exposed soul

© Carlos Malvas

exposed soul

Melissa G. Meiselman February 18, 2007

This is an incredible portrait with amazing details, terrific expression and so well presented in black and white, Carols!! #607485

February 18, 2007

Simply, a beautiful portrait the incredible detail and and tones very very nice. #3960907

Judy A. Lawhon February 18, 2007

A wonderful portrait, Carlos....well done!! #3961344

Alexis Yobbagy February 18, 2007

WOW!!! FABULOUS!!! #3961377

Janine Russell level-deluxe February 18, 2007

Carlos, great portrait; excellent tones, clarity and lighting. #3962917

Karolyn J. Seeley February 19, 2007

Yikes....this is wonderful portrait work! #3963813

Carina Simeon February 21, 2007

Wow, Carlos, my kind of shot - congratulations!!! Carina S. #3971498

Renaee Dimond February 21, 2007

What a fabulous portrait Carlos, its stunning! #3973286

Carlos Malvas February 21, 2007

Thank you my friends.
This picture was taken in the temple of the monkeys (swayanbunath) in Kathmandu. This man with sweet eyes and serene expression, who exposed his soul, was actually a beggar. I asked him if I could take a picture. He agreed. Didn't ask for money. In my experience, the secret for successful pictures (specially portraits) of strangers you meet in the street, is the connection you make with your own eyes (not with the camera). No flash, no staged poses, no fees to be paid, no more than one take. It means you must be fast, lucky with the light and honest to those you "take the soul". #3973522

Paul G Slate March 22, 2007

wow great shot! #4083619

Tarun Bose March 23, 2007

Big congrats Carlos on your outstanding finalist. #4088428

Remi Trepanier March 24, 2007

Amazing shot and congratulations Carlos! #4092822

Carlos Malvas March 24, 2007

Thank you Paul, Tarun and Remi for your kind words and support. #4093629

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic March 24, 2007

Congratulations on your second place winner. #4093912

Janine Russell level-deluxe March 24, 2007

Carlos, congratulations on your Second Place Win. #4094055

Tarun Bose March 25, 2007

Big congrats Carlos on your second prize winner. Well done. #4095664

Colleen Farrell March 26, 2007

Great portrait! Congratulations on your win! #4100323

Carlos Malvas March 26, 2007

Thank you Kay, Janine, Tarun and Colleen. #4100569

Patrick R. McMullen March 27, 2007

Very nice capture. He has much character. Congratulations!
Pat #4102089

Carlos Malvas March 29, 2007

Thank you Patrick. #4110937

Helen N. McHugh April 17, 2007

A stunning capture, Carlos! Wonderful expression! Congratulations on your well deserved win! #4176674

Jim Huffield June 22, 2007

Remarkable portrait, Carlos. Jim #4424681

Carlos Malvas June 22, 2007

Thank you Helen and Jim. I appreciate your words. #4424769

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kathmandu (nepal).2006

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Uploaded on February 18, 2007

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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