 9:50:57 PM

A big congratulations,Patricia!!! #8755557

Christine Lobsinger level-classic 7/12/2010 10:42:44 PM

PATTI, I'm happy this one got a FINALIST, now awaiting GOLD!!!!
SMILING #8755676

Ellen Hodges level-classic 7/12/2010 10:59:52 PM

Absolutely wonderful finalists, Patti!!! Huge congrats and best luck!!! #8755713

Patti Coblentz level-classic 7/13/2010 1:19:10 AM

Thanks so much for your very generous comments! #8755912

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 7/13/2010 2:32:10 AM

An excellent image and finalist!
Congratulations,Patti!! #8756029

Kate Jackson level-classic 7/13/2010 2:41:23 AM

I have to join everyone else in enjoying your wonderful travel shot! Many congratulations Patti! #8756040

Patti Coblentz level-classic 7/13/2010 2:41:29 AM

Thank you, Ujjwal! #8756041

Danny B. Head level-classic 7/13/2010 2:52:41 AM

Beautiful, Patti! Hope to see it again! Congrats! #8756055

Patti Coblentz level-classic 7/13/2010 2:57:34 AM

Thank you Kate, and Danny! #8756064

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 7/13/2010 3:01:52 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Patti!! #8756073

Leslie McLain level-classic 7/13/2010 4:31:28 AM

Congrats on your terrific finalists. #8756310

Nadia Paul level-classic 7/13/2010 4:47:47 AM

Wonderful story here Patti - congrats on your finalist! #8756393

Timothy Guay level-classic 7/13/2010 5:42:26 AM

Patti, congratulations on this and your other finalists. WTG!
- Timothy #8756696

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic 7/13/2010 5:55:40 AM

Congratulations on all your finalists Patti. WTG. Good luck in the next round.
JP #8756760

a2o aini level-classic 7/13/2010 6:29:47 AM

congratulations, Patricia...impressive work, well deserved finalist! #8756920

Val Feldman level-classic 7/13/2010 6:32:11 AM

I am SOOOO happy to see this one back and with a silver attached, Patti! One of my (many) favorites of yours! The biggest of congrats and all the best to you in the upcoming round! ~Val #8756929

Patti Coblentz level-classic 7/13/2010 6:39:56 AM

Thank you Marilyn, Leslie, Nadia, Timothy, JP, a2o, and Val...I appreciate it very much! #8756966

Jack Ryan level-classic 7/13/2010 6:54:07 AM

Once again...congratulations. #8757058

Stefania Barbier level-classic 7/13/2010 7:46:35 AM

wonderful finalist, congratulations! #8757355

Patti Coblentz level-classic 7/13/2010 7:50:49 AM

Thanks very much Jack, and Stef! #8757385

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 7/13/2010 8:02:31 AM

Beautiful documentary capture and CONGRATZ on the Finalist Award, Patti!

UB. #8757456

Patti Coblentz level-classic 7/13/2010 8:03:25 AM

Thank you, UB! #8757462

Susie Peek-Swint level-classic 7/13/2010 9:32:27 AM

Wonderful street-life capture Patti ... love all the colours and scene ~ many congrats on your finalist! #8757873

Rona L. Schwarz 7/13/2010 10:06:04 AM

It's great to see this one again, Patti! It's a terrific capture and a wonderful finalist! Big congratulations and best of luck in the next round! #8758010

Ann H. Belus level-classic 7/13/2010 10:12:01 AM

Another super finalist, Patti; congrats! #8758033

Patti Coblentz level-classic 7/13/2010 10:21:31 AM

Thank you Susie, Rona, and Ann! #8758056

Graham Robards level-classic 7/13/2010 10:55:39 AM

Love this. Great entry Patti, Best of luck in the next round. ~Pat #8758208

Anita Hogue 7/13/2010 11:01:11 AM

A fabulous capture, Patricia! Congratulations! #8758240

Stephen Zacker 7/13/2010 11:20:17 AM

Really holds your attention. Congratulations #8758334

Patti Coblentz level-classic 7/13/2010 12:36:50 PM

Thank you Pat, Anita, and Stephen! #8758615

Julie Burnett level-classic 7/13/2010 1:16:05 PM

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Patti!! Best of luck!! #8758730

Virginia Leone level-classic 7/13/2010 1:16:12 PM

Hi Patricia! Great finalist image..congrats and good luck in the next round!

Virginia ;-) #8758731

Rolando Rosito level-classic 7/13/2010 2:23:01 PM

Great finalist Patricia, Congratulations!! #8758935

John Connolly level-classic 7/13/2010 2:34:09 PM

A great shot Patricia, and congratulations on your well deserved finalist! #8758992

John Anderson level-classic 7/13/2010 2:39:19 PM

Exceptional work Patricia... #8759017

Lydia Williams level-classic 7/13/2010 2:58:13 PM

Great, colorful capture Patricia. Congratulations! #8759131

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 7/13/2010 3:35:15 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this superb & lovely finalist, Patti! Good luck! #8759225

Monnie Ryan level-classic 7/13/2010 5:14:46 PM

Wonderful work, Patti -- congratulations on your Finalist! #8759709

Mitch Spence level-classic 7/13/2010 5:55:14 PM

Patti, I'm so pleased to see this street scene as a finalist. :) #8759823

Robert K. Bemus level-classic 7/13/2010 6:49:32 PM

Wonderful color and candid portrait, Patti...congratulations on your Finalist!! #8760062

Cindy Bendush level-classic 7/13/2010 8:25:45 PM

Superb finalist Patti - congratulations! #8760341

Rony Sagy 7/13/2010 8:27:59 PM

Congratulations Patti. What a wonderful and well deserving photo. #8760351

Debra R. Harder 7/13/2010 8:33:08 PM

Ohhhh...yesssss....I remember this wonderful image, Patti! Huge congratulations on your outstanding finalist! Deb #8760373

Patti Coblentz level-classic 7/13/2010 8:33:28 PM

Thank you all very much! #8760374

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In an Andean village, Peru.

Exif: F Number: 4.2, Exposure Bias Value: 4.33, ExposureTime: 10/2500 seconds, Flash: did not fire., White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 70.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300

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