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Home, Sweet Home

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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

Agus Haryono from Mataram, Indonesia

wow, another great work.

17 Jan 2012 5:55am

Loukas from Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece

Although home looks rather cold... Nice capture Mariana

17 Jan 2012 6:05am

PATRICK from miramas, France


17 Jan 2012 6:34am

ks from Kanagawa, Japan

powerful, splendid photograph.

17 Jan 2012 7:02am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

They sleep in the street and are eating in front of a magnificent building. Paradox...Phil

17 Jan 2012 7:14am

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Very strong image, they almost look huddled together for warmth

17 Jan 2012 7:31am

Kazimir from Havirov, Czech Republic

Strong photo. I like it!

17 Jan 2012 7:31am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

it's a great shot
well done

17 Jan 2012 7:45am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

It's a strong visual shock !

17 Jan 2012 8:06am

Z from Shanghai, China

He's so tired ...I like the shadows on their faces

17 Jan 2012 8:10am

Chantal from Netherlands

they look done with life

17 Jan 2012 8:19am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Great composition...great B&W treatment.

17 Jan 2012 8:40am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Quelle prise ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée


17 Jan 2012 9:36am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Another super frame Mariana

17 Jan 2012 9:58am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Stunning as always.

17 Jan 2012 10:13am

Marco Carbocci from Paris/Bruxelles, Belgium

Très fort, Mariana.

17 Jan 2012 11:18am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Great image as always.

17 Jan 2012 11:19am

pascale from Belgium

OMG this is so captivating :)
great shot

17 Jan 2012 11:47am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Stunning shot. Poor guys they look so cold

17 Jan 2012 11:50am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

toujours cette impression que la lumière vient de l'intérieur de la photo et non du sujet lui même !! du travail très poussé.

17 Jan 2012 11:59am

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

What a reaction on their faces...too emotional! Great shot!

17 Jan 2012 12:04pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Super compo e tiamge fnatastique ces deux hommes étonnante image qui pose des questions.
Bravo et amitié

17 Jan 2012 12:08pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A powerful street shot Mariana! One of the three basic needs for life is met! Well done! ;-)

17 Jan 2012 12:15pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

Superb framing !

17 Jan 2012 12:36pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Very powerful street image, Mariana - and your tight framing works very well.

17 Jan 2012 12:48pm

Sarah from Tehran, Iran

It has a strong expression!
Great shot!

17 Jan 2012 1:07pm

Jean-Luc T. from Juignac (Charente), France

Une image très puissante. Quelles attitudes, quels visages!

17 Jan 2012 1:54pm

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Facial expressions tell us that could be better. The picture is fine and the grayscale to enhance the image of the story.

17 Jan 2012 2:25pm

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Einfach ein hervorragendes Foto.

17 Jan 2012 2:55pm

Photographs by M.E. from San Francisco, United States

the lighting, the grayish-B&W tones, shadows and mood all comes together - great photo-statement!

17 Jan 2012 2:56pm

Ol from Nice Bushes, Germany

the title to me is adding a touch of bitterness which makes the picture even stronger! a motive with real impact...

17 Jan 2012 3:05pm

@Ol: that is very cool remark . yes, these two were freezing on late Sunday afternoon, eating something on stairs on some new business that needs to be open soon, and reflection of big house and those two little humans getting into the house made me think of how wonderful it would be for this couple to have their supper at their warm home ...

Ellebelle from Medemblik, Netherlands

Men of the streets ..............
Powerful image!!!!

17 Jan 2012 3:17pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

The contrast is fantastic. Strong image.

17 Jan 2012 3:26pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Great street shot. Very powerful. And a great title ... :)

17 Jan 2012 3:46pm

rob from faenza, Italy

Dramatic picture... it hurts.

17 Jan 2012 3:50pm

Willie from Obdam, Netherlands

Dramatic photographs, very cleverly done!

17 Jan 2012 3:52pm

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

...with heavenly burgers! best…jf

17 Jan 2012 3:56pm

@ordinaryimages: oh, yeah, according her face this is really a heavenly good burger !

Lydia.Dd from de partout et de nulle part, France

Very dramatic !

17 Jan 2012 4:06pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Like the perspective with the fellows sitting on the steps and the railings tightly framed, sharp b/w!

17 Jan 2012 4:07pm

Ed von Ems from Vila do Conde, Portugal

Very good!

17 Jan 2012 4:16pm

alex centrella from California, United States

F A N T A S T I C . . . . !

17 Jan 2012 4:28pm

thami from Fès, Morocco

Triple jouissance : soleil, nourriture, amitié!
Bonne fin de journée chal-heureuse!

17 Jan 2012 4:34pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

A very strong image, great portrait. 5 *. Mariana nice day.

17 Jan 2012 4:50pm

Baldwin J from Bejuma, Venezuela

Super strong image !! Greatly mixed with a killer title !!!
Very strong .....

17 Jan 2012 4:58pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

I like the mood in this shot

17 Jan 2012 5:32pm

Eric C. from Ivry sur Seine, France

Great doc and street !!

