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It's Spring, let's wear Pink !

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"The moment always dictates in my work. What I feel, I do. This is the most important thing for me. Everybody can look, but they don't necessarily see. I never calculate or consider; I see a situation and I know that it's right, even if I have to go back to get the proper lighting."
~ Andre Kertesz

tede from Aubenas 07, France

Mdrrr !!!!! Almost Pink Panther!! Awesome portrait. Beautiful day.

2 Apr 2010 5:14am

@tede: hey, you :)) you make me LAUGH :))

Bruno from Beauvais, France

Très décontracté le monsieur !

2 Apr 2010 5:31am

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Yikes! What a joyful image. Letting it all hang out, and in pink! That's a man that knows himself. :)

2 Apr 2010 5:32am

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

LOL!!! Great capture...look at that expression!!!

2 Apr 2010 5:34am

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

This is hilarious...pink shorts, yet an umbrella close by his side !
He is ready for any weather event...just as you are ready for ANY interesting candid shot. Marvelous !

2 Apr 2010 5:51am

@Dulcie: til he has his Pipe, he is always ready for any kind of weather ;)

Oscar from Barcelona, Spain

Nice frameset. I like the processing

2 Apr 2010 5:53am

Richard from Montferland, Netherlands

OWwwww man. Mariana what have you done, i'm awake for 5 minutes but now i'm realy AWAKE!!!! What a great shot, how the man sits in his pink shorts realy awsome!!

2 Apr 2010 6:00am

fabrizio from Rome, Italy

yes, but with an umbrella, you never know if it rains? :)

2 Apr 2010 6:13am

Lyl and Roll from Besançon, France

Cool attitude, mais quel air sévère. Bonne journée Mariana.

2 Apr 2010 6:14am

PATRICK from miramas, France

wow excellent
have a good day

2 Apr 2010 6:16am

STEED from Gueret, France

Sherlock Holmes revisited.......Cool capture..

2 Apr 2010 6:25am

El pare from Prepirineu, Spain

This is a new concept of elegance in the men's clothing. Great shot!!!

2 Apr 2010 6:40am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Wow.... this is really superb shot.
Have a good we, Mariana

2 Apr 2010 6:45am

Julie from United States

Ok, pink "used" to be my favorite color haha! What a brave soul he must have! Nice capture!

2 Apr 2010 6:45am

k@ from Paris, France

Aha, here is your promised pink story : incredible outfit (looks like a long bathsuit, with the umbrella it's terrific), what a face & a find ! Happy Silly Friday, this is very funny but shh, Mamma & daughter are arriving from behind and would not appreciate that much with laugh at Big Daddy (and those socks in his sandals, he must be very very aware of Fashion i bet ;))

2 Apr 2010 6:51am

@k@: incredible observation , but need to add something else - his PIPE !!!! Pink shorts and Pipe with that serious face :))

NaDu from Köln, Germany

yeah, wonderful man. Do you know 'Surabaya Johnny' (Brecht/Weill) with the text line 'Take that damn pipe out of your mouth, you rat'? - Tilt is very amusing,

2 Apr 2010 7:02am

Sonia Nansid from Stockholm, Sweden

Hahahahaha! Thank you so much for this Mariana! Terrific, hilarious, wonderful!!!! Just for his socks this guy should be in a commercial for washing powder!!!

2 Apr 2010 7:05am

@Sonia Nansid: cool :)) thx Sonia ! what about commercial for tobacco and pipe ?

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

And why not! This must be your local style guru. Never mind the shorts..what about those glasses ! Well done.

2 Apr 2010 7:15am

Jean-Louis from Nîmes, France

EXCELLENTE !!!!!!
Il porte un superbe short rose bombons !!!
J'adore !!!!
Bon WE à toi Mariana *

2 Apr 2010 7:29am

Dilwenn from Bordeaux, France

:)) Oh le look!!!

2 Apr 2010 7:31am

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

ha ha ha, u wont find me in those

2 Apr 2010 8:04am

Mhélène from Paris, France

Yes ...!! Super ! A great composition !

2 Apr 2010 8:08am

Marlowe from Le Havre, France

Une caricature !

2 Apr 2010 8:10am

Richard Standley from Carquefou, France

This is a terrific portrait. I love your title!

