Hands: Weekly Photography Challenge - Digital Photography School

Hands: Weekly Photography Challenge

hand in hand -  old@new, past@future!This week we’ve chosen a theme that should be accessible to most of us – hands.

Actually hands are something that some photographers (and artists) struggle to capture in a natural way (here’s a tutorial we wrote on the topic of posing hands) – so perhaps it is a good theme to practice.

Feel free to take any approach you like with the theme – you might take a shot that is all about the hands – or do something a little more subtle. Remember the hands can convey a lot of emotion (clench fists could be portraying anxiety or anger for example) and even a story (two hands holding one another for example).

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Once you’ve selected the ‘Hands’ image that you’d like to share – upload it to your favourite photo sharing site or blog and either share a link to it or – embed them in the comments using the our new tool to do so.

Remember these challenges are not just about finding pictures in your archives to share – we’d really love to see you getting out your camera and taking a new photo – after all that’s what dPS is about, helping you take better shots rather than just celebrating past shots.

If you tag your photos on Flickr, Instagram, Twitter or other sites with Tagging tag them as #DPSHANDS to help others find them. Linking back to this page might also help others know what you’re doing so that they can share in the fun.

Also – don’t forget to check out some of the great shots posted in last weeks challenge – Signs challenge where there were some great shots submitted.

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Darren Rowse is the editor and founder of Digital Photography School and SnapnDeals. He lives in Melbourne Australia and is also the editor of the ProBlogger Blog Tips. Follow him on Instagram, on Twitter at @digitalPS or on Google+.

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  • Dee P

    July 4, 2012 12:55 pm

    http://deeandhercamera.blogspot.com/2012/06/peace-hope-love.html

    My younger son drew this one day. I thought it would make a great photo. These are his hands (2 on the left) and his brother's hand on the right.

  • blueb3ll

    May 14, 2012 03:41 am

    https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-uEQQOw6FhsY/T6_xrAIpTrI/AAAAAAAAC4g/ljSCvQL7154/s720/P1020129.JPG

  • Aritra Sen

    May 12, 2012 04:34 pm

    I always think that hands can make most of the expressions...here is my version of hands...i hope you would like it

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/lost_in_thoughts/6816446251/in/photostream/

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/lost_in_thoughts/6979251003/in/photostream

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/lost_in_thoughts/6815741790/in/photostream/

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/lost_in_thoughts/6891773123/in/photostream/

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/lost_in_thoughts/6875803527/in/photostream/

  • Dee P

    April 26, 2012 01:17 pm

    I've recently taken another one. It's of my son who I am in awe of.... http://deeandhercamera.blogspot.com/2012/04/for-my-son.html

    I'm proud of this pic because these are his hands, whether the photo is considered "good" or not. =)

  • blueb3ll

    April 22, 2012 01:15 am

    https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-sqhAmNHhILM/T5LONxmP9tI/AAAAAAAABV4/H02hCWFnAsU/s512/P1000605B.jpg

  • Jacqui B

    April 19, 2012 01:10 pm

    http://a4.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/551925_3578006565816_1142680072_33373152_281747276_n.jpg

    Camera: Canon EOS Rebel XS

  • Barb Aiken

    April 19, 2012 10:33 am

    https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-s0Nr271I85I/T49ciq501MI/AAAAAAAADBI/8CQar6vayKA/w591-h395-k/P4158672.JPG

    Camera E-510
    f/4.5
    1/640 sec
    ISO-100
    81 mm

  • Jim

    April 19, 2012 05:48 am

    Hands, correct?

