Down And Nearly Out

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    This chap was by Tottenham Court Road station. I called 999 services because as you can see he was in a really bad way. Within a few minutes the police appeared and spoke to him and then the ambulance people made him more comfortable and then took him to hospital.

    He was sitting on the path with hundreds of tourists walking by. I saw a young lady of about twenty try to help this chap get his jacket on but by this stage I don't think he had any idea that anybody was there. He did not seem to be able to respond to any questions.

    Camera: Canon 5D
    Lens: Canon 70-200mm F2.8
    Aperture: F2.8
    Speed: 160th
    ISO: 400
    Exposure Compensation: -1/3rd
    Reached Explore: #46

    Thank you for all the group invites which I am happy to accept but there are too many for me to go and reciprocate with my comments in all the groups so please do not invite me if your rules demand for me to comment as it would be just too time consuming. Any free time I will be out taking a few more shots :-)

    I have subsequently reprocessed this shot and improved the image quality see www.flickr.com/photos/mark-edwards/5233988799/

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    1. qwerty*uiop* 42 months ago | reply

      excellent portrait!

    2. "Mr John" 42 months ago | reply

      Powerful work.

    3. Irene Becker 42 months ago | reply

      Grazie! Ho visto la tua foto nel gruppo/Thanks! I saw your picture in the group PHOTOGRAPHY IS LIFE


    4. Massimo De Dominicis 42 months ago | reply

      Grazie! Ho visto la tua foto nel gruppo/Thanks! I saw your picture in the group PHOTOGRAPHY IS LIFE



      VIeni a visitare anche il gruppo / You come also to see the group…
      Un'altra perla nera! / Another black pearl!

    5. Martin Mattocks (mjm383) 42 months ago | reply

      Amazing B&W capture!!!

    6. honjooshi58 42 months ago | reply

      Incredible photo. Brutal, but incredible.

    7. SHUTTERjournals 42 months ago | reply

      Powerful indeed. Great shot.

    8. nna:2006 41 months ago | reply

      W O W !!!! BEAUTIFUL picture !!!

    9. Alien without a cause 40 months ago | reply

      Your Picture is indeed Artistic !

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    10. An Old Barbie Doll 39 months ago | reply

      I am loving the whole series. You are very brave, on many levels, photographing the desperate.

    11. camerainhand/Larry Boswell 39 months ago | reply

      This Photo is Invited to the “Photograph is Memory” Group


      Bravo!!!!

    12. Romany WG 37 months ago | reply

      Stunning shot. He looks just like Stanley Kubrick.

    13. © Eastman Photo 32 months ago | reply

      Poetic tragedy
      Beautiful shot

    14. ayoye 25 months ago | reply

      WOW......what can I say......this photo is troubling yes but it's a terrific b&w street shot. Congratulations....FAV.

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