Working In The Shadows In Cairo

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© Roy M. Gunnels
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Photo Info
UploadedJanuary 25, 2012
TakenAugust 17, 2010
ModelCanon EOS REBEL T1i
Exposure1/30 sec at f/3.5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length18 mm
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71 responses

  • DANI.H

    DANI.H gave props (25 Jan 2012):

    this reality shot , nice job

  • Carol Dandrade

    Carol Dandrade gave props (25 Jan 2012):

    I can almost feel the place. Beautifully done.

  • Robert Sand

    Robert Sand said (25 Jan 2012):

    Good use of the light. Nice.

  • Dominique Sz

    Dominique Sz gave props (25 Jan 2012):

    Love tones of this shot

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (25 Jan 2012):

    This is great! Looks like the bootmakers some of us saw in Tucson last November.

  • David Jeffries

    David Jeffries gave props (25 Jan 2012):

    Nice portrait with great comp

  • Rob Linsalata

    Rob Linsalata gave props (26 Jan 2012):

    Beautiful portrait. I love the details, such as the richness of the spool of thread in the foreground and the texture of the wall behind him.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (26 Jan 2012):

    love the intensity in this! beautiful colors.

  • Gary Benefield

    Gary Benefield gave props (27 Jan 2012):

    awesome work..

  • miguel ramos

    miguel ramos gave props (28 Jan 2012):

    Very powerful image

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (28 Jan 2012):

    Fabulous light.

  • Elaine Hudson

    Elaine Hudson gave props (29 Jan 2012):

    This could have been taken 50 years ago.

  • Patrick Marella

    Patrick Marella gave props (29 Jan 2012):

    photographed beautifully !

  • Giampaolo Lolli

    Giampaolo Lolli   gave props (29 Jan 2012):

    Very nice shot!

  • Giampaolo Lolli

    Giampaolo Lolli   gave props (29 Jan 2012):

    Beautiful picture!

  • MindTheStep

    MindTheStep gave props (29 Jan 2012):

    I love everything in this shot.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (30 Jan 2012):

    Excellent !

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (31 Jan 2012):

    A true artist at work. Awesome tones and texture. A great capture.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (31 Jan 2012):

    Congratulations on being Member of the Week you thoroughly deserve it my friend!!!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (31 Jan 2012):

    This is another outstanding photo in your series!

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (31 Jan 2012):

    Perfect lighting and clarity which shows in great detail the kind of building the bootmaker is working in. Hard life.

  • Tony Bramham

    Tony Bramham gave props (31 Jan 2012):

    nice work Roy the light and colours are fantastic

  • Yoli Collazo

    Yoli Collazo gave props (31 Jan 2012):

    Takes me there, outstanding.

  • Tori B

    Tori B (Deleted) gave props (31 Jan 2012):

    Love the grunge/vintage feel...

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (1 Feb 2012):

    excellent powerful image

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (1 Feb 2012):

    Intense and atmosperic .....very well captured

  • Linda Benzon

    Linda Benzon (Deleted) said (2 Feb 2012):

    Perfect light for his face and hands, which tell quite a story.

  • Katherine Nak

    Katherine Nak   gave props (2 Feb 2012):

    Wonderful detail! Great capture.

  • Simona Ranieri

    Simona Ranieri gave props (3 Feb 2012):

    just wonderful

  • T ~

    T ~ gave props (3 Feb 2012):

    Fabulous composition and the treatment is spot-on, capturing the mood.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (3 Feb 2012):

    Beautiful available lighting...reminiscent of the famous masters of art from an earlier era and no doubt you did not use flash but worked with your manual settings to get this lovely effect!

  • Costantino Tuccori

    Costantino Tuccori gave props (4 Feb 2012):

    Great tones. Bella!

  • David Miller

    David Miller said (4 Feb 2012):

    An incredible portrait of the grim reality of life. Superbly rendered.

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira gave props (5 Feb 2012):

    Brilliantly made..!

  • Alexandra Bogdan

    Alexandra Bogdan gave props (5 Feb 2012):

    love the colours

  • Photo Shack

    Photo Shack (Deleted) gave props (7 Feb 2012):

    Ancient and timeless.

