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This photograph was taken in Palermo, Sicily. Hanging out laundry is common in all of Europe. Normally you will see a woman doing this job. But here the man carefully hangs out his whites to dry in the sun.

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Straight from my Panasonic DMC-FZ28 camera.

  1. Featured in Europa 3/2010
  2. Featured in Italy and All Things Italian 3/2010
  3. Featured in Wash Day 3/2010
  4. Invited to submit to Colourists 3/2010
  5. Featured in Amateur Art Photography 3/2010
  6. Challenge WINNER – The Other Side of Italy – Candid on the Streets in Colour Challenge 4/2010
  7. Challenge WINNER – Backyard Photography/Art – USD20 Voucher for Clothes lines Challenge 4/2010
  8. Top Ten Challenge Winner – Kairos – “That moment at work” 4/2010
  9. Featured in #1 Artists of RedBubble 4/2010
  10. Featured in Olympus and Four Thirds Group 5/2010
  11. Top Ten Challenge Winner – The Other Side of Italy – “Your Favorite Shot” Challenge 5/2010
  12. Top Ten Challenge Winner – The Human Condition The Men in our lives 5/2010
  13. Featured in ~ The Human Condition~ 5/2010
  14. Featured in If it doesn’t belong 6/2010
  15. Featured in Urban Art 6/2010
  16. Top Ten Winner – Mood & Ambi(e)nce – Strictly Photos – Chores 6/2010
  17. Featured in The World As We See It , or as we missed it. 6/2010
  18. Featured in Colourists 7/2010
  19. Top Ten Winner – Olympus and Four Thirds Group – A snatched candid moment 7/2010
  20. Challenge WINNER – The World As We See It , or as we missed it. – For Rocamiadesign. Portraits of People Caught Unawares 7/29/2010
  21. Featured in ≈ The Weekend Photographer ≈ 8/12/2010
  22. Top Ten Winner – ≈ The Weekend Photographer ≈ Caught in the act – 9/6/2010
  23. Featured in 50+ GROUP~images of people 50 years of age or older 9/11/2010
  24. Top Ten Winner ≈ The Weekend Photographer ≈ Washing/Laundry – 12/21/2010
  25. Featured in ♥ Artists Universe ♥ 11.22.2012
  26. Featured in Art in Math ~ Features ~ Nov 27, 2012

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Comments

  • LouJay
    LouJayover 4 years ago

    Beautifully composed washing shot! Thank you for adding this to Wash Day!!

  • Thank you for your kind words.

    – Lucinda Walter

  • Tempe
    Tempeover 4 years ago

    i really like the simplicity of this image and the wonderous story it tells
    congrats on the feature in EUROPA

  • Tempe, Thank you very much for the feature and comments.

    – Lucinda Walter

  • Marjolein Katsma
    Marjolein Katsmaover 4 years ago

    Great shot, well seen!

  • Thank you very much.

    – Lucinda Walter

  • GemmaWiseman
    GemmaWisemanover 4 years ago


    Striking colour contrasts!

  • Thank you very much. I will submit this picture to the Colourists group. Thanks again.

    – Lucinda Walter

  • LouJay
    LouJayover 4 years ago


    20th March 2010
    Brilliant wash day work Lucinda!!

  • Thank you very much for this honor. I appreciate it. Thanks again!

    – Lucinda Walter

  • Isa Rodriguez
    Isa Rodriguezover 4 years ago

    omg. not only is this shot so perfectly wonderful . but it has brought back some amazing memories to me. we always hung out the wash when we lived in Puerto rico . from our city balcony…. I just love this so much ..it has beauty . tradition, practicality and humor too . i love it

  • Isa, Thank you so much for your kind words. Thank you also for adding this photo to your favorites.

    – Lucinda Walter

  • Valerie Rosen
    Valerie Rosenover 4 years ago

    fantastic capture! he’s done such a perfect hanging job! Even the pegs are perfectly distanced! cheers on the feature! :-) val

  • Thank you very much. Yes, he did do a perfect hanging job! It was fun just watching him.

    – Lucinda Walter

  • mscott207
    mscott207over 4 years ago

    how wonderful is this?!? what a great capture…i particularly love the blue socks on the green shutters!! congrats on the features!

  • Michael, thank you very much.

    – Lucinda Walter

  • laurieirene
    laurieireneover 4 years ago

    Love this image. So much happening yet so simple.

  • Thank you very much for your comments.

    – Lucinda Walter

  • Themis
    Themisover 4 years ago

    Congratulations on winning the latest challenge, good capture :-)

  • Thank you very much.

    – Lucinda Walter

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