Photo Essay #10...A Series of Portraits From Parts of Africa and The Middle East. (Now in Stories)

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This photo essay is a series of portraits I made during two trips to parts of Africa and The Middle East in 1975 and 1978.

In my 'Photojournalism' collection.

Thanks to Donna Mullins for the Spotlight!

30 responses

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (1 Jan 2013):

    Biblical and superior image....your treatment is always so profound

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (1 Jan 2013):

    As if man & nature are truly one..'Biblical' as Sarah wrote is true in this image!!!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (1 Jan 2013):

    Unbelievable photo. If it's possible to commune with nature in a melancholy way,this is what I see . What an awesome photo to start the year James. BRAVO!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (1 Jan 2013):

    Truly amazing how the rugged face and texture of the wood seem to merge into each other as one...Excellent portrait!

  • Carlos Aviles

    Carlos Aviles said (1 Jan 2013):


  • Bailey Cooper

    Bailey Cooper gave props (1 Jan 2013):

    I don't think I've seen an image here on JPG that I like more than this one. In a word, transcendent..

  • Evelyne Schulte

    Evelyne Schulte gave props (2 Jan 2013):


  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (2 Jan 2013):

    Very creative! Well done. Happy New Year!

  • Jim Bennett

    Jim Bennett   gave props (2 Jan 2013):

    Powerful image

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (3 Jan 2013):

    As in life, he seems to blend into his surroundings!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (4 Jan 2013):

    Excellence !

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon said (4 Jan 2013):

    So powerful and thought provoking, James! A striking capture of a man deep in thought, yet at peace with his world, I really feel as though you captured the soul of this man.. truly an exceptional portrait!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (5 Jan 2013):

    Devastatingly sad!!!

  • Eric Sayah

    Eric Sayah gave props (5 Jan 2013):


  • Ted Anderson

    Ted Anderson (Deleted) gave props (5 Jan 2013):

    One of your most moving, powerful images. Happy New Year, James!

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira gave props (5 Jan 2013):

    One épic and strong image!

  • Bruce Wendler

    Bruce Wendler gave props (5 Jan 2013):

    This is great

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (6 Jan 2013):

    very powerful image!!!!

  • Dennis Watts

    Dennis Watts gave props (6 Jan 2013):

    Wow, what a fantastic image.

  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (8 Jan 2013):

    Extraordinary! The face seems to be sculpted.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (8 Jan 2013):

    Takes my breath away. Looks as if you and a wood carver captured the raw truth on this man's face.

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   gave props (8 Jan 2013):

    fantastic treatment!!!! super portrait.

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley said (8 Jan 2013):

    By treatment, I assume you mean by computer but I don't use computer treatment on my images Shirley. The only 'treatment' is old school. I use high speed film, develop in ultra black developer and print with a high contrast grade 5 filter on multicontrast paper. The only computert treatment is spotting.


    ROCIO GUILLEN gave props (9 Jan 2013):

    Great composition!

  • kenneth boston

    kenneth boston gave props (12 Jan 2013):

    beautiful and moving.

  • Yza de Burbure

    Yza de Burbure (Deleted) said (15 Jan 2013):

    amazing picture ! Great collection you have ! Thank you for sharing...

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (16 Jan 2013):

    Very powerful!


    VALERIA MANCINI said (16 Jan 2013):


  • Paul Farley

    Paul Farley gave props (25 Jan 2013):

    Powerful everything about it!

  • Alfonso Gomez

    Alfonso Gomez gave props (29 Jan 2013):


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