21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Worn Out Hands

The textured weary hands of a seasoned mason is a living testament to his hard-earned skills with his long years of hard work and experience; his worn out palette amplifies what he has endured throughout his career to the benefit of many home owners.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, Philippines
Camera: NIKON D300
Copyright: © Jose Mari Mercader