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/61388024@N08/7091320669/in/photostream/

    Exif data

    Camera Canon EOS REBEL T2i
    Exposure 0.013 sec (1/80)
    Aperture f/5.6
    Focal Length 55 mm
    ISO Speed 6400
    Exposure Bias 0 EV
    Flash Off, Did not fire

  • Carolyn Boyden

    April 18, 2012 01:13 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/79096087@N05/6942864010/ Anzac Day is a time for reflection and remembrance

  • Carolyn Boyden

    April 18, 2012 12:54 pm

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/79096087@N05/6942864010/' title='Lest We Forget' url='http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7104/6942864010_9132b003bb_b.jpg']

  • Carolyn Boyden

    April 18, 2012 10:24 am

    Anzac Day is a time for reflection and remembrance

  • Mikhail Anand

    April 18, 2012 07:01 am

    http://mikhailanand.wordpress.com/2011/08/10/street-livingmumbai/img_2193/ hands that tell a story

  • mcrc22

    April 17, 2012 10:24 pm

    it's so nice to see a dad spending quality time with child,securely holding her and the child grasping his arms with her little hands

    http://farm8.static.flickr.com/7251/6940960742_246f65985e_s.jpg

  • blueb3ll

    April 17, 2012 08:25 pm

    My pensive daughter

    https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-Lv3H2pMQ4N4/T4xhUePQEdI/AAAAAAAAA1k/ldpl4iD8nYM/s720/P1010461.JPG

  • Sheila G

    April 17, 2012 03:09 pm

    Something that I learned through project 365 is that a moment only lasts for a moment. While waiting for dinner, I noticed how the light was hitting my brother's hands and captured it. Here's my contribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/shellyn82/7086330491/

  • Eva Trygger

    April 17, 2012 06:47 am

    https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-FTOe356kGCU/T4xhXhIvgNI/AAAAAAAAA18/fTp6ubHA9zI/s128/P1010551.JPG

  • Lillie

    April 17, 2012 02:16 am

    Pictures of my class having fun with their hands

    https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/2_30CKkwa3br6765TKEcgdNP8HJw4V83EDHEprQjz5g?feat=directlink

    https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/bsOwnTx-rxpk3tSLkSZamtNP8HJw4V83EDHEprQjz5g?feat=directlink

    https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/BRGIyrZuytAtPUNDOrIiANNP8HJw4V83EDHEprQjz5g?feat=directlink

    https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/XeSAkk_5AGLs2TXADSNLpdNP8HJw4V83EDHEprQjz5g?feat=directlink

    https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/NGtxH-Y_IKlA1f21ejSwmNNP8HJw4V83EDHEprQjz5g?feat=directlink

  • Brenda Hackett

    April 16, 2012 10:42 pm

    Going to try and put my hands weekly challenge photo here.
    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=310053942401213&set=a.302442899828984.71075.146677248738884&type=3

  • Roze

    April 16, 2012 09:36 am

    Here is my entry.......
    http://wp.me/p2jPam-1l

  • Roze

    April 16, 2012 09:23 am

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/rozebds4/6935806048/' title='Hands' url='http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7255/6935806048_da8ed34af6.jpg']

  • Dhiraj

    April 16, 2012 03:34 am

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/vigdhirajphotography/6864926794/' title='UNCONDITIONAL LOVE' url='http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7036/6864926794_79c93e2378_c.jpg']

  • Lynton

    April 15, 2012 06:11 pm

    Carnival hands
    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/16486578@N02/6933029940/' title='Carnival hands' url='http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7227/6933029940_2bdabf7f91.jpg']

  • Lynton

    April 15, 2012 06:06 pm

    Carnival hands

  • Desiree Macalos

    April 15, 2012 01:38 am

    here's the link to my hand photo

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/19654678@N00/7076708537/in/photostream

  • Desiree Macalos

    April 15, 2012 01:32 am

    my cousin's hand...

  • Desiree Macalos

    April 15, 2012 01:31 am

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/19654678@N00/7076708537/' title='the hand' url='http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5338/7076708537_9af858b8e8_b.jpg']

    my cousin's hand...

