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Essential Maintenance Work

Posted by
Elaine Hancock (Olney, United States) on 10 December 2011 in Transportation.

It's a dirty job, but somebody has to do it.

"There are moments when time stands still. You hope it will wait for you."
Dorothea Lange

© Copyright 2019 Elaine Hancock, All Rights Reserved

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Fantastique captage de ce cheminot superbe iamge avec ces grosses roues, ce mécanisme, super.
Bravo et belle journée

10 Dec 2011 5:24am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Just love that little bit of selective colour Elaine.

10 Dec 2011 7:33am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

My guess is that 'somebody' loves that job to bits ! If you speak the right language, those old wheels can talk !

10 Dec 2011 9:08am

Enzo from Lausanne, Switzerland

Magnifique scène superbement composée !

10 Dec 2011 10:43am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

ah oui trop bien son chiffon rose en plus!!!lol

10 Dec 2011 12:28pm

Fraucha from Біла Церква, Ukraine

Great shot Elaine! Say do you have this in color all jacked up in HDR to make a grungy rusty dirty mess? It might be interesting given all the texture :-)

10 Dec 2011 2:40pm

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

wonderful capture. super mono and selective color

10 Dec 2011 3:22pm

Jaytee from Fresno, California, United States

Nicely captured Elaine!

10 Dec 2011 4:02pm

Mandar from Kudal, India

Man Vs Machine...Designer, Creator & Operator......

10 Dec 2011 6:07pm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Fantastic, perfect selective colour, a five star shot

10 Dec 2011 6:27pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Great capture, the fellow really puts the size into perspective, beautiful b/w and selective color.

10 Dec 2011 9:29pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

marvelous. fine selective color

10 Dec 2011 11:06pm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Congrats on the spotlight Elaine , well deserved for this superb image

11 Dec 2011 10:26pm

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

fantastic *****. enhorabuena

11 Dec 2011 10:50pm

Aly from Annen, Netherlands

Proficiat on the spotlight Elaine.
Great shot!
:) Aly

11 Dec 2011 11:41pm

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

Congratulation Elaine! Well deserved! An excellent portrait with that tiny selective coloring. Cheers!

12 Dec 2011 12:18am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


12 Dec 2011 8:01am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Ahhh, yes, and Congrats on the Spotlight with this wonderfully timeless moment. So pleased for you !

12 Dec 2011 8:05am



12 Dec 2011 8:17am

Robert from BOUSVAL, Belgium

Seems to think "How to start this train ?" Pretty shot ! (seems to come from the past)

12 Dec 2011 9:55am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Excellent shot.. Congratulations on your spotlight :)

12 Dec 2011 10:33am

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Excellent selective Color too! I did not see this yesterday - Congratulatione, Elaine ;-) MOST well deserved Spotlight ;-) !!

12 Dec 2011 12:37pm

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

Congratulation on Spotlight , Elaine !!!

12 Dec 2011 12:46pm

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

Nice photo!

12 Dec 2011 1:42pm

Fraucha from Біла Церква, Ukraine


12 Dec 2011 3:16pm

Enzo from Lausanne, Switzerland

Well deserved Spotlight !

12 Dec 2011 6:47pm

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

The man and the machine...superb! congratulations for the spoltlight!

12 Dec 2011 7:58pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Superb selective colouring (one object or one colour, that's my general rule). Many congratulations for the Spotlight.

13 Dec 2011 1:47pm

Tinx from Kuressaare, Estonia

Great image!

13 Dec 2011 2:49pm

Ryan Hammond from Tucson, United States

Wow, the selective color works really well here. Great photo! Congratulations on the Spotlight!

14 Dec 2011 6:44am

Mj007 from Osaka, Japan

nice ;)

14 Dec 2011 3:20pm

MP BTP Films from Rock Springs, United States

nice use of color

15 Dec 2011 6:29pm

Samira from United States

Very nice!!! congrats on the spot light!

16 Dec 2011 6:15pm

☺ ► ƸɼiϾ ◄ ☼ from Narbonne, France

nice shot and good work ond colors selection, well done ☺

18 Dec 2011 5:21am

johbont from rotterdam, Netherlands

funny pic with the detail of the pink handkerchief
congrats also

19 Dec 2011 5:15am

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Beautiful shot with a creative use of color! Congrats on the Spotlight!

20 Dec 2011 12:58am

acm from St. Louis, United States

This tells such an interesting story!

21 Dec 2011 2:51am

Marie from FRESNES, France

superbe !

30 Dec 2011 9:56pm