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On the steep streets of the Tuscan hill town of Montepulciano, Italy, this elderly women labored with her shopping cart. pulling it with two hands behind her back as she trudged up hill towards home

Canon EOS 1DS Mark III
ISO 800
focal length 75mm
28-300mm glass hand held

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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  • Vitta
    Vittaalmost 2 years ago

    Excellent Portrait!!!

  • vitta
    one of those times I just wanted to run over and offer to help her up that hill

    – phil decocco

  • Peter Stratton
    Peter Strattonalmost 2 years ago

    Now, here’s a story! Good one, Phil. :-)

  • thanks pete,
    she really worked at it, and must everyday or so since they mostly shop day by day for groceries, especially produce.

    – phil decocco

  • Robyn Carter
    Robyn Carteralmost 2 years ago

    Lovely street scene

  • thanks robyn for your note and comment

    – phil decocco

  • lynn carter
    lynn carteralmost 2 years ago

    looks hill there xx

  • lynn
    is it as steep as the one you’re doing now?

    – phil decocco

  • lynn carter
    lynn carteralmost 2 years ago

    hard to say, ours may be a bit steeper xx

  • lynn
    the move will make things easier every day!

    – phil decocco

  • Paul Pasco
    Paul Pascoalmost 2 years ago

    Looks like hard work, good capture.

  • thanks paul,
    she really leaned into it, and moved quite slowly

    – phil decocco

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whitealmost 2 years ago

    Outstanding capture love the mood of this one Phil.

  • thanks much, julie,
    she was so poignantly pulling herself up this steep inclice

    – phil decocco

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...almost 2 years ago

  • thanks very much Kathy for choosing this one to feature, an honor!

    – phil decocco

  • Alfredo Estrella
    Alfredo Estrellaalmost 2 years ago

    the words you can say about the photoit is a very nice capture mate good on ya

  • alfredo
    many thanks for your support and comment. She worked at it!

    – phil decocco

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharpalmost 2 years ago

  • marie
    thanks so very much for this feature. Makes me feel good!!

    – phil decocco

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