2 Apr 2010 8:22am

Mirza Ahmad from Amsterdam, Netherlands

LOL, some people get away with everything .....

2 Apr 2010 8:23am

eme chiquilla from sevilla, Spain

HAHAHAHHA he looks totally ready to be shot for a silly tuesday!! ahhahaa i love this! incredible funny and superb composition!

2 Apr 2010 9:14am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

a funny funny shot ! Mariana ! excellent capture !

2 Apr 2010 9:40am

Michael from Shell Village, United Kingdom

Extraordinary..... he's making a statement, but what ? Great candid.

2 Apr 2010 9:58am

Raymond from Selangor, Malaysia

Amusing ! Haha. Nice picture Marianna. Happy Easter ! =D

2 Apr 2010 10:04am

Emmeji from France

Il voit la vie en rose et il n'est pas frileux !

2 Apr 2010 10:20am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Gosh, put that in your pipe and smoke it, great candid camera shot:)

2 Apr 2010 11:00am

Earnest from Oklahoma, United States

Something vaguely disturbing about this.... Can't put my finger on it... nor would I... :))

2 Apr 2010 12:11pm

vu@granby - Wolfgang from Granby, Québec, Canada

You have a great talent for finding unusual characters!

2 Apr 2010 12:27pm

@vu@granby - Wolfgang: thx a lot :)) I love them, they love me :)

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Is it Tuesday today ? Great spring shot ! Five stars*****

2 Apr 2010 12:57pm

JJ from Jersey City, United States

Super candid shot what an interesting character

2 Apr 2010 1:10pm

@JJ: thanks a lot :)

amirreza from tehran, Iran

cool shot

2 Apr 2010 1:17pm

Stef67 from in my head, France

des portraits de rue toujours aussi fort et vivant, superbement bien vu mariana^^kiss

2 Apr 2010 1:29pm

Laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

Décontracté ce monsieur, joli portrait très expressif !

2 Apr 2010 1:35pm

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

Makes me want to run out and buy some pink boxers...or not. best...jerry

2 Apr 2010 1:40pm

@ordinaryimages: you need to have a pipe if you want to wear Pink :))

rian from mobile, United States

lol! a fashion nono! nice work capturing this one.. :D

2 Apr 2010 1:58pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Where are the fashion police when you need them??? Well seen and captured Mariana! ;-))

2 Apr 2010 2:54pm

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

As always, Mariana! Your people are excellent scenes! Mr it clear in your bank smoking a pipe is lovely ... women completed well behind the scene! Superb edition also as always! A good weekend! Best regards... Adela

2 Apr 2010 2:58pm

Marie-Jezaria from Paris, France

It's not politically correct.. but you make me break into loud laughter !!! Really excellent !! In the life we don"t have to be worry, only be happy ! This old man is an happy man ! ;-) Fabulous capture ! 5*

2 Apr 2010 3:03pm

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

LOL he's a fashion addicted

2 Apr 2010 3:05pm

metti from shiraz, Iran

very amazing image.

2 Apr 2010 3:07pm

tataray from St Laurs, France

Super, short rose (rire), chaussettes avec sandales ... Et parapluie ? Trop cool ....

2 Apr 2010 3:10pm

Nina from Montreal, Canada

As soon as the sun shows its face in Canada people change clothes, for several weeks that I see the windows open on the bus ...

2 Apr 2010 3:16pm

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

That makes me speechless! :-D

2 Apr 2010 3:17pm

@MadScientist: would you like me to order one pink for you . in Germany you do not have them for sure :)) haha

Don from spokane, United States

An amazing self-styled individual who has plopped himself down and seems to not care what anyone thinks!
Fine shot.

2 Apr 2010 3:20pm

Phil David Alexander Morris from Canada

OMG, very funny picture.

2 Apr 2010 3:41pm

Christian from Mantes La Jolie, France

Awesome sport look! This guy is really nice!

2 Apr 2010 3:43pm

siamak from isfahan, Iran

bravo miriana
very excellent & funny shot
good luck

2 Apr 2010 3:49pm

Marcie from Newton, United States

FUNNY street scene!!