  • Joey Bouchard

    April 14, 2012 10:52 pm

    Something a bit different.

    http://jybphoto.com/hands/

  • kylie j

    April 14, 2012 10:32 am

    Link to my 'Hands' photo
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/phototink/6929058216/

  • kylie j

    April 14, 2012 10:30 am

    My hands photo ;)
    [url=http://www.flickr.com/photos/phototink/6929058216/][eimg url='http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7137/6929058216_4f43f6d802.jpg' title='6929058216_4f43f6d802.jpg'][/url]
    [url=http://www.flickr.com/photos/phototink/6929058216/]hand[/url] by [url=http://www.flickr.com/people/phototink/]Photo Tink[/url], on Flickr

  • Julie

    April 14, 2012 02:44 am

    here's mine:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/juliemaguuuly/7072798005/in/photostream

  • VK

    April 14, 2012 01:59 am

    My friend's hands and his bay[eimg url='http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4136/4927684241_9922b3fe54_z.jpg' title='4927684241_9922b3fe54_z.jpg']

  • Felicia

    April 14, 2012 12:35 am

    Take 2: Didn't seem to twork the first time, so if this posts twice, I;m sorry.

    As much as I like pulling out the camera, this made me think of a photo I took a couple of years ago as a photo shoot. I entered into a local photography competition and received a commendation on it. I felt this was perfect for this assignment!

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/79036051@N06/7073520281/' title='Community' url='http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7266/7073520281_eef9755357.jpg']

  • Aline

    April 13, 2012 11:40 pm

    Here is my picture of a friend.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/79000329@N03/7072445039/

  • Mary Orndorff

    April 13, 2012 11:25 pm

    Trying for the first time, hope this works. I really liked these hands.[eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/wvmeo/7073607735/' title='Hands' url='http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5232/7073607735_92a54ba780.jpg']

  • alvaro sanz

    April 13, 2012 10:56 pm

    [eimg url='https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-0u66x_nN23U/Trfe5ARBdVI/AAAAAAAAZro/v6v14u3tZB4/s398/091101_nannok+ac+mera_139.jpg' title='091101_nannok+ac+mera_139.jpg']

  • Leslie L

    April 13, 2012 09:20 pm

    Here are a couple from Easter:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/busyme/7073383747/

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/busyme/6927302658/

  • vijay

    April 13, 2012 08:56 pm

    Here's one -

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/vijay_raghavan/576898317

  • Donna Sherwood

    April 13, 2012 07:30 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/donnasherwood/?donelayout=1

  • Beth Wode

    April 13, 2012 05:34 pm

    I was intrigued by this man's hands when I was in Africa. He kindly allowed me to photograph them

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/bethwode/4375671260/

  • Rene Talbot

    April 13, 2012 02:36 pm

    Here are my aunt and uncle at the renewal of their vows

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/79003289@N03/6926664108/in/photostream

  • Aline

    April 13, 2012 12:06 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/79000329@N03/

  • Dee P

    April 13, 2012 12:03 pm

    This is from my photoblog. This post is one that I took while working at our church's nursery today.[eimg url='http://deeandhercamera.blogspot.com/2012/04/naptime.html' title='naptime.html']

  • Aline

    April 13, 2012 12:02 pm

    I am new at this so I hope I did this right. Most of my photos are of musicians. I would like some feedback so I know how I'm doing. Thanks.

  • Christine Tabasa

    April 13, 2012 11:01 am

    this is me holding my grandma's hand

    it’s been quite some time now since old age has finally caught up with my lola. my family has been having a hard time coping with her condition now because we can still remember how vibrant and enthusiastic she was the past few months. with a blinking of an eye, life has changed for her and for us.
    so for now, we are holding on…to the beautiful life she has lived with us, to the wonderful years of great and picturesque memories, for the loving lola that she is, for the time God has let us spend with her…we are holding on…
    hold on Lola Salud. We love you very much!

  • Sheeba

    April 13, 2012 08:49 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/tincangypzee/6925955396/

  • Dest

    April 13, 2012 08:29 am

    Here is my older brothers hand.

    [eimg url='https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/574968_432233596793329_100000200770693_1970629_956977685_n.jpg' title='574968_432233596793329_100000200770693_1970629_956977685_n.jpg']

  • Nancy

    April 13, 2012 07:19 am

    a shot of my son's hands
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/9000318@N04/6925804092/in/photostream

  • Kristel Mead

    April 13, 2012 06:16 am

    One of the photos I took doing a Newborn session; Mom's, Dad's, and Baby's hand.[eimg url='http://kmeadphotography.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/dexter039crop.jpg?w=700&h=' title='dexter039crop.jpg?w=700&h=']

  • Beth Wode

    April 13, 2012 06:02 am

    I was intrigued with this man's hands while I was in Africa. he was kind enough to let me photograph them.

