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2020 Choice Award
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Monochrome Masters ProjectTop 10 class
Monochrome Masters ProjectTop 10 class week 1
Anything People Photo ContestTop 10 class
Anything People Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
A World In Black And White Photo ContestTop 10 class
World Photography Day Photo ContestTop 10 class
World Photography Day Photo ContestTop 10 class week 2
World Photography Day Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Movember Photo ContestTop 10 class
Movember Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Dark Portraits Photo ContestTop 10 class
Dark Portraits Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Awesomeness In Black And White Photo ContestTop 10 class
Awesomeness In Black And White Photo ContestTop 10 class week 2
Awesomeness In Black And White Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Portraits in Black and White Photo ContestTop 10 class
Portraits in Black and White Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Epic Black and White Photo ContestTop 10 class
Epic Black and White Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
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82 Comments | Report
ElmarBayer PRO
 
ElmarBayer July 03, 2014
intriguing portrait
avimiaaz
 
avimiaaz August 03, 2014
off-the-charts incredible!
jorisj
 
jorisj August 17, 2014
Bravo!
cornishsailor
 
cornishsailor August 26, 2014
I like this
yesyoudid
 
yesyoudid August 30, 2014
Majestic.
SherryAnnCloud55
 
SherryAnnCloud55 October 14, 2014
I love this photo, it is very captivating!
loripeterson PRO
 
loripeterson November 05, 2014
This is incredible. His eyes are mesmerizing.
michaelwsf
 
michaelwsf December 01, 2014
Stunning, captivating, haunting, mesmerizing. Perfect!
Dacemac PRO+
 
Dacemac January 20, 2015
Superb! Congratulations!
sebastianmuglia PRO
 
sebastianmuglia January 21, 2015
...especially for the eyes!
antoniozarli PRO+
 
antoniozarli January 23, 2015
Stunning, magnetic eyes, great capture
BuckinghamPhotoArts PRO
 
BuckinghamPhotoArts January 24, 2015
Love this! Congrats, it's a beautiful capture!!
Dallas_Wolas_Photography
 
Dallas_Wolas_Photography January 26, 2015
Wow this if Zeus was a person, this portrait would be Zeus's. Looks like him.
thenickelwell
 
thenickelwell March 20, 2015
very cool portrait. congrats on being featured.
Remraf
 
Remraf March 20, 2015
Great shot!
AshThomson PRO+
 
AshThomson March 20, 2015
Brilliant!
AlanJakarta PRO+
 
AlanJakarta March 20, 2015
Marvelous mono portrait - excellent work. Congratulations on being Featured.
sxsvexen PRO+
 
sxsvexen March 20, 2015
Fantastic portrait and superb processing!!!! Congrats!
andredevilliers
 
andredevilliers March 20, 2015
focus point being the eyes....excellent, well done!!!
CMcDaniel PRO+
 
CMcDaniel March 20, 2015
This is even more powerful cropped in like shown in the feature. Great job! Congrats!
tetvet PRO+
 
tetvet March 20, 2015
great portrait congrats
barbarabrock PRO+
 
barbarabrock March 20, 2015
Those ARE amazing eyes. They guy really ought to shave and clean up a bit!
tammyswarek
 
tammyswarek March 20, 2015
Magnificent!!!
AlissaBethPhoto
 
AlissaBethPhoto March 20, 2015
Congrats on the feature!
deancw PRO+
 
deancw March 20, 2015
The texture of this portrait is incredible. You've captured the spirit of this man!
tissa7
 
tissa7 March 20, 2015
woooooah!
christiancarroll
 
christiancarroll March 20, 2015
Congrats Russ! Incredible work as always.
CanadianOutlaw
 
CanadianOutlaw March 20, 2015
Magnificent !
Attlay
 
Attlay March 20, 2015
outstanding !!!!!
Teri_Reames PRO
 
Teri_Reames March 20, 2015
Amazing eyes . . . Awesome photo!!!!!!
travelfaraway
 
travelfaraway March 20, 2015
Simply amazing.
kathyallison PRO+
 
kathyallison March 20, 2015
So much of life in those hypnotic eyes!! Really great portrait.
Byronfairphotography PRO+
 
Byronfairphotography March 23, 2015
SWEET
matej007
 
matej007 March 25, 2015
Fantastic work
dsteabner PRO
 
dsteabner March 26, 2015
the eyes just draw you in, I had no choice but to look at it.
very well done.
williamgeisler PRO+
 
williamgeisler March 27, 2015
I dig it.
karencrozier
 
karencrozier April 02, 2015
You have totally captured this man...
jbowen
 
jbowen April 07, 2015
Lovely work!
arlomarkantonatos
 
arlomarkantonatos April 12, 2015
Teach me! Beautiful imagery.
sarka
 
sarka April 24, 2015
oh shit! sorry for writing this but when I'm looking at your portraits I feel like I'm almost touching the soul. The history is within them. May I ask if you've used digital ?
melissarasanen
 
melissarasanen April 26, 2015
This portrait speaks to me, draws me in. Amazing work!
Christofa
 
