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May 12, 2011
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Canon
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Canon EOS 50D
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1/320 second
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85 mm
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Date Taken
May 7, 2011, 8:47:53 PM
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Adobe Photoshop CS3 Windows
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Sergey, the old wanderer by Leo-SA Sergey, the old wanderer by Leo-SA
Street portrait of an old man.
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This image caught my eye immediately as I was looking through several deviations. First thing that caught my eye was that it was black & white. I like black & white mainly because of the level of contrast you can get with it. Which brings me to the second thing I like about this image was the contrast. The intricate areas of lights and darks are very intriguing. Also, I think the visual texture is extraordinary. The texture of his coat, his beard and his face gives your eyes something to hold onto, to keep you riveted to the image. As far as portraits go, your choice of model is as photogenic as any other. There's a lot of character in his face, a lot of history too. To quote a cliché "Oh the stories he could tell..." I didn't give you a perfect on originality only because there are quite a few pictures of this nature floating around but in my estimation, yours is one of the best.
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Robomarkov Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013
What a great face he has!
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Liesenfeld Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2013
Hello Leo-SA,
this photo is fantastic.
I would like to use it for the website of a charitable group named seniormovers. Please contact me if you disapprove.
Thank you very much.
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Hiberniart Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hi, thank you again for allowing me to use your excellent photograph. I've finally finished my graphite/charcoal version and I hope you like it. [link]
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Bildersammlerin Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012
Very expressive!
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NickDuijnstee Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012  Student Photographer
pure art :)
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patiko93 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
hello,I featured this photo in my Favourites Collection IV
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Leo-SA Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2012  Student Photographer
Thank you very much for the feature :hug:
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Hiberniart Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love this image, you have an excellent eye. That face really tells a story. Would you have any objection to me rendering this as a pencil/charcoal drawing and I'll send you a link when it's complete? of course, your work will be credited as the inspiration for the drawing.
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Leo-SA Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2012  Student Photographer
No objections:) I would be delighted!
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Hiberniart Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much, you're very kind. I'll post it just as soon as it's done.
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