The Songs Of Life: Forever Young

Challenge #11 in the The Songs Of Life series. Hosted by The Bacon Wagoneer.
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Scythe Lady
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Spent a week in in the mountains near Lake Como, Italy. Every morning this old woman would get up at the break of dawn and work for hours in the Italian sun clearing large fields with a scythe and a sickle. Back-breaking work that would finish most of us. She must have been 80 years old. Amazing character whose lifestyle has survived despite modern technology, tourism and a World War. Love the shadow cast by the scythe,
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Submitted: Sunday, 10th July, 2011 21:33 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 14th August, 2009
Focal length: 25.9 mm
Shutter speed: 1/100 sec
Aperture: F4
ISO: 100
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