Ceramic Lady

Posted by Nitin (Shanghai, China) on 21 January 2013 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

"Old age is far more than white hair, wrinkles, the feeling that it is too late and the game finished, that the stage belongs to the rising generations. The true evil is not the weakening of the body, but the indifference of the soul.
--
André Maurois"

A woman I met in a distant town of Oaxaca, who has spent her entire life making these wonderful black ceramic pots and objects, so much so that the lines and patterns on her cheeks seemed to match the wrinkles and lines on her face.

k@ from Paris, France

What a beautiful real face you caught here and the ball's stripes echo her wrinkles so well. Moving.

21 Jan 2013 8:48am

k@ from Paris, France

Oops, not a ball, a ceramic i read ;)

21 Jan 2013 8:49am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

incredible portrait

21 Jan 2013 9:12am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

well presented

21 Jan 2013 9:43am

You Know Me from Dubai, United Arab Emirates

That's a really interesting face!

Should I take it from your unchanged location here that we will continue to enjoy your pictures from Shanghai?

21 Jan 2013 5:07pm

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Amazing detail. I'm sure every line tells a story. Good shot!

21 Jan 2013 7:32pm

Paul from summerside, Canada

Love it

21 Jan 2013 9:36pm

franz from Baden, Austria

what a fascinating and captivating face ... the lines and wrinkles speak of rich experience!
this is surely worthy of the spotlight !!!

22 Jan 2013 11:09am

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Wonderful portrait, excellent in b/w ...
Congratulations on the Spotlight !!!

22 Jan 2013 8:04pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!

22 Jan 2013 8:14pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

Congratulations! :)

22 Jan 2013 8:23pm

Francisco from Miami, United States

Congratulations!

22 Jan 2013 9:05pm

☺ ► ƸɼiϾ ◄ ☼ from Narbonne, France

congratulaition, a great portrait ☺

22 Jan 2013 9:39pm

Denise from granby, québec, Canada

Great portrait and it deserves this Spotlight, indeed!

22 Jan 2013 10:25pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Excellent portrait in b&w. Bravo for the spotlight !

22 Jan 2013 11:11pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

fine portrait. congratulations

23 Jan 2013 12:42am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

An immensely powerful portrait.

23 Jan 2013 1:31am

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

good portrait..congrats to the spotlight!

23 Jan 2013 3:55am

JDY from Aberdeen, United States

Wonderful photo and story, Thank-you for sharing and congratulations.

23 Jan 2013 4:04am

Sophie from Fournets Luisans, France

Beautiful !

23 Jan 2013 5:25am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Great portrait.... congratulations on spotlight !!

23 Jan 2013 5:58am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Congratulations on the spotlight

23 Jan 2013 7:49am

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

her face is alike a map of her life****

23 Jan 2013 9:03am

franz from Baden, Austria

i was right - the spotlight! a natural choice for sure! congratulations !!!!

23 Jan 2013 10:30am

nazli from Tehran, Iran

It's wonderful

23 Jan 2013 11:14am

Tara from Genève, Switzerland

Beautiful !

23 Jan 2013 3:34pm

Mandar from Kudal, India

Unique......Lovely......

23 Jan 2013 4:17pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Truly amazing photo to show the lines of time. Excellent shot in b/w. Congratulations on the Spotlight.

23 Jan 2013 6:55pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Beautiful amazing! Congrats!

24 Jan 2013 4:26am

Ol from Nice Bushes, Germany

wonderful!!! very well deserved spotlight

24 Jan 2013 6:09pm

Focales from Rhône-Alpes, France

Wonderful portrait and processing. Congrats on the spotlight

25 Jan 2013 5:10pm

Jeremy from Ridgedale, United States

Her face has such history. Amazing!

26 Jan 2013 3:32am

Abena from Illinois, United States

Absolutely brilliant! I wonder how old she is...this is a dramatic image and so is the text underneath. Congrats on the spotlight!

26 Jan 2013 3:03pm

Helys from Paris, France

Lovely elder
Great expression on this lovely face

13 Apr 2013 11:37am

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