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Preparing olives

Washing olives in brine at Almuñéca. Many people here have a few olive and citrus trees. This area has been named 'Costa Tropical'

comments (14)

  • Peter
  • Canada
  • 28 Oct 2010, 04:32
This shot has very great composition John....i guess that the sea water not only produces a better olive but it also gave the man all of that fresh salt air to enjoy....petersmile
John Prior: Thanks Peter
  • sherri
  • Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America
  • 28 Oct 2010, 05:34
Fascinating. I nothing about olives except that I love to eat themsmile The rocky beach is so different than anything I've seen in person. I see he kicked off his shoes.
John Prior: Thanks Sherri, he probably lived just across from the beach.
Lovely capture of this traditional work John!
John Prior: Thanks Richard
  • zed
  • Australia
  • 28 Oct 2010, 08:36
What they don't come out of bottles smile
John Prior: Thanks Zed, sorry to reveal the truth smile
  • Chris
  • England
  • 28 Oct 2010, 09:02
Looks like any idyllic lifestyle John
John Prior: Thanks Chris, If they drove on the right (meaning left) side of the road all would be perfectsmile
Beautiful picture JOhn, And a contradiction, since one doesn't expect to see a rural activity in a beach setting like this. Great!
John Prior: Thanks Sheila. The caves at Nerja tomorrow
  • Sidney
  • Philippines
  • 28 Oct 2010, 09:38
Indeed it looks idyllic place... washing olives in salted water?

All this is nicely captured... especially with this glorious sunshine...and the sea nearby !
John Prior: Thanks Sidney, yes I think so, a substitute for brine perhaps.
Excellent shot, John. The man, his olives and his bucket are a great bit of colour in the mostly grey seascape.
John Prior: Thank you Mary.
This beats the rush hour! I love olives and quite easily sit there with him smile
John Prior: Thanks Linda, It does the Spanish seem very laid back, most seem to enjoy a good lifestyle.
Excellent rule of thirds.
Subject was placed strategically; got my attention straight away!
Good job.
John Prior: Thank you London.
So unusual place for preparing olives: may be it's a special recipe? Nice composition for this one.
have a nice day.
John Prior: Thanks Dom, you could be right, there was a bottle of something also, partly hidden by his arm
Great capture John and the composition is excellent.
John Prior: Thank you Brian.
excellent image
John Prior: Thanks Derek
  • Otto K.
  • United States
  • 28 Oct 2010, 20:02
really nice composition and subject matter.
John Prior: Thanks Otto smile

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