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Richard

Recently I blogged about a new project that I am starting called $2 portraits. The idea is that I will offer $2 to anyone who asks me for money from now on in exchange for their portrait.

 

I met Richard last night around 11:30pm or so around the Pioneer Square area in Seattle. Richard asked me for 60 some odd cents. I told Richard about my $2 Portrait project and asked him if I could take his portrait for $2, he quickly agreed.

 

Richard is orignially from Missouri. He has two kids, a son and a daughter both grown now.

 

Update: Some people have asked me if it would be ok if they start their own version of this project as well. I think that is great and believe that frequently the best projects become collaborative. With that in mind I've created a new $2 Portraits group on Flickr. If you'd to, feel free to join the group and post your own $2 portraits there.

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Taken on July 11, 2008