  • M Daniel

    M Daniel gave props (7 Feb 2012):

    I like the emotion that your images convey. Congratulation

  • Dave Hillyer

    Dave Hillyer gave props (7 Feb 2012):

    Fantastic shot. Your treatment has really made this even more special.

  • Carroll Pierce

    Carroll Pierce said (10 Feb 2012):

    Sepia. Ochre. Timeless. Love this photograph.

  • Aaron Kelley

    Aaron Kelley (Deleted) gave props (10 Feb 2012):

    Very interesting.

  • Marko Djukic

    Marko Djukic said (14 Feb 2012):

    beautiful color

  • Brendan Vu

    Brendan Vu gave props (17 Feb 2012):

    wow powerful

  • Jarno Antila

    Jarno Antila gave props (20 Feb 2012):

    Great image! So much character.

  • Rigoberto Alvarez Gonzalez

    Rigoberto Alvarez Gonzalez said (21 Feb 2012):

    his hands, i woukd love to see those hands

  • Nadeem Shafi

    Nadeem Shafi gave props (24 Feb 2012):

    In keeping with your incredible eye for portraying the realities of life for the common person. A very rich presentation.

  • Anthony Cervo

    Anthony Cervo gave props (24 Feb 2012):

    Love the shadows. Perfect.

  • Nicolette de Joncaire

    Nicolette de Joncaire   gave props (25 Feb 2012):

    This photo is just fantastic but so is all your work

  • Dunja Kolar

    Dunja Kolar gave props (25 Feb 2012):

    excellent photo

  • Min Chai Liu

    Min Chai Liu gave props (26 Feb 2012):


  • Michelle Rae

    Michelle Rae said (27 Feb 2012):

    powerful image

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) gave props (28 Feb 2012):

    nice capture, I like the half hidden face.

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (6 Mar 2012):

    it portraits a story..beautiful!

  • Yaz Hawkins

    Yaz Hawkins gave props (19 Mar 2012):

    Lighting is gorgeous, comp and subject matter impeccable! Beautifully done Roy.

  • Kristina Krause

    Kristina Krause   gave props (19 Mar 2012):

    Fantastic composition and light.....a beautiful shot!

  • Doglvr

    Doglvr gave props (19 Mar 2012):

    This is stunning.

  • Marcus Hammerschmitt

    Marcus Hammerschmitt   gave props (26 Mar 2012):

    Good one.

  • oliver echevarria

    oliver echevarria gave props (22 Apr 2012):

    amazing capture!

  • Hope Harvey-Marose

    Hope Harvey-Marose said (29 Apr 2012):

    Wonderful candid shot!

  • Jesse Nicole

    Jesse Nicole gave props (8 May 2012):

    beautiful processing! Love it!

  • Sunil Chummar

    Sunil Chummar said (9 May 2012):

    What a stunning shot....fantastic tone......well done....

  • David Delannoy

    David Delannoy gave props (14 May 2012):

    quelle vérité ! David

  • Agnija

    Agnija said (18 May 2012): my grandfather...I haven't seen him for years...I remembered now...

  • Shikijaku Billy

    Shikijaku Billy (Deleted) gave props (11 Jun 2012):

    Such a beautifully human, timeless study.

  • Olivia Destandau

    Olivia Destandau gave props (30 Jun 2012):

    great color and textures. nice comp.

  • Léa Bastien

    Léa Bastien (Deleted) gave props (2 Jul 2012):

    Votre photo est très substantifique, "powerful"

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (20 Jul 2012):

    Impeccable detail & character.

  • Vanessa Miller

    Vanessa Miller said (23 Jul 2012):

    This print hangs next to my moccasins from my time on the reservation. I think they beautiful complients to each other. Hope all is well, M.

  • Iztok Urh

    Iztok Urh gave props (2 Aug 2012):

    Nice capture!!

  • miss mystery

    miss mystery gave props (13 Sep 2012):

    being someone who works in the fashion industry, this photo feels so close to my heart., :)

  • peter bodigor

    peter bodigor gave props (19 Oct 2012):


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