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Regular I want placing a portrait but almost always of older people, this is for me the most beautiful models.
This picture has been taken during a bike trip, I saw these old man sit along the way , when I spoke with these man, he said, I waiting on his son.
He was immediate agreement for a picture, nevertheless was these old man in work clothing.
When I asked his age, answered 90 years and still in good health.
He got a great congratulation of me.

I hope you like it.



Source: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The boundary between middle age and old age cannot be defined exactly because it does not have the same meaning in all societies. People can be considered old because of certain changes in their activities or social roles. Examples: people may be considered old when they become grandparents, or when they begin to do less or different workretirement. Traditionally, the age of 60 was generally seen as the beginning of old age. Most developed world countries have accepted the chronological age of 65 years as a definition of 'elderly' or older person.
German chancellor Otto von Bismarck created the world's first comprehensive government social safety net in the 1880s, providing for old age pensions and setting 60 as the age of retirement. The fixed retirement age of 70 was the first attempt at defining the start of old age. In the United States of America, and the United Kingdom, the age of 65 was traditionally considered the beginning of the senior years because, until recently, United States and British people became eligible to retire at this age with full Social Security benefits. In 2003, the age at which a US citizen became eligible for full Social Security benefits began to increase gradually, and will continue to do so until it reaches 67 in 2027. Full retirement age for Social Security benefits for people retiring in 2012 is age 66.[2] Originally, the purpose of old age pensions was to prevent elderly persons from being reduced to beggary, which is still common in some underdeveloped countries, but growing life expectancies and elder populations has brought into question the model under which pension systems were designed.


Canon EOS 5D
Shooting Date/Time
2/09/2012 10:50:28
Manual Exposure
Tv( Shutter Speed )
1/60
Av( Aperture Value )
22.0
ISO Speed
400
Lens
EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM
Focal Length
35.0mm
Image Size
4368x2912
Image Quality
RAW
Picture Style
Portrait

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