Anti-war Protester - Canon 20d w/17-40

Anti-war protester at a march in London. I was struck by how separate from the crowd he looked. See it bigger.

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  • EOS Chaos

    Deep! He looks rather sad, like he is carrying a great burden. A moment well captured. Nice work. - [Chuks]

    2005-10-03

  • Tim Walker

    What a wonderful street portrait. Very nicely done.

    2005-10-03

  • deceptive

    Wow, impressive shot Miles. I love all the darkness and the DOF works so well to single the guy out. Very nicely done.

    2005-10-03

  • Smoove D

    I like how you used the DOF to isolate him a bit, but the background is stll enough in focus to tell that this is a protest.

    2005-10-03

  • Kristina

    Absolutely Beautiful Miles. One of your best yet--and I don't say that lightly. So much emotion captured in this photo, the small button he wears, his facial expression....it's tragic, haunting, and will stay with me for the rest of the day. Sometimes a beautiful photograph isn't about amazing technicals, it's about the soul of one person reaching out to strip a scene to its raw elements. In this case, your main raw element is human emotion. Classy and passionate. LOVE IT! (needless to say)

    Kristina

    2005-10-04

  • Sean Galbraith

    This man you can feel carries the weight of his position into his soul. Very touching photo.

    2005-10-04

  • nuno f

    Amazing details. It's not a surprise that this kind of shots are filled with emotions. Looks like the old man it's related with the protest but at same time it doesn't feel that he belogs to it. One of my favourites from you. : )

    2005-10-04

  • Ed

    This is a strong emotional shot. Excellent DOF. The background is focused enough to make out what's going on but soft enough that it doesn't detract from the main subject. His face shows pain.

    2005-10-04

  • alex

    big b/w shot. nice scene bad theme.

    2005-10-04

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    I fell in love with the tonality of this one...absolute great...love the batch on his chest too...
    Very well done...

    2005-10-04

  • Massimo

    I like this anti-war photo series, as they focus on the protagonists of the march, and not the march itself. It brings back the event to the human scale.

    2005-10-04

  • ROB

    It looks almost as if you have gotten that badge on his chest to push out of the image. To really tell you what he is there for.

    2005-10-05

  • great, I love this one
    quite expressive

    2005-10-05

  • hungaro

    great, I love this one
    quite expressive

    2005-10-05

  • susan B.

    Wow. This is fantastic.
    Once again, you've succeeded in reaching beyond what many others might have shot by finding a real, poignant and deeply moving moment within the frame. Bravo, Miles.

    2005-10-05