A story behind...

Uploaded: February 26, 2008 00:09:49


musician on the street. Can't stop wondering what his story is...

Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/80 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 70.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II


Ray Clarke February 26, 2008

Wonderful candid portrait Stefania, the mono works really well #863417

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar February 26, 2008

excellent photography!!! two thumbs up!! #5552458

Angela Azzinnaro February 26, 2008

OOOOOOH Stef this is an OUTSTANDING capture!!!!!! I LOVE it!!!!!! #5552460

Dr. Harmeet Singh February 26, 2008

Great capture.Such a wonderful character. #5552480

Evy Johansen level-classic February 26, 2008

Wonderful image, Stefania!! #5552483

Su Sana E. P level-classic February 26, 2008

Stef, close your eyes, take a deep breath, relax and listen to him…you’ll find peace. That’s the story. This is an excellent semi candid capture, Stef!! #5552518

Aimee S. McMaster February 26, 2008

....excellent candid portrait....beautiful work Stefania..Aimee #5552556

Tiia Vissak February 26, 2008

a great portrait! #5552558

Stefania Barbier level-addict February 26, 2008

Mukesh Srivastava

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member since: 5/1/2007 Wonderful B&W presentation Stefania!! I love the expression.


Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict February 26, 2008

Stefania, this is a lovely portrait.

Dominick #5552600

Margaret R. Barry February 26, 2008

Fantastic portrait, Stefania. Great tonrs, lighting and comp. Very striking in B&W! #5552717

Toni Riggs February 26, 2008

Awesome portrait! #5552776

William Johnson February 26, 2008

Splendid capture in B/W of this musician Stefania. The lighting and contrast are fantastic. Bill J. #5552805

Barbara Waldoch level-classic February 26, 2008

What a cool shot, Stefania, he looks very 'artistic' :-)

Chua Wee Boo February 26, 2008

Very outstanding capture & works so well in b/w! Right into my fav,Stef! #5552808

Laurence Saliba level-classic February 26, 2008

What a beauty in B/W Stefania!!! So perfectly framed!! #5552864

Joseph N. DiGilio February 26, 2008

Very cool image in B&W. Very sharp, well composed and presented. Good work, mystery woman..
I think we are just suppose to enjoy the music, make a contribution and use our imagination. I have gloves without fingers too. They are great for taking pictures on days that are not real cold.

Michelle Alton February 26, 2008

Hmm. I like to think of him as perhaps a Dorian Gray-type character. He's been playing that flute for a long time. I think he was a friend of Beethoven's.
Michelle #5553112

Michael G. Marshall February 26, 2008

Wonderful candid portrait Stefania! The use of B & W is excellent. Love the composition, light and incredible detail! Bravo! - Michael #5553230

Stephen Zacker February 26, 2008

Wonderful story telling image #5553275

Peggy J. Maguire February 26, 2008

Fantastic portrait, Stefania!!!! #5553337

Carol Sawyer February 26, 2008

Wonderful B&W portrait, Stefania! #5553406

Lorraine A. Cook February 26, 2008

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. For while knowledge defines all we currently know and understand, imagination points to all we might yet discover and create." (Albert Einstein)

And...I wonder if he once was part of an orchestra...



Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 26, 2008

Outstanding location portrait!! Great Job! Jeff #5553486

Louise Kumpf February 26, 2008

What a wonderful face! What a great image! Excellent work, Stefania! #5553557

Pat Gamwell February 26, 2008

INCREDIBLE shot, Stefania! He makes me think of the Pied Piper! Are you familiar with that fairy tale? #5553578

Ray Thoms February 26, 2008

Incredible shot Stefania..... #5553696

Sharon King February 26, 2008

This is a Fantastic capture! Terrific in B&W! Nice work Stef! #5553860

Nadya Johnson February 26, 2008

Fantastic capture, Stef! Love this candid portrait! Well done with perfect tones! #5554040

Amy JACKSON February 26, 2008

Excellent capture, Stefania!! #5554051

Erin Appelbaum February 26, 2008

Fabulous capture and tones Stefania. Peter #5554200

Holly Shao February 26, 2008

Great B&W portrait, Stefania! I really like it!

