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These two crafty ladies were amongst a group dressed in 1880s costumes, demonstrating the fine art of embroidery. Part of the Gold Fields Festival, held in Harden Murrumburrah, in the South West Slopes of NSW, Australia.

Nikon D 80, Sigma 17-70mm lens @ 35mm, Program setting, 1/800 sec @ f 14, ISO 400, -0.33 EV, Centre weighted. Cropped and processed in PaintShop Pro X5 for “historic” atmosphere.

An old photographer and his dog trying to find what turns a photograph into a worthwhile picture. Perhaps try to take a worthwhile photograph in the first place? The digital darkroom is a creative, fascinating place. If only I could learn to use it and the cameras I have to best effect… I love “mucking around”, as you can see!

Now, you know all my stuff is Copyright If you try and pinch any of it, I’ll jump through your screen and rip your bloody arms off!

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  • Aggpup
    Aggpupover 1 year ago

    Nice processing George and subtle title :)

  • Thanks, David – they sat there for hours, tatting away – and not an ifone or computer in sight! :) george

    – George Petrovsky

  • Irina Chuckowree
    Irina Chuckowreeover 1 year ago

    absolutely wonderful capture!
    love the title – ladies are always crafty, aren’t they? :)

  • Thanks muchly for the Fave, Irina – always appreciated! Oh, yes they are much so indeed! I know… I know… :)george

    – George Petrovsky

  • Thea 65
    Thea 65over 1 year ago

    So calm and peaceful…. wonderful capture!

  • billfox256
    billfox256over 1 year ago

    Great treatment in this excellent capture!!! Bill

  • Kornrawiee
    Kornrawieeover 1 year ago

    Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
    Norman Vincent Peale
    Outstanding work:)
    Take care my artist friend,

  • trueblvr
    trueblvrover 1 year ago

    Beautiful George. Hard to believe that there was a time when women had the time to do things like this

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepover 1 year ago

    Very beautiful image!

  • RickDavis
    RickDavisover 1 year ago

    This is picture perfect,,,I love EVERYTHING about it!!!!!


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