September 9, 2011

A FEW COINS IN HIS HANDS




It was April last year. He was on the street and begging.

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107 comments:

  1. You caught him in a moment of thot.
    I've collected a few similar to this. But I've yet to post them for pubic consumption. 1 Day!

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  2. You've captured the dirt of the streets and the joy of a few coins so well.

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  3. All your black and white photos a re stunning, but this one tells a story.
    Rosie

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  4. The light in your photography is always incredible. Great shot Tatjana.

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  5. This is a great black and white picture ! The shadows are incredible !

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  6. Thanks for checking out my Sky Watch Friday post. I like your work and I am shooting more black and white these days. The words that accompany your work are so very complimentary. Have a great weekend. xoxo from The Prairie.

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  7. A reminder of how kind life has been to me! Thanks for sharing.

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  8. Love this shot. Love it in black and white.

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  9. Very effective, and I hope his situation is better now.

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  10. Love the b&w..somehow i feel these shots bring out more life in the pic than the colour ones!! :D

    Love your name, Tatjana....

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  11. I love this, with just a hint of his face...

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  12. The man looks to me as if he is wondering what he should do with the little money he holds in his hand. The shadows on the pavement to his left and to his right represent alternate paths to move forward.

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  13. Your photos are always so interesting!
    Thank you for sharing your eye and what captures your interest.

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  14. . . . and why? Why are there beggars in affluent countries? What is wrong with our society?
    Your photo asks so many questions.

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  15. Wow. Your pictures always tell such stories. This one is beautiful.

    Thanks so much for stopping by to say hi,

    Kathy M.

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  16. When I see someone like this my heart aches. I hope he buy food for that little money he got. ^_^

    Sky View

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  17. You caught the dirt of the street on his jacket and the combed hair and trimmed beard, as well...he may have needed to beg, but he is still a person who cares.

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  18. I think the same as Aarti! Your photos generate so much feeling. Love this one!

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  19. What amazing shots you get of "people on the street". You capture a slice of "real life". Excellent. Have a nice weekend. Mickie :)

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  20. A moment is captured in this picture. Great shot and angle!
    perfect in B/W
    Regards Anna

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  21. Like your style! Another great shot!

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  22. Hi there - interesting how many of your recent shots of people are not taken from ground level - either from above or below. I think it makes me think harder about what you are doing with the picture.

    Great work!

    Stewart M - Australia

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  23. Black and white adds to the poignancy of this moment.

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  24. What a great capture! The perspective is awesome. Love, love, love this shot!

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  25. It's sad, but very real. A great photo.

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  26. Thoughtful - it is

    Thanks for your comment

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  27. They say a picture speaks a thousand words. This one says it all, I think. Excellent shot. Thanks for stopping by my site, too.

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  28. Excellent shot. It speaks volumes.

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  29. Photography...you do your hobby well! Gorgeous!

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  30. Great candid shot to raises so many questions...

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  31. interesting angle on a portrait picture - good work from you

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  32. A stunning shot that like all good photographs makes one think about the subject.

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  33. Heartbreaking. He looks big and strong. A really emotional, moving photo. Great work, Tatjana.

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  34. You have the knack of capturing real emotion in your shots and your B&W tones and textures are beautiful.

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  35. Very interesting shot! I see a lot of people like him around our city.

    Enjoy your weekend and hope to visit here again next week :)

    Tess

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  36. Oh that is an awesome image. Great angle :) great motif

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  37. this tells a beautiful yet sad story. very very nice Tatjana. happy day to you.

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  38. A beautiful and touching capture with lovely lighting. This simple man with the coins in his hands says so much. genie

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  39. Your photos captures the dignity of this man.

    sandycarlson.net

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  40. This picture is better than a whole story !

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  41. Unique! I like your style very mutch.

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  42. A fine evocative monochrome image with great clarity.

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  43. Tatjanna .. how true is it that a picture says so much more than words can .. evry detail has a story of its own. Perfection .. so many emotions !
    Joy

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  44. He's so focused on what's in his hands, it's a great shot. I almost thought he was a statue at first.

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  45. Very touching street photo. Great work!

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  46. Nice shot!
    Greetings from Helsinki!

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  47. Great black and white photo, great shot.

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  48. A very meaningful photo. I love that you did it in B&W.

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  49. Great shot! So touching and so expressive!

    ¤ À bientôt ¤

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  50. A Masterpiece-- Do you have to get your subjects permission? I always wondered?

    Loving IT!!!!

    Regards,

    JOhn

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  51. OH--Initially--it was so clear and perfect--I though it was a statue! That's a compliment!! ;-)

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  52. Very poignant scene. Great capture.

    Cheers!
    JzB

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  53. I truly enjoyed visiting and seeing your heart warming post. There are still many out there just like this man.

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  54. Very dramatic and full of story...
    My late visit here :)

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  55. Thank you for visiting my SSS post! Such interesting images in your photos!

    ~Linnea

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  56. I wonder where he is now? Nice composition!

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  57. Wow!! This is so interesting and really perfect!!

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  58. Dramatic Black and White:a very good picture.

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  59. Great report pictures!!Congrats!!!

    salut, Barcelona

    Francesc

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  60. Beautiful photo, but so much sadness is in it.

    Your use of black and white inspires me to try it again.

    Thanks for visiting me.

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  61. Your photos always hold my attention. Beautiful shot!

    xoEsther

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  62. excellent light and texture in this thoughtful photo

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  63. Its amazing how you capture the people..it tells a story..

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  64. Your pictures always tell interesting stories...

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  65. Thank you all for comments.

    Regards and best wishes for all

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  66. one beggar
    three coins in his hand
    all his wealth

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  67. You caught the man in a very special way so from above. I like it.
    Thanks for sharing and enjoy your weekend!

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  68. Your photography is outstanding..technically good...but with so much heart!I loved all the pictures.
    Blessings on you and your camera!
    Shirley

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  69. a beautiful heartbreaking-opening photo Tatjana.

    xo

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  70. this has so much to say.. great pic :)

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  71. The picture it self in B & W is very, very good. Expression is tauching.

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  72. Like your style! Another great b&w shot!

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  73. Very dramatic, I really like the angeles you take photos from.

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  74. I like your pictures very much!!!!!


    greetings and thanks for visiting my blog,
    Willeke


    www.willekedelachambre.nl

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  75. I like your way of taking pictures and give them headlines!

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  76. Great capture, and wonderful tones too. Perfect in black and white.

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  77. your picture speaks for itself.

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  78. I have always beenn afraid to take pictures of live subjects without their permission, but you captured him very nicely.

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  79. a moving photograph - you caught the shot perfectly

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  80. Those last few coins are worth millions for the time being.

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  81. hello,

    I´ve sent you a message qhen I was in Phristina...I don´t know if you received it-.--I´m sorry but as I was together with other people, I couldn´t be in Skopje, wehn I promised you.
    Nice day

    Great shot

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  82. What a lovely and inspiring capture of mood and moment.

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  83. Wonderful B & W, I like the light and textures, a great photo. Greetings.

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  84. A absolute winning foto in my opinion. Super catch!!
    Thanks for comment on my blog!
    Anna

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