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/bethwode/4375671260/' title='Let us Pray' url='http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4070/4375671260_43fdec0fbb_z.jpg']

  • Judy Harrow

    April 13, 2012 05:09 am

    What really interests me is creative hands in action. I have a set of shots of creative, working hands on Flickr.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/34288646@N05/sets/72157624805514277/

    and here are my two favorites of the set:

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/34288646@N05/4045159549/' title='piano hands' url='http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2537/4045159549_85526498b1.jpg']
    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/34288646@N05/5005364042/' title='Potter's Hand' url='http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4086/5005364042_720943d248_z.jpg']

    warmly / Judy Harrow

  • Donna Sherwood

    April 13, 2012 04:58 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/donnasherwood/?saved=1

  • Gretchen

    April 13, 2012 04:50 am

    I love hands. Here is one of my son a couple of weeks after his birth...
    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/8720168@N02/7071479841/' title='IMG_2644 flckr size' url='http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5152/7071479841_535645ca06.jpg']

  • Toc

    April 13, 2012 03:23 am

    Having lunch with my mom gave me a perfect chance to snap a 'hands' photo.[eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/41673227@N03/6925144654/' title='Coffee Break, "#DPSHANDS"' url='http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7091/6925144654_059ea19e95.jpg']

  • Milan

    April 13, 2012 02:57 am

    Here two quite different pictures of hands: Male and female, worshiping and eating ...

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/38413424@N07/6925085510/in/photostream/
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/38413424@N07/7071172769/in/photostream/

  • Shardayyy Photography

    April 13, 2012 01:59 am

    http://500px.com/photo/1817639

  • Joe

    April 13, 2012 01:28 am

    My son playing piano. I was short on skill but big on luck with this photo. Thanks!
    http://m.flickr.com/#/photos/21883634@N03/3694838613/

  • Justin Wong

    April 12, 2012 07:57 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/78973795@N03/7070285545/in/photostream

    My entry! Parents were holding each other's hands :)

  • Ashwin Kumar N

    April 12, 2012 09:33 am

    Here is my take.. taken a while ago

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/77120066@N03/7069150327/in/photostream

  • Olaf Kramer

    April 12, 2012 06:25 am

    Preparing tomatoes to dry in the sun, Puglia, Italy:
    http://m.flickr.com/photos/olafkramer/7067247393/lightbox/

  • Ali Jumani

    April 12, 2012 01:18 am

    Hands from a while back

    http://m.flickr.com/#/photos/alijumani/4634684537/in/set-72157623987583471/

  • Ali Jumani

    April 12, 2012 01:16 am

    Hands from a while ago

    http://m.flickr.com/#/photos/alijumani/4634684537/in/set-72157623987583471/

  • Neil Barraclough

    April 12, 2012 01:09 am

    My cousin....

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/neilbarraclough/4443827171/

  • Gabriele

    April 12, 2012 12:52 am

    Here my family hands...

    http://pdf34.wordpress.com/2012/02/16/concorsi-fotografici-photo-contest-02/

  • Rony

    April 11, 2012 10:05 pm

    Here are two from my photostream :)

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/ghumkumar/6919252316/in/photostream
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/ghumkumar/6836413192/in/photostream/

  • Olaf Kramer

    April 11, 2012 08:41 pm

    Preparing the tomatoes for sundrying, Puglia, Italy:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/olafkramer/7067247393/in/photostream/lightbox/

  • John St. Jelly

    April 11, 2012 10:58 am

    Here's my entry, of my dad building furniture in his workshop at Easter:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/deboulai/7066202629

  • Steve Perry

    April 11, 2012 10:36 am

    Here are a couple of shots. I could not decide on the colour one or black and white so I have included links to both.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/wingfreak/6920067692/in/photostream

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/wingfreak/6920066680/in/photostream/

  • Elizabeth D.

