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© Aaron Schwartz
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UploadedMarch 5, 2010
TakenFebruary 1, 2010
Exposure1/80 sec at f/2.5
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Focal Length50 mm
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my father - he's 93 - has been truly heroic as a doctor, a husband and a father

(note: Dr. Schwartz passed away at age 95 in December 2011)

93 responses

  • Leonardo Regnier

    Leonardo Regnier gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    Fantastic portrait, voted!

  • JojoH

    JojoH (Deleted) gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    a beautiful tribute to your father. voted.


    JOE FAILK gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    Yea Rad Vote!

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster   gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    A beautiful man, and a poignant portrait by his son........

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster   said (4 Mar 2010):

    my vote

  • claudia luthi

    claudia luthi gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    Wow,this is a very powerful portrait, Aaron! My vote of course!

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    my vote - powerful portrait!

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    yeaH voted!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight (Deleted) gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    No higher praise is possible! Voted!

  • P. Michael Bodigor

    P. Michael Bodigor gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    That is one beautiful portrait. Voted.

  • Llorenç Rosanes

    Llorenç Rosanes (Deleted) gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    Voted! Every hair, every wrinkle, this look, are full of kindness.

  • catharine amato

    catharine amato gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    A wonderfully loving portrait

  • catharine amato

    catharine amato gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    and my vote

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (5 Mar 2010):

    Powerful portrait, a gentle looking man, what a great

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (5 Mar 2010):

    Wonderful hero for sure and a lovely entry. RAD !! dp

  • Debrah Leonard

    Debrah Leonard (Deleted) gave props (5 Mar 2010):


  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (5 Mar 2010):

    An excellent portrait and entry.

  • Michael Van der Tol

    Michael Van der Tol (Deleted) gave props (5 Mar 2010):

    Moving image and perfect submission

  • Simon Kossoff

    Simon Kossoff (Deleted) said (5 Mar 2010):


  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (5 Mar 2010):

    Outstanding portrait!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (5 Mar 2010):

    Wow!! Great portrait!! VOTED

  • Robert Sand

    Robert Sand said (5 Mar 2010):

    Powerful, yet loving.

  • Ronnie Ginnever

    Ronnie Ginnever gave props (5 Mar 2010):

    Powerful and poignant!

  • Charles Rushton

    Charles Rushton said (6 Mar 2010):

    Good job Aaron!

  • Michele Randell

    Michele Randell gave props (6 Mar 2010):

    Great depth of feeling and compassion in his eyes are lucky man to have as your father

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (6 Mar 2010):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (7 Mar 2010):

    A stunning portrait of your hero! Such character in his world worn face! Excellent entry. voted.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (7 Mar 2010):

    fannnnnntastic portrait! Full of wisdom!

  • Bruce Miller

    Bruce Miller (Deleted) gave props (7 Mar 2010):

    Wow, what a great portrait!

  • Billy Houckham

    Billy Houckham said (8 Mar 2010):

    Great picture

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) gave props (8 Mar 2010):

    Great entry for the theme! Voted!

  • jan-louise haller

    jan-louise haller gave props (8 Mar 2010):

    Really beautiful man...voted !

  • Peggy Maguire

    Peggy Maguire (Deleted) said (9 Mar 2010):

    Amazing Portrait AAron!!!!!!!!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (9 Mar 2010):

    And this is truly a wonderful portrait and entry, Aaron. Wish I could vote more than once.

  • Digital Incline

    Digital Incline   said (11 Mar 2010):

    Awesome Portrait, Got my vote!!

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (11 Mar 2010):

    Excellent portrait. My enthusiastic vote.

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (11 Mar 2010):

    powerful capture!! well done !!

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (13 Mar 2010):

    Great photo and entry! Voted!

  • Meggie Schwendemann

    Meggie Schwendemann said (13 Mar 2010):

    my vote !!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (14 Mar 2010):

    Oh YEAH/RAD!

  • Samuel Zanti

    Samuel Zanti gave props (16 Mar 2010):

    Great portrait. There is a lot of character in his face. voted...

  • Camil Seisanu

    Camil Seisanu gave props (16 Mar 2010):

    simply fantastic ! V + + +

  • Natalie S

    Natalie S gave props (16 Mar 2010):

    Aaron, this is wonderful. + vote

  • ! Mario Scattoloni ¡

    ! Mario Scattoloni ¡ gave props (16 Mar 2010):

    This is a super great portrait Aaron +++++++++++& beyond. Vot´d....

  • Novak Nastasić

    Novak Nastasić gave props (16 Mar 2010):

    Wonderful portrait! Voted.

  • Kevin Kott

    Kevin Kott (Deleted) gave props (16 Mar 2010):

    My vote!!!

  • M Daniel

    M Daniel gave props (17 Mar 2010):

    Great portrait, fantastic!!! Voted!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (18 Mar 2010):

    You captured those qualities and more

  • Crystal Boatenreiter

    Crystal Boatenreiter said (18 Mar 2010):

    His soul really shines out! Great portrait! My Vote!

  • Massimo Bardelli

    Massimo Bardelli   gave props (19 Mar 2010):

    Great entry, yeah my vote!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (19 Mar 2010):

    Wonderful portrait and entry...You have my vote!

