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A cleaner walks through The Forbidden City, Beijing, China.

  • winner “mood and ambi(e)nce” group challenge, person in a place
  • top 10 “amateur photographers association” challenge, people at work
  • featured in “male appreciation”
  • featured in “male appreciation” host picks
  • featured in “vibration in art & verse – Vavoom”
  • featured in “the male photographer”
  • featured in “wall of the world”
  • featured in “the male photographer”
  • featured in “live, love, dream”
  • featured in “style, class, elegance & excellence”

Nikon D80, 1/250sec, f/5.6, ISO 320


broom, china, cleaner, forbidden city, mancuso, red, solo, tree


  • Morpho  Pyrrou
    Morpho Pyrroualmost 4 years ago

    Great shot!!!

  • thank you kindly ; )

    – Anthony Mancuso

  • Vikram Franklin
    Vikram Franklinalmost 4 years ago

    Really nice balance of tones, colour and subject you’ve got here.
    It’s also got this weird 2D look about it.

  • Colleen Milburn
    Colleen Milburnalmost 4 years ago

    Ooh, this is wonderful, Anthony. Such great contrasting tones and a brilliant composition. A wonderful juxtaposition or urban and nature :))

  • many thanks Colleen, greatly appreciated and glad you like it ; )

    – Anthony Mancuso

  • rodeorose
    rodeorosealmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful Anthony- incredible tones and feel. Love this series!

  • Thanks Rosie, just going through some old images from Beijing 2008. Seems to be a never ending supply : )

    – Anthony Mancuso

  • Michael Eyssens
    Michael Eyssensalmost 4 years ago

    great work

  • thank you Michael : )

    – Anthony Mancuso

  • deborah brandon
    deborah brandonalmost 4 years ago

    brilliant capture Anthony :)

  • many thanks Deborah ; )

    – Anthony Mancuso

  • Vikram Franklin
    Vikram Franklinalmost 4 years ago

    Ooops … weird as in nice weird!

  • Lol….it has got a strange feel to it Vikram, most probably from the textures that I used. Much appreciated my friend!

    – Anthony Mancuso

  • Adrian Kent
    Adrian Kentalmost 4 years ago

    Crikey! I dont want his job! Great shot!

  • No…it’s a big place to clean! Thanks Adrian : )

    – Anthony Mancuso

  • stephaniemwood
    stephaniemwoodalmost 4 years ago

    At first glance I swore this was a composite. Fantastic work!

  • many thanks Steph, greatly appreciated ; )

    – Anthony Mancuso

  • Andrew Bradsworth
    Andrew Bradsworthalmost 4 years ago

    Perfect composition Anthony, love the understated colour ;-)

  • glad you like it Andrew, very much appreciated ; )

    – Anthony Mancuso

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