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UploadedJuly 9, 2009
TakenJuly 7, 2009
ModelCanon EOS 40D
Exposure1/1250 sec at f/7.1
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length85 mm
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An Irish poet selling his books on the streets of Dublin. Riddeled with Polio that left him only able to give you Half A Hug, the title of one of his books, he still writes. Poverty and wealth according to him have totally different definitions. So here he is the wealthiest man I have ever known.

46 responses

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    Great capture!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    Excellent find!

  • Dorothy Menosky

    Dorothy Menosky gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    OMG! This is absolutely marvelous!

  • ♥ Cairenn ♥

    ♥ Cairenn ♥ said (9 Jul 2009):

    • a Great (un)Fortunate Story •

  • Joseph

    Joseph (Deleted) gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    damn good

  • Erika Pisu

    Erika Pisu gave props (10 Jul 2009):

    I love it! Great shot. How come I never saw him here in Dublin???

  • Abid Changazi

    Abid Changazi said (10 Jul 2009):

    As a photo it needs improvement, but as a critique it is really great

  • Andrey Danilov

    Andrey Danilov gave props (10 Jul 2009):

     Strong, really strong

  • charu ram

    charu ram gave props (15 Aug 2009):

    Love his dignity inspite of his situation.

  • Anna Chipman

    Anna Chipman gave props (27 Aug 2009):

    We should all be able to learn something from him!

  • adniloj

    adniloj gave props (4 Nov 2009):

    + for photo AND entry

  • Kathleen Kirchner

    Kathleen Kirchner gave props (6 Nov 2009):

    I admire people like him...a very wise Irish face

  • Branda Mircea

    Branda Mircea said (22 Nov 2009):

    now, this is an superb photo. congrats


    JOE FAILK gave props (16 Dec 2009):

    Yea Rad Vote!

  • Michaela K.

    Michaela K. gave props (30 Dec 2009):

    my vote

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (31 Dec 2009):

    Great entry, voting..

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (31 Dec 2009):

    Heck yeah this is RAD ! dp

  • Sandy Tyler

    Sandy Tyler (Deleted) gave props (3 Jan 2010):

    Great image and perfect for the theme! Voted!

  • Daniela V

    Daniela V gave props (3 Jan 2010):

    wow, amazing. voted

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (4 Jan 2010):

    Hell YEAH! Rad!

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (4 Jan 2010):

    excellent - my vote!

  • eyal leave

    eyal leave said (5 Jan 2010):


  • R L

    R L (Deleted) said (6 Jan 2010):

    this is speaking very clearly...!!!

  • R L

    R L (Deleted) gave props (6 Jan 2010):


  • Carl W. Nunn

    Carl W. Nunn gave props (6 Jan 2010):

    ha ha ha grand

  • Tracey Stevens

    Tracey Stevens (Deleted) said (7 Jan 2010):

    Hehehe, this made me laugh out loud, good candid capture

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (7 Jan 2010):

    An instant fav, and such an awesome story, perfect for the theme, I voted. By the way a very striking portrait to, Bravo!

  • George Ujvary

    George Ujvary said (10 Jan 2010):

    Great pic. Voted.

  • Nina Huettmann

    Nina Huettmann gave props (13 Jan 2010):

    ha ha, wonderful capture, voted!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (14 Jan 2010):

    Great entry!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (15 Jan 2010):

    I think this is magnificent! You have my vote!

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) gave props (15 Jan 2010):

    Great entry! Voted!

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (17 Jan 2010):

    Wonderful capture!! Voted!!

  • Vidyavati Chandan

    Vidyavati Chandan (Deleted) gave props (19 Jan 2010):

    wow! voted!!

  • Tim Narraway

    Tim Narraway said (20 Jan 2010):

    great story. Got my vote!

  • William Bullimore

    William Bullimore gave props (22 Jan 2010):

    Marvellous capture. Got my vote.

  • Lêda Nardelli

    Lêda Nardelli gave props (24 Jan 2010):


  • Karen Menyhart

    Karen Menyhart gave props (27 Jan 2010):


  • Jerome Skiscim

    Jerome Skiscim (Deleted) gave props (2 Feb 2010):

    Love this!

  • Debraj Bhattacharya

    Debraj Bhattacharya gave props (3 Feb 2010):


  • James Pommerening

    James Pommerening gave props (8 Feb 2010):

    Voted! Great image!

  • Martha Hughes

    Martha Hughes   gave props (8 Feb 2010):


  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (19 Feb 2010):

    Excellent entry!! Voted

  • jan-louise haller

    jan-louise haller gave props (8 Mar 2010):

    Great ! Voted !

  • Photo Gothic

    Photo Gothic gave props (1 Apr 2010):

    Excellent shot and story!

  • Apple Villalobos

    Apple Villalobos gave props (19 Aug 2010):

    love the thousand words!:)

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