inspired by Lord of War.
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holmertz (31226) 2007-09-05 1:52
Graphically this is a lovely photo, in every other aspect it is quite shocking. Although this is Somaliland, which is reasonably stable and peaceful, the "Kalashnikov culture" that this picture shows us is the cause of daily misery to millions of people. Thanks for showing us this absurdity, which has become even stronger by the proper city dress of this man.
bibik (2784) 2007-09-05 2:13
Niby sympatyczny facio w garniaku, a wymowa skrajnie dramatyczna.
Haymotion (2601) 2007-09-05 2:29
C'est tellement ca !!
Ta photo ma tout de suite fait penser a ce film !!
Je la trouve excellente cette photo...
J'aime bien le constraste entre son habillement de business man et sa monstre kalachnikov au cou..
Bravo bien vue
MarcT (20958) 2007-09-05 2:50
I also thought it's inspired from this picture.
Well composed and very impressive.
jurarafal (265) 2007-09-05 2:58
Extremalnie czysta wymowa!
A nie napisałbys w jakich okolicznościach ci sie udało cos takiego chwycić ?
sebinho342 (19317) 2007-09-05 3:16
yeahh, exactly "lord of war" :))
You took so good pictures in somalia and somaliland, this one is a treasure once again.
I love it
vapours (8264) 2007-09-05 4:35
Quite a strong shot Swiatek, and reminded me very much of the Lord of War as soon as I opened the image. Just getting so close to such a powerful weapon is a feat in itself...good image.
bombilla (3404) 2007-09-05 5:52
I would have called it "May I Have This Dance." Always look sharp when you're out for blood. Great portrait. You'd better send him a copy, if you know what's good for you. -Hugh
Polonaise (5802) 2007-09-06 12:12
My name's is an as**** and I fight for freedom and democracy of my country...
Like my fathers and grandfathers before me, and my kids and grandkids'll after me...
Never ending struggle for happiness to the people of my country...
Ehrrr... How much are bullets these days...?
The world is funny place to live...
We owe you
coco (30437) 2007-09-13 2:08
Very good POV and subject. This man, in black and with the gun, looks terrific. And your POV and composition enhance this feeling.
thea0211 (1365) 2008-11-07 11:49
so how is the lord of war these days? ;o)
strange humour of a nice smiling gentleman posing.
tie matching the gun.
a 'fashionista' after all.
'shivering' image. but alive.
Goshita (144) 2008-11-22 9:57
inspired by Lord of War...dokladnie to
- Copyright: Swiatek Wojtkowiak (nygus) (8178)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2005-12-00
- Categories: Daily Life
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): My prefered pictures of september 2007 [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2007-09-05 1:24
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