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Sourdough Bread

Posted by
Elaine Hancock (Olney, United States) on 16 November 2013 in Documentary & Street.

Taken at the Boudin Bakery in San Francisco at Fisherman's Wharf.

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

© Copyright 2019 Elaine Hancock, All Rights Reserved

Basile Pesso from Barcelona, Spain

Stunning light and excellent monochrome and framing for this very good document.

16 Nov 2013 6:48am

Florence from Paris, France

Excellent work on lights and shadows, a very nice mono portrait as a result. Well done Elaine.

16 Nov 2013 9:35am

jean pierre from paris, France

un magnifique noir et blanc pour mettre en valeur ce beau métier de boulanger!! amitiés

16 Nov 2013 10:16am

Martine Libouton from bousval, Belgium

Une superbe photo noir et blanc!!! j'adore++++ avec cette belle lumière!!!!

16 Nov 2013 10:43am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

very nice photo and light & contrast

16 Nov 2013 12:19pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nice portrait

16 Nov 2013 1:24pm

morgan from canyon Country, United States

Great light.

16 Nov 2013 2:51pm

nafisa from bangalore, India

Beautiful bw

16 Nov 2013 2:58pm

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

Excellent monchrome. Wonderful framing. The contrast of light and shadow is impressive. Have a great weekend. :)

16 Nov 2013 3:06pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Great portrait of bread maker, nice B/W.

16 Nov 2013 3:15pm

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

It's a wonderful capture in B&W. Beautiful. I love the sour bread. It's nice to make sandwiches with the sour bread.

16 Nov 2013 4:09pm

@Kyu: I totally agree!

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine BW shot. I really like the glow on the baker's face. The dark background helps give the baker strong emphasis.

16 Nov 2013 4:19pm

hojjat from minoodasht, Iran

خیلی خوب افرین

16 Nov 2013 4:29pm

Robert from BOUSVAL, Belgium

Light on th edaily work ! Wel done ! B&W is a must here!

16 Nov 2013 4:55pm

Graciel.la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Great light and B&W.

Have a nice weekend !

16 Nov 2013 5:02pm

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

une très belle lumière et beau noir et blanc.

16 Nov 2013 6:37pm

Frances Gaffey from Massachusetts, United States

Excellent image of the baker at work Elaine. 5*

16 Nov 2013 6:52pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!
so so beautiful composition & lights!

16 Nov 2013 8:42pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Wonderful dramatic light and shadows; works very well with the baker … great portrait!

17 Nov 2013 12:23am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Nice shot in difficult light.

17 Nov 2013 12:55am

L'angevine from Angers, France

superbe cette lumière

17 Nov 2013 8:51am

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Fabulous monochrome with wonderful contrast of light and shadows !!!
Congratulations on the Spotlight !!!

17 Nov 2013 5:56pm

@Baldwin Vandewalle: Thank you very much Baldwin!

Basile Pesso from Barcelona, Spain

Congrats :-)

17 Nov 2013 6:15pm

@Basile Pesso: Thanks a lot Basile. I really appreciate it!

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

A excellent capture of the baker at work ! Beautifully presented in b&w ! Congratulations on the Spotlight ! ! !

17 Nov 2013 6:21pm

@Laurette: Thank you very much Laurette!

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Congratulations on the Spotlight!

17 Nov 2013 7:05pm

@Ana Lúcia: Thank you very much Ana!

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

Congrats !

17 Nov 2013 8:10pm

@Mariana Maoduš: Thank you Mariana!

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Congrats on the Spotlight!!!

17 Nov 2013 8:17pm

@Tede: Thank you Tede!

omid from mashhad, Iran

Congratulations! :)

17 Nov 2013 8:26pm

@omid: Thanks a lot Omid! I really appreciate it!

helys from Paris, France

Great portrait in BW
Nice lights, reflections

17 Nov 2013 9:11pm

@helys: Thank you very much!

BlindPoet from Whangarei, New Zealand

love the light

18 Nov 2013 2:16am

@BlindPoet: Thank you!

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

Congratulations on your spotlight !! Well deserved to it. Have a nice day. :)

18 Nov 2013 2:46am

@Etsu: Thank you so much! I really appreciate it!


Excellent Work

18 Nov 2013 2:56am

@AMIR BABA: Thank you!

Ludovic Roudet from Charenton-le-Pont, France

Congratulations !

18 Nov 2013 7:17am

@Ludovic Roudet: Thank you very much!

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Excellent portrait study in wonderful mono tones. Congratulations for the Spotlight.

18 Nov 2013 7:59am

@Curly: Thanks a lot Curly! I really appreciate it!

PATRICK from miramas, France

Congratulations on the Spotlight !!

18 Nov 2013 8:25am

@PATRICK: Thank you very much Patrick!

Robert from BOUSVAL, Belgium

....and a spotlight ! Congratulaitons!

18 Nov 2013 10:52am

@Robert: Thanks a lot Robert! I really appreciate it.

Martine Libouton from Genappe, Belgium

Bravo bravo pour ce superbe spotlight bien mérité!!!!

18 Nov 2013 11:21am

@Martine Libouton: Merci beaucoup Martine!

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Beautiful portrait in situation. Bravo for the spotlight. :-)

18 Nov 2013 11:27am

@Evelyne Dubos: Thank you very much Evelyne! I really appreciate it!

Frances Gaffey from Massachusetts, United States

Congratulations on the Spotlight. Well deserved.

18 Nov 2013 12:05pm

@Frances Gaffey: Thank you so much Frances. I really appreciate it!

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Beautifully observed and classic documentary shot. Congrats on your Spotlight, Elaine!

18 Nov 2013 12:20pm

@Stephen: Thank you very much Stephen!

Hossein Saharnaz from Ahvaz, Iran

congratulations on your spotlight.

18 Nov 2013 12:24pm

@Hossein Saharnaz: Thank you very much Hossein!

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Congratulations on the Spotlight. Wonderful.

18 Nov 2013 1:28pm

@Kyu: Thank you very much! I really appreciate it!

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

well deserved spotlight

18 Nov 2013 1:32pm

@Jules: Thank you so much Jules!

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Congratulations on your spotlight selection Elaine! ;-)

18 Nov 2013 1:49pm

@Eric Cousineau: Thank you very much Eric!

Denise from granby, québec, Canada

Congratulations on the Spotlight! Superb scene.

18 Nov 2013 3:21pm

@Denise: Thank you very much Denise!

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!!!!! SO happy for you!

18 Nov 2013 3:35pm

@Ruthiebear: Thanks a lot Ruthie! I really appreciate it!

franz from Baden, Austria

awesome use of light and dark in this documentary shot !
a clever and understandable choice for the spot ... congratulations, elaine !!!

18 Nov 2013 4:13pm

@franz: Thank you so much Franz! I really appreciate it!

Perry Jasper from Santa Fe, United States

Nicely done! Congrats. I worked on the wharf back in the early 80s.

19 Nov 2013 10:31pm

hojjat from minoodasht, Iran


20 Nov 2013 4:35pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

jolie scène.

21 Nov 2013 6:14pm