Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr - Last Documentary Portrait Before Assasination.

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© Alwyn Scott Turner

Photo license: © All rights reserved

Detroit, 1968
Formal Portrait - With Consent and Cooperation by Dr. King.
He was assassinated a few days later.

26 responses

  • Nydia Lilian

    Nydia Lilian (Deleted) gave props (13 Jan 2012):

    very nice photography, but the most important thing is the documentary work here.. I think was a honor to take picture to him.. greetings!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (31 Jan 2012):

    this is a beautiful portrait! so much pride comes through.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (1 Feb 2012):


  • Pat MinNYC

    Pat MinNYC gave props (4 Feb 2012):

    Enjoyed looking at this whole series on Dr. King!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (6 Feb 2012):

    A good series well done.

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton gave props (7 Feb 2012):

    Wonderful Capture!

  • Mitra Samadi

    Mitra Samadi gave props (8 Feb 2012):

    very nice !

  • Rachelle Crockett

    Rachelle Crockett gave props (10 Feb 2012):

    Such an wonderful shot of such and inspiring man ~ Great lighting.

  • Rodrigo Jardon

    Rodrigo Jardon said (6 Mar 2012):


  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (18 Mar 2012):

    A powerful image..He had a dream and he accomplished many of his goals in his short life which is remembered long after his death...

  • Al Rivera

    Al Rivera said (28 May 2012):

    You were fortunate to live through these great moments in history in the presence of titans. Great work sir!!!!

  • rashmi a

    rashmi a gave props (15 Jun 2012):

    A powerful image

  • Katherine Nak

    Katherine Nak   gave props (5 Jul 2012):


  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (10 Sep 2012):

    Thank you for letting us see this most 'Mighty' of our American History!

  • Dennis Perry

    Dennis Perry (Deleted) gave props (11 Sep 2012):


  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (3 Oct 2012):

    excellent portrait!!

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira gave props (8 Oct 2012):

    Brilliant!...Excellent portrait of a Big man!

  • D. Smetana

    D. Smetana gave props (8 Oct 2012):

    Wonderful portrait

  • kenneth boston

    kenneth boston gave props (11 Oct 2012):

    Very powerful, your documentary Photography is wonderful.

  • peggy gardner

    peggy gardner gave props (23 Oct 2012):


  • Betty Maxey

    Betty Maxey   gave props (5 Nov 2012):


  • Drora Baharal

    Drora Baharal said (6 Nov 2012):

    Wonderful series of portraits including expressions. An outstanding work!

  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (19 Nov 2012):

    Portrait exceptional, unforgettable dream.

  • Kathleen DesHotel

    Kathleen DesHotel   gave props (21 Jan 2013):

    Such sensitive perception of the importance of a man of color and his voice.

  • ! Mario Scattoloni ¡

    ! Mario Scattoloni ¡ gave props (5 Jun 2013):

    Timing is everything in life. This is definately a great homage to a unique individual. Excellent work & photographic record of our times..

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (9 Nov 2013):

    The portrait reflects the masterminds work. Great work and great photography Alwyn

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