Holly #5554216

Jennifer L. Alder February 26, 2008

Fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5554266

Kimi A. Phillips February 26, 2008

Lovely artistry...by the photographer and the musician! #5554466

Elida Gutierrez February 26, 2008

WOW!!! #5554613

Nadine A. Lewis February 26, 2008

EXCELLENT tones to this b&W, Stefania!!! FANTASTIC story-telling image...LOVE the eye contact!!! <>< #5554748

Rhonda Burger February 26, 2008

Very cool Stef. I love his hair and expression. You did a great job capturing him. Rhonda #5554762

MELODIE C. ROBERTS February 26, 2008

I Think He is
A Rebel
A Nonconformist
A True Artist
Who follows His Heart and not his Pocket Book

Awesome Stef
Great Story told by You #5554803

Cathy Stancil February 26, 2008

Outstanding B&W portrait, Stef!! Beautiful... #5555770

April Riggs February 26, 2008

Perfection! This is a WINNER! #5556244

Patricia Ronan February 26, 2008

Beautifully captured portrait Stefania, winner in my book too:) #5557309

Roxanne M. Bubar February 26, 2008

OUTSTANDING portrait. #5557414

Patrick Rouzes February 26, 2008

Excellent tones & lighting on this interesting portrait!!! Superb job on this, Stefania!!! #5557730

Joerg Schlagheck February 26, 2008

Interesting portrait, Stefania. The B&W is right on for this one. I'm with you, wondering about his story. Could be very interesting. Was he good? #5557768

Manuel Barrera February 26, 2008

This is a great portrait, Stefania, your conversion is excellent. #5558364

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic February 26, 2008

Outstanding capture,Stefania! Wonderful light,B&W tone and use of dof. #5559127

Sheryl A. Hudson level-deluxe February 27, 2008

WOW, WOW, WOW!!! Beautiful b&w tones and composition Stefania! A real winner in my eyes!!!
I think his story is that he is a famous muscian who is just playing for the pure joy of it!!! #5559594

Kathy Reeves February 27, 2008

Fantastic capture of this character Stefania!!! Excellent! #5560622

cheryl m. phillips February 27, 2008

WOW! Now you got me wondering too! ha ha!
This is really a great shot! Love the black and white... really adds to the drama.
~cheryl #5561494

John Connolly February 27, 2008

A wonderful portrait, Stefania! Looks like he could have escaped from the local symphony orchestra! #5562771

Erika Haight February 27, 2008

Outstanding B&W portrait! Love the tone! erika #5562931

Jenny D February 27, 2008

GREAT b&w portrait! #5563060

Lynne Morris level-classic February 27, 2008

Fantastic b&w portrait Stefania, this is lovely work. #5563170

Anne D. Eigen February 27, 2008

Outstanding capture, Stefania! And the BW tones are gorgeous!!! #5563891

Heather L. Haderly February 27, 2008

Love this!!!!!!! #5563892

Sam Britt February 27, 2008

Terrific candid portrait, Stefania. Great light & tones. #5563987

anonymous February 27, 2008

Wonderful B&W image Stef! B- #5564140

Robert K. Bemus level-classic February 27, 2008

GREAT portrait, Stefania! Looks like a winner! #5564820

Stefania Barbier level-addict February 28, 2008

thank you so much everyone for your support! #5565020

Brett Dolsen February 28, 2008

Awesome black and white capture Srefania!!Winner!!!
Brett #5565049

Brett Dolsen February 28, 2008

Awesome black and white capture Stefania!!Winner!!!
Sorry spelling mistake Stef.
Brett #5565053

Stefania Barbier level-addict February 28, 2008

thank you Brett! #5565062

Kristy A. Keene February 28, 2008

What an amazing B&W Potrait! Very Nice! #5565099

Stefania Barbier level-addict February 28, 2008

thank you Kristy! #5565299

Nikki McDonald level-classic February 28, 2008

THIS is a winner, Stef!! You know I love black and white and the conversion is superb here. I would love to have this in my gallery :) #5565720

Stefania Barbier level-addict February 28, 2008

:-))) too kind Nikki... thank you! #5567186

Kathy L. Clark February 28, 2008

Stef this is an absolutely fabulous image. He looks like a master.

