As we walked down the street of a small village near Da Nang, Vietnam, this elderly Vietnamese woman cast a strange look our way, not used to a gaggle of Westerners in her town

Canon EOS 1DS Mark III
1/800 sec
ISO 400
focal length 200mm
28-300mm glass
hand held


da nang, vietnam, portrait of a woman, straw hat, elderly woman, wonderment

Just a retired old guy who loves looking for an eclectic mix of subjects to photograph, from people, to places, to concepts, and enjoys all aspects of the hunt, the find, and the shot, plus dabbling in the post production.

“No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist”
Oscar Wilde

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  • Shulie1
    Shulie110 months ago

    Fantastic image, Phil and the title is perfect!

  • thanks for all that , shulie. Much appreciated

    – phil decocco

  • RobynLee
    RobynLee10 months ago

  • robynlee
    thanks for this feature. Love her look!

    – phil decocco

  • John Velocci
    John Velocci10 months ago

  • B
    appreciate your note

    – phil decocco

  • iamelmana
    iamelmana10 months ago

    your work is really inspirational and I “envy” your traveling opportunities to the "old world "

  • elmana
    I have been fortunate to visit places and the people who live around our world. Thank you for your supportive comment

    – phil decocco

  • TeresaB
    TeresaB10 months ago

    September 26, 2013

    Beautiful work!

  • Teresa
    Many thanks for this feature

    – phil decocco

  • Karen Checca
    Karen Checca10 months ago


  • many thanks for this feature, karen. Always an honor~!

    – phil decocco

  • dgscotland
    dgscotland9 months ago

    Well done again Phil.

  • Derek
    Great news! Thanks for that!

    – phil decocco

  • Fern Blacker
    Fern Blacker3 months ago

    Great portrait Phil.
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  • thanks Fern for your feedback!

    – phil decocco

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