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April 21, 2011 at 4:33 pm
Nice, good score on the flat background.
Angels Point of View – Street Style Photography
April 21, 2011 at 4:38 pm
You gotta love that expression. His, is a beautiful face. The stogie isn't bad either!http://www.skylarkmanor.com
La Petite Marmoset
April 21, 2011 at 4:42 pm
This looks like a vintage photo– love!La Petite Marmoset
April 21, 2011 at 4:43 pm
She Used To Walk Fast
Wow. The textures are amazing.
April 21, 2011 at 4:46 pm
This is one excellent shot!
April 21, 2011 at 4:52 pm
i love this photograph
you can call me mary...
April 21, 2011 at 4:54 pm
When You Are Old by WB Yeats When you are old and grey and full of sleep,And nodding by the fire, take down this book,And slowly read, and dream of the soft lookYour eyes had once, and of their shadows deep;
How many loved your moments of glad grace,And loved your beauty with love false or true,But one man loved the pilgrim soul in you,And loved the sorrows of your changing face;
And bending down beside the glowing bars,Murmur, a little sadly, how Love fledAnd paced upon the mountains overheadAnd hid his face amid a crowd of stars.
April 21, 2011 at 4:58 pm
Beautiful. I love the contrast. Did you use a lens filter?
April 21, 2011 at 5:01 pm
This is very beautiful!
What a great pose!!! great collar action too..
April 21, 2011 at 5:07 pm
I was born on a storm-swept rock and hate the soft growth of sun-baked lands where there is no frost in men's bones.Liam O'Flaherty
April 21, 2011 at 5:08 pm
I'm a little scared and a little in love.
April 21, 2011 at 5:15 pm
This is a great photo. The small details of the rain spot on his shoulder add so much context to the photo.
April 21, 2011 at 5:16 pm
beautiful and inspiring picture!
April 21, 2011 at 5:20 pm
April 21, 2011 at 5:21 pm
He's got great presence & I would love to see the pic in colour
We will fight on the beaches....
April 21, 2011 at 5:22 pm
We will never surrender!
so much character! greta foto ppl!http://shervinnassi.blogspot.com/2011/04/fashion-lights-wed-16th-st.html
April 21, 2011 at 5:27 pm
Once time again, beautiful! Congrats xxAnnatipsformywardrobe.blogspot.com
Marcel Da Chump
April 21, 2011 at 5:31 pm
Simple portraits show complexity; reminds me of the work of Carl Van Vechten.
April 21, 2011 at 5:36 pm
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April 21, 2011 at 6:10 pm
This is one of the best candids I have seen on your site. I love the look, and I hope I run into whoever you have in Florence when I am there in 3 weeks. I will be the American running around in workwear.
DJ Twisted Sister
April 21, 2011 at 6:16 pm
Hey Dad…what are you doing here?!
(Just kidding, kinda looks like him though)
April 21, 2011 at 6:47 pm
A very good photo of a very fine face. The comments they inspired especially the Yeats poem are up a notch too.
The Foolish Aesthete
April 21, 2011 at 6:59 pm
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April 21, 2011 at 7:17 pm
We have a painting that's been in the family for the last 50 years of an old fisherman that is nearly exactly like this photo – fantastic!!
April 21, 2011 at 7:19 pm
The most funky old fella I've seen in a while!
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Love Despite color
April 21, 2011 at 7:42 pm
Fantastic! I love portraits and that specialy black and white!
April 21, 2011 at 8:39 pm
omg i want this blown up on my wall. its fabulous
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April 21, 2011 at 9:03 pm
I hope he get to see this xx
April 21, 2011 at 9:13 pm
Fantastic portrait, one of your best yet. It could have been taken anytime in the past 100 years!
April 21, 2011 at 9:18 pm
This is an awesome shot!.. ~
April 21, 2011 at 9:19 pm
Great shot mate. I'm a huge fan, your blog made me want to get dressed up again.
By the way, the jacket is by Denham the Jeanmaker out of Amsterdam, lovely stuff, worth checking them out online. They have a whole garment history section on their website that is amazing and generously all there to view.
Keep roaming the streets and finding moments of beauty.
April 21, 2011 at 10:45 pm
All that's missing is the curl of the smoke from his cigar. He needs to light up!
Just a wonderful photo, and great in B&W! Bravo!
April 21, 2011 at 11:34 pm
Love to see more B/W work.
Me, myself and I
April 21, 2011 at 11:59 pm
Love the B&W rendering.MM&I
Studying with Stilettos
April 22, 2011 at 12:31 am
lovely photo. has so much feeling to it.http://www.studyingwithstilettos.blogspot.com
April 22, 2011 at 1:39 am
LOVE this. it is really beautiful!
April 22, 2011 at 1:44 am
April 22, 2011 at 3:24 am
love the b&w in this portrait!
April 22, 2011 at 4:00 am
Very beautiful. I love his eyes. Well done and perfect choice in the black and white.
April 22, 2011 at 4:06 am
Beautiful portrait! An idealized aged man…what good shot!! Isn't he Giancarlo Giannini??
The Thief and The Cobblers
April 22, 2011 at 5:59 am
wow i adore this portrait!! I just love it. the black & white is great, the details everything!http://thethiefandthecobblers.com
Heavy, strong, excellent. Pathos too and a glimpse of a good looking jacket.
April 22, 2011 at 6:38 am
GREAT PHOTO AS ALWAYS!!!!
