Coffee Or Tea 2018 - Photography Contest [16 entries]

Sorting Coffee Beans Picture

Winning entry, with a score of:
57.6%
Contest goal:

The world lives on coffee and tea. Photograph anything that has either coffee or tea in any form (beans, brew, leaves, in a cup or pot). Anything goes as long as it includes either tea or coffee or both!


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Sorting Coffee Beans - created by still26


Sorting Coffee Beans
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 1/16Score: 57.6% (35)2039 views
  • Camera: SONY
  • Camera model: NEX-7
  • Exposure time: 1/160
  • Aperture: f/5.6
  • ISO: 200

(42 days ago)


Tea "Plucker" - created by still26


Tea "Plucker"
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 2/16Score: 56.3% (30)3371 views
  • Camera: SONY
  • Camera model: ILCE-6300
  • Exposure time: 1/800
  • Aperture: f/4.0
  • ISO: 200

The next time you sit down for a cup of tea please think of this tea picker for this is her life. She does this work barefoot in a leech infested hillside for 8 hours a day. Day after day, week after week, month after month...year after year.

Imagine grabbing these tea leaves with your fingers, then a quick snap of the wrist is needed to break the leaves off the twig, then she throws the plucked leaves over her shoulder to a bag hanging there.

She works from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ...has one tea break and a lunch break. Her daily required quota is 18 kilograms of tea (that is 39.6 pounds). For this she makes 750 rupees. (178 rupees equals 1 USD)...or $4.21 USD.

Imagine the RSI she suffers (repetative strain injury). Indeed her hands over the years become deformed, sinewy, painful.

If this woman "plucks" one kilogram more (2.2 pounds) for this she will earn 35 extra rupees. or 19 cents extra. If she plucks less of course she will get less.

Enjoy your cup of tea. (38 days ago)


My choices - created by Zizounai


My choices
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 3/16Score: 55.7% (25)2391 views
  • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION
  • Camera model: NIKON D5200
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • Aperture: f/2.8
  • ISO: 200

(38 days ago)


Coffee bags - created by patty


Coffee bags
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 4/16Score: 55.5% (20)2051 views
  • Camera: Canon
  • Camera model: Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • Exposure time: 1/40
  • Aperture: f/4.0
  • ISO: 1000

(40 days ago)


Coffee Beans - created by still26


Coffee Beans
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 5/16Score: 54.8% (15)2037 views
  • Camera: SONY
  • Camera model: NEX-7
  • Exposure time: 1/200
  • Aperture: f/4.0
  • ISO: 100

YUM (39 days ago)

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