  • Paul Bate

    Paul Bate (Deleted) gave props (19 Mar 2010):

    Great portrait, voted.

  • Mykola Swarnyk

    Mykola Swarnyk gave props (20 Mar 2010):

    Super portrait!

  • Jean Pierre Vacherot

    Jean Pierre Vacherot (Deleted) gave props (20 Mar 2010):

    Great portrait. Voted

  • Johanna Mifsud

    Johanna Mifsud said (21 Mar 2010):

    Beautiful portrait of your dad. Voted and faved.

  • Kathleen Mercado

    Kathleen Mercado (Deleted) said (22 Mar 2010):

    Beautiful and moving! My vote, Aaron:)

  • Jonathan Bratter

    Jonathan Bratter gave props (25 Mar 2010):


  • lefèvre philippe

    lefèvre philippe said (25 Mar 2010):

    it's not une photo ! but un live ! superbe .phil .

  • cosimo moccia

    cosimo moccia said (26 Mar 2010):

    excellent picture.

  • Tony Day

    Tony Day said (30 Mar 2010):

    an amazing portrait!!!!! Aaron

  • Cary Silverman

    Cary Silverman gave props (1 Apr 2010):

    great portrait! .

  • Jan Hoffman

    Jan Hoffman gave props (3 Apr 2010):

    Excellent -- YES

  • Tridibesh Sanyal

    Tridibesh Sanyal said (9 Apr 2010):

    Great portrait. Voted.

  • Marcia Bennett

    Marcia Bennett said (10 Apr 2010):

    You captured a face for the ages. Incomparable.

    Thanks, Aaron.

  • Yvonne Roberts

    Yvonne Roberts (Deleted) gave props (17 Apr 2010):

    Wonderful portrait.

  • Jen C

    Jen C gave props (23 Apr 2010):


  • Eric Sayah

    Eric Sayah gave props (26 Apr 2010):

    Beautiful and full of character. Excellently portrayed. My vote

  • Lori D'Ambrosio

    Lori D'Ambrosio gave props (1 May 2010):

    great portrait. voted. he has a lot of hair!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (2 May 2010):

    Wonderful portrait,,my vote

  • j rose

    j rose (Deleted) said (3 May 2010):

    definitely has my vote. this is a beautiful photograph. and its nice that your father is your hero. well done!

  • Anne Worner

    Anne Worner (Deleted) gave props (4 May 2010):

    An excellent portrait! Well lit, perfect focus on the important eye area. A tender on the verge of tears look at you, the photographer. Emotive capture.

  • Emanuela Franchini

    Emanuela Franchini said (10 May 2010):

    my vote for sure.

  • Julien Maury

    Julien Maury gave props (16 May 2010):

    another vote.!

  • Gail Anderson

    Gail Anderson gave props (20 May 2010):

    what a wonderful portrait. He has beautiful eyes... my vote.

  • Konrad Ragnarsson

    Konrad Ragnarsson gave props (20 May 2010):

    My vote,great portrait and hero!!!!!!!!!!

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt gave props (20 May 2010): he is most proud of his son toooo...

  • adniloj

    adniloj gave props (20 May 2010):

    my + vote!

  • Kreddible Trout

    Kreddible Trout said (20 May 2010):

    the tern 'hero' is thrown around too lightly these days. if your dad is your hero, that's beyond special.

    I'd vote 100 times if I could, Aaron.

  • Catherine Roberts

    Catherine Roberts gave props (20 May 2010):

    Haunting expression....

  • Maria Mutch

    Maria Mutch (Deleted) gave props (21 May 2010):

    Beautiful face! Voted!

  • Loree McComb

    Loree McComb   gave props (21 May 2010):

    What a fantastic photo of your Dad - The wisdom in the eyes - the stories on his face - got another vote

  • Rick Goodin

    Rick Goodin said (21 May 2010):

    There is wisdom in those eyes. This portrait tells a great story about life. Well done.

  • Rick Goodin

    Rick Goodin gave props (21 May 2010):

    I love this depiction of a man of years.

  • Lazarescu Costin

    Lazarescu Costin gave props (23 May 2010):

    Truly a father figure..and a great portrait. definitely voted... I must say you have great pictures here...but I think you already know that...

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (26 May 2010):

    Beautiful portrait here! Well done.

  • kombizz kashani

    kombizz kashani said (2 Jun 2010):

    fantastic capture

  • stuart s

    stuart s   gave props (22 Jun 2010):

    The "Eyes have it". Wisdom, compassion and confidence. Wonderful.

  • Dirk Spennemann

    Dirk Spennemann   gave props (27 Oct 2010):

    a very evocative portrait!

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   said (9 Nov 2010):

    Love this face.. I would love to hear some of his stories.............

  • Bernard Reznicek

    Bernard Reznicek gave props (21 Dec 2010):

    Great shot. Really captures a lot of detail and I think personality.

  • Antje Woolum

    Antje Woolum (Deleted) gave props (25 Mar 2011):


  • Abha Kaul

    Abha Kaul gave props (11 Oct 2012):

    Thank you for sharing. It's an exquisite frame. :)

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (27 Apr 2013):

    RIP Arron. Now its time to rest . Your work here is done and it was a job well done, I am sure.

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