Knitting Time

© Patti Coblentz

Knitting Time

Michelle Alton June 03, 2010

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

Patti Coblentz June 03, 2010

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

Patti #8661562

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe June 03, 2010

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

Katarina Mansson June 03, 2010

Well spotted and a fantastic story teller! #8661607

Gord MacEachern June 03, 2010

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

Courtenay Vanderbilt June 03, 2010

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

Joy Rector June 03, 2010

beautiful shot #8661742

Leslie McLain level-deluxe June 03, 2010

Wonderful capture and colors. #8661810

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 03, 2010

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

Debra R. Harder June 03, 2010

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 June 03, 2010

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-addict June 03, 2010

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

Datha Y. Thompson June 03, 2010

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

Patti Coblentz June 03, 2010

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

Patti #8661960

Errick L. Cameron level-deluxe June 03, 2010

Great colors and capture. #8661973

Renata Gusciora June 03, 2010

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

David Phalen June 03, 2010

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

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe June 03, 2010

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

Mary Alston June 03, 2010

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

Jack Ryan June 03, 2010

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

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic June 03, 2010

Wonderful image full of color Patricia!,
Amalia #8662614

Tamara K. Walker level-classic June 03, 2010

Fantastic candid capture. #8662676

Stefania Barbier level-addict June 03, 2010

colorful and gorgeous story telling capture! #8662825

Steve M. Harrington June 03, 2010

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 June 03, 2010

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

Patrick Rouzes level-classic June 03, 2010

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 June 03, 2010

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

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Rony Sagy June 03, 2010

Wonderful authentic capture, Patricia. #8663778

Patti Coblentz June 03, 2010

Thank you very much, Rony!

Patti #8663803

William C. Raco level-classic June 03, 2010

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

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe June 03, 2010

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

Daniella Puente June 03, 2010

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

Patti Coblentz June 03, 2010

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 June 03, 2010

Beautiful portrait of this woman in her daily routins #8664058

Ann Coates level-classic June 03, 2010

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

Rona L. Schwarz June 03, 2010

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 June 03, 2010

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

Joannie Bertucci level-classic June 04, 2010

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 June 04, 2010

Thanks so much everyone!

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

Patti #8664899

Marcie A. Fowler June 04, 2010

A very colorful story telling image. #8664946

Patti Coblentz June 04, 2010

Good morning, Marcie..thank you :)

Patti #8664955

Nancy J. Locke June 04, 2010

A MASTERPIECE!!! WOW!!!

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

Cheers, Nancy J Locke #8664964

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic June 04, 2010

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

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna June 04, 2010

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 June 04, 2010

Thank you very much Nancy, JP, and Kitty!

Patti #8666448

Sharon C. Hinze June 04, 2010

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

Patti Coblentz June 04, 2010

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 June 04, 2010

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!

-Laura

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Patti Coblentz June 04, 2010

Thanks, Laura! That place is jammed packed with action and people...so 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-deluxe June 05, 2010

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

Thomas E. Hinds June 05, 2010

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

Antonio Amen June 05, 2010

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

Kathy Salerni level-classic June 06, 2010

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

Ron McEwan June 06, 2010

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 June 06, 2010

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

Patti #8668676

Mitch Spence level-classic June 06, 2010

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

Patti Coblentz June 06, 2010

Yes, they really are! Thank you, Mitch )

Patti #8669083

Dianna Murphy June 06, 2010

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 June 06, 2010

Hi Patti...
My kind of photography!! Simply living!!
Excellent shot with excellent vibrant colourful colouring!! Hope to see this one again!!
CHRISTINE
SMILING WITH YOU #8670139

Patti Coblentz June 06, 2010

Thanks very much Dianna, and Christine!

Patti #8670209

Val Feldman level-deluxe June 07, 2010

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 June 07, 2010

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

Patti #8671058

Hendrik Storme June 09, 2010

Great shot Patricia! #8682790

Patti Coblentz June 09, 2010

Thanks, Hendrick!

Patti #8682920

Phillip R. Connolly June 12, 2010

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

Phil #8691253

Patti Coblentz June 12, 2010

Thanks for that nice comment, Phil!

