He is a salt maker. He got up 5am evryday and his life seems to not so easy but his smile can make me happy whenever I see this shot.
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Didi (53447) 2013-11-02 2:22
The Indonesian Fernandel :)
Good natural attitude portrait
Good decisive moment
jhm (131986) 2013-11-02 2:29
A picture out of your archive with these worker with a very lovely face, through his smile and his teeth.
Nice done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
siudzi (29697) 2013-11-02 2:47
Absolutely adorable portrait picture! Love his smile and it made my day too:) Many thanks for sharing with us! Perfectly taken image.
Have a lovely day!
SnapRJW (27158) 2013-11-02 3:57
Hard work doesn't seem to have dulled the joy in this man's life Takero, his smile is genuine reaching all the way up to his shining eyes. He makes me smile too! A lovely shot demonstrating your excellent use of DOF and attractive in B&W. Warmest regards Rosemary
danos (80977) 2013-11-02 6:19
very nice the portait of the native man with his characteristic big smile to steal the show.I like this superb pose as the excellent presentation.
ourania (22868) 2013-11-02 8:23
Hello dear Takero,
this is a wonderful contagious smile, it's impossible not to smile back, even if you try:) I like very much the immediacy and spontaneity of your capture. You had a marvellous interaction with your subject which you've passed on to the viewer most effectively. There's superb depth and sharpness and the blurry backdrop is comprhehensible and interesting. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a great Sunday,
Noel_Byrne (17381) 2013-11-02 9:48
I agree, that smile is wide and genuine and infectious, this shot makes me smile too! A really excellent portrait, and your choice of black and white is really well considered.
Thanks as always
mesutilgim (76920) 2013-11-02 14:59
Nice b&w portrait !
It's not easy to have such a hard life and still smile to the photographer !
TFS and have a nice weekend
carlo62 (23828) 2013-11-02 15:54
un ritratto dal sorriso magnetico, proprio bello e simpatico, condivido con Didi la somiglianza con Fernadel.
adidas5nb (4073) 2013-11-03 16:59
great great portrait in b nw.love the focusing .the man has a great character.like the smile and his simplicity.nicely done.
abmdsudi (36444) 2013-11-07 8:14
Pak Takero YTH
Shiro to kuro de kenkyona nōmin no subarashī egao shōzō, kyōryokuna kōsei to migotona saibu. Shotto wa, tashikani odoroku hodo puropōshon o kochō katachi yoi kakudo to shinmitsu-sa o totte yobun'na fuka-sa o tsutaemasen. Pinto no kyūgekina ryōkōna kekka, to, tashikani kōkaku renzu kōka o riyō shita mattaku betsu no shiten to shite mi rare tanoshī taishō wa, shichō-sha ga dai shindo de no kare no kao no tokuchō ni mawari ni gimon o kyōsei suru koto ni seikō. Haikei no yawaraka-sa ga umaku kono kōka o kyōchō shi, kono shashinde wa, kanshin suru hodo o nokoshite tassei eikyō o yōyaku. Omedetōgozaimasu. Arigatō
adores (32724) 2013-11-13 1:44
A great b&w portrait of this smiling face! I like the expression, the hat and the focus. Even having a hard life, he can still find reasons to smile!
- Copyright: Takero KAWABATA (bukitgolfb301) (33772)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Black & White
- Date Taken: 2008-09-04
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Canon 1D MKIII, Canon EF 16-35mm F/2.8L-USM
- Exposure: f/3.5, 1/50 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): People [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2013-11-02 1:43