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Sunlight Blues by lorrainemd Sunlight Blues by lorrainemd
It took me a while to discern whether this guy was depressed, down on his luck or sleeping...
Taken in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, where the light is surreally gorgeous.
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snatch316 Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2007
i love this too much
i i preprared a stencil of this image and i'd like to know if its cool if i paint it
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freegraff Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2006  Professional Traditional Artist
wow i love this shot ,.,...,its allmost llook like a pint a oil ,,or some ,,,,great work
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a-tomy Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2005
life is hard...nice shot!
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:iconjustgnome:
JustGnome Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2005   Photographer
that is an awesome print, i love the light and the feelings captured.
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eowyntje Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2004
beautifully shot :heart:
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:iconblondynka:
blondynka Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2004
would you allow me to draw him? please.
it's a lovely picture.
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:iconmichelliechelle:
Michelliechelle Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2004  Professional Photographer
awesome capture, I love it!
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lostonos Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2004   Photographer
this really captures how the homeless live. the despair is so evident.
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suecideofthespoons Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2004  Hobbyist General Artist
beautiful expression
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PihPuh Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2004   Photographer
great shot! powerfull, it is! fav
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-freestyler- Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2004
beautiful....love the photographs of street life :)
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:iconeyce:
eyce Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2004   Photographer
Again, my compliments. I love your pictures!
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:iconyariire:
yariire Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2004
it's great...!!!

do you ask when you want to take pictures of people?
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iceline Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2004
Wow... This is such an amazing photograph. Of course the person
in the photo triggers my emotions. This could be anywhere judging
by that person. Here in Oslo there are so many homeless people,
beggars, alcholics, drugaddicts. I see people like this guy every
day. What's worse is I see them during winter as well. To this day
I don't understand how they survive. Strong people.

Now on the the photograph itself. The sun brings out amazing details
both on his hands and clothes as well as his surroundings. The texture
on the stone and the wood is candy for the eyes!

You made a very emotional and sad piece beautiful by capturing the
surroundings as well.

And for some reason I like that we don't get to see his face...
The homeless people are almost invisible, only there 'disturbing'
all us others, reminding us of how horrible the world really is...
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swttorment Featured By Owner May 23, 2004
love the realism in this....great shot!!!
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shadowNinja Featured By Owner May 20, 2004  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow, amazing light. I love the earthy colours and the deep shadows.
I might +fav this one!
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youdontmeanmuch Featured By Owner May 15, 2004  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i love this picture, looks like the guy has been through alot
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amir-malka Featured By Owner May 8, 2004  Hobbyist Photographer
wonderful shot, so true, so emotional...
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Sakuzha Featured By Owner May 1, 2004
i like how you captured the emotion....really good...
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chich Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2004   Photographer
The textures are blowing my mind! I love his hands... nice shot. My only problem is that maybe it's too tightly cropped. Great work, anyway.
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SBR4ever Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2004
You managed to put me in his shoes. Great job.
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IsacGoulart Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2004  Professional Photographer
another dramatic shot.. you do wonders with these kind of shots.. good work.
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visorek Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2004
Great shot. I like this photo very much.
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sir-brodie Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2004
wonderful capture...strong image! right up my alley :)
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azulitalinda Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2004
this is A BAUTIFUL shot well done. i love the siplisity and the expresive love it well odne
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xibalba Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2004
awesome lighting...great naturely/earthly colors....
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ragazza03 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2004
Good job!

I like the textures and colors.
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saharabeara Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2004   Photographer
Nice picture, the light an emotion you captured is great.
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badgercall Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2004
So which is he?
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TomWilcox Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2004
Hi Lorraine,

Great photograph!

I am going to San Miguel de Allende this summer and seriously am considering retireing there. Would like to talk about SM further. Will send note.

Tom
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adonis4573 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2004
good tones....shadows, pose......the capture is amazing
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BlueHalios Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2004
i love the waythe warmth of colours, contrast to themselves with there own dustyness. this is one awesome shot.
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aspirine Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2004  Hobbyist Photographer
Down and out - for sure.

Another remarkable photo - thanks for sharing. :wow:
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tearoffherwings Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2004
oh my
wow
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myndbyndr Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2004
very emotional shot. you are very right - the mood is up for grabs. either way, you end up with a bit of solemness from viewing this photo. excellent capture
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Y4-Freak-On-A-Leash Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2004
This is a good pic. I love it.
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Y4-Freak-On-A-Leash Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2004
This is a good pic. I love it.
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Mario-Lee Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2004
i enjoy this photo vey much, nothing else to say
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soninha-place Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2004   Photographer
Beautiful shot
very stong of emotions :clap:
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rwirtz Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2004
Peaceful yet disturbing. So many different emotions going on in one position: tender and strong, broken and whole, proud and defeated.
Human interest journalism as it was meant to be!
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dholms Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2004  Hobbyist General Artist
this shot is so rich with character. the man only adds to the color and texture. blending in
to his surroundings like a chamleon. perhaps not wanting to be noticed. how long has it
been that way? what guides him? instinct? survival? what has he given up? what has he
retained?
i like to think that all of us seek that one last reason. that one last adventure.
even if all it turns out to be,...
is the next step we take.

i like this.
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hottkatiska Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2004
great capture :clap: ,nice surroundings, rough life :(
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:iconcyko:
cyko Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2004  Professional General Artist
Very crisp shadows on a nice sunlight subject. The subject is down, tired and out but the setting is ALIVE with colors, textures and light.... excellent shot my friend. It reaches into everyone and we all know how he feels even though we don't know what he is exactly feeling. Good work. BTW, what did you use to create your avatar, that fire is awesome!
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lord-zany Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2004
such a good thing to capture
i :heart: you
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Zlatty Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2004  Professional Photographer
Great shot ... brings out emotion ... way to go !
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mpires Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2004   Photographer
I looked at this photo again and I can't take it off my mind... It is the most beautiful ordinary-people-on-the-street photograph I've seen... HELL, it's the most beautiful street photograph I've seen in quite a while!

I love every part of it, and it makes me sad...
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gearhead Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2004   Photographer
all you need is a time and a place and a camera. bye the way, was he depressed,down on luck, or sleeping. my guess, all three
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tehehe Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2004  Professional General Artist
Jeez.... I absolutely love this picture... I can't look at it for under 10 seconds...
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kristinchick Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2004  Hobbyist General Artist
oh MY :omg:
this is so amazing to look at! i love all the textures of the stone and just all those little wrinkles in his clothes
and the colors go so WELL together
and you're right.. the light is awesomely perfect :nod:
:+fav:
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CelticBeauty Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2004
emotional and rustic..great shot :clap:
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