WPC: Humanity

humanity

This photo is from 2010 (Helsinki). I was walking around my neighborhoods when I noticed this man sitting on a bench. He seemed be so relaxed that I had to ask permission for a photo and luckily I got it. This is the one those few moments when I dare to ask permission from a stranger. I should be more brave in this kind of matters cause I think “normal” people on their daily act  are interesting. Link back to Daily Post’s WPC

Humanity and Inspiration:

Ideal composition:  http://beartales.me/2014/09/13/my-favorite-depiction-of-humanity/

Photos taken with phone: http://shotwithmyphone.com/2014/09/12/weekly-photo-challenge-humanity/#comment-12246

Photo like remembrance: http://debooworks.wordpress.com/2014/07/30/motion/

Dramatic self portrait: http://brokenlightcollective.wordpress.com/2014/09/12/keeping-the-feelings-in/

Interesting view of ange:  http://kenliz.wordpress.com/2014/09/12/wpc-humanity/comment-page-1/#comment-427

Portraits from Colombia: http://ididitforjohnny.wordpress.com/2014/09/13/weekly-photo-challenge-humanity/comment-page-1/#comment-2224 

Portraits from Cambodia: http://cambodianbeginnings.wordpress.com/2014/09/13/weekly-photo-challenge-humanity/

Nelson Mandela and street art: http://travelwithintent.com/2014/09/13/mandela-mural-manchester-humanity-quote/

Mother and Son, Golden Park (blacn and white): http://impressionsblog.com/2013/02/13/mother-and-son-golden-gate-park/

Street photos from Philippines: http://gnivmcelada.wordpress.com/2014/09/13/weekly-photo-challenge-humanity/comment-page-1/#comment-2779

6 thoughts on “WPC: Humanity

  1. I just visited your beautiful hometown last month for the first time and I cannot wait to return. I understand very well how you feel about approaching strangers who inspire you photographically. When I am able to overcome my shyness, it’s usually related to inspiration overwhelming the fear. That’s what it looks like must have happened here. I would have asked for a photo, as well. I love his relaxed demeanor, the laugh lines around his eyes and mouth, the juxtaposition of athletic clothes next to a cigarette and beer! Oh, look! There’s a little stuffed animal (probably a keychain) hanging from his pocket! The innocence of that with the graffiti and overrun garden in the background, ah…It’s a great photo! I’ll so look forward to following your work!
    Best to you! Renate

  2. Pingback: Humanity – New Delhi | rfljenksy – Practicing Simplicity

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