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AngelLappmarkSe August 26, 2017
Amazing capture!
 
Nayeefa September 12, 2017
I like the lighting of the image! Congrats!
 
Nayeefa September 12, 2017
I like the lighting of the image! Congrats!
 
JBordons September 12, 2017
Incredible portrait! So much character revealed in this outstanding composition and capture.
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Lisamarieimagery September 13, 2017
This is amazing, I love the details captured in the skin and the contrast really makes it pop! The focus is bang right on his eyes, and the reflections in them almost make it feel as if it's the reflection of his life flashing by...
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Byronfairphotography October 31, 2017
Great B/W portrait.

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Coffee merchant in Adis Abeba (Ethiopia)
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Won Peer Choice AwardNovember, 2017
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Behind The Lens

Location
The photo was taken in a small coffee shop in Adis Ababa, Ethiopia. The gentleman was taking orders from the customers.
Time
Late afternoon, around 4PM
Lighting
No artificial light was used. There was a reflection coming from the entrance of the coffee shop.
Equipment
Sony Alpha, Tamron 18-200 lens, no tripod
Inspiration
Noticed perfect lightning conditions and the gentleman was patiently awaiting for customers.
Editing
Adobe Lightroom, just processed the photo as B/W
In my camera bag
Sony Alpha A85, Tamron 18-200, Tokina Macro 100mm
Feedback
Always ask for a permission when taking a portrait. Try to communicate with the person you are photographing and do not spend too much time while taking a photo. Some people might feel uncomfortable if it takes too long.

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