A man in Italy
Superb close study !
The selective focus worked well.
Best regards, Daniel
... and I loved the way YOU looked him! :-)
Really, a strong and delicate picture at the same time, very well combined with Malraux words.
Thank you very much.
P.S. I apologize for my absence and my dramatic lack in previous comments, but I have lot of things to follow in my life, at the moment.
I hope to join again soon.
Ole dear Teresa.
Good cropped portrait.
Pity of the reflection in his glasses.
Best regards from Jan
- burak28 (16810)
- [2009-03-27 9:18]
What a wonderful capture and focus
Have a nice weekend
- salomaoquaresma (1695)
- [2009-03-27 9:57]
foto muito bem caturada,
- mbrito (13240)
- [2009-03-27 10:55]
Wonderful portrait and fantastic words of a great man and writet.
Perfect shot and mood.
TFS another pearl of your soul gallery.
Very interesting POV of this portrait.
Sharp details and perfect bokeh, the tight crop
really fits this composition. Great Job...
Ciao Teresat, uma foto sem medo! íntimo. simpático.
I loved how to captured facial expression
:):):):) you got me smiling. I think you know why. Teresa, I absolutely love this photo.
His straight and focused look is great. The details on his face are fantastic and choice to present him and his gaze at the world in B/W is absolutely wonderful.
I like that he's wearing glasses (they create this special mood), because now I am curious how he looks without them...to be more precise, I am curious about his eyes. Because anyone who looks at Roma that way and Roma looks at him with the same gaze...he must have something in his look. I also like the expression of confidence on his face.
Have a nice weekend dear Teresa.
Beijos e abraços,
Excellent portrait Teresat...great composition and sharpness...I am glad to see you shooting people..you have the sensitivity to do great work..
Is this Jose??? Wonderful shot Teresa! Nice tones, really cool candid shot, the best I think, rather than posed! Nice and sharp!
Very good profile of this man and nice tone in your picture!
Good focus, good crop, just perfect!
Amanzing profile of this man,Teresat,
Beautiful view. Excellent organization.
This is a good B&W portrait from side profile up close and becoming almost personal. Sharp and good clarity.
great citation.. i really like it..
stolen portraits are the best.. always!
excellent mood! many thanks
Interestind profile of this man,
Perfect shot and mood,
i like B&W tones and contrast,
great portrait,well presented!
Compliments and TFS
such an interesting capture. Yes, he has such an intense expression, his mouth slightly open showing a kind of surprise and his eyes staring at something, and finally the lens reflecting maybe something which keeps what we can just try to imagine...
I love it
The sight of this man was captured by something very interesting....
may be a palace, may be some old roman place or may be some young roman woman?
It s a mistery....only he can reply!
Wonderful moment captured in cris papera style!
PS Is he still there in Rome?
Hello, Teresa -
I love this portrait. The way you have gotten in so close to the side of his face creates such an intimate engagement between the subject and the viewer. The details of his hair, the lines of his face - all sharp and full of textures, while the backgrounds is perfectly blurred to prevent distraction. Amazing expression captured as he gazes as Roma. You have a real gift for portraits, Teresa - I hope you will do more!
- brunorsantana (6503)
- [2009-03-28 5:39]
Mais uma foto em que você nos mostra sua extrema sensibilidade e competência. Os tons estão belíssimos, a expressão facial dele também e seu PP está maravilhoso. Parabéns!
- glint (3785)
- [2009-03-28 6:25]
good profile portrait. Nice sharpness and I like the colour tones.The black collar adds atmosphere and a feeling of mystery.
- mvdisco (57237)
- [2009-03-28 7:53]
A great profile caught, well presented and composed with great contrast in black and white tone, Excellent POV. and very sharp picture.
- fazendeiro (4)
- [2009-03-28 8:19]
Grande tiro.Acertaste-lhe mesmo bem.I love that guy!
Superb composition,great B&W portrait.
Wonderful note as usual.
Um beijo e bom fim de semana.