2 Apr 2010 4:00pm

Larry Lefever from Lititz, United States

This really is too funny! Makes you wonder what some people see when they look into the mirror. It's going to be a great weekend, Mariana. Enjoy the weather.

2 Apr 2010 4:03pm

@Larry Lefever: ha ha .. thx .. I see. I feel, I smell this weather coming from you :) hugs !!!

jelb from France

Bonsoir,
A funny composition..Great sharpness..bravo!

2 Apr 2010 4:59pm

Jen Meers from Edmonton, Canada

Just awesome again! I'm not sure how you find your characters but they're great:)

2 Apr 2010 5:06pm

@Jen Meers: thx jen.. Once I said these people find me , lucky me :))

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Haha, a perfect photo Mariana, very beautiful and well-framed

2 Apr 2010 5:07pm

k@ from Paris, France

Oh-oh, if you add the necessary pipe (you're right, my mistake !), now we have to add the super glasses too (and the shaved legs ?) Let's be complete with this festival-of-a-man ;)

2 Apr 2010 5:09pm

@k@: so many funny things about him .. he was my candy for that day when shoted him .. did not need more chocolate and candies for that day :) such a sweet man :))

Susan from Sausalito, United States

You know, if you cropped this just showing his face minus the hat, he would look fairly respectable--otherwise, oy. It's the legs all akimbo--and just a perfect cruel photo!!!

2 Apr 2010 6:28pm

philippe from dijon, France

Il est trop !! très bonne image, j'adore............... un grand bravo ! bon we...........

2 Apr 2010 6:57pm

Jaap from Heerenveen, Netherlands

He looks very optimistic about the weather forecast.

2 Apr 2010 7:54pm

B.Held from Santa Fe, United States

Excellent, well caught, well framed.

2 Apr 2010 8:30pm

Elseneur from Montréal, Canada

My computer's got a tiny screen so at first I only saw his very serious face with his pipe, and then I scrolled, scrolled... and saw the pink shorts (and the socks in the shoes) !! Amazing surprise !!

2 Apr 2010 8:40pm

@Elseneur: you always makes me laugh when you comment on my people ;)) thanx a lot ;)

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Maybe the ladies should wear the pink. ;-) Great shot, Mariana.

2 Apr 2010 8:45pm

Rikke from Copenhagen, Denmark

Only a real man dares to wear pink ;-)

2 Apr 2010 8:50pm

Peter from Amsterdam, Netherlands

Awsome streetshot. Everything is right about his outfit, the location of his zipperslider is at it is. A scene like this you don't see that very often. Great!

2 Apr 2010 9:14pm

@Peter: i agree with you ... he is so unique :)

Mohsen from Tehran, Iran

comfortable place

2 Apr 2010 11:11pm

Candid1 from Washington, DC, United States

The pink is a great title idea which then adds so many other points to the pic.....right down from the pipe all the way to the white socks in the sandals....... N I C E ! ! ! Brought a huge smile to my face, thanks!

3 Apr 2010 3:52am

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

muy buen retrato! capturado en su momento justo

3 Apr 2010 5:54am

Richard T from Suffolk, United Kingdom

Yikes ...I've crossed Waterloo off my places to visit ..Ha!

back normal in less than a week

richard

3 Apr 2010 8:58am

Chris B from Olburgen, Netherlands

Wow.... this is really superb shot.

3 Apr 2010 3:10pm

@Chris B: thx Chris :)

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

This portrait makes me smile…

4 Apr 2010 8:42am

Amanda from Jersey City, United States

Oh my...... Looking at the pipe and glasses, I would expect a refined and distinguished gentleman. But alas, I look at the rest of his attire and find hot pink shorts, a baseball cap, and socks with sandals?! You have found quite the character Mariana! I'm intrigued by him! :)

5 Apr 2010 2:30pm

Martin from North Platte, United States

sorry Im behind on comments, my band was playing out of town wnd we just returned, and here is another mariana sucess, bringing forth more than just a photograph, but a character study from the streets, I Asmire your talent in this, and I do believe someday you will have your own showing!

5 Apr 2010 5:39pm

crash from Weehawken NJ / NYC, United States

gadzooks! its a pink nightmare !!!

7 Apr 2010 2:29am

Canon PowerShot SX100 IS
1/125 second
F/4.0
ISO 80
6 mm