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D Old Man

Posted by
Joan Felix (Jakarta, Indonesia) on 27 November 2009 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

when I was back in China Town Singapore, night I want to get something to eat. I saw on the edge of the table one place to eat is a old parent, middle of the night to eat without a shirt does not care about the wind and rain. so i Shot him to always remember him

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Michael Rawluk from Canada

That is very nicely shot.

27 Nov 2009 5:51am

@Michael Rawluk: thx

Benoit Darrieux from Tripoli, Lebanon

Beautiful image.

27 Nov 2009 6:17am

@Benoit Darrieux: thx

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

great shot :)

27 Nov 2009 7:52am

@Shahryar: thx

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Super B & W

27 Nov 2009 8:37am

@Nigel: thx

k@ from Paris, France

Very strong image you made here, Joan ! Emotion & reality gather, i like it a lot, bravo*

27 Nov 2009 10:19am

@k@: thx

Ameli from Athens, Greece

Hello Joan. You have mastered a great shot and most probably as your target was, captured a lasting memory. In my option the pictures we make should be still frames of our observations and our lives, not technically correct 2d colour perception. Greetings from Athens

27 Nov 2009 10:29am

@Ameli: thank you, for all the advice, hopefully I can work better ..

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Verys strong image.. great work.

27 Nov 2009 10:38am

@Sarito: thx

shoti from Everywhere in the, Philippines

a powerfully moving image. the sadness is overflowing in the frame. you've captured it excellently. I'd prefer to see more details on his arms though as it's a bit overexposed. nevertheless, this is so powerful.

27 Nov 2009 1:07pm

@shoti: thx

digitalCG from Manchester, United Kingdom

A strong image with lots of impact - very nicely processed b+w.

27 Nov 2009 1:08pm

@digitalCG: thx

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

great portrait ! very moving image !

27 Nov 2009 1:08pm

@Anna.C: thx

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Bravo . An outstanding , powerful portrait !

27 Nov 2009 2:02pm


ruben latre from Terrassa, Spain

What a powerful image !!!! Love the high contrast and the whole mood... great black and white.... excellent job !!!

27 Nov 2009 2:14pm

@ruben latre: thx

Antonio from Madrid, Spain

Beautiful picture, real and natural. The b&w is perfect for this topic.

27 Nov 2009 4:51pm

philippe from moselle, France

ce portrait est d'une intensité émotionnelle bouleversante !!! Une photo exceptionnelle ....

27 Nov 2009 8:29pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

A powerful image, beautifully processed.

27 Nov 2009 8:32pm

flyingwind风飞扬 from Bridgetown, Barbados

great humanity capture!

27 Nov 2009 8:34pm

dideban from mashhad, Iran

Very good photo, this is a beautiful B&W

27 Nov 2009 9:55pm

Veronelle from Lens, France

terrific portrait

27 Nov 2009 11:01pm

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

This is a remarkable image, Joan, and I thank you for your comment on my stormy sky.
Yours is far more provocative!

28 Nov 2009 2:06am

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

Fantastic portrait!

28 Nov 2009 2:16am

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Wow! This is an amazing and powerful shot! Fantastic job capturing the feeling of this man.

28 Nov 2009 2:21am

Levi from West Vancouver, Canada

wow! amazing! such a dramatic shot! great job

28 Nov 2009 4:04am

teckleong from Johor Bahru, Malaysia

it's a good shot! full of story inside....

28 Nov 2009 12:32pm

Spike from Bristol, United Kingdom

This photo says so much, and tells so many stories. Amazing.

28 Nov 2009 4:33pm

Jerry - a moment in time [...] from Chicago, United States

great documentary shot!

28 Nov 2009 6:16pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

CONGRATULATIONS ON THE SPOTLIGHT! What an incredible portrait! 10/10 Amazing! Bravo!

28 Nov 2009 6:32pm

dabbler from Minneapolis, United States

heart-wrenching and powerful shot - we'll all remember him... thank you for sharing.

