Shoe

From my commute to work, shoe shiner named Larry Moore. Very nice guy.

 

Update: 03/24/09 - met Larry officially today on my way back to my office. He had this picture printed out! I was really excited. He wasn't happy with the comments left, but agrees that thus is life and what people are all talking about currently.

 

Please see an article written about him recently in SFGate:

www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/03/17/BACG...

 

Update: 3/24/2009 evening - Added pictures to a new comment below of when I met Larry today

 

  • dalmacija moja inspiracija 6y

    nice...and very polisch...
  • tt_06 6y

    yeah, only on a (great) photo!
    ... SF
  • Chase Ballinger 6y

    This shot is amazing
  • Bojan Sokolović 6y

    Great shot!!!
    i found a link to your photo on this portal
    monitor.hr/
  • Ruslan 6y

    That youre did it in the b&w is actually best decision I guess. Very good work!
  • Natalia Romay 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Black & White Photographyy, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Anthony Woods 6y

    Very Clean Picture.
  • ~*Beautiful*Dreamer*~ 6y

  • superkc0 6y

    I bet this guy was shinein shoes before King Obama was ever elected...
    I agree with the change imagery.. it does say alot... and it has absolutely nothing to do with Obama...
  • Jillian Murphy 6y

    great photo :] I noticed some confusion- Your photograph made it to the front page of Digg, so many viewers are coming from there. Whoever submitted it put it under the title "CHANGE has come?" Thus, all of the commenters thought that was the message of your image.
  • Arnaud Bertrande 6y

    une scène de vie incroyabale..j'ai l'impression d'être dans une autre époque avec ce magnifique N&B
  • craig 6y

    change........... is the only part of life that is consistent.
  • www.brigidabrito.com 6y

    awesome scene!
  • Arthur Chang 6y

    passed by his shoe shine station today and saw this picture printed out and propped up on one of his chairs. I was going to talk to him, but he wasn't anywhere nearby, he must have walked off for a moment.

    I'll go back later and take a picture and talk to the guy. I'm wondering if someone gave it to him or if he found this himself?
  • Arthur Chang 6y

    Update: 03/24/09 - met Larry officially today on my way back to my office. He had this picture printed out! I was really excited. He wasn't happy with the comments left, but agrees that thus is life and what people are all talking about currently.

    His friend who works in the building nearby had printed it for him.

    Please see an article written by C.W. Nevius about Larry recently in SFGate:
    www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/03/17/BACG...
  • -issata 6y

    Very nice article. I'm glad you were finally able to meet him. =)
  • EricWithACamera 6y

    nice composition.
  • nohasseldad 6y

    There's another article about him in SFGate -- looks like he got a scare and a break...

    Before, w/ background
    www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/06/04/MNJQ...

    The next day, with happy ending...
    www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/06/05/MNVJ...
  • Jasper T 6y

    Sharpness and capture are awesome! Just a wonderful composition and window into other peoples world.

    I really think the guy is doin' it perfectly right. Rather get some work done and being paid for it than sitting around doin nothing and begging for money.

    Great job.
    Great shot.
  • kin hoe 4y

    nice shot !!!
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