“Weekly Photo Challenge: HANDS”   17 comments

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He helped the sailors at their work,

And toiled with jovial din;

He helped them hoist and reef the sails,

He helped them stow the casks and bales,

And heave the anchor in.

                                                                                                            excerpt from THE MUSICIANS TALE: THE BALLAD OF CARMILHAN

                                                                                                               by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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17 responses to ““Weekly Photo Challenge: HANDS”

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  1. Nice!

  2. Catching the hands on the diagonal in the act of raising the sail(?) and processing in B/W…..combine to make this a powerful image!

  3. Great!

  4. Inspiring me the foto .. Thanks for stopping in my blog, regards

  5. Love the photo!

  6. Pictures speak better than words.. Great picture .. and loved the excerpt .. 🙂

  7. Nice post, I love the B&W for this image.

  8. The black and white is beautiful. Nice quote to go with it!

  9. Beautiful photo and the quote is grand!

  10. Stunning and very printable!!!!

  11. Fabulous! The Depth of Field and toning are wonderful.

  12. Love this – you’ve captured so much experience in this ‘simple’ image. The B&W works perfectly. Love the DOF.

  13. omg! such a nice picture, beyond words!

  14. Stunning Madelaine!

  15. What a great pic and words to go with it. 😉

  16. Touching, the words and the image.

  17. Hands can say so much, and this photo does, especially when paired with the perfect poem. I’m so glad you dropped by my blog and left a “like.”

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