A Gentleman of 6th & B

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© Jenna Kim
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UploadedJuly 21, 2012
TakenMay 21, 2006
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D50
Exposure1/60 sec at f/4
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length55 mm
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We met Vernon while hunting for a subject to photograph through a small 6th & B Garden in NYC. It wasn't long before he became every photographers muse and after obliging us one after one, I finally was able to strike up a conversation with him.

"I've been here 58 years. I am from the Virgin Islands. Things were different back then and a lot has changed, but I come here every day and remember what it was like." His piercing blue eyes recalling his youth as a struggling worker, which his weathered face confirmed.

There were others of his peers but shied away from the clickings of the intrusive black boxes. As we head out, he gave me a tip on his hat, like a perfect gentleman.

5 responses

  • Robert Larrazolo

    Robert Larrazolo gave props (21 Jul 2012):

    Excellent portrait,well composed and photographed.

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (21 Jul 2012):

    I really like this portrait!!

  • Jenna Kim

    Jenna Kim said (24 Jul 2012):

    @Robert: Thank you for your insights - much appreciated!
    @Donald: I do as well ~ thank you!

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira   gave props (24 Jul 2012):

    It is an excellent portrait!

  • Jenna Kim

    Jenna Kim said (25 Jul 2012):

    @Pedro: Thank you again~!

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