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Archie Parkhouse cutting grass
1st PlaceArchie Parkhouse cutting grass

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: In the style of James Ravilious (Standard Editing)
Camera: Sony DSC-RX100 VI
Location: Appenzell, Switzerland
Date: May 16, 2019
Galleries: Black and White
Date Uploaded: May 16, 2019

Archie Parkhouse

[May. 24th, 2019 10:43:12 AM]

I took this photo from the roadside while hiking on the St James' Way. The guy spoke to me but I could not understand him as I don't speak German. I just repeated "sehr gut" few times ;) His clothes and the old style scythe made him an uncanny match for Archie Parkhouse of the 70s. Amazing what you can find in rural Switzerland!

Place: 1 out of 38
Avg (all users): 7.0000
Avg (participants): 7.0952
Avg (non-participants): 6.9048
Views since voting: 707
Views during voting: 99
Votes: 42
Comments: 14
Favorites: 0

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06/02/2019 01:43:53 AM
Congratulations!! Outstanding image
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05/28/2019 10:22:23 AM
Lovely, captures the feeling of the underlying photographer for sure. I also would love to see this painted, in swirls of primitive gold...
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05/27/2019 04:56:44 PM
Another amazing image, being in the right place at the right time is such a buzz. Congrats, this is another challenge I didn't get round to voting on, but looks like you didn't need my vote anyway.
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05/27/2019 01:53:44 PM
This was definitely my favorite of the challenge. Not only did you nail the challenge topic, the composition and tones are just wonderful. Congrats on a well-earned blue!
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05/27/2019 03:14:47 AM
many congratulations Margaret for your blue ribbon in this challenge .. talk about being at the right place at the right time ..:)
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05/27/2019 12:45:59 AM
Wow! You NAILED it!!! And got a fabulous art piece as well. Congratulations!!!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/26/2019 11:22:14 PM
Great entry for the challenge IMO. The rolling land and light. And the scythe! Bump.
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05/26/2019 09:08:22 PM
What a find. Incredible throwback. Time machine?
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05/26/2019 07:30:11 PM
My top pick. I cannot imagine a better period fit and I love the composition.
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05/26/2019 03:25:11 PM
Definitely a contender. My top pick.
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05/26/2019 01:36:22 PM
Wonderful composition and tones.
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05/25/2019 04:06:50 PM
Wonderful shot for this challenge!
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05/23/2019 11:39:52 AM
Can't say enough good things about this image - the feeling of "being there" is present as there is considerable depth to the image - which in this case was difficult due to the hill. Well done.
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05/21/2019 10:58:32 AM
one of my two best in this challenge
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