Man in the Hat

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© Leslie Hunziker
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Photo Info
UploadedApril 8, 2010
TakenNovember 7, 2009
ModelCanon PowerShot G10
Exposure1/250 sec at f/4
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length18.098 mm
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Q: double Exposure portrait

A: Do you know?

Photo license: © All rights reserved

The sense I get after studying Henri Cartier-Bresson's work is a sense of aloneness, whether the subject is alone or not. There is movement, but no sense of urgency, no need to hurry, an escape from time. And beautiful simplicity.

93 responses

  • Victor Ursabia

    Victor Ursabia said (7 Apr 2010):

    awesome capture... love the monochrome treatment, BRAVO!

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton   gave props (8 Apr 2010):

    oh i love this! well done - fantastic entry

  • Debrah Leonard

    Debrah Leonard (Deleted) gave props (8 Apr 2010):

    beautiful.... love the long shadow and sense of aloneness

  • William Moore

    William Moore gave props (8 Apr 2010):

    Gorgeous photo...wowowow

  • William Moore

    William Moore gave props (8 Apr 2010):

    You are spot on about his photography...

  • Dhanny P

    Dhanny P (Deleted) gave props (8 Apr 2010):

    this is beautiful!!! I love the shadow

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (8 Apr 2010):

    excellent image, Les! This is a perfect theme entry.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (8 Apr 2010):

    Fabulous shot and entry!! I love the light!!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (8 Apr 2010):

    Rockin' JPG's Theme Park (most excellently).

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (8 Apr 2010):

    This is my favorite entry for this theme so far! Outstanding shot!!

  • John Smith

    John Smith (Deleted) gave props (8 Apr 2010):

    Just awesome light on this shot,...

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight (Deleted) gave props (8 Apr 2010):

    And the winner is . . . .Best in Show, Les !!!

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt gave props (8 Apr 2010): oh my this goes beyond words..MoMa should surely take notice of this fine photo!

  • *Tim Needles

    *Tim Needles gave props (8 Apr 2010):

    Oh, terrific image!

  • Ronnie Ginnever

    Ronnie Ginnever gave props (8 Apr 2010):


  • egalogs

    egalogs gave props (8 Apr 2010):

    Great shot.

  • Bruce Miller

    Bruce Miller (Deleted) gave props (8 Apr 2010):

    Wonderful shot! Love it in B&W

  • linda woods

    linda woods gave props (8 Apr 2010):

    Excellent entry, Leslie. That shadow is wayyy coool.

  • joe barrett

    joe barrett said (8 Apr 2010):

    get to love it,well done!

  • Jens Kornacker

    Jens Kornacker gave props (9 Apr 2010):

    wow, great shot!

  • Yolanda Carmony

    Yolanda Carmony gave props (9 Apr 2010):

    Love it, splendid!! the lighting and the POV are great!!!

  • Julien Maury

    Julien Maury gave props (9 Apr 2010):

    hey hey good for the bressons theme.!! Really nice atmosphere here.!

  • Jonathan Bratter

    Jonathan Bratter gave props (9 Apr 2010):

    love this!

  • David Johnson

    David Johnson gave props (9 Apr 2010): my vote!

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (9 Apr 2010):

    Awesome entry!!! PERFECT!


    JOE FAILK gave props (9 Apr 2010):

    Perfect for the theme! Great shot!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (9 Apr 2010):

    Outstanding, Les. Perfect for the theme.

  • Anthony Cronin

    Anthony Cronin said (10 Apr 2010):

    wonderful work ...

  • jamie baxter

    jamie baxter gave props (11 Apr 2010):

    very nice! great lighting!

  • Anne Worner

    Anne Worner (Deleted) gave props (11 Apr 2010):

    A very good capture, and use of light. That shadow is awesome.

  • Jean Pierre Vacherot

    Jean Pierre Vacherot (Deleted) gave props (11 Apr 2010):

    Great picture

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (11 Apr 2010):

    wonderful entry!

  • Cindy Mikulski

    Cindy Mikulski gave props (11 Apr 2010):

    wow, this is awesome, really outstanding!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (11 Apr 2010):


  • Chad Gierlich

    Chad Gierlich gave props (12 Apr 2010):

    Wonderful Image!

  • Meta Oset

    Meta Oset (Deleted) gave props (12 Apr 2010):

    This is beautiful.

  • gianna piano

    gianna piano said (12 Apr 2010):

    wonderful use of light!

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (12 Apr 2010):


  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (12 Apr 2010):

    just a fabulous capture and entry - wow!!!

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (12 Apr 2010):

    This is AWESOME!

  • Federico Bazzi

    Federico Bazzi   gave props (13 Apr 2010):


  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (13 Apr 2010):

    Excellent shot and entry, Leslie! Although that hat kind of reminds me of Freddie from Elm St. LOL

  • Tridibesh Sanyal

    Tridibesh Sanyal said (13 Apr 2010):

    Beautiful light, great composition.

  • Oriel Banne

    Oriel Banne gave props (14 Apr 2010):

    looks like a movie frame, beautiful

  • Marco Martinez

    Marco Martinez gave props (14 Apr 2010):

    This is beautiful in black and white, Leslie. Awesome.

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (14 Apr 2010):

    a perfect shot, you nailed it!!! bravo!!!

  • Matt L

    Matt L gave props (14 Apr 2010):

    Very nice!

  • Muhammad Qurban

    Muhammad Qurban said (15 Apr 2010):

    now that what i called a shot.

    awesome taken great eyes view. very well done lightning.

    looks awesome in the lightbox:

    i love it. well done.

