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Canon EOS REBEL XT 1/500 second F/8.0 ISO 200 300 mm


"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

Chetan from Gurgaon, India

Another portrait shot showing your mastery!!

29 Feb 2012 5:28am

ks from Kanagawa, Japan

always great!

29 Feb 2012 5:47am

PhotOpus from Aix-en-Provence, France

On a envie de le questionner sur son passé ...

29 Feb 2012 5:54am

PATRICK from miramas, France

splendid 5****

29 Feb 2012 6:20am

morgan from canyon Country, United States

Awesome leather skin. Nice work bringing out his character.

29 Feb 2012 6:45am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Nice expressions... :( ...great details.

29 Feb 2012 6:59am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle attitude et iamge quel rendu sur la bouche et portrait avec la belle casquette, super.
Belle journée

29 Feb 2012 7:12am

Loukas from Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece

Fantastic expression Mariana. Looks quite amazed.

29 Feb 2012 7:20am

STEED from D, France

An"Hopper"in Black and White....

29 Feb 2012 7:21am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Superb portrait

29 Feb 2012 7:31am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

His expression !?!

29 Feb 2012 8:34am

@Gérard Beullac: not mine for sure ;)

Eric C. from Ivry sur Seine, France

Great portrait !! What a mouth ;-)

29 Feb 2012 8:43am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Superb portrait

29 Feb 2012 9:06am

Lokesh from Hyderabad, India

nice editing....

29 Feb 2012 9:25am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Encore un excellent N&B : bravo ! je te souhaite une agréable journée

29 Feb 2012 9:56am

Chantal from Terheijden, Netherlands

his face shows he has lived a hard life

29 Feb 2012 10:01am

Ellebelle from Medemblik, Netherlands

Great portrait of this man!
Looks like he's had a hard life .............

29 Feb 2012 10:17am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Wonderful detailed portrait.

29 Feb 2012 11:08am

Monik from PARIS, France

Quelle"trogne" ...Excellent!

29 Feb 2012 11:29am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

What detail you get, great portrait

29 Feb 2012 11:42am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

another fantastic portrait with intense detail

29 Feb 2012 12:03pm

Jaap from Heerenveen, Netherlands

Excellent portrait.

29 Feb 2012 1:07pm

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

I'm sure he has a lot of stories to tell.... Very beautiful details in this b&w portrait ! Nice work Mariana ! Have a lovely day :)

29 Feb 2012 2:09pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

An interesting portrait of this man in his richly embroidered shirt. The tonality here truly wonderful.

29 Feb 2012 2:48pm

Pnyks from Warsaw, Poland

Mariana, aren't you tired already with hearing all this words of praise? ;) Great portrait! As always!

29 Feb 2012 3:25pm

@Pnyks: I do not need a praise, Pnyks ! I know what I am doing and I can even close comments ! However, I like seeing other people's pictures, comment on them, and surprisingly, since I become A Member I have a statistics of received and given comments , and the number of comments I give to others is very often bigger than number of comments I get ! That is just my communication with people on Am3, and I enjoy it . Btw. hello to you after long, long time . Hope you are doing fine !

Williams from East LaHave, Nova Scotia, Canada

A fine portrait. I like the grainy quility & wonder if this man has ever been able to smile?

29 Feb 2012 3:52pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Another perfect portrait photo.

29 Feb 2012 4:08pm

Phil David Morris, 2012 from Saskatoon, New York, Canada

Great portrait, all the processing gives it extra dimension also, which I like !~

29 Feb 2012 4:21pm

thami from Fès, Morocco

Un portrait qui accuse véritablement son âge!
Bonne journée lumineuse!

29 Feb 2012 4:39pm

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Gute Schärfe, gutes Format. Wunderbare Spiegelung.
Ein Hervorragendes SW Portrait.

29 Feb 2012 4:41pm

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Fantastic !

29 Feb 2012 4:42pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Amazing portrait. Great expressions. Perfect image. :)

29 Feb 2012 4:59pm

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

A strong portrait. Magnificent texture !!

29 Feb 2012 5:19pm

Kat from Lorraine, France

Wonderful !

29 Feb 2012 5:41pm

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

hi marianna, you know, i really like your photography and style of processing! this one, my personal opinion, perhaps a little bit too expressive in its contrasts! but, no matter, i´m still your fan!

29 Feb 2012 6:36pm

@klausZ: I am a big fan of this photographer !
when you see his work, your will see mine with different eyes. thx !

Manuel Hompanera from La Robla, Spain

Muy buen retrato con un gesto facial muy logrado.Buen trabajo Mariana.

29 Feb 2012 7:22pm

franz from Baden, Austria

this is gripping and haunting! the expression on his face is extraordinary!

29 Feb 2012 7:38pm

pascale from Brussels, Belgium

the meaning of his live
what am I doing here?
great strong portrait Mariana

29 Feb 2012 8:01pm

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

fantastic portrait mary, bravo

29 Feb 2012 8:13pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


29 Feb 2012 9:00pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

29 Feb 2012 9:08pm

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Just beautiful portrait.

29 Feb 2012 9:50pm

Thierry Pouleur from anseremme, Belgium

superbe portrait

29 Feb 2012 10:09pm

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from somewhere between viewer and subject, Belgium

a man with history ..

a photo with a story ..

well done, mariana!!!

29 Feb 2012 10:13pm

Bruno F from France

Wonderful portrait !

29 Feb 2012 10:38pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Looks like someone who has led a fairly hard life as his expression is quite exhausted. Incredible details captured throughout!

29 Feb 2012 10:40pm

Aly from Annen, Netherlands

Very nice portrait Mariana
it was a hard life.....

29 Feb 2012 11:00pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Magnificent portrait ... again !!!! Fabulous ..

29 Feb 2012 11:32pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful portrait. He seems to have much sadness in his eyes.

1 Mar 2012 1:05am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Excellent detail in this beautiful street portrait! Well done Mariana! ;-)

1 Mar 2012 2:03am

sam from new york, United States

a beautiful black and white portrait

1 Mar 2012 4:09am

Avinash from Dharamshala, India

wonderful portrait !!

1 Mar 2012 4:19am

Agus Haryono from Mataram, Indonesia

Great work, great expression captured.

1 Mar 2012 4:31am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Awesome portrait.

1 Mar 2012 11:16am

cajera from France

Perdu dans ces pensées. Un beau portrait joliment travaillé.

7 Mar 2012 6:44pm

1/500 second
ISO 200
300 mm