Extremities in B&W

Challenge #5 in the Rino Pizzi's Challenges series. Hosted by rpizzi.
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Photos of ONE PERSON's hands and/or feet. Hands holding something or by themselves, one hand only, feet walking, resting, standing. Only in B&W. Please no couples holding hands. The entries must be captivating images of just hands or feet or both of one subject only.
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This geologist was painstakingly carving out a small mammal jaw from rock millions of years old with tiny dremel bits at the Houston Museum of Natural History. It was sort of just a snapshot, but I did some burning and dodging in Lightroom to emphasize the hands more and push his face back as a secondary focal point. Originally everything was fairly evenly lit.
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Submitted: Thursday, 28th May, 2009 21:27 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 26th September, 2008
Focal length: 5.8 mm
Shutter speed: 1/60 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 100
Notes: No flash, the lighting was set up for me before hand, as you can see :)
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