The Soap Lady

© Mitch Spence

The Soap Lady

Uploaded: February 16, 2012 12:51:49 | Entered: July 23, 2017 06:10:53


A delightful woman, selling soap hand made from traditional ingredients, some imported from Scotland. Her booth was at a Civil War reenactment I enjoyed attendingy, and she was one of the most engaging and outgoing people I've had the pleasure of meeting and talking with. She simply draws one in with her exuberant personality.

Category: Monthly Theme, joy and gratitude

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/50 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 38.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300


Dr Silly level-classic February 16, 2012

I remember her and this is a wonderful portrait of her. :O)

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic February 16, 2012

Wonderful entry Mitch!,
Amalia #9986140

David Phalen February 16, 2012

Mitch, this ia an amazing portrait with excellent light, colors and clarity!! You've done an outstanding job this woman's personality!! #9986230

Graham Robards February 16, 2012

Excellent Mitch, her pesonality stands out a mile!

pat #9986541

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe February 17, 2012

This is amazing Mitch. You really brought her personality into the portrait. #9986656

Tammy Espino February 17, 2012

What a wonderful smile and capture! :) #9987501

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 20, 2012

Love this, can't look at this and not smile...well done girl!

jo ann c. #9992351

JudyAnn Rector level-deluxe February 20, 2012

Fantastic portrait of a very interesting lady, Mitch! #9992437

Mitch Spence level-classic February 26, 2012

Thank you, Doc, Amalia, Dave, Pat, Heather, Tammy, Jo Ann, and JudyAnn. She really was such a delight. #10002860

Nikki McDonald level-classic February 27, 2012

I hope you were able to get a copy of this image to her -- it's easy to see why people are attracted to her. Delightful. #10009801

Mitch Spence level-classic April 13, 2012

Thanks, Nikki. Did offer it to her. #10089049

Janet Daniel September 01, 2017

Excellent, Mitch! Congratulations on winning! #11635944

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 01, 2017

What a terrific portrait! Congratulations! #11635983

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic September 01, 2017

Great expression, and Congratulations on your well deserved Gold Mitch! #11636066

Michelle L. Frick September 01, 2017

Congratulations Mitch! #11636215

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 01, 2017

Great portrait and congratulations on gold winner. #11636217

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