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(B)Old Man | by Kausthub
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(B)Old Man

EXPLORED ON 15 JUNE 2009 - # 370


Part of "MY BEST" Set, a collection of Images that I feel represent my skill as a Photographer, as well as reveal my eye for picking good quality Images. View more of MY BEST here.



A few weeks ago, Prabhakaran and I had resumed our Sunday visits along East Coast Road. As we were driving towards Mahabalipuram, my car came to a screeching halt, as my eye found this man seated in the bus stop.


I was about to walk towards him and ask him to be my subject, when Prabhakaran asked me "Are you sure you want to do this... he looks so frail and scared?"


These words did not register very well in me, as I sometimes suffer from a chronic illness called "Selective Comprehension". LOL.


As I approached him with my request, he did not hesitate one minute. He just said yes, and looked straight into our cameras. He turned out not only to be an old man, but actually a very BOLD man.


Check out the intensity of his pentrating gaze.


Photographed with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II, and Sigma 150mm F2.8 APO Macro DG HSM with Sigma DG UV Filter. Handheld.


Photograph © Kausthub Desikachar


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Taken on June 7, 2009