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Roofing Rhythm
3rd PlaceRoofing Rhythm
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Challenge: Let's Get Physical (Standard Editing)
Collection: Hidden Challenge entries
Date: Oct 18, 2019
Aperture: 8.0
ISO: 250
Shutter: 1/640
Date Uploaded: Oct 20, 2019



[Oct. 27th, 2019 05:21:13 PM]

I didn't think of this as funny when I took the picture and entered it. This is my neighbor's house. I knew I wanted to walk around and take a number of pictures, looking for a composition or perspective of at least mild interest. I didn't feel I could do that without having the permission of the workers. I had no interest in showing their faces - on the contrary. So I assured them that I would not; my Spanish is limited to say the least, so I spoke English, but the guy I talked to said he understood, and he explained to the others.
Now I can see the humor others found in their positions . . . but I was just in awe of their ceaseless, efficient movement. There were maybe half a dozen men. They started at 8 a.m. and finished before 4 p.m. and that included everything from moving materials to the roof (a two story house with slopes from gradual to very steep)and yard clean-up afterwards.

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Place: 3 out of 23
Avg (all users): 6.5111
Avg (participants): 6.1250
Avg (non-participants): 6.7241
Views since voting: 731
Views during voting: 89
Votes: 45
Comments: 6
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10/28/2019 09:10:51 PM
Congrats on the ribbon, Nikki. My top pick.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/27/2019 09:23:21 PM
Humorous, well shot.
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10/27/2019 04:37:13 PM
very funny capture
bump
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10/27/2019 01:26:24 PM
hahahaha gotta love it:)
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10/21/2019 05:25:08 AM
Hate the processing, love the subject and composition. Subject and composition win out.
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10/21/2019 12:29:33 AM
Those guys will suffer in old age, if they live that long.
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