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 Post subject: Homeless
PostPosted: Thu Jan 27, 2011 6:47 am 
Meet Gino.


He's been homeless for longer than I have been alive.

Anyway this is my first time at taking 'travel' portraits of people. Any C&C would be greatly welcomed.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 27, 2011 11:44 pm 

Joined: Sat Sep 12, 2009 2:03 am
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Location: Gold Coast Australia
I'm not an expert but I think the framing of the shot is perfect and you captured the most important part, the face and the eyes. I think there is a sparkle in his eyes although having a tough time. I'd like to see more. Where was it taken,


Nikon D7000, Nikkor 80 - 400G, Nikkor 18- 200 VR II, f3.5-5.6.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 14, 2011 9:19 am 
i think the image is a great portrait of this man.

from this image, how can you tell that he's homeless?

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 15, 2011 2:39 am 

Joined: Sat May 29, 2010 11:27 pm
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Location: Toronto, Canada
Fantastic portrait - tells a lot about his life and what he's been through.


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 15, 2011 5:37 pm 

Joined: Mon Sep 06, 2010 11:30 am
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Location: Phnom Penh
Nice pic and framing. :)
but i wording have u try B&W yet.
it might work as well. :)

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 Post subject: awesome
PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2011 2:20 am 
I love the pic. There is a book that an ametuer photography did and it is great. he also got their stories why they were homeless. i believe it is lloyd moore. check out this link and it gives examples of what is in the book

can't wait to see more!

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