Patti #8691376

Nikki McDonald level-classic July 03, 2010

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 July 03, 2010

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 July 12, 2010

Congratulations on your finalists, Patricia. #8751775

Tammy Espino July 12, 2010

Congrats on your awesome finalist :) #8751818

Nikki McDonald level-classic July 12, 2010

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

Hendrik Storme July 12, 2010

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

Tamara K. Walker level-classic July 12, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS! #8752473

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic July 12, 2010

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8752567

Gord MacEachern July 12, 2010

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

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna July 12, 2010

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

Lorna Shutter July 12, 2010

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!!! :)
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Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic July 12, 2010

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

Kathy Salerni level-classic July 12, 2010

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

Renata Gusciora July 12, 2010

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

Julianne Bradford July 12, 2010

Congratulations! Wonderful finalist Patti! #8753586

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic July 12, 2010

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 July 12, 2010

Love this too :))) congrats! #8754006

Laura E. Swan level-classic July 12, 2010

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

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Love it Patti! :D

-Laura #8754107

Thomas E. Hinds July 12, 2010

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 July 12, 2010

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 July 12, 2010

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

Randall J. Scholten July 12, 2010

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

Steve M. Harrington July 12, 2010

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

Sherran Andersen level-classic July 12, 2010

Congrats Patti. #8755479

Robert R. Goodman level-addict July 12, 2010

A big congratulations,Patricia!!! #8755557

Christine Lobsinger level-classic July 12, 2010

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

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe July 12, 2010

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

Patti Coblentz July 13, 2010

Thanks so much for your very generous comments! #8755912

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic July 13, 2010

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

Kate Jackson level-classic July 13, 2010

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

Patti Coblentz July 13, 2010

Thank you, Ujjwal! #8756041

Danny B. Head level-deluxe July 13, 2010

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

Patti Coblentz July 13, 2010

Thank you Kate, and Danny! #8756064

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe July 13, 2010

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Patti!! #8756073

Leslie McLain level-deluxe July 13, 2010

Congrats on your terrific finalists. #8756310

Nadia Paul July 13, 2010

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

Timothy Guay July 13, 2010

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

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic July 13, 2010

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

a2o akmal aini othman level-classic July 13, 2010

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

Val Feldman level-deluxe July 13, 2010

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 July 13, 2010

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

Jack Ryan July 13, 2010

Once again...congratulations. #8757058

Stefania Barbier level-addict July 13, 2010

wonderful finalist, congratulations! #8757355

Patti Coblentz July 13, 2010

Thanks very much Jack, and Stef! #8757385

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic July 13, 2010

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

UB. #8757456

Patti Coblentz July 13, 2010

Thank you, UB! #8757462

Susie Peek-Swint July 13, 2010

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

Rona L. Schwarz July 13, 2010

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-deluxe July 13, 2010

Another super finalist, Patti; congrats! #8758033

Patti Coblentz July 13, 2010

Thank you Susie, Rona, and Ann! #8758056

Graham Robards level-classic July 13, 2010

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

Anita Hogue July 13, 2010

A fabulous capture, Patricia! Congratulations! #8758240

Stephen Zacker July 13, 2010

Really holds your attention. Congratulations #8758334

Patti Coblentz July 13, 2010

Thank you Pat, Anita, and Stephen! #8758615

Julie Burnett July 13, 2010

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

Virginia Leone level-classic July 13, 2010

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

Virginia ;-) #8758731

Rolando Rosito July 13, 2010

Great finalist Patricia, Congratulations!! #8758935

John Connolly July 13, 2010

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

John Anderson July 13, 2010

Exceptional work Patricia... #8759017

Lydia Williams level-deluxe July 13, 2010

Great, colorful capture Patricia. Congratulations! #8759131

Patrick Rouzes level-classic July 13, 2010

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

Monnie Ryan July 13, 2010

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

Mitch Spence level-classic July 13, 2010

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

Robert K. Bemus level-classic July 13, 2010

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

Cindy Bendush level-classic July 13, 2010

Superb finalist Patti - congratulations! #8760341

Rony Sagy July 13, 2010

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

Debra R. Harder July 13, 2010

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

Patti Coblentz July 13, 2010

Thank you all very much! #8760374

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Description

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

Uploaded on June 03, 2010

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