    April 11, 2012 08:55 am

    Hello,

    This is my photo from this Easter

    http://funmommie.blogspot.com/2012/04/easter-photos.html

  • Anita

    April 11, 2012 05:47 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/57148623@N02/7054664735/

  • Anita

    April 11, 2012 05:46 am

    My hands photo

  • Salman Shaf

    April 11, 2012 01:56 am

    And a new one:

    Camera Nikon D5000
    Exposure 0.033 sec (1/30)
    Aperture f/5.6
    Focal Length 55 mm
    Date and Time (Original) 2012:04:09 18:41:08-04:00
    Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:04:09 18:41:08

  • Salman Shaf

    April 11, 2012 01:50 am

    An old one:

    Aperture f/5.3
    Focal Length 40 mm
    ISO Speed 800
    Date and Time (Original) 2011:02:20 12:37:11-05:00
    Date and Time (Digitized) 2011:02:20 12:37:11

  • Adam Keats

    April 10, 2012 11:48 pm

    4 hands: baby, mom and dad

    http://flickr.com/gp/adamkeats/0z3Dh6

  • sinsdesign

    April 10, 2012 11:22 pm

    My son's hand http://www.flickr.com/photos/sinetics/7064234293/in/photostream

  • thomas g.

    April 10, 2012 10:45 pm

    Took a fresh shot last night -- had lots of fun setting it up and getting it shot!

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/fhod1/7063968525/in/photostream

  • Shantanu Saha

    April 10, 2012 08:35 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/clicknovice/6917926362/in/photostream/lightbox/

  • Anna

    April 10, 2012 08:13 pm

    A small hand

    http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7257/7053136419_e1e9940bd0_z.jpg

  • Anna

    April 10, 2012 08:12 pm

    Hands holding you safe.

    http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5328/7063901479_8d0cb34d3c_z.jpg

  • Dhanika Choksi

    April 10, 2012 05:50 pm

    This old man was playing the flute with his nostrils !!

    http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/182457_10150181931943222_718093221_8793207_6622211_n.jpg[/img]

  • Dhanika Choksi

    April 10, 2012 05:47 pm

    playing the flute with his nostrils !!
    img]http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/182457_10150181931943222_718093221_8793207_6622211_n.jpg[/img]

  • Tammy

    April 10, 2012 03:59 pm

    My friend's 3 yo. out collecting eggs from the coop. These were his favorites.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/tammyrt/6884591442/in/photostream

  • ruslanas

    April 10, 2012 11:39 am

    here's one:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/ruslanas/6916809056/in/photostream/lightbox/

  • Archie Triantafilidis

    April 10, 2012 09:26 am

    Hand and drawing tell a story

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/archie_t/6916458168/

  • Archie Trianta

    April 10, 2012 09:06 am

    Hand and drawing tell a story.

    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2640438043779&set=a.2141581012665.120738.1040388807&type=3&theater

  • CGMethven

    April 10, 2012 04:00 am

    Take my hand...

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/cgmethven/6416246569/in/set-72157628519914013/lightbox/

  • Anita

    April 10, 2012 03:54 am

    Having problems posting photo ;-(

  • Salman S

    April 10, 2012 03:46 am

    Here is an old one.....

    and a new one:

  • Anita

    April 10, 2012 03:38 am

    My hands photo

  • Gustavo J. Mata

    April 10, 2012 02:40 am

    I did have trouble posting the photo.

    When I used the clicking here an container appeared in the text. But when I tried to submit the comment it did not show up.

    I had use a link in the end.

    Gustavo J. Mata

  • Stefano

    April 10, 2012 02:07 am

    Little hands...

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/50259324@N08/6915035930/in/set-72157628261401165

  • Luis

    April 10, 2012 02:02 am

    Eli's hands, A beutiful woman with a sensual hands.

  • Billie Thomas

    April 10, 2012 01:49 am

    I had a blast with this challenge. It was difficult choosing a final photo to share but I hope that you enjoy the final choice as much as I do.

    http://www.picable.com/Art/Crafts/Smoke-in-Hand.3523991

  • Tammy

    April 9, 2012 11:38 pm

    Does anyone else have trouble with their photos never posting?

