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© Jim Bennett
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Photo Info
UploadedJuly 4, 2012
TakenFebruary 17, 2011
MakeEastman Kodak Company
ModelKODAK EasyShare Z990 Digital Camera
Exposure1/500 sec at f/4
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length36.7 mm
48.73797205598600 2.26111674375000

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I wonder what the story of this couple was that I saw on the streets of Paris last month while I was there on a visit. I could see such despair and a sense of having lost all hope in this moment. His unforgiving glance put a knot in my stomach, but this is what photographers do. We capture moments in life that are sometimes good and sometimes not so good. I did pray for them to find their way.

10 responses

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (4 Jul 2012):

    Very emotional photo Jim. Nice capture!

  • Roy M. Gunnels

    Roy M. Gunnels gave props (4 Jul 2012):

    Quite poignant street photography!Well done!

  • Robert Larrazolo

    Robert Larrazolo gave props (2 Jan 2013):

    Powerful street capture.

  • Jim Bennett

    Jim Bennett   said (2 Jan 2013):

    Thank you for the responses. This was one of those moments where I had to really stay in my role as the observer. You can feel the pain and desperation in a glance at this couple in Paris.

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira gave props (4 Jan 2013):

    Great street capture!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (27 Jan 2013):

    Only God knows---powerful

  • Ted Anderson

    Ted Anderson (Deleted) gave props (28 Jan 2013):

    Excellent, poignant street shot. Well done.

  • Elyseo

    Elyseo gave props (15 Feb 2013):

    nice picture of the road, very real, I like the vision of one eye!

  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith   said (16 Feb 2013):

    Emotional capture.

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley gave props (11 Apr 2013):

    Yes, the unforgiving glance in his eye...Extraordinary capture Jim!

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