28 Nov 2009 6:48pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Indeed, you caught the sense of loneliness...

28 Nov 2009 7:19pm

#1AcePhotog from Portland, United States

Not only will you remember him--we all will. Very touching. thank you

28 Nov 2009 9:26pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Beautiful and dramatic portrait!

29 Nov 2009 1:07am

flyingwind风飞扬 from Bridgetown, Barbados

congrats on the spotlight, again!

29 Nov 2009 3:06am

gautam from new delhi, India

beautiful pic, needless to say that

29 Nov 2009 5:11am

Saeed Rasoulof from Tehran, Iran

nice shot , but nothing to say !

29 Nov 2009 10:20am

Jacqueline from Montréal, Canada

The B&W is excellent but the content is even more... we are directly in contact with the life of this man... very touching!

29 Nov 2009 2:36pm

zahra from shiraz, Iran

wow,very cool.

29 Nov 2009 4:21pm

Ben from Lyon, France

Very strong. I love It.

30 Nov 2009 9:27am

alireza from tehran, Iran

wowww. very nice. good job

30 Nov 2009 7:03pm

Milad from Esfahan, Iran

this is reality of the world that you shot...

1 Dec 2009 4:32pm

Ameli from Athens, Greece

Joan!!! i just saw you are in the photoblog spotlight!, CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

2 Dec 2009 5:54pm

@Ameli: wow thanks... it's all because of support from friends all Thx u all

Jeremie from Brooklyn, New York, United States

Beautiful black and white shot Joan. Amazing contrast for an amazing subject. Great work!

4 Dec 2009 4:56pm

BEHZAD from Shi, Iran

i love this photo

4 Dec 2009 5:39pm

Thierry Masson from orly, France

very great shot. I think about humankind, about our tragedy, about human condition
very great.

4 Dec 2009 9:30pm

@Thierry Masson: yeah .. Lets change The World, Begin from us..... Together WE can..

Margie from Auckland, New Zealand

Love the photo, and I like that you took this to honour him.

6 Dec 2009 6:09am

laurent from 93, France

impressive and powerful B&W

6 Dec 2009 5:10pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

superbe portrait, une image très forte.

6 Dec 2009 6:22pm

Marie-Jezaria from Paris, France

Poignant and terrific portrait !
A strong message for all of us inside this capture, I'm touching by your above message also.
Compliements and thank you for this exceptionnal portrait.
5* without hésitation.

7 Dec 2009 9:29am

elrubns from Versailles, France

Great photo!
Thanks for coming.
Check also the photos I made of Indonesia.
Grate country.
Un saludo.

14 Dec 2009 6:35pm

CD from France

very, very good photo

16 Dec 2009 8:17am

rem_la from Villiers, France

j'ai mal pour lui !

16 Dec 2009 9:08pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

So very sad. A wonderful commentary portrait.

7 Jan 2010 3:19pm

lux from Munich, Germany

What a great foto, strong and storytelling!

7 Feb 2010 12:26pm

Chocomatic from bruwerpen, Belgium

amazing .. a true street photography shot !!!

20 Feb 2010 7:42pm

stijn from brugge, Belgium

a very powerfull street photo... if it was street... great work

21 Sep 2010 11:44am

Sina Sohi from Tehran, Iran

Great Shot

12 Nov 2010 7:56am

Sumedh Prasad from New Delhi, India


29 Dec 2010 11:12pm

silent photos from bushehr, Iran

cool shot

20 Jan 2011 6:02am

Benoit Darrieux from Clermont Ferrand, France

Superb portrait and strong atmosphere. It would have deserved a spotlight.

11 Feb 2011 10:52am

Ricky Kuswardono from Bandung, Indonesia

great phoyo

31 Mar 2011 5:53am

Rhye Ysais from Marikina, Philippines

youve captured the soul! perfect.

27 May 2013 11:53pm

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