  • Sallie A.

    April 9, 2012 10:41 pm

    My husband playing guitar Sunday afternoon. I added a texture and made it into a fb timeline cover size.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/salmander_son/6914374738/

  • dorisrudddesigns

    April 9, 2012 09:52 pm

    I love photographing hands! Great idea for a challenge. Here's a couple of my favorite hand shots:

    http://dorisrudddesigns.wordpress.com/2012/04/02/through-the-looking-glass/
    http://dorisrudddesigns.wordpress.com/2010/03/27/a-mothers-hand/

  • Sammy D.

    April 9, 2012 03:58 pm

    This was from a newborn shoot i did a few months ago. I find that getting imagea of newborns hands & feet are very important bc they change so quickly & they really show how tiny they are when put w bigger hands/ feet.
    http://sammydphotos.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/img_1450-22.jpg

  • Chad

    April 9, 2012 02:34 pm

    The Piano Man

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/pricephotogs/7059440087/

  • Aurélie

    April 9, 2012 10:54 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/aureliebellacicco/6912696716/in/photostream

    OOps I'm sorry, I deleted the other picture by mistakes,so here is the new link!

  • AaDd

    April 9, 2012 10:02 am

    this is an old one taken on the nyc subway.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/aadd/3828665887/in/photostream

  • Rob

    April 9, 2012 08:18 am

    Here is one...

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/rob_369/7058307079/in/photostream

  • Rosario Velázquez

    April 9, 2012 07:29 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/54516899@N00/6912081400/

  • Larry

    April 9, 2012 07:13 am

    A shot I took while recently visiting my mother:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/34744437@N03/6912035996/

    FWIW, this is my first image post to DPS.

  • Gustavo J. Mata

    April 9, 2012 06:57 am

    Hi!

    The right hand took this picture of her left sister playing on a guitar fretboard.

    Here is the link:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/8720352@N08/6911976100/

    Enjoy!

    Gustavo J. Mata

  • Blake Sellers

    April 9, 2012 06:48 am

    A multi-exposure look done with a long shutter and a few pops from a 20 year old flash.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/oneclassym8/5298307548/in/photostream

  • Jen

    April 9, 2012 06:30 am

    I just did a blog post today about my husband baking hot cross buns - lots of hand shots in there! (And the buns weren't bad either!)

    http://jasphotographydc.wordpress.com/2012/04/08/an-easter-story/

  • Shannon

    April 9, 2012 04:43 am

    My dad is a wonderful trumpet player, and i just had to take this picture!

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/petite-pics/7057632447/in/photostream

  • Jey_K

    April 9, 2012 04:37 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/jey_k/6911543326/in/photostream/lightbox/

  • bobek

    April 9, 2012 04:17 am

    This one is from Ldakh http://www.flickr.com/photos/pixhektar/5290061030/in/photostream

  • silvia

    April 8, 2012 11:38 pm

    These are my daughter's hands..
    Happy Easter, Enjoy Life!
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/silvia_casali/7051458349/

  • Furio

    April 8, 2012 10:51 pm

    Chinese hands... http://www.flickr.com/photos/furioshots/6910457980/sizes/l/in/photostream/

  • Adam

    April 8, 2012 08:22 pm

    I shot this whilst in Amsterdam last year.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/adam_hall/6294160669/in/photostream/lightbox/

  • Kamrul Hasan

    April 8, 2012 08:03 pm

    a photograph from Bangladesh

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/hasankamrul/6910152666/in/photostream

  • Rick Yagodich

    April 8, 2012 06:40 pm

    OK, let's try this submission again...
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/word_artist/4831345613/

  • Sebastiano Favretto

    April 8, 2012 05:29 pm

    Taking hand photos is one of my favourite things! Here's one of them

    http://seethroughseb.blogspot.com/2012/03/awaiting-confirmation.html

  • Zoya Tariq

    April 8, 2012 05:04 pm

    Here's my photography

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/zoyatrq/6918477257/sizes/z/in/set-72157629221117698/

  • Subhodeep

    April 8, 2012 03:46 pm

    Here's is my entry :]

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/isubhodeep/5364473886/
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/isubhodeep/5234411322/

  • Craig

    April 8, 2012 02:21 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/59525994@N08/7054958933/

  • Tom O'Connor

    April 8, 2012 01:45 pm

    Here's a new one too:

    http://taustinoconnor.zenfolio.com/p9574725/e3f2974f

  • LeBAron

    April 8, 2012 11:36 am

    This was part of a team building exercise.

