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A woman going back to work in her gallery after a short break.

Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Date: 2011-08-06
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
ISO: 1600
Shutter: 1/80 sec
Aperture Priority: F/8
Metering Mode: Partial
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Lens: Tamron 28-300mm@70mm
Photoshop CS5 for Mac – Camera Raw 6.41

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candid, street, city, people, woman, girl, shop, gallery

Started photography in 1975.
Took photography classes.
Learned black and white dark room.
Did the transition to digital in 2005.
Learned a few post-processing programs and made my choice to Photoshop and Lightroom.

I like to shoot wildlife, birds, macro, landscapes and street photography to name a few.

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  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...over 3 years ago

    great capture!

  • Thank you very much dear Charmiene for the great comment and fav :) cheers!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Brenda Dow
    Brenda Dowover 3 years ago

    Wonderful eye, Yan!!!! Great timing….. love the quality of this image…. very moving…. The aged wood and the dark interior makes me feel as though he would rather be elsewhere!!!

  • Well Brenda, you are so right about that. In fact, if you saw her facial expression before this photo, she looked so bored smiling her cigarette as if she wanted to be elsewhere as you say. Or thinking about all her troubles that she would like them to vanish.
    I didn’t know that this photo, taken from the back, could express this. I’m very happy of your comment :)
    All the best!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyover 3 years ago

    très belle image. cette femme semble démesurément petite à côté de ces grands cadres. à droite, cet homme me fait penser au Che. belle prise Yan ;)

  • Merci beaucoup Manon. Oui tu sais comme les cadres de portes peuvent être très grand dans le vieux Montréal.
    J’espère que tu vas bien :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Denise Abé
    Denise Abéover 3 years ago

    great shot :) xxx

  • Thank you very much Denise, take care :))

    – Yannik Hay

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyover 3 years ago

    What a great candid, Yan. Even from the back, you can somehow sense her reluctance to go back to work!

  • Hi Mike, thanks for the great comment. I’m surprised and happy to see how much this photo can tell the story :) Cheers!

    – Yannik Hay

  • EvaAn68
    EvaAn68over 3 years ago

    Hmm… yes… this is really good Yan!!! :D

  • Thanks so very much for your awesome comment. I truly appreciate you stopping by for a visit.

    – Yannik Hay

  • Wendi Donaldson
    Wendi Donaldsonover 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture, Yan….makes us wonder about her life, her work… she does seem rather resigned to having to go in there!! LOL Fabulous building too!

  • Thanks so very much for your awesome comment. I truly appreciate you stopping by for a visit.

    – Yannik Hay

  • MarieG
    MarieGover 3 years ago

    Great shot Yannik…she looks a bit bored with her work but what a great capture! Well done! Marie x

  • Un grand merci en retard Marie, bonne journée :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • lcretyi
    lcretyiover 3 years ago

  • Wow! Thank you very much :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • vaggypar
    vaggyparover 3 years ago

    Great Work .!!

  • Thanks so very much for your awesome comment. I truly appreciate you stopping by for a visit.

    – Yannik Hay

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