  • s w

    s w gave props (15 Apr 2010):

    what a wonderful capture! so well done

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (15 Apr 2010):

    Magnificant monochrome scene, Leslie. I truly love this photograph, and I have no doubt that Henri would be dazzled by it himself!!!!!!

  • Conn Hutzell

    Conn Hutzell said (15 Apr 2010):

    Amazing shot and the best of this theme by far.

  • Devin Hayes

    Devin Hayes gave props (16 Apr 2010):

    I recognize that swagger! I bet there's makin's for some fruity beverage in that bag. Excellent shot.

  • Marty Towles

    Marty Towles said (16 Apr 2010):

    amazing and inspirational shot - nice work

  • Paul Lavallee

    Paul Lavallee gave props (17 Apr 2010):


  • Georges Maroun

    Georges Maroun gave props (17 Apr 2010):

    Yes Superb ...

  • Jeff Ebner

    Jeff Ebner (Deleted) gave props (17 Apr 2010):

    Sublime, great shot!

  • David Procter

    David Procter said (20 Apr 2010):

    Beautiful in sumptuous light!

  • Dominic Kite

    Dominic Kite gave props (20 Apr 2010):

    The shadow is wonderful, really nice.

  • Yves Harnois

    Yves Harnois gave props (20 Apr 2010):

    Very artistic image I love it ! Everything is just perfect ! Perfect for the theme !

  • Marela

    Marela gave props (21 Apr 2010):

    I love how the man and his shadow is captured, nice job

  • Tony Day

    Tony Day said (22 Apr 2010):

    wonderful image!!!!

  • Vladan Djordjevic

    Vladan Djordjevic gave props (26 Apr 2010):

    The tones, lighting, feel are amazing. Superb photo.

  • jan-louise haller

    jan-louise haller gave props (26 Apr 2010):

    WOW, this is amazing Leslie !

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (26 Apr 2010):

    great tones, light & perspective!

  • shellyQ

    shellyQ gave props (4 May 2010):


  • Jody Frost

    Jody Frost said (5 May 2010):

    I keep coming back to this image over and over.... I'ts positively haunting! From the sepia to the long shadow, from the palm trees to the hat, it all work together. The viewer (me) can create a whole history of this man, a whole past or future that he's walking from or toward... I love it! It's visual poetry! It's entirely Bresson!

  • Nikki Birdwell

    Nikki Birdwell gave props (5 May 2010):

    lovely contrast!

  • Simona Ranieri

    Simona Ranieri gave props (6 May 2010):


  • Goran Strugar

    Goran Strugar gave props (6 May 2010):

    Right time, right place, right shot

  • Nuria Bonilla

    Nuria Bonilla said (7 May 2010):

    I can´t believe it, this capture its like almost perfect for this challenge! congrats!!!


  • Christian Kurmann

    Christian Kurmann gave props (10 May 2010):

    It's all been said

  • Matthew Hunziker

    Matthew Hunziker gave props (10 May 2010):

    I love this shot!

  • Sara Knick

    Sara Knick gave props (11 May 2010):

    The light and shadow work well.

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (11 May 2010):

    way beyond outstanding!

  • matthias hilf

    matthias hilf gave props (16 May 2010):

    Great work !!

  • Vsadad Dylan

    Vsadad Dylan said (7 Jun 2010):

    really really really reallyreally really really reallyreally really really reallyreally really really reallyreally really really reallyreally really really reallyreally really really reallyreally really really reallyreally really really reallyreally really really reallyreally really really reallyreally really really really REALLY BEAUTIFUL!!!!

  • Maria Murillo

    Maria Murillo gave props (9 Jun 2010):

    Lovely Capture!!!

  • Alya Al Dhaheri

    Alya Al Dhaheri gave props (18 Jul 2010):

    Amazing !!

  • Monique Guilbault

    Monique Guilbault (Deleted) said (2 Aug 2010):

    Outstanding athmosphere!

  • Mohsen Bazianfar

    Mohsen Bazianfar (Deleted) gave props (14 Sep 2010):


  • Pamela Haberman

    Pamela Haberman gave props (27 Oct 2010):

    Oh boy, this is a winner! Would love to put it in a mid-century home in Palm Springs.

  • Céline R.

    Céline R. gave props (5 Nov 2010):

    So beautiful !!

  • Vasileios Gretsistas

    Vasileios Gretsistas gave props (7 Nov 2010):

    wow! i have no words!

  • ajtiM

    ajtiM (Deleted) said (12 Nov 2010):

    excellent work!

  • Dilshad Aroos

    Dilshad Aroos (Deleted) gave props (14 Dec 2010):


  • Iztok Urh

    Iztok Urh gave props (15 Jan 2011):

    great photo!

  • Chris Jennings

    Chris Jennings said (25 Jan 2011):

    This is a beautiful image. The timing, the composition and, especially the placing of the figure, are all very good. Congratulations.

  • factoria Wasichu

    factoria Wasichu gave props (13 Jun 2011):

    I'm not sure if the man in the scene walks away or is walking towards me. I prefer imagine that he is walking into the light leaving the darkness behind him wearing the little luggage that needs.

  • Raje Esteban

    Raje Esteban gave props (13 Jul 2011):

    A really nice storytelling capture.

  • stuart s

    stuart s   gave props (7 Aug 2011):

    Wonderful insight and a heck of a shot.

  • Sasan N Chegini

    Sasan N Chegini gave props (16 Apr 2012):

    Outstanding! Love this shot

  • Anika Pilnei

    Anika Pilnei gave props (3 May 2012):

    Amazing shot, thx for sharing.

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (8 Nov 2012):

    Hot shot!!!

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