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=314241851924852&set=a.314239025258468.95698.215088558506849&type=3&theater

  • Crystal Yap

    April 8, 2012 11:30 am

    Here is my hands photo :)

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/64239740@N03/7055282095/in/photostream

  • Tim Gardner

    April 8, 2012 10:50 am

    http://www.photos.tjgardner.com/People/Ocee-Park-Braves-Tee-Ball/21983718_NXVSC6#!i=1754902833&k=SXxdfg6

  • Thomas G.

    April 8, 2012 09:09 am

    I took this one earlier this week and was pretty excited as to how it turned out -- I will have to try for something more targeted on hands over the next few days, though...

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/fhod1/6907352650/in/photostream/lightbox/

  • Craig

    April 8, 2012 08:34 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/59525994@N08/7054894911/

  • Oliver Anderson

    April 8, 2012 07:43 am

    My Daughter
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/oliveralex/7054789185

  • Prati Photography

    April 8, 2012 04:31 am

    A couple of shots from my side:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/pratiphotography/6818236187/in/photostream/lightbox/

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/pratiphotography/6766740327/in/photostream/lightbox/

  • Jakub

    April 8, 2012 04:17 am

    And here's one from me :)
    http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5325/6907527932_b85316d60d_b.jpg

  • Average Joe

    April 8, 2012 03:53 am

    http://500px.com/photo/6381872
    Here's my Hands picture. Hopefully this link works...

  • jope11

    April 8, 2012 03:50 am

    Here is one I shot after my son was born...

    http://flic.kr/p/abz4z9

    And here is fresh springy one... :)

    http://flic.kr/p/bvXXru

  • themeron

    April 8, 2012 02:54 am

    mine: http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7111/7044849005_351fcfce64_b.jpg

  • Carole

    April 8, 2012 02:49 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/57851568@N06/5734055832/in/photostream
    Experienced hands of a coffee plantation worker in Guatemala

  • Seb

    April 8, 2012 02:33 am

    My 1 day old daughter :

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/49749846@N07/6626963301

  • evie

    April 8, 2012 01:29 am

    My boyfriend agreed to let me show off a bit of his collection of tats. Most are a tribute to his deceased father and his time in the Military.

  • Aurélie

    April 8, 2012 12:37 am

    Here is my contribution:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/aureliebellacicco/6900520226/in/set-72157629742907077

    I took this one at the Feed Me's concert in Montréal last week.

  • Jakub

    April 8, 2012 12:22 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/clfx/6907527932/in/photostream

  • Shirley Khor

    April 7, 2012 11:31 pm

    Congratulations to Johnny and Joan!

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/31231384@N03/6907409618/in/photostream

  • David

    April 7, 2012 10:04 pm

    Here are mine http://www.flickr.com/photos/flixel/sets/72157629395043676/ well not my hands if you know what I mean :)

  • David Raimist

    April 7, 2012 09:10 pm

    http://www.pixelsonthewall.com/DPS/20110326_DSR2358-Edit_WEB.jpg

  • David Raimist

    April 7, 2012 09:09 pm

    http://www.pixelsonthewall.com/DPS/20110405_DSR2480-Edit_WEB.jpg

  • monish

    April 7, 2012 08:48 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/gutinstinct/6907105446/in/photostream/lightbox/

  • Kimberly Blomberg

    April 7, 2012 01:44 pm

    My husband is real car guy- I think his grease covered, capable hands are just beautiful!

  • Aditya Bharadwaj

    April 7, 2012 01:41 pm

    a pic that i took of my friend :) !

