Communication Madness! " BEST OF "

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© Michael Asaro
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An attorney is interviewed on the Superior Court steps in New York City. I just held my camera up high, unfortuantely I just had a 24mm with me but it was better than nothing. I used the boom mics. as lead-inlines to the attorney. I really enjoy this photo because no matter how many people you have your eye goes right to him being the center of attention. This has a more newsier feel shot in black and white as opposed to color.

33 responses

  • Cristina Gallegos

    Cristina Gallegos gave props (19 Aug 2010):

    They might as well have pointed guns at him... Very intense shot. Well done!

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (19 Aug 2010):

    Incredible image. I think the 24mm worked out perfectly

  • misha otaared

    misha otaared gave props (20 Aug 2010):

    great capture, michael

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (20 Aug 2010):

    result = excellent!

  • Liz Graham

    Liz Graham said (3 Sep 2010):

    i love the faces that have been captured... when was this taken? I see a lot of feathered hair styles goin down.

  • W

    W gave props (14 Sep 2010):

    very cool shot and it's great that you got one so good in such a frenzy

  • Mig

    Mig   said (14 Sep 2010):

    Yes! Love this photo

  • Killapuppet

    Killapuppet gave props (28 Sep 2010):

    great!

  • ellie huntress

    ellie huntress gave props (1 Oct 2010):

    awesome. love this shot!

  • Marcus Hammerschmitt

    Marcus Hammerschmitt   gave props (7 Oct 2010):

    Totally brilliant.

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes   said (6 Nov 2010):

    Is simply perfect!

  • Marc Melander

    Marc Melander gave props (29 Nov 2010):

    One of the best photographs I've seen on jpg. You've captured the tension superbly. I also like the two citizens far left - too young to appreciate the vibe. Brilliant and the 24 works handsomely.

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes   said (6 Dec 2010):

    Back to vote, love it!

  • Robin Perkins

    Robin Perkins gave props (8 Dec 2010):

    Really really great capture, love the BW, perfect entry, got my vote.

  • Ron LaFond

    Ron LaFond   gave props (20 Dec 2010):

    This shot wouldn't have nearly the impact if you had a longer lens. The 24mm was PERFECT! He's like the hub in a wheel. Incredible image. "Yeah!" R

  • Renee Rocole

    Renee Rocole said (4 Jan 2011):

    Great shot!

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) gave props (17 Jan 2011):

    Outstanding entry for the theme! You have my Vote...

  • Dusan

    Dusan gave props (17 Jan 2011):

    Great capture - my vote!

  • Chris Jennings

    Chris Jennings   gave props (2 Feb 2011):

    This almost defines frenzy. Good shot.

  • Ron Bowman

    Ron Bowman said (10 Feb 2011):

    You are right. Your eyes are slammed right to the subject. Terrific shot!

  • linda woods

    linda woods gave props (4 Jul 2011):

    Just fabulous.

  • Pet Parents

    Pet Parents gave props (29 Nov 2011):

    all those mics and you got nothing to say?

  • J.L. Sofka

    J.L. Sofka   said (3 Dec 2011):

    Great photojournalism, and the 24mm sure gave a wide view.

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley   gave props (8 Dec 2011):

    I've been in these scrums before with a camera, not very pleasant. This certainly captures the unpleasantness of it all Michael!

  • Hannah DeYoung

    Hannah DeYoung gave props (5 Feb 2012):

    Killer shot. Great capture!

  • Tonny Trimarsanto

    Tonny Trimarsanto gave props (18 Apr 2012):

    love the moment

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira   gave props (20 Sep 2012):

    Excellent result!

  • Allen Freeman

    Allen Freeman gave props (21 Sep 2012):

    Super powerful shot.

  • Allen Freeman

    Allen Freeman said (21 Sep 2012):

    From some of the hairstyles and the film cameras I'd guess somewhere between 1975-1985?

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (10 Dec 2012):

    fantastic capture of media frenzy!!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (10 Feb 2013):

    an excellent capture

  • jamie baxter

    jamie baxter gave props (10 Feb 2013):

    great perspective! So much happening in this photo.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (10 Feb 2013):

    amazing shot!

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