Black and White Portrait Street Travel Shadow of a smile January 9, 2012 Old man | Pallathur market, Sivaganga District, Tamil Nadu, 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 #India#Old Man#Smile#Tamil Nadu Post navigation ← A new beginning The look → 139 thoughts on “Shadow of a smile” Comment navigation Newer Comments → Detailed capture Joshi. All expressions in the camera it seems. Reply ↓ Beats Mona Lisa’s smile :) Reply ↓ कैमरे को देख मुस्करा उठा कोई मुझे भी पहचानेगा अब यह सोच मन खुश हो उठा Reply ↓ its lovely!! like he is trying to have peace with himself… Reply ↓ awesome portrait! Reply ↓ Even his eyes smile alike! Reply ↓ You show his hopes through your lenses….nice…. Reply ↓ The smile must have so much hide.. quite touching. Kind of made me feel sad. Don’t know why. Reply ↓ a face is a landscape of life … Reply ↓ Really expressive by the details on his face , Smily shot ! Phil Reply ↓ most of ur photos cover unnoticed faces and expressions…needless to say , good obeservation u have …well done you Reply ↓ Awesome As Always! :) Reply ↓ Wow.. awesum pic.. the details of the capture r flawless..:) Reply ↓ Pretty interesting makes you think Reply ↓ Il a l’air d’être un homme heureux.Une belle expression du visage. Reply ↓ the wrinkles nd the delineated lines on his forehead….awesome..:) Reply ↓ sooper as always Reply ↓ Each photographer has a unique view.. keep enjoying your work.. it’s awesome.. Reply ↓ He looks happy and his smile has made me also smile. Thanks for making my day ! Reply ↓ Such a friendly face with that glimpse of a smile! Beautiful capture, love the details which really stand out in the B&W! Reply ↓ Simply brilliant, Josh! The wrinkles on the forehead and around the twinkling eyes show the extent of life’s experience, in all its variety. The mild smile seems to be tentative because of so many uncertainties of life. Yet the spirit of the man, with the well-trimmed moustach, seems to mischievously teasing life, saying, ‘Chal, mein bhi dekh loon tu kya karega!’ A perfect picture of a ‘beaten but not vanquished’ face. Keep it up and godbless you. Reply ↓ His lined forehead, disheveled but still thick shock of hair,his sunken cheeks n all have been beautifully captured by you. But it is his eyes that one immediately notices.Truly a wonderful capture :) Reply ↓ face tells the whole stress of a man beautiful pic Reply ↓ Smiling eyes. Fabulous shot. http://www.rajniranjandas.blogspot.com Reply ↓ Very nice portrait. Reply ↓ The shirt amazes me as much as the smile and the wrinkles- pointers to his experience and rendezvous with the puzzle we all prefer calling life! Reply ↓ He seems to be a friendly man, an excellent portrait as always..and the details are so crisp!! loved watching it :) Reply ↓ That faint enigmatic hint of a smile! Reminds me of a portrait done all those years ago by da Vinci…… Reply ↓ I guess is that what is most enthralling for me is that, although I became accustomed to your powerful and compelling portraiture style, each new image manages to surprise me. Congrats. Reply ↓ A tremendous portrait! Reply ↓ Love ur pics! Reply ↓ toujours ces regards si fascinants !! portraits superbes !! Reply ↓ What a powerful shot! Reply ↓ Excellent shot..:-) Reply ↓ Shadows of all the smiles, he lived over the years…Beautiful work! Reply ↓ Your portraits are always so well realised ! Fantastic work ! Have a lovely day :) Reply ↓ His eyes smiles too. A great portrait. Reply ↓ I have no words left in vocabulary to comment. So, I need to reuse the previous ones :) Amazing! Reply ↓ i like the joy in his eyes! Awesome. Reply ↓ so superb Reply ↓ The eyes are the window to the soul. He have a happy soul. Reply ↓ Is he looking for hope? Awesome photo! Reply ↓ Twinkle within eyes maybe. Thanks for sharing. Reply ↓ Beautifully captured! Reply ↓ Man schaut in Augen, die den Frieden gefunden haben – was für ein wundervolles Lächeln! Ich wünsche dir ebenfalls ein gutes neues Jahr. Reply ↓ his eyes look really tired, but he still tries to smile.. nice shot! Reply ↓ Loved the lighting and details! Reply ↓ always impressed by all your amazing portraits. wonderful, peaceful face with a very special view Reply ↓ You know I am bit confused. The more I stare at his face…the more I imagine the smile to be widening and his eyes glinting… Yes I was staring