- AleksaSrbin (18384)
- [2009-03-28 13:39]
Hi my friend!
Very nice and interesting portrait!I like it.
- lukrecja (3579)
- [2009-03-28 14:36]
Great portrait! The BW tones and tight crop work very well here.
- Victor_D (1744)
- [2009-03-29 4:37]
когда в портрете читается характер - это хороший портрет
- moli (13344)
- [2009-03-29 8:32]
Interesting one and very well presented.
Good pose and point of view on interesting background.
- Silvio2006 (54757)
- [2009-03-29 11:07]
Ciao Tersa, Beautiful B&W portrait with intense expression, good details and excellent sharpness, very well done, ciao Silvio
- amcolli (1258)
- [2009-03-29 13:37]
very touching portrait of a man whose eyes are gifted with a very special ability to look at the world, whose face has been marked by wisdom which left there its lines, whose life has been touched by true love and by truth
and the connubium with andre malraux is just simply perfect
- isa (1593)
- [2009-03-29 17:09]
Belissimo retrato em b&p, efectivo aproveitamento da luz e das sombras, a definição impecável.
Excelente trabalho, parabéns.
- gnada (22221)
- [2009-03-29 21:55]
Absolutely a great shot of a great man and writer..!
It's really interesting and lovely portrait.
Nice presentation and not.
With my compliment,
- joopschotsman (6930)
- [2009-03-29 23:09]
Good choice to present it in b/w.
Super crop, and good sharpness. TFS.
- mikolaj_cava (0)
- [2009-03-30 0:29]
Ola Teresat! Very interesting portrait. Perfect work. Simply original shot. Good luck!
- pozaru (21386)
- [2009-03-30 4:08]
Very intense and very beautiful !
- Dot (13942)
- [2009-03-30 6:19]
I like the way the light falls on the nose and forehead giving the eyes and lips more importance.
- yopiefranz (1942)
- [2009-03-30 9:43]
really a strong and impressive BW presentation with great sharpness, dof and crop.
really an excellent combination of a portrait and note.
- harpya (7534)
- [2009-03-30 10:32]
Um bonito visual e excelente portrait
O perfil de nosso modelo é bonito, eu gosto
da captura da expressao facial.
Tambem das linhas, dos contornos.
Sem duvida é uma grande composição
e tem bom afiado.
- cobra112 (6652)
- [2009-03-30 12:50]
Ciao Teresa. Un ritratto intensissimo realizzato on la solita grande perizia. Ancora un viraggio eccellente.
- sorinabal (7532)
- [2009-03-30 13:02]
Excellent portrait, very well captured. Congratulations!
- flashpoint (11418)
- [2009-03-30 13:48]
the cutting give force at this close and intense portrait of the street "stolen" and presented with high quality .....
Italiano jornada com bons resultados
- hay_kes (65535)
- [2009-03-30 23:22]
A wonderful portrait vith excellent soft lighting, sharpness and crop.TFS.
- manujmehta (12360)
- [2009-03-31 1:26]
how are you?
i am sorry to be late. this is a great capture
fine closeup and lovely conversions
fine skin details and tones.
nice tight crop.
- ayse51 (27563)
- [2009-03-31 12:23]
amazing profilk and W%B work.Congratulations.Necla.
- Ber (6326)
- [2009-03-31 12:26]
Very good profile of this man and nice tone in your picture!
- dunav1 (1879)
- [2009-04-01 0:20]
Wonderful portrait with excelent light and a superb b/w work.
- tatara (74)
- [2009-04-01 2:41]
Excellent portrait my dear Teresa..
I can see every detail in his face!
The composition and light here are excellent.
- Juliet (22323)
- [2009-04-01 3:41]
Perfect portrait just loaded with details of this man. Well done and TFS Julie
- nicou (50772)
- [2009-04-01 6:14]
merveilleux portrait, latéralement avec le col noir qui coupe et fait une belle diagonale, superbe compo.
et oui je suis pêcheur de tuites.
