This Neapolitan man seemed ready to have this photo taken. I love the way he's part of his shop (rich of typical, DELICIOUS foods), defending it in a way, while also looking very humble and kind. Family-owned foodshops are unfortunately progressively disappearing in Italy, especially in big cities like Naples. I wouldn't be surprised if this man's sons decided to shut the activity...
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zi_giedre (71) 2011-02-17 12:44
what a vivid, colorful photo, so crowded, almost falling at you :) and love the bothe humble yet proud posture of the shop owner, very well portrayed with such a positive emotion.
all the best,
hispic (9652) 2011-02-17 18:40
Very nice composition to feature the shopkeeper who looks very humble and kind.
I like this photo so much. Thanks for sharing from Naples.
Have a nice day, Hisashi
ikeharel (58895) 2011-02-18 1:51
A colorful image, looking indoors of this food-shop,
rich in details, well collected.
The man face expression, as you noted, is an eye-catching on this fabulous photo.
alainh (35583) 2011-02-18 21:14
une bien belle image que cet homme dans son royaume de plastiques et de couleurs. c'est un autre monde: son monde.
KevRyan (22952) 2011-06-18 14:59
I really like your framing here - the deeper colours further into the shop integrate him into the scene, his business, so well he becomes inseparable. His character comes through so well, lovely!