April 22, 2011 at 6:53 am
Fantastic! Even while the subject appears to be guarding his inner secrets there seems a depth to them in a life lived.
April 22, 2011 at 7:15 am
Love this shot, really one of my favorite,
CarolineMy photos blog http://www.dreamsarepicturingtheworld.com/
April 22, 2011 at 7:30 am
April 22, 2011 at 7:42 am
woderful !!tout droit sortie d'un film d'Audiard
April 22, 2011 at 7:48 am
Great photo! You take some of the best and most expressive black and white pictures.
April 22, 2011 at 8:55 am
Ah j'aime cette photo… belle gueule de cinéma ! Sunny Side
April 22, 2011 at 9:14 am
April 22, 2011 at 10:21 am
Wonderful, wonderful portrait. Thanks!
April 22, 2011 at 10:22 am
prefect BW! love it!!
April 22, 2011 at 10:40 am
A great black and white photo. He doesn't look like he belongs in sophisticated Florence, rather he looks more like a Southern Italian fisherman. The textures, including the cigar, are great especially the spots on the shoulder.
April 22, 2011 at 11:04 am
Great picture and this guy has some stories tell…….fascinating
April 22, 2011 at 11:37 am
One of your best. It's all in the details and you've missed none.
April 22, 2011 at 12:07 pm
Love, love, love.
April 22, 2011 at 1:51 pm
What a delicious looking stubble.
April 22, 2011 at 2:27 pm
One of your best sir in my opinion.
Elisabeth - Everything's Better with Frosting
April 22, 2011 at 3:13 pm
This is so beautiful! I adore it.
April 22, 2011 at 3:20 pm
i think it's one of the best pictures i've ever seen on this site. Congratulations!
April 22, 2011 at 3:23 pm
your skills as a photographer are truly developing. impressive.
April 22, 2011 at 3:31 pm
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April 22, 2011 at 5:09 pm
fantastic! you can't forget it!
April 22, 2011 at 5:13 pm
it's amazing how black and white adds so much drama and effect to a photo. I like, a lot!
April 22, 2011 at 5:25 pm
April 22, 2011 at 7:01 pm
take the gun leave the cannoli
April 22, 2011 at 7:24 pm
What kind of coat is he wearing?
April 22, 2011 at 8:04 pm
Awesome portrait. Does not look like it was taken recently. Good work.
April 22, 2011 at 8:46 pm
I've been following your blog for years. this shot is beautiful.
April 23, 2011 at 1:32 am
April 23, 2011 at 1:51 am
The cap is timeless.
This is Belgium
April 23, 2011 at 5:02 am
Pictures like this make the difference
April 23, 2011 at 6:43 am
She Likes Shoes
April 23, 2011 at 7:28 am
April 23, 2011 at 7:49 am
AMAZING PIC!Kisses from BrasilDani.
The Arrogant Male
April 23, 2011 at 12:13 pm
This is awesome in every way. My favourite pic in a long time. Of course, I'm a sucker for B&W.
April 24, 2011 at 3:47 am
April 24, 2011 at 11:20 am
another classic pic–thanks!
Art of RetroCollage
April 24, 2011 at 2:08 pm
Such a careworn look…
April 24, 2011 at 4:52 pm
AMAZING shot! My mind flies trying to realize its history. What magnetic gaze… Congratulations
Lillian May de la Rie
April 24, 2011 at 6:00 pm
Wow, so beautifully captured! I admire your work so badly
April 24, 2011 at 6:58 pm
April 24, 2011 at 11:42 pm
I like how you can imagine where this man has been and why his jacket is wet. His face is so expressive and I want desperately to know what he is thinking…?
April 25, 2011 at 12:15 am
April 25, 2011 at 1:27 pm
There's something behind those eyes…
April 25, 2011 at 3:49 pm
Interesting photo… Look like a TV tough guy looking at his main foe.
April 26, 2011 at 2:11 am
Looks like Mourinho, Real Madrid DT, hahaha.
proletarian Great Gatsby
April 26, 2011 at 3:45 am
A good portrait with vigour and solidity.
April 26, 2011 at 6:39 am
April 26, 2011 at 9:58 am
Thanks for all comments..I'm the man on the shot…if you want to send me a mail this is my mail address:firstname.lastname@example.org
April 26, 2011 at 10:03 pm
April 28, 2011 at 6:03 pm
love this B&W shot, you have an amazing eye
April 29, 2011 at 12:41 am
April 29, 2011 at 4:05 pm
These portraits are continually my favorite pieces of your work. Beautifully captured, thank you for sharing.
April 30, 2011 at 9:43 pm
yes i like this look
May 2, 2011 at 5:45 pm
This is an amazingly beautiful portrait. WOW what a story!
May 4, 2011 at 5:24 pm
It becomes quite rare here – a timeless piece of style and man.Thank you!
The Artist Eye
May 4, 2011 at 5:35 pm
wonderful portrait! I think the hat is my favorite. I would love to paint his portrait!
July 13, 2011 at 1:45 pm
This photogrpah reminds me of August Sander. Beuatiful portrait in an unidealized way.
August 22, 2011 at 3:07 pm
What a lovely photo. So handsome and powerful.
September 10, 2012 at 12:04 pm
Another great shot of a character with a possible dangerous edge ?
Oodles of laid back style too
Great work photographer !!
September 29, 2013 at 1:42 pm
this would be a common guy or a gentleman one?
whatever who he is , he looks fine anyway
very attractive photo, much more the man in it