Craftsman in the Shadows (Cairo)

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© Roy M. Gunnels
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UploadedDecember 15, 2011
TakenDecember 4, 2010
ModelCanon EOS 7D
Exposure1/250 sec at f/5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length111 mm
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23 responses

  • Nadeem Shafi

    Nadeem Shafi gave props (15 Dec 2011):

    Shadows accentuate such rich textures in the light. Truly a 'crafty' capture.

  • Cheryl Andrews

    Cheryl Andrews   gave props (16 Dec 2011):

    His face, the angle of his head and shoulders show that he has done this craft for a lifetime. Wonderful!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (16 Dec 2011):

    I love that you included his surroundings. His expressions shows the care and pride he is taking in his art. A fantastic shot.

  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (16 Dec 2011):

    Beautiful light and composition. The light and shades give volume.

  • Carlos Aviles

    Carlos Aviles gave props (17 Dec 2011):

    Great shot

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (19 Dec 2011):

    A magnificent shot. And all of that treasure on the walls.

  • Carl Kuntze

    Carl Kuntze gave props (25 Dec 2011):

    How well it is defined is a mystery. Looks like a fine painting.

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (28 Dec 2011):

    Well photographed!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (17 Jan 2012):

    Your work is impressive...A wonderful portrait and the best kind where the subject is so involved with what he is doing that he is not aware the camera is on him...

  • Jason Lounds

    Jason Lounds said (23 Jan 2012):

    Chiaroscuro. Takes me to the great master painters. Absolutely love this. What a find, what a capture.

  • Rachelle Crockett

    Rachelle Crockett gave props (24 Jan 2012):

    You photography style is beautiful, moving, and amazing. I am very impressed by all of your work :)

  • Giampaolo Lolli

    Giampaolo Lolli   gave props (29 Jan 2012):

    Excellent! Seems a ancient picture!

  • Yaz Hawkins

    Yaz Hawkins gave props (8 Feb 2012):

    Excellent pic! Love the subject matter!

  • Kim Bullock

    Kim Bullock gave props (9 Feb 2012):

    Beautiful shot!

  • Etan Doronne

    Etan Doronne gave props (12 Feb 2012):

    Unique and fascinating

  • Turandot

    Turandot gave props (14 Feb 2012):

    looks like an old painting

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (14 Feb 2012):


  • David Myers

    David Myers gave props (14 Feb 2012):

    this shot is rich in so many respects; texture, culture, color. Well done!

  • Rob Linsalata

    Rob Linsalata gave props (19 Feb 2012):

    I love the richness of detail in this image. The whole series is fantastic.

  • Michele Wambaugh

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  • Lev Lerner

    Lev Lerner gave props (14 Apr 2012):

    Bravo Roy! You captured the spirit of the Middle East! This is a great essay!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (10 Aug 2012):

    Great connection with his passion for his work and way of life. Excellent.

  • Antonietta

    Antonietta said (30 Sep 2012):

    I saw your picture, and it seemed to really visit the city streets, magnificent

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