Even I prefere landscape photography, I just could not resist not to take photo of this lovely men with local Malboro!! Sunset light was just perfect and he was so kind and willing to pose for me. L.
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BrianL74 (94) 2005-12-13 14:01
Wonderful portrait. If I didn'tknow better, I could easily place this man on Haight Street in San Francisco.....typical "Roll your own" kind of guy.
The lighting is magnificent.
Bien (4745) 2005-12-13 14:06
Hi Lucie, A really sublime portrait from this exeptional man. The light is indeed really beautiful. Excellent colours and composition. I think I would choke from a smoke like that! Great work! Heel mooi werk! Sabine
Janice (4403) 2005-12-13 14:10
As long as they aren't $$$$ notes!
Good one Lucie! What a large roll-your-own. Well spotted, thank you.
PLB (233) 2005-12-13 14:19
That is an awsome roll up, wonder what kind of 'tobacco' he smokes!
Oh yeah, great portrait as well.
tinamunk3 (6408) 2005-12-13 16:02
Holy smoke!!! - you should do more portraits, Lucie. This is soooo good. As you say, the light is just perfect - the tones - the colours - the dof - really really nice.
Wonder how long time a cigar like this can last :)
alford (3981) 2005-12-14 3:05
Hi Lucie! I really like the sharpness and lighting in this beautiful portrait! Plus the man's look with his big local cigar is captured nicely. Colors are also very good! Excellent work! rgds.
olli (2091) 2005-12-14 4:38
What a great choice of subject – very well seen and captured. Very good composition, framing and DOF.
Keep on shooting and posting portraits!
I just wanted to try a duotone version – posted a WS...
faubry (35405) 2005-12-14 4:42
superb portrait! beautiful light!!! thanks
peck (2779) 2005-12-14 14:23
Nice, nice, nice.... Very big this Malboro :) The portrait is perfect, it's one of my favourite...
capthaddock (28790) 2005-12-19 10:17
Hi Lucie- wow, that is some cigarette!! Fantastic portrait taken under a wonderful light. It reminds me of a japanese invention. I will post a photo to workshop.
Svillegas (1169) 2005-12-20 5:40
Great portrait, the side light makes it very interesting. Good use of DOF as well.
Hayri_CALISKAN (944) 2005-12-21 9:25
Very interesting image.
Great light conrol and DOF
Very well expression.
Really great face details.
I like alot.
robiuk (10807) 2006-01-12 15:44
Can't imagine putting this stuff in my mouth - yack!
But it's a local custom and I even believe the guy gets a huge pleasure out from his 'treat'.
Beautiful light and contrast between his redish face against the green bokeh.
Mistral (15402) 2006-02-04 6:42
it's a nice portrait with a great light. This kind of cigar is locally called "cheeroot".
pascalmoret (1711) 2006-02-27 15:53
Hello Lucie. You have a wonderful gallery, congratulations ! I choose this picture, because I really like the composition and the colors. Really an excellent portrait ! Well done, Pascal
mkawalec (544) 2006-05-06 23:53
Wow, after a joint like this one I would travel all the way to the stars. There is something in his eyes which catches my attention.
Curioso (9271) 2006-10-21 7:30
Great cheerot man. The light may be a little harsh but still very pleasant. Great picture to me. Hope you enjoyed Myanmar very much !
- Copyright: Lucie CzNLUkKw (lucinka) (9976)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2005-11-22
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Canon 350D Digital Rebel XT, Sigma 18-200 f3.5/6.3
- Exposure: f/6.3, 1/200 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Big cigars, Thank you for smoking.... [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2005-12-13 13:26
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