Black and White Photography Portrait Photography Street Photography Travel Photography Hopeful August 8, 2011 Blacksmith | Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India 19.129686 72.815331 Advertisements Share thisClick to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Share 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 (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related #Blacksmith#Earring#India#Jaisalmer#Rajasthan Post navigation ← Getting ready to explore more Filling the emptiness → 113 thoughts on “Hopeful” Comment navigation Newer Comments → Superbe n&b qui met bien valeur les yeux de ce monsieur. Bravo. Reply ↓ un portrait magnifique ! Reply ↓ Nice Photograph. :) Reply ↓ Another cracking portrait. Lovely image that. Nicely processed to get the details up on his face. Well done. Reply ↓ Beautiful shot. Reply ↓ kollam.. nice one!! Reply ↓ i like it :) Reply ↓ great expression and details! super shot! Reply ↓ Brilliant capture again !! His eyes – telling the whole story ! Reply ↓ Smashing portrait Joshi. Reply ↓ Impressive Portrait Reply ↓ Those eyes speak a million words…Expressive face. Great click. http://www.rajniranjandas.blogspot.com Reply ↓ This is a good one! The focus of his eyes…brilliant!! Reply ↓ The texture(look, etc… ) on his face tells a lot.. one brilliant capture can mention so much about a person ‘unknown’ to us, creating mysterious thoughts about those you capture in our minds.Those captures you have bought to us… always :) Reply ↓ एकदम सच्ची तस्वीर वाह…. Reply ↓ Fabulous portrait shot. Reply ↓ Woooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!! look at those eyes!!!! Reply ↓ God,u have done it again,its one of your best,its too good,u can read every possible expression here,the depth in the eyes,all is visible…Great one. Reply ↓ Another… Great Great Great Portrait…. Lovely BW Joshi :) Reply ↓ wow, just look at his eyes. Loved it. :) Reply ↓ Nice Portrait Reply ↓ Super like… Reply ↓ You’re really a master in portraiting Reply ↓ his eyes say it all…..nice! Reply ↓ another classic portrait… cool :)) Reply ↓ His eyes convey it all. Amazing portrait! Reply ↓ Wow, what an intensive portrait! Reply ↓ Wow! .So amazingly pictured Portait shot of a simple man Reply ↓ Wow!.So amazing portrait of a simple hopeful man. Reply ↓ superb portraiture! Reply ↓ Good capture Joshi.You chose the name right “the hopeful” Reply ↓ excellent portrait! very expressive eyes! Reply ↓ Very intense. Reply ↓ the eyes in the photo is the only bright and illuminated spot in the picture… suggesting hope lives on! Reply ↓ I don’t know much about photography, but your blog is really nice. :) Reply ↓ Hi Fantastic portrait, amazing light and very true picture of such images we see. Joshi Have a nice day. Reply ↓ Nice one, Joshi! Reply ↓ Skin is reflecting light! Reply ↓ I love how intense this one feels, i can almost reach out and toch his face. And the black and white work done here is fantastic! Reply ↓ His eyes are so expressive ! Excellent portrait… Have a lovely day :) Reply ↓ Really nice one once again…you always manage to capture the beauty as well as ugliness both in the same shot! Will keep looking forward to more and more awesome stuff from you :) Reply ↓ very nice one… again ! Reply ↓ Great and intense Capture Reply ↓ the glint in the eye…this click is one biig story teller. The skin luks like silver foiled….just brilliant !! You always know how to make us go WOW! Reply ↓ Masterful portrait! Leaves one without adequate words! Reply ↓ I can view his world through his hopeful eyes .Thanks for this brilliant capture.Awed . Reply ↓ Amazing shot! You captured his eyes. Reply ↓ another superb shot, well done.. :) Reply ↓ great eyes and expression Reply ↓ Lovely textures… Nice work capturing the emotions.. Reply ↓ great tones and light in this portrait! Reply ↓ quel contraste et puissance dans ce portrait !!! Reply ↓ Beautiful BW portrait and expressive eyes ! Reply ↓ Like the character on the face n the depth in the eyes… brilliantly captured.. :) Reply ↓ awesome shot – wonderful details! Reply ↓ Just incredibly good Joshi–well done! Reply ↓ Being a blacksmith does seem to fit, Joshi! Reply ↓ Awesome!!! Reply ↓ kamaal ki nazar hai, yours and the subjects:) very nice…. Reply ↓ YOU are good with faces! Reply ↓ wow! This is one real awesome click! :) Reply ↓ Wow! This is one real awesome click! Reply ↓ Such an intense expression. Fantastic portrait!!! Reply ↓ perfectly captured, jus like a perfectionist..loved it.. :) Reply ↓ Amazing pic….sply the depth in color contrast Reply ↓ lovely light and contrast! Reply ↓ Your photos have a humbling effect on me. Do you offer classes? Reply ↓ Simply amazing!! Reply ↓ Intriguing eyes, strong look, great photo! Reply ↓ Incredible one! Really looks the title:) Reply ↓ Joshi, I have a request. Can you also provide strobist info for your photos going forward. It would really be of great help and good learning for the amateurs. Reply ↓ this is seriously awesome… Reply ↓ magnifique noir et blanc contrasté. Reply ↓ Hard hitting… Reply ↓ He might be the blacksmith, but its you who has cast his face in iron. This is fabulous! Reply ↓ Wonderful, keep it up thanks. Reply ↓ Love the dark tones of this photograph. Reply ↓ i’m not seeing hope in the eyes. i’m seeing more of a life of disappointment. Reply ↓ truly defining pictures … Reply ↓ Wonderful stuff. New here, found you on Indivine; started my own photo blog today after some years of blogging….love to see you there :) Reply ↓ Un retrato espectacular. Saludos Reply ↓ like his glimpse, hopefully Reply ↓ Very impressive! And I like the perspective! Reply ↓ Joshi, I’m not much used to pictures of people.Would love to have your open comment in my recent post. Thanks in advance :) Reply ↓ Great Black & White !!! Reply ↓ not Jalsaimer…. but jodhpur udaipur, puschka, and now in Jaipur i am, you??? where are you living? strong dramatic and intense look for this one.. Reply ↓ great image, Joshi … Reply ↓ Stunning capture. The monochrome treatment mutiplies the effect. Reply ↓ An excellent portrait ! Great contrast, Good choice for B & W. Reply ↓ brutal honesty in those eyes. awesome. Reply ↓ Impossible not looking at his eyes, at his nose, at his face, at his sufferings. Great portrait indeed. Reply ↓ love the level of detail on your subject’s face. cool! Reply ↓ Very expressive! Excellent portrait Reply ↓ Hey Daniel, I have spent close to 3 years in Rajasthan and had the opportunity to drive to Jaisalmer. Your picture has captured the harsh realities of the place like never before. Brilliant work. Being an amateur photographer myself, I closely track your work. Reply ↓ Hypnotizing look Reply ↓ Btw…congrats for making to 0.5 million! :-) Reply ↓ This is such a captivating portrait, it draws me straight in. Reply ↓ these ayes are full of intensity Reply ↓ sorry I would say eyes! :) Reply ↓ Nice b&w ! Reply ↓ Comment navigation Newer Comments → Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. Basic HTML allowed.