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O'Connell Bridge Merchant

Posted by
Mags (Paris, France) on 11 August 2009 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

A merchant on O'Connell Bridge (April 2009)

Panasonic DMC-FZ8 1/320 second F/2.8 ISO 100 59 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Mike from Lichfield, United Kingdom

A great street shot. It works very well in black and white.

11 Aug 2009 6:08am

M@ndy from London, United Kingdom

he looks a character

11 Aug 2009 6:30am

christelle from issoire, France

tres jolie photo. le N&B va tres bien.

11 Aug 2009 7:23am

mike from Violsle fort, France

Une scène de vie bien mise en valeur par le N et B.
Bonne journée.

11 Aug 2009 8:12am

zOOm from Paris, France

Un vrai personnage. Imposant et remarquable.

11 Aug 2009 9:07am

apple8 from Dublin, Ireland

I see this guy occasionally - This a lovely shot - really captures a sunny moment.

11 Aug 2009 9:37am

Eldiablo from over the rainbow, Monaco

fantastic B&W ................. !!!! this person is so engaging !

11 Aug 2009 9:37am

Anina from Auckland, New Zealand

Great street photography!
Love the fact that it is B&W
It's perfect!

11 Aug 2009 9:57am

djedfre from schaumburg, Afghanistan

a wizard hiding in plain sight?

11 Aug 2009 10:21am

Sandy from Valdosta, United States

great shot...love the black and white.

11 Aug 2009 11:03am

Dawn from Maryland, United States

great capture of this man. great B&W shot!

11 Aug 2009 11:46am

Payam from Kermanshah, Iran

very good contrast, very good composition, very good subject, Excellent shot!

11 Aug 2009 11:55am

Veronelle from Lens, France

une figure d'anthologie ! bien vu

11 Aug 2009 12:54pm

LESLIE from norwich, United Kingdom

Great street candid shot, works so well in B & W ( How many coats did he have on - it must be cold )

11 Aug 2009 1:50pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Excellent portrait.

11 Aug 2009 1:52pm

Gina from Azores, Portugal

Jolie photo.

11 Aug 2009 2:08pm

Stu from Kyoto, Japan

He looks kind of dodgy yet quite refined at the same time. Very nicely captured.

11 Aug 2009 2:26pm

Gérard from SAINT CYR SUR LOIIRE, France

La scène se passe en hiver ce monsieur est vêtu pour

11 Aug 2009 2:38pm

@Gérard: Non non c'était bien en avril mais c'est l'irlande, il devait faire maximum 10 degrés.
C'est comme en ce moment où vous avez trop chaud, ben nous on tourne entre 15 et 18 degrés ici :)

alireza from tehran, Iran

sagacious choice!

11 Aug 2009 3:03pm

Earnest from Oklahoma, United States

Who would have guessed that one could carry so much in a banana box?

11 Aug 2009 3:35pm

shoti from Everywhere in the, Philippines

wonderful light. seems like he's affected by the current recession.

11 Aug 2009 3:57pm

Howard F. from South Pasadena, Calif., United States

My instinct tells me he's got a bunch of stuff I haven't seen before that are Made in China :) Nevertheless, I would love to take the time to check out his merchandise. Nice shot.

11 Aug 2009 5:07pm

Rockey from Phillipsburg, United States

Excellent Shot!

11 Aug 2009 5:30pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

a great street life scene ,good b&w !
kiss !

11 Aug 2009 7:44pm

Richard Irwin from Belper, United Kingdom

I know that bridge, and the feller is probably thinking about the pint of stout waiting for him at 'Mulligans' up the road...

11 Aug 2009 9:44pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

He looks to be quite a character. Great shot.

11 Aug 2009 10:23pm

Christophe Esnard from Angoulême, France

Belle gueule. On dirait un vieux cow boy.

11 Aug 2009 10:53pm

MahGol from Paris, Iran

that s an interesting shot featuring another corner of paris ..

12 Aug 2009 12:22am

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Super capture. Great portrait of such a old man still working :)

12 Aug 2009 2:13am

Lee from Fort Frances Ontario, Canada

An excellent candid b&w of this street vendor. He looks so natural just standing there.

12 Aug 2009 2:52am

Alex from Barcelona, Spain

Un retrato lleno de sentimientos, me encanta!!!
Saludos.

12 Aug 2009 4:23am

masoud from tehran, Iran

wonderful bw

12 Aug 2009 4:32am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Great shot of the street merchant.

12 Aug 2009 4:45am

Alain from France

Bien vu ce cliché avec ce personage si riche en couleur.

12 Aug 2009 4:56am

Chris Pereira from San Jose, CA, United States

even santa claus is being hit by the recession ;)

excelent candid portrait, really brings out his character, great choice for black and white.

12 Aug 2009 6:24am

Godo from Barcelona, Spain

Great street pic.
Love the naturally you show to this character
Very well seen, Mag

By the way, I love that bridge ;o)

14 Aug 2009 4:21pm

Panasonic DMC-FZ8
1/320 second
F/2.8
ISO 100
59 mm (35mm equiv.)