I quit I swear

by dp *
Uploaded 3 Dec 2009 — 42 favorites
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UploadedDecember 3, 2009
TakenFebruary 21, 2008
Exposure1/60 sec at f/4.5
Focal Length85 mm
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42 responses

  • Kathleen Mercado

    Kathleen Mercado (Deleted) said (3 Dec 2009):

    Fantastic dp! Great b/w tones. PERFECT:)

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (3 Dec 2009):

    Awesome capture of a bad habit..., the B&W if fantastic

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (3 Dec 2009):

    I think those rugged, cracked finger tips tell a whole story in themselves.


    JOE FAILK gave props (3 Dec 2009):

    Excellent entry!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (3 Dec 2009):

    Blowin' the doors off JPG's Theme Park.

  • Debrah Leonard

    Debrah Leonard (Deleted) gave props (3 Dec 2009):

    just in time for the party....

  • Brent Duffield

    Brent Duffield gave props (3 Dec 2009):

    This is some shot

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (3 Dec 2009):

    textbook example B&W shot!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight (Deleted) gave props (3 Dec 2009):

    Powerful imagery made even more so by the B&W treatment. This single image is enough to explain why some movies should still be made in B&W, if there were still cinematographers capable of doing so.

  • Ronnie Ginnever

    Ronnie Ginnever gave props (3 Dec 2009):

    Great B&W - very dynamic!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight (Deleted) gave props (3 Dec 2009):

    I forgot to add: Super shot, dp*

  • ((pigotta08))

    ((pigotta08)) said (3 Dec 2009):

    fantastic shot!!!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (3 Dec 2009):

    Wow! Hands are so expressive in black and white..Good contrast.

  • Stefi Failk

    Stefi Failk (Deleted) gave props (4 Dec 2009):

    Now this is a Black & White!! Love the story, this capture tells!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (4 Dec 2009):

    Great shot!! Terrific entry!!!

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (4 Dec 2009):

    Absolutely brilliant, LOVE it..

  • Sherry Davis Johnson

    Sherry Davis Johnson gave props (4 Dec 2009):

    What a fantastic story this tells. I love the hand.

  • ina:botao

    ina:botao (Deleted) said (4 Dec 2009):


  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (4 Dec 2009):

    Should be a poster for the Stop Smoking Campaign sponsored by the American Cancer Society!! Just looking at this makes me so happy that Dave and I quite many years ago. Bravo!!!!

  • Carl Kuntze

    Carl Kuntze gave props (4 Dec 2009):

    Just a slight lightening with Photoshop would improve the image, but maybe the dark mood suits the subject.

  • Anne Worner

    Anne Worner (Deleted) gave props (4 Dec 2009):


  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (5 Dec 2009):

    Excellent photo! Patty is right....this sure gets the message across ~ !!!

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (6 Dec 2009):

    Outstanding shot and entry!!

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (6 Dec 2009):

    What a fabulous entry!

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (6 Dec 2009):

    Ditto Mr. Knight. Excellent entry, David!!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (6 Dec 2009):

    Excellent capture, dp!

  • Jean Pierre Vacherot

    Jean Pierre Vacherot (Deleted) gave props (8 Dec 2009):

    Great entry

  • Adélie SALMON

    Adélie SALMON (Deleted) gave props (9 Dec 2009):

    Excellent !

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (10 Dec 2009):

    Great balance of everything---symbolic as well

  • Steve Wilson

    Steve Wilson (Deleted) said (10 Dec 2009):

    Just perfect. Bravo !!!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (10 Dec 2009):

    Potent image, dp. Truly tells a story. Super entry.

  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (11 Dec 2009):

    Wow, this is awesome. Great find

  • Joerg Schlagheck

    Joerg Schlagheck gave props (11 Dec 2009):

    Fantastic capture!

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (11 Dec 2009):

    Very dramatic B&W

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (13 Dec 2009):

    Great B & W capture! I think it might be a little late to quit somking for this greese monkey.

  • Lauren Valentine

    Lauren Valentine said (13 Dec 2009):

    powerful; this photo speaks volumes!

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (19 Dec 2009):

    Photographic magic! I am with Dick on this! This shows the real impact of black & white photography! Well done!

  • Steven Maguire

    Steven Maguire gave props (20 Dec 2009):

    Amazing shot!!! Great job!!!

  • Bill Van Gelder

    Bill Van Gelder gave props (24 Dec 2009):

    A really cool shot!

  • Fernando Villalobos

    Fernando Villalobos said (4 Jan 2010):

    Strength, energy, experience, knowledge.. all in one capture.

    Very, very , very well done!! Favorite and voted for any theme..

  • Dominic Kite

    Dominic Kite gave props (28 Jul 2010):

    I went to an Eve Arnold exhibition, part of it was a series of portraits she'd taken of hands. This is very similar, a lifestyle portrait!

  • Laura Hartley

    Laura Hartley gave props (11 Nov 2010):

    Remarkable image - the finger tip detail - wow

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