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=404554109570538&set=a.186731611352790.53122.171563092869642&type=3

  • raghavendra

    April 7, 2012 01:38 pm

    I like this theme in photography challenge

    kids are feeding the goat with their hands
    http://raghavendra-mobilephotography.blogspot.com/2012/03/kids-feeding-goat.html

  • Hank Henley

    April 7, 2012 12:02 pm

    www.flickr.com/photos/singandance/6904615696/in/photostream

    a photo of my two day old grandson last week. Actually a portrait of the dad... strong, powerful, a little edgy, loving and tender

  • Maikel Ramthun

    April 7, 2012 11:55 am

    This is a picture of my daughter one day after she was born.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/nefro/6844090979/

  • Myron Lu

    April 7, 2012 11:21 am

    Here is my picture. :D
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/myron1008/6906137544/

  • Katie

    April 7, 2012 09:26 am

    It’s amazing what a little boy will find fascinating…

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/taskatie/7052010531/

  • Lyanne

    April 7, 2012 08:42 am

    Here's my favorite of a baby photoshoot I did recently. I don't know how to post just the hands though so just scroll down the page and you will find it. I'm sorry for not making it easier! I will learn, I promise.

    http://lyanne81.blogspot.com/2012/03/leah.html

  • Anand Gopal

    April 7, 2012 08:41 am

    Took this photo a while back of a potter in rural India. He was really skilled and deft, but he believes that it's a dying art form.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/gopal_anand/4255449301/in/set-72157623040026861/

  • Hafiz

    April 7, 2012 08:35 am

    Hands contest

  • Scottc

    April 7, 2012 08:27 am

    The "Hand Off"

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/lendog64/4960238945/

  • rich

    April 7, 2012 08:08 am

    I tried not to over think this one. I took a simple macro shot of my hand holding my wrist watch (hence 'hands of time'). If you can excuse my pun, I hope you like the shot:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/41898910@N03/7051872283/in/photostream

    As you've probably worked out, shooting your own hands isn't easy. Here is my entry for canon's Photo 5 last year:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/41898910@N03/6288334424/in/set-72157627781455469

  • Jess Conran

    April 7, 2012 08:07 am

    Here is a photo I took for one of my HSC art projects.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/equestriad/6905782962/in/photostream

  • Carmina Rodríguez

    April 7, 2012 08:05 am

    Here's my favorite. It’s from a project I recently finished about tattoos, a world where hands are very important.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/carminarl/6944618941/in/set-72157629126285960/

    Greetings from Spain!

  • Tom O'Connor

    April 7, 2012 07:58 am

    Here is my favorite one so far; my daughter loves "love bugs":

    http://taustinoconnor.zenfolio.com/p9574725/e1ddf9452

  • Ben

    April 7, 2012 07:56 am

    Here's my picture. I was buying beans from this old guy at a fair in Mexico and I just had to take this picture.http://www.flickr.com/photos/arimou0/6897298142/in/photostream/

  • Carmina Rodríguez

    April 7, 2012 07:48 am

    Here there are a couple mine. It's from a project I recently finished about tattoos, a world where hands are very important.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/carminarl/6798501218/in/set-72157629126285960/

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/carminarl/6944618941/in/set-72157629126285960/

    Greetings from Spain!!

  • Martin Cook

    April 7, 2012 07:39 am

    A couple from this week, when I was just playing around

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/martinjamescook/6886909384/

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/martinjamescook/6886911888/

    Cheers

    Martin

  • Derek Lyons

    April 7, 2012 06:53 am

    A project I've been working on for a year now... I know a lot of artisans of various kinds, so I've been photographing them (candid) as they work - Artisanal Hands

  • Melanie Bryan

    April 7, 2012 06:26 am

    Here's my entry:

    http://cheloniac.500px.com/portfolio/photo/6

  • Dan

    April 7, 2012 06:09 am

    seems like I am the first person on Instagram to do so...

  • Jeff E Jensen

    April 7, 2012 05:45 am

    Here's one of my favorite hand images:

    http://blog.jeffejensenphotography.com/2010/05/four-fingers.html

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