Bravo et amitié
- GLJ (0)
- [2009-04-01 8:12]
Bonne maitrise de ce portrait en B&W avec netteté sur le reagard et fond noyé dans le flou.
- papera (3246)
- [2009-04-01 14:59]
I am catching up with my critiques of your photos... and I see you posted a photo taken in Rome while I was away =)
I remember reading Malraux's Man's Estate many years ago - did you quote from this book of his? (my memory fails me...)
and this portrait is a magnificent example of what I call "the intellectual portrait": the glasses, the expression, the long sideburns, the messy haircut, the collar of his coat... everything in this man creates the impression that this is man who is constantly looking at this world through the "lens" of his brain and his cultural background.
you caught an expressive prototype =)
- foozi (4864)
- [2009-04-03 6:30]
you produced a very powerful shot. This one always depict me the Italians. The way hw looks ans the style he has. I read Mario Puzo and I watched all series of The God Fathers. I like the Sicilian Clan and I do like the art of being straight forward. I like this presentation of a mystewrious man whom you never know what he is going to next....
simply a lovely photo of great sharpness and it emits a great deal of emotion on the surface.
- ele_eng (8826)
- [2009-04-04 1:17]
Great B/W portrait with excellent soft lighting
Strrange and worried look
- jone (32781)
- [2009-04-14 1:29]
...another wonderful original portrait...TFS
- cunejo200 (20188)
- [2009-04-18 9:35]
A grand b&w capture of this man with pulled up shirt sleeve, the gaze in his eyes is mesmerizing and intriguing. As always your photos make people think and react. My compliments my dear. Danilo
- perryhooter (27938)
- [2009-05-27 21:59]
Missed this beauy before. One of these photos , where I love the Note as much as the photo. Sorry Out of :) tonight.
Beautiful post and artistic portrait.
- dareco (15528)
- [2009-06-15 18:26]
Great job!! A very interesting individual. I like this side on pose and the sepia tones are lovely. Superb detail. TFS
- tatarovisk (2392)
- [2009-06-22 7:12]
Boa tarde T!
Também gosto muito da expressão deste homem. As rugas transparecem muita experiência. Gosto deste tipo de portraits.
A escolha do B/W é ideal. Parabéns, amiga.
- hifimusicdai (15655)
- [2009-07-07 14:44]
Excellent crop. The colour and mood is impressive. The profile and details are excellent. TFS
"The meek shall inherit the earth"
- Saba (21534)
- [2009-10-22 11:52]
Handsome man's beautiful portrait.
Splendid formulation in black and white convention.
I congratulate realization.
- juulbaars (4313)
- [2009-11-18 7:52]
Yes.. this is an Italian.. i regognize the type.. good portrait Teresat..
Bom dia Teresat, you do have an eye for photography, for both places and people. This character could be straight out of a novel or a movie. Very good close-up of his profile, and showing just a bit of his eye, which - in my opinion - helps the viewer to connect to his portrait. I like the darkish tones which add to the impression of obscureness or mystery about where this stranger may have come from and where he was going next. Good note, too. TFS and have a good week! Cheers, Cordelia
- galderjon (2755)
- [2010-05-22 2:23]
Very good side portrait.
The glasses, the high neck coat, the sepia colour, the tight crop, his beard and open mouth... these elements add interest to the portrait.
Specially like the composition and the bottom right triangle shape dark area of the coat neck. Pleasant bokeh as well...
- chrisJ (55124)
- [2011-12-05 19:29]
Perfect use of a shallow dof with very good sharpness on the man's profiled facial features. Good tonal range & light contrasts & a soft diffused light but still with excellent textural details. Tfs / obrigado!
Wow you take such wonderful portraits. Such brilliant expressions you know what captures my attention the most is actually the moments you catch that are so vivid. This must be a very wonderful keepsake for you... amazing work lady!
This song came to mind when I saw this photo: http://hypem.com/track/16562/Cee-Lo+Green+-+Please+%28feat.+Selah+Sue%29
Thanks for sharing your awesome work! Brilliant!