Black and White Photography Portrait Photography Street Photography Travel Photography Lighting up November 26, 2013 Smoking Old man | Bangalore, Karnataka, India 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 #Bangalore#India#Karnataka#Old Man#Smoking Post navigation ← Behind the door Riding into the sunset → 106 thoughts on “Lighting up” Comment navigation Newer Comments → Wonder what’s on his mind… Reply ↓ Another one of your B/W magic.. Reply ↓ awesome click!! http://www.myunfinishedlife.com Reply ↓ Brilliant! Reply ↓ Your portraits are simply sublime ! Reply ↓ Most striking! Reply ↓ Awesome … ! Reply ↓ Beautiful joshi ! Love your pics and your photography ! Reply ↓ !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Reply ↓ Your shots are always on point. Stunning! Reply ↓ Intense eyes,,, Reply ↓ Another great click. Awesome! Reply ↓ All i can say is looking at him, cigarette smoking is injurious to his health but still is the love of his life. Reply ↓ Amazig image, Daniel! Complimenti! Reply ↓ one of those you do not forget… Remarkable! Reply ↓ Love it Joshi, really love it. MM 🍀 Reply ↓ Lovely pic! Reply ↓ Fantastic photo! Reply ↓ Super pic !!!! regards Reply ↓ your portraits are great Reply ↓ another shot with wonderful light Reply ↓ Quit Smoking! :) Reply ↓ Superb image – smoking does you no good, I suspect he is only 25 :-) Reply ↓ Lovely Capture,Smoking Beedi.. :) Reply ↓ Great portrait. Love the processing which brings out the texture of the old man’s skin. Reply ↓ Great portrait! Reply ↓ As stunning as always! Voted for you Joshi :-) Reply ↓ Stunning image…. David. Reply ↓ Voted! Reply ↓ Excellent lighting and texture, Beautiful black and white. Reply ↓ Splendid!! Reply ↓ You’ve captured a face with intense character. Reply ↓ Beautiful BW portrait – as always from you! : ) Reply ↓ Nice capture of expressions! Reply ↓ The different textures in this photo are amazing Joshi! Reply ↓ Thats me in 30 years…great shot..;-) Reply ↓ Brilliant ! Reply ↓ Nice Joshi. Reply ↓ Wow!! Reply ↓ Nice composition! Reply ↓ Powerful! Gorgeous lighting and contrast. Reply ↓ nicely done – gritty, harsh. Reply ↓ Wonderful detail and lighting Reply ↓ excellent… Reply ↓ Awesome capture :) Reply ↓ Excellent intense capture Reply ↓ You have an amazing way of capturing people… Stunning picture, Joshi:-)- difficult to look away.. Btw- voted for you in the photoblog award:-) Good luck! Reply ↓ Excellent :) Reply ↓ Absolute stunner JD voted :) Reply ↓ superb capture Reply ↓ Perfect Reply ↓ Loved the title. Lovely capture. Reply ↓ Wow, fantastic shot. He looks like a man with a thousand stories to tell. I voted. :) Reply ↓ wonderful click Reply ↓ Wonderful capture. Reply ↓ Great capture!! Reply ↓ nice Reply ↓ Great imagery!! Reply ↓ I love the black and white look you manage to achieve with your portraits. Very nice. Reply ↓ Excelent portrait! Reply ↓ Fine portrait, as always – love the background, doesn’t complete at all. Reply ↓ Nothing less than stunning. Reply ↓ Smowy white facial hair stands out. Reply ↓ It’s all been said in the above comments, except how do you do that??? Reply ↓ Amazing capture Reply ↓ All of the fine lines etched into this man’s face are a reminder that life takes a toll on us, but the look on his face also says that, although he has likely seen a lot in his experiences, he is steeled enough to face what is yet to occur. Many people are used to their comforts. Not everyone has that luxury. A wonderful story-evoking portrait, Joshi. Reply ↓ Awesome light and texture. Hats off! Reply ↓ You always nail the character of the shot, Joshi! Reply ↓ Nice expressions…wonderful capture Reply ↓ Great shot! Love the lighting and the texture. Reply ↓ In deep thought Reply ↓ right choice of profile and BW mode to reflect the satisfied mood. Reply ↓ Beautiful.. Reply ↓ awesome – as always Reply ↓ You’ve captured the intensity of his eyes…. good one ! Reply ↓ Brilliant life lines in this portrait Joshi! Reply ↓ That’s one rugged Marlboro Man. Reply ↓ Is this a low key photo? I think so but I am not an expert. Actually, it is a great photo, that kind the image I love. · regards Reply ↓ Perfect portrait, very good. Reply ↓ Excellent details and lighting with this superb capture! Reply ↓ Yet another terrific composition! Reply ↓ Un superbe portrait. On pourrait juste regretter la taille de l’image un peu petite pour mieux apprécier ton travail. Reply ↓ Looks like a story behind each of your captures! Reply ↓ Pure you to come here and see your work! Reply ↓ Beautiful portrait. : ) Reply ↓ Surreal Reply ↓ Awesome!! Reply ↓ cette main est mise sur sa bouche comme un silence mais on y ressent comme de la parole du temps passé avec ses rides Reply ↓ You made his day !!!! Reply ↓ As all your portraits….impressive!!! Reply ↓ Makes me want to light up and I don’t smoke. He throughly looks like he is enjoying this. Reply ↓ One last puff! Outstanding shot. Reply ↓ I wonder how old he is … smoking ages people so much. Love your work, Joshi Reply ↓ Reblogged this on Maria Siegmund. Reply ↓ Your pictures are giving “that little extra” . I really love them, so Joshi – I just had to send the Versatile Blogger Award your way… http://expatliv.blogspot.in/2013/12/the-versatile-blogger-award-to-expatliv.html Reply ↓ superb capture, Joshi :=) Reply ↓ great one! Reply ↓ nice shot of this old bad ass.. :D Reply ↓ Nice composition! Excellent DOF. Like it! Reply ↓ Another superb photograph: both composition and technique are outstanding. 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