17 Jan 2012 5:46pm

@Eric C.: well, i put it in category - People & Portrait :) thx Eric .

Richard Geven from Montferland, Netherlands

It seems to be very good food ;-)
Nice to see one is lefthanded the other righthanded!
A wonderful photo of these two man....probably without a real home.....

17 Jan 2012 6:02pm

@Richard Geven: good observation Richard . I did not notice these left and right hands ;)

Lokesh from Hyderabad, India

it is rightly said... take away the colors from an image and what remains is the stark reality.... . nice shot...

17 Jan 2012 6:21pm

Thierry Pouleur from anseremme, Belgium

superbe photo

17 Jan 2012 6:43pm

Sien from Valkenswaard, Netherlands

Powerful street image, great shot Mariana!
Love the compo and textures.
Superb work!

17 Jan 2012 6:55pm

Krunal from Mumbai, India

great work....

17 Jan 2012 6:55pm

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Your images of street are quite excellent, I do not know how to more than say again in my comments

17 Jan 2012 7:04pm

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

is alo incrieble how you approach life harder, as we bring those who do not look, Marian fantastic.

17 Jan 2012 8:14pm

bahman parandin from kermanshah, Iran

another great expression work.great moment.

17 Jan 2012 8:26pm

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Another superb street portrait and title.

17 Jan 2012 8:29pm

Jim from Fort Worth, United States

I'm cold. The burger is wonderful. I'm so tired. The forever afternoon. Powerful image.

17 Jan 2012 8:32pm

Oscar from Espìra de l'Agly, France

Sweet an hot home!

17 Jan 2012 8:33pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful b&w. They look like they are enjoying their food but they also look very cold. A powerful message about the basic human comforts.

17 Jan 2012 8:35pm

STEED from D, France

..With god on their Side...................Superb contrasts...

17 Jan 2012 9:00pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very interesting!!!

17 Jan 2012 9:02pm

Hanry from Castricum, Netherlands

Powerful recording of these people. B / w enhances the image beautifully.

17 Jan 2012 9:03pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Very nice captured. great portrait image.

17 Jan 2012 9:21pm

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from somewhere in Limburg, Belgium

I love this b&w, mariana!!

there is so much power in it ..

17 Jan 2012 9:23pm

Michael from Sparta, United States

Great image.

17 Jan 2012 9:39pm

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Under a bridge, an old abandoned house, laying on a piece of cardboard between two buildings. At home on the streets but never really at home. Good commentary.

17 Jan 2012 9:40pm

Lewy from Wallis, Switzerland

Great expression work.

17 Jan 2012 10:14pm

Iris from Assen, Netherlands

great impression of a hard life...

17 Jan 2012 10:17pm

Gérard Méry from France

Tes photos des gens de la rue sont fabuleux ...tu exposes j'espère ???

17 Jan 2012 10:22pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

EXCELLENT picture !!! Contrasts are really wonderful. I like it very much

17 Jan 2012 11:16pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

wonderful contrast and tones

18 Jan 2012 12:04am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

They look awfully cold, and there's quite the contrast between the two here and that picture of what looks like luxury apartments behind them. Really stunning image with superb light, Mariana.

18 Jan 2012 1:24am

Karen Politte from Conway, AR, United States

I want to get more shots of random people like this. I love this! Great work!

18 Jan 2012 2:03am

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

A very strong and touching photo of the homeless.

18 Jan 2012 3:38am

Hooman from Mashhad, Iran

Great Capture...
very well done
Again Bravoo!!!

18 Jan 2012 9:24am

Albert from Sweden, living in Hamburg, Germany

Except the good portrait of the people, I like that a lot of things are going on in the frame: Depth from the lines in the "stair holders" and the strong reflection in focus in the windows giving even more depth. I hope the guys are doing alright, but unfortunately it doesnt look like it.

18 Jan 2012 10:31am

Stephane.D from In my head, France

à nouveau, on le vie, on participe, on y est, incroyable ;)

18 Jan 2012 1:06pm

Emmeji from France

It is a dream for them...

18 Jan 2012 8:04pm

Jean-Luc from Bourg en Bresse, France

Powerfull.....sunshine give them little good time in their misery...sad but strong , S

19 Jan 2012 10:20am

Joke from Leuven, Belgium

This is a very hard one, powerfull

19 Jan 2012 5:12pm

Philnz from Thames, New Zealand

I love your black & white shots

20 Jan 2012 2:41am

Marcie from Newton, United States

Such a wonderful street scene. Love the gritty feel...the shadow and light here.

20 Jan 2012 6:10pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

I don't think the sun has much warmth at this time of year. Yet, they seem to be trying to get some warmth.

25 Jan 2012 1:53pm

domlortha from Roanne, France

Huge capture again! Each of your picture is a surprise! NIce!!
Have a nice day.

25 Jan 2012 2:59pm

rian from vestavia hills, United States

sad life for these guys.. nice shot..

5 Feb 2012 9:05pm

Canon PowerShot SX100 IS
1/640 second
ISO 80
6 mm