"...let that be my name"

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© Roy M. Gunnels
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Photo Info
UploadedApril 30, 2012
TakenFebruary 3, 2012
ModelCanon EOS 7D
Exposure1/200 sec at f/4
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length138 mm
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"I'm a wanderer
so let that be my name –
the first winter rain"
haiku by Basho

Image from "Outlaw In Texas", you can see more of on Scorpionkiss.com

30 responses

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    Out of the darkness! Another fine portrait Roy.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    I love this!! The darkness is such a great mood and every line adds so much character!

  • Deb Schmill

    Deb Schmill gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    Your work is beyond fantastic!!

  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith   said (30 Apr 2012):

    You have a calling to capture the essences of a person--portraits!!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    Great moody portrait.

  • elle

    elle gave props (1 May 2012):

    I love this series of photos - just wonderful

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (1 May 2012):

    Wonderful lighting...and wonderful use of shadow and light to make this a masterful portrait.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (1 May 2012):


  • Yaz Hawkins

    Yaz Hawkins said (2 May 2012):

    It's a wonderful portrait Roy! I really like this series!

  • Cheryl Andrews

    Cheryl Andrews   gave props (2 May 2012):

    Stunning shot, particularly the 'windows to his soul' ... those deep, dark eyes!

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (4 May 2012):

    You capture the emotion and spirit of your portraits in such an intense personal way....bravo!

  • Charles Rushton

    Charles Rushton said (4 May 2012):

    Good use of light to express mood and character.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (4 May 2012):

    this is fabulous!

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (5 May 2012):

    i agree with Susan !!!!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (5 May 2012):

    your portraits are masterfully captured

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (7 May 2012):

    WoW!! Excellent!!

  • Brendan Kelly

    Brendan Kelly (Deleted) gave props (18 May 2012):


  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira gave props (18 May 2012):

    Very nice portrait!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (24 May 2012):

    Excellent portrait!!!

  • Nadeem Shafi

    Nadeem Shafi gave props (25 May 2012):

    Awesome how he emerges from the darkness.

  • Bernard Reznicek

    Bernard Reznicek gave props (5 Jun 2012):

    Great photo. I love the deep dark tones, yet perfect detail and highlights. Thank you for this work.

  • Ian Pettigrew

    Ian Pettigrew gave props (8 Jun 2012):

    Fantastic street work.

  • Craig Grantz

    Craig Grantz gave props (12 Jun 2012):

    Excellent capture,

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (13 Jun 2012):

    Amazing capture of the depth of empathy!

  • courtney stone-moore

    courtney stone-moore said (14 Jun 2012):

    love your work.

  • Matt Linden

    Matt Linden gave props (20 Jun 2012):

    amazing shot.

  • S.d. Ambrosi

    S.d. Ambrosi said (25 Jun 2012):


  • Slimeface

    Slimeface gave props (6 Sep 2012):

    Good portrait

  • Joanie Hunt

    Joanie Hunt gave props (23 Oct 2012):

    I'm fascinated by the humanity in your portraits. It's not just the wonderful faces you find, but how you bring out their uniqueness. Bravo!

  • rob castro

    rob castro (Deleted) gave props (12 Dec 2012):

    I dig this

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