a lot! Perfect click…beauty and the essence of his character, all are visible in his eyes and tht genuine smile. Above all, the wringkles! Each one of them has a story to tell… U make me realize that every person has a beauty to it….sometimes we need to rely on such pictures to respect that. Reply ↓ MonaLisa smile in an old man´s face . really nice taken , you can tell that connection with the photografer ! Reply ↓ A shadow of a smile is better than no smile at all! I love it, Joshi. Reply ↓ Realy a amazing portrait!!!The eyes of this man are realy fasinating!! Reply ↓ Great capture of the f face of this man ,with sun in his eyes nice portrait Reply ↓ bright smile for life…nice portrait joshi Reply ↓ a very unique smiling face.. u always manage to bring out superb expressions in your pics :D really good thendi :D Reply ↓ Fantastique portrait e tiamge quel rendu quel regard, superbe cet homme superbe quel effet et iamge superbe. Bravo et amitié Reply ↓ thank4s for this wonderful portrait Reply ↓ Stunning portrait! Really like his silvery full head of hair. Excellent shot! Reply ↓ Another impressive portrait! Reply ↓ I love this one Joshi – he has such a serene quality in that beautifully lived in face…another gem from your eyes to ours !!! Reply ↓ superb portrait, BW, light and the expression, Joshi Reply ↓ Amazing Portrait Reply ↓ Another excellent B&W portrait… Reply ↓ Beautiful portrait of this expressive man ! Reply ↓ Your silver effects are always well fitted to your BW portraiture. About that smile; at first glance he appears to be a quiet soul who has endured much suffering. A second look; however, with greater focus on that smile and the glint in his eyes suggests to me a personality of lifelong confidence and charisma. Reply ↓ Joshi, you do a wonderful job of capturing some thought-provoking portraits. I wonder what this man’s life has been like, what he has experienced, and what his thoughts are. His smiling face projects a sense of graciousness that is so appealing. Nicely done. Reply ↓ wonderful shot – luminous. Reply ↓ Your portraits are always amazing. Another great one. Detail and expression are great. Hope you had a happy new year! :) Reply ↓ incredible beauty,,,, awesome Joshi Reply ↓ sad eyes. details well captured. Reply ↓ Nice portrait Dan. Great details are seen on his face, well done. Ofcourse Black and white :) Reply ↓ What an expressive picture ! A whole life is shown in these wrinkles ! Reply ↓ A touch of black and white color and detail of this photo makes me very impressed. Reply ↓ great portrait….emotions are so explicit.. Reply ↓ once again Josh..fab picture !! Reply ↓ You know the thing I like best about this portrait? The way the lighting highlights the structure of his face, especially his cheekbones. Great work! Reply ↓ as usual AMAZING :) http://deepakkarthikspeaks.blogspot.com/ Reply ↓ Toujours de beaux portraits remplis d’émotion Reply ↓ lovely! Reply ↓ Very nice portrait! Reply ↓ Wonderful smile Reply ↓ Another Great Shot… But that’s usual with you… :-) Reply ↓ Innocent eyes…. Reply ↓ Very nice portrait.We can see almost every wrinkle on his face. And i love his hesitant smile :D Reply ↓ Amazing capture:) Reply ↓ Love your portrait work man. This shot is no exception. What are you using for conversion by chance? Love the look. Reply ↓ How do you do it?! Another great piece! I hope to aspire as you one day with my photography. I’ve been having a great time following your blog and admiring these beautiful pictures. You really must let us in on your digital darkroom process. Great job man! Reply ↓ nice shot Reply ↓ Man seems so pleased with being photographed, as if a uplifting experience that someone would find interest enough in him. Beautiful work. Reply ↓ Beautifully captured! Reply ↓ Amazing, Beautiful portrait. Reply ↓ your’s is the only camera that captures reality ! Reply ↓ That’s wonderful! He seems to have a quite calm about him – a very contented smile with wrinkles and lines that seem to hide a lifetime full of knowledge! Reply ↓ Excellent portrait. Reply ↓ awesome Reply ↓ Very Expressive! Reply ↓ such amazing lines. lovely shot. Reply ↓ Magnificent capture, as always :) Reply ↓ Simply Awesome… Reach me at Krazy Memoirs Reply ↓ Great image! Love the feel of it! 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.