..... REALITY CHECK .....

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© Barbara Kurth
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UploadedJuly 16, 2014
TakenJuly 15, 2014
ModelCanon EOS REBEL T3
Exposure1/400 sec at f/7.1
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length300 mm
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While shooting this man, I couldn't help but wonder if perhaps he was dreaming about the life that I sometimes take for granted....

There but for the grace of God go I...

A Big Thank you to Davide for the spotlight !!

23 responses

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (16 Jul 2014):

    Your thoughts are beautiful Barbara! Yes sometimes we need to think again how we look at life.

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (16 Jul 2014):


  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone gave props (16 Jul 2014):

    i totaly agree with Rekha !

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (16 Jul 2014):

    Sometimes it's a choice, sometimes it's a necessity. The difficulty is deterring which it is. To me, it always looks so hopeless, and I agree, sometimes we do take things for granted. Wonderful capture.

  • Peter Hall

    Peter Hall (Deleted) gave props (16 Jul 2014):

    Another terrific image, Barbara I will say it again "There but for the grace of God go I" Its worth people dwelling upon that every once in a while.

  • Kathryn Meyer

    Kathryn Meyer gave props (16 Jul 2014):

    A pity some people live like this. According to statistics, many are mentally ill. A high percent are also alcoholics or addicts. You've captured the scene quite well.

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz gave props (16 Jul 2014):

    Great capture, Barb

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (16 Jul 2014):

    A very realistic capture that makes us think....We may never know the story of this man's life, but at one time he was young and might have been filled with purpose but something happened in the mean time that changed his destiny...

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (16 Jul 2014):

    Street shots like this always make me wonder too Barbara. Neat catch.

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (16 Jul 2014):

    That very easily could have been me.. I was close. poignant capture--I try to pass on a couple of bucks, especially when I get a shot to post--Sometimes it's the best we can do for now. Say a prayer, they do work

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   gave props (16 Jul 2014):

    awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!great entry..

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (17 Jul 2014):

    This is such a thought provoking image. An exceptional portrait and excellent for the theme!

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (17 Jul 2014):


  • Tim

    Tim (Deleted) gave props (17 Jul 2014):

    well done

  • Bruce Baker

    Bruce Baker   gave props (17 Jul 2014):

    A very poignant capture Barbara.

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (17 Jul 2014):

    This capture should make us think that if circumstances in our life were different, we could be homeless ourselves. I am thankful every day for the life that I have and I do not have to live like the homeless person.

  • Talia Krasicka

    Talia Krasicka gave props (18 Jul 2014):

    Excellent title, Barbara!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (19 Jul 2014):

    Lookin' Good in JPG's Theme Park!

  • Lynn Hathaway

    Lynn Hathaway gave props (20 Jul 2014):

    Very emotion-evoking photo. Well done.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (22 Jul 2014):

    Great entry!

  • Bailey Cooper

    Bailey Cooper gave props (24 Jul 2014):

    Excellent entry...

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (13 Sep 2014):

    a wonderful B&W!

  • Vincent J. DeSanto

    Vincent J. DeSanto gave props (23 Dec 2014):


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