exposed soul

© Carlos Malvas

exposed soul

Melissa G. Meiselman 2/18/2007 7:39:49 AM

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

Sandra M. High 2/18/2007 7:59:38 AM

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

Judy A. Lawhon 2/18/2007 9:35:51 AM

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

Alexis Yobbagy 2/18/2007 9:41:58 AM

WOW!!! FABULOUS!!! #3961377

Janine Russell 2/18/2007 10:26:08 PM

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

Karolyn J. Seeley 2/19/2007 6:22:15 AM

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

Carina Simeon 2/21/2007 6:13:12 AM

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

Renaee Dimond 2/21/2007 5:08:36 PM

What a fabulous portrait Carlos, its stunning! #3973286

Carlos Malvas 2/21/2007 6:57:15 PM

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 3/22/2007 8:04:50 PM

wow great shot! #4083619

Tarun Bose 3/23/2007 11:42:21 AM

Big congrats Carlos on your outstanding finalist. #4088428

Remi Trepanier 3/24/2007 1:20:49 PM

Amazing shot and congratulations Carlos! #4092822

Carlos Malvas 3/24/2007 6:24:39 PM

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

Kay E. Mahoney 3/24/2007 7:21:20 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner. #4093912

Janine Russell 3/24/2007 7:47:52 PM

Carlos, congratulations on your Second Place Win. #4094055

Tarun Bose 3/25/2007 8:33:37 AM

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

Colleen Farrell 3/26/2007 5:29:57 PM

Great portrait! Congratulations on your win! #4100323

Carlos Malvas 3/26/2007 7:03:04 PM

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

Patrick R. McMullen 3/27/2007 5:24:14 AM

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

Carlos Malvas 3/29/2007 9:10:58 PM

Thank you Patrick. #4110937

Helen N. McHugh 4/17/2007 4:09:59 AM

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

Jim Huffield 6/22/2007 10:55:25 AM

Remarkable portrait, Carlos. Jim #4424681

Carlos Malvas 6/22/2007 11:35:53 AM

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

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kathmandu (nepal).2006

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Camera: Nikon D200 Digital SLR Camera All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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