Black and White Portrait Street Filling the emptiness August 23, 2011 Old man smoking beedi | Trivandrum, Kerala, India 19.129686 72.815331 Share thisShare on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related #Old Man#Smoking#Spectacles Post navigation ← Hopeful Master of the house → 102 thoughts on “Filling the emptiness” Comment navigation Newer Comments → I felt the cigarette tip could’ve been in its red shade…!!! Reply ↓ Sure does it fill the voids…! gr8 click again … rock on Reply ↓ Nice picture… Reply ↓ बहुत उत्तम छायाचित्र कमाल का .. बधाई Reply ↓ Great title, Loved the shot brilliant.. Reply ↓ Hi Joshi,,, These is great shoot,,, you capture all human very well…. lovely!!! Reply ↓ An intense portrait. Terrific lighting. I have no hesitations in saying it is monochrome photography of the finest kind. Reply ↓ Wonderful portrait. There is something melancholy about his eyes… Reply ↓ spelndid in b/w, wonderful and intense Reply ↓ I like the eyes and the reflection in the glasses.. its like he’s worried of something and you can see it in his eyes and glasses :) Brilliant perspective, Josh!! :) Reply ↓ Awesome….love the look in his eyes. what a timely capture! Reply ↓ yes, so aptly named. i can see that in his face. Reply ↓ the tones are great. looks like film. Reply ↓ A great shot! It looks as if he realy love his ciggarette…… Reply ↓ He’s enjoying his smoke, deep into thoughts only he would know and that’s what reflects in his eyes… Great capture Joshi :) Reply ↓ reminds me of the typical malayali grandpas’ smoking and sipping tea at the local tea shop!!! nice one! Reply ↓ Your portraits are always out of this world, the way you handel black and white is just amazing. Reply ↓ wonderful framing and excellent details. Superb portrait. Reply ↓ A B&W, but full of light ! Reply ↓ A portrait full of sense and emotion , great ! Phil Reply ↓ Les lunettes mettent bien en valeur la zone des yeux. Un n&b bien contrasté comme j’aime. Reply ↓ Your B/Ws are quite the best I see. very intense. the bidi smoke could have made it more suiting to the emotion in the pic. Reply ↓ I can see even the wrinkles in great detail, wow… Reply ↓ Excellent, impressive portrait. I like your B&W conversion. Reply ↓ I like the caption and nice portrait mr. Daniel :) Reply ↓ Excellent portrait, love the detail. Reply ↓ magnifique des détails jusqu’au bout des ongles Reply ↓ Nice work and well detailed! Reply ↓ Joshi, you do a really great job with your portraits. You are able to capture some evocative moments and expressions. It’s always interesting to wonder what the lives of these people are like especially when their faces have so much written on them. Very nice work. Reply ↓ Beautiful bw, lovely details. Reply ↓ Such an intense and intriguing portrait. Love the reflection in his glasses of what lies beyond his vision. Reply ↓ The black&white portraits that you do and always outstanding. Beautiful. I also loved the last b/w portrait you did, the way eyes pop out in the image. nice. Reply ↓ awesome and unique portrait! Reply ↓ A face that speaks a thousand words, Joshi! Reply ↓ Again a nice photo.. Reply ↓ brilliant portrait! Reply ↓ You are master in capturing skin texture and the facial expression! Reply ↓ Stunning. I’m jealous :) Reply ↓ Oh boyyyy!!! What an amazing capture!! And considering the most recent poem I wrote, this one has even more significance than normal… Brilliant!! The beedi’s crackle is sooo real, and so is the glint in the man’s eyes.. Reply ↓ So much emotion in this photo Joshi! And what a perfect title for it. Reply ↓ Brilliant work Daniel, the reflections work so well in this case. Also, thanks for dropping by on my post and leaving your feedback. I’d really appreciate if you could advice how I could have got it better – http://3rdeyelens.blogspot.com/2011/08/dark-side-of-dude-black-and-white.html. Reply ↓ brilliant capture. Even the minute details are visible. Good use of lighting. Reply ↓ Lost in his thoughts… A very beautiful portrait ! I like the contrasts and the details. Have a lovely day :) Reply ↓ truly captivating image :) Reply ↓ What a meaningful title! Love the portrait too. I’m off to Malaysia for my summer holiday. Hope you’ll have a good one. Reply ↓ Superb shot. Very intense. Reply ↓ Stunning portrait. Superb, brilliant, mind-blowing. Can’t find anymore positive adjectives, Joshi. :P Please read & promote my post- The Tablet Revolutionary Reply ↓ Wow! Another amazing portrait that speaks so much. Reply ↓ Wow. Lost in thought. http://www.rajniranjandas.blogspot.com Reply ↓ You lovely b&w and portraits …. always a delight ! 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