Question Man

Uploaded: September 29, 2012 04:24:48


I'm resubmitting this photo because it is so appropriate for this month's Education theme.
This is my friend and photo mentor, Bill. We were doing a news assignment in Fishtown, a Philadelphia neighborhood that is now undergoing a wonderful "Renaissance."
It was a "college bowl" type event in which schools were competing in a scholastic contest.
Bill was so impressed with the kids, that after he "got his shots" he volunteered to help by being a "question asker."
While he was waiting to participate, a crowd of kids of all ages and sizes collected around him and he drilled them for a delightful hour with "practice questions" that he was pulling seemingly out of his ... well ....pocket?
It was a joy to watch!
Crazy busy the last two days. Catch up here tomorrow.


Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 29, 2012

Excellent capture and tones Michelle! #1489144

David Hurt September 29, 2012

love your use of B&W #10346367

Ann Coates level-classic September 29, 2012

What a neat guy to do that for the kids. Excellent capture of the moment here and so beautifully finished off with your wonderful treatment. #10346442

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict September 29, 2012

Excellent MT entry, Michelle, terrific capture of his intensity, and wonderful processing!

Debby #10346505

Neal D. Hatcher September 29, 2012

Fantastic B&W #10346915

Emile Abbott level-classic September 30, 2012

Outstanding tones and expression you captured in this portrait, Michelle. #10347688

JudyAnn Rector level-classic September 30, 2012

Great candid, Michelle... love the toning. #10347707

Stephen Zacker September 30, 2012

Wonderful candid portrait, funny how some people have that air about them #10348077

Rona L. Schwarz October 01, 2012

Terrific candid portrait of Bill, Michelle! You did a wonderful job with the processing - love the tones, light and detail! Wonderful work! #10348877

Craig W. Myers level-classic October 03, 2012

Great result for your use of available light. An engaging portrait that is heightened by the monochromatic treatment. #10353432

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