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14th Street Flower Man

Posted by
Elaine Hancock (Olney, United States) on 19 May 2014 in People & Portrait.

He sells flowers on the corner. Taken in Washington, D.C.

"There are moments when time stands still. You hope it will wait for you."
Dorothea Lange

© Copyright 2020 Elaine Hancock, All Rights Reserved

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Excellent portrait

19 May 2014 6:17am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Terrific portrait Elaine, he looks a cheerful man

19 May 2014 6:21am

@Doug: He wanted to smile but he said he didn't have any teeth! He was pretty funny!

jean pierre from paris, France

portrait extra!! amitiés

19 May 2014 7:00am

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful portrait ! I like his smile. Excellent monochrome. I'd like to be good at taking nice portrait as this. Bringing out a natural smile isn't so easy for me. Have a wonderful week, Elaine. :)

19 May 2014 9:20am

@Etsu: I am not totally comfortable about asking strangers to take their pictures but I am working on it!

Martine Libouton from Genappe, Belgium

Superbe scène de vie! j'aime

19 May 2014 10:10am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Excellent portrait - full of character.

19 May 2014 10:12am

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Superb street portrait.:-)

19 May 2014 10:43am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Sells flowers and eats burgers not a bad life:)

19 May 2014 12:20pm

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

good shot

19 May 2014 1:02pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine shot of this street salesman. I think his face looks like a fellow who enjoys meeting people and selling his wares.

19 May 2014 2:41pm

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

beau portrait et belle scène de vie.

19 May 2014 3:09pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Nice portrait and B/W.

19 May 2014 3:32pm

Mohammad/Navvab from shiraz, Iran

he is a good man, is clear
so nice B&W

19 May 2014 4:24pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Superbe portrait e tiamge quelle vue mervielleux.

19 May 2014 4:50pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I like the treatment - You have captured his personality, I think, as well as his lovely portrait

19 May 2014 5:37pm

Steyners from Portland, United States

Beautiful .. this goes right to him ..!

19 May 2014 6:06pm

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

And he seems a little tired of doing it.
Expressive shot.

19 May 2014 7:59pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice portrait!
A M A Z I N G !!!

19 May 2014 8:02pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Great portrait and friendly expression ... great atmosphere at "Five Guys"!

19 May 2014 8:48pm

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from somewhere between viewer and subject, Belgium

beautiful portrait, elaine of this friendly man! :-))

19 May 2014 10:19pm

John Jungklaus from Chase Mills, NY, United States

A really fine composition Elaine !! It's superb !!!

20 May 2014 2:40am

Diana from San Francisco, United States

The surrounding adds a lot to this already very good portrait, like it.

20 May 2014 3:58am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

A Superb portrait !

20 May 2014 5:00am

Langevine from Angers, France

intéressant personnage

20 May 2014 6:37am

Jim Wilson from Malvern, Pennsylvania, United States

Excellent portrait. He looks like an interesting guy. Good work.

24 May 2014 2:25pm