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© Carlo Pagan
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Photo Info
UploadedApril 23, 2010
TakenMarch 24, 2010
Exposure1/50 sec at f/5.2
FlashRed Eye, Compulsory Flash, Return light not detected
Focal Length18.9 mm
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Istanbul. A boy waits for some clients going out from a shop, someone that want to have their shoes cleaned. A boy who should go to school, not work…

Istanbul. Un ragazzo aspetta all'uscita di un negozio qualche cliente che voglia farsi lucidare le scarpe. Un ragazzo che dovrebbe andare a scuola, non lavorare...

31 responses

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio gave props (23 Apr 2010):


  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (23 Apr 2010):

    My vote! How sad. Children should be allowed to be children.

  • Debrah Leonard

    Debrah Leonard (Deleted) gave props (23 Apr 2010):

    Vote! Great entry, Carlo.

  • Elyseo

    Elyseo said (23 Apr 2010):

    bel colpo!!my vote!!

  • Meta Oset

    Meta Oset (Deleted) gave props (23 Apr 2010):

    Sad reality..great capture. my vote

  • Cindy Mikulski

    Cindy Mikulski gave props (23 Apr 2010):

    Carlo, I really like this capture, sadly he is probably the one bringing home the bacon, it shouldn't have to be like that, but it is!!

  • Cindy Mikulski

    Cindy Mikulski gave props (23 Apr 2010):

    Oh ya! I voted!!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (23 Apr 2010):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (23 Apr 2010):

    You are absolutely right! How sad that this is his fate. A perfect theme entry. Voted.


    JOE FAILK gave props (23 Apr 2010):

    Yea Rad Vote!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (23 Apr 2010):

    Oh yes ,,,excellent entry and image,,,speaks volumes Carlo

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) said (23 Apr 2010):

    I came back to vote.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (24 Apr 2010):

    Oh YEAH/RAD!

  • Michel Vaque

    Michel Vaque gave props (24 Apr 2010):

    yes!! my vote !

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (24 Apr 2010):

    wonderful slice of life!

  • Nelson Campbell

    Nelson Campbell (Deleted) gave props (25 Apr 2010):

    Wonderful!!!!! ;-)

  • Norman Baade C.

    Norman Baade C. said (26 Apr 2010):

    Nice shot, my vote.!

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (26 Apr 2010):

    voted.....a true Hero Carlo ~ ! :)

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) gave props (27 Apr 2010):

    Great entry for the theme! Voted!

  • Nabeel Alam

    Nabeel Alam gave props (28 Apr 2010):

    Great shot!!

  • Bruce Miller

    Bruce Miller (Deleted) gave props (5 May 2010):

    Child labour is a sad thing and I can see why you find it heroic.

  • Julie V McKinney

    Julie V McKinney gave props (11 May 2010):

    Aww beautiful entry! Got my vote!!!!

  • jan-louise haller

    jan-louise haller gave props (20 May 2010):

    Says a lot about compassion from you !

  • Jacobz Johan

    Jacobz Johan gave props (22 Jun 2010):

    I recognized immediatly those Istanbul-streetz and yep those little shoe-shine-boys aren't fun in any way...

  • Novak Nastasić

    Novak Nastasić gave props (8 Jul 2010):

    Great capture, Carlo.

  • Ronnie Ginnever

    Ronnie Ginnever gave props (8 Jul 2010):

    Great street shot!

  • Vladan Djordjevic

    Vladan Djordjevic gave props (17 Jul 2010):

    Great scene and photo!

  • Woj

    Woj (Deleted) gave props (25 Aug 2010):

    beautiful street photography

  • Patrick Marella

    Patrick Marella gave props (31 Oct 2010):

    A slice of life nice work !

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (4 Oct 2013):

    A realistic way of life for this young boy who grew up fast and learned to survive!...Excellent street portrait and entry...Yes, he is a hero...

  • Barbara Kurth

    Barbara Kurth said (8 Mar 2014):

    You caught a moment in time of true life....

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