Christofa May 03, 2015
Wow! it gets better and better. This and others that I have seen are expertly exposed images, could be large format productions and as others have said it earlier, hauntingly magnetic.
lisarasmussen
 
lisarasmussen May 03, 2015
What a Captivating Capture. Thank you
ilyk
 
ilyk May 17, 2015
Brilliant! His eyes are just... Congrats!
hosseinalavi
 
hosseinalavi June 17, 2015
Great job...Thank you man :)
ChristopherLH PRO
 
ChristopherLH June 19, 2015
Those eyes. I clicked on this over 2 hot chicks on the FB post. Solid man.
iamtherie PRO
 
iamtherie June 20, 2015
Stunning and the eyes a magical!
photographybybarbi
 
photographybybarbi June 25, 2015
Striking eyes... excellent processing!
BrendaCrawford
 
BrendaCrawford July 01, 2015
One of the most beautiful portraits I have ever seen...
RickSchwartz
 
RickSchwartz July 23, 2015
Eyes that span the ages.
abjorob
 
abjorob July 26, 2015
amazing shot
Sitka PRO+
 
Sitka August 02, 2015
You have a gift at capturing the soul of these folks!
ewelina79 PRO
 
ewelina79 August 08, 2015
Beautiful portrait!
CWphotos5
 
CWphotos5 August 18, 2015
One of the best B&W portraits I've seen...those eyes just grab the viewer! Congratulations!
BenSniPics
 
BenSniPics August 20, 2015
This is stunning.The eyes pull you in.
debbiecrowe
 
debbiecrowe August 21, 2015
Wonderful, stunning photo. This grabbed me and held on. Love it
cjervis
 
cjervis August 22, 2015
Such Haunting Eyes.
GNikolovPhotography PRO
 
GNikolovPhotography August 25, 2015
very Powerfull. Fantastic Work.
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots August 26, 2015
Amazing capture! Congrats.
pietnel
 
pietnel September 12, 2015
wow
DavyQuo PRO
 
DavyQuo September 13, 2015
great capture ... congrats on awards
tammyswarek
 
tammyswarek September 16, 2015
Amazing work!
tracyboylejaeger
 
tracyboylejaeger October 01, 2015
So amazing! Love this portrait
nandicmb
 
nandicmb October 06, 2015
Congratulations on ALL your wins!!
debbiekeithhellems
 
debbiekeithhellems December 10, 2015
I love all your photos, Russ! I have so many questions, but above all, WHERE did you find these subjects? Very intrigued!
RussElkins
RussElkins December 10, 2015
Thank you for your comment and question.
RussElkins
RussElkins December 10, 2015
Many in small cities in the Appalachians o West Virginia. Some in larger cities around the U.S..
CSKphotography
 
CSKphotography January 28, 2016
I really couldn't say which pictures of yours is best.. Incredible work!
RussElkins
RussElkins January 29, 2016
Many Thanks!
jenniehettrick
 
jenniehettrick April 27, 2016
Beautiful work!
RussElkins
 
RussElkins October 21, 2016
Thank you!
Rosey1
 
Rosey1 November 03, 2016
Absolutely awsome what a capture
RussElkins
RussElkins November 03, 2016
Thank you!
chrissiecallaghan Premium
 
chrissiecallaghan December 11, 2016
He has one of the best faces I've ever seen. he looks like a Greek god
Paulacook144 PRO+
 
Paulacook144 December 19, 2016
What a wonderful portrait image. Well seen and handled.
test-ad
 
test-ad June 08, 2017
Cool
LCauley
 
LCauley February 27, 2018
Wow, his eyes immediately draw you in! Great job!
KristinaKalvaityte
 
KristinaKalvaityte March 17, 2018
Amazing portait!
bobtoye PRO+
 
bobtoye August 26, 2018
Those eyes . . . marvelous portrait!
jaimgirl
 
jaimgirl January 12, 2019
Those eyes are stunning. Great pics! Wow!
louisekellieskorpil
 
louisekellieskorpil October 12, 2019
Bloody love this he virtually comes through the lens and grabs you!
Grigorios
 
Grigorios November 14, 2019
Sublime, majestic, superp
charlesborg
 
charlesborg Feb 15
Well done! very dramatic
bobbytaylor71 PRO
 
bobbytaylor71 Mar 02
Stunning b/w portrait image ... Outstanding detail and clarity of focus ... Congrats on your awards.
RussElkins
RussElkins Mar 02
Thank you!
harmeetsingh
 
harmeetsingh Apr 19
excellent
vidarmathisen_5249
 
Thats amazing, great eyes great beard.. well captured

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