I am so glad to find out which of the three you are. Pleased to meet you. #5567887

Nikki McDonald level-classic February 29, 2008

Congratulations on the EP here, Stef. #5572328

Sandra R. Alvey February 29, 2008

Wonderful and well deserved EP Image here Stef! I'm pretty sure we're gonna see this one again! Wonderful work hon! #5575090

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic February 29, 2008

Great portrait and wonderfully presented with a story to tell! #5575740

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 01, 2008

thank you Kathy, Nikki, Sandi and Reynaldo! #5576024

Marina Moore March 08, 2008

Excellent capture!!! Beautiful work! :) #5613777

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 09, 2008

thank you Marina! #5617726

Nikki McDonald level-classic March 22, 2008

You know how highly I think of this image, Stefania--simply a superb capture with exquisite tones. A well-deserved finalist and good luck for the next round. #5676831

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic March 22, 2008

Big Congratulations Stefania!,
Amalia #5677019

Elida Gutierrez March 22, 2008

A Big Congrats in your Finalist!!! #5677030

Colleen Farrell March 22, 2008

He looks like he belongs in another time--the 18th century, maybe! Fantastic image, Stefania! Big congrats on your finalist! #5677291

Pat Gamwell March 22, 2008

WTG, girl! NO SURPRISE that this received Finalist....OUTSTANDING! Big Congrats! #5677369

Margaret R. Barry March 22, 2008

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Stefania! #5677662

Su Sana E. P level-classic March 22, 2008

Congratulations on this great Finalist, Stef!! #5677893

Michelle Alton March 22, 2008

This was a WINNER from the Gitgo, Stefania. Congratulations, bigtimme!
Michelle #5678089

Karen Engelbreth March 22, 2008

Congratulations Stefania! #5678167

Sylvia Rossler March 22, 2008

A big congrats on this beautiful finalist Stefania :o) #5678283

cheryl m. phillips March 22, 2008

~cheryl #5678956

Lynne Morris level-classic March 22, 2008

Huge congratulations on this beautiful finalist Stefania, no surprise to see this beauty again! #5678999

Brett Dolsen March 22, 2008

Wonderfull result Stefania!!
Brett #5679033

Barbara Waldoch level-classic March 22, 2008

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Stefania! #5679261

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 22, 2008

Such a spectacular finalist!!!
WTG, Stefania!
~Lisa #5679445

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict March 22, 2008

Wow, outstanding image, Stefania, congratulations on your finalist!

Debby #5679874

Colette M. Metcalf March 22, 2008

Congratulations!!!! #5679922

Sam Britt March 22, 2008

Congratulations, Stefania! #5680080

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 22, 2008

Outstanding finalist Stefania, congratulations! #5680091

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton March 22, 2008

Fantastic B&W !! Congrats Stefania and best luck for the next round!! #5680137

Ken Smith level-classic March 22, 2008

Way to go, Stefania! Congrats!! #5680395

Lynn Haack March 22, 2008

A HUGE CONGRATS to you for this outstanding finalist!1 WTG!!! Lynn #5680482

Cassie L. Woodlee March 22, 2008

Congratulations, Stefania!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5680707

William F. Clair March 22, 2008

This is an awesome finalist!!! And gold will follow!!! #5680861

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe March 22, 2008

YYYAAAYYY!!!! Huge congratulations Stefania on this wonderful finalist!! Best of luck in the next round!! #5681061

Laurence Saliba level-classic March 23, 2008

WTG Stefania!!!! Huge congrats on this awesome finalist!!!!!!! #5681234

Christian Rosito March 23, 2008

This one is just on its way, congratulations on a wonderful finalist! #5681267

Mukesh Srivastava March 23, 2008

Hi Stefania!!! A BIG Congrats for finalist and gud luck for a WIN...... #5681291

Aimee S. McMaster March 23, 2008

...congratulations on this beautiful finalist,Stef...Aimee #5681371

MELODIE C. ROBERTS March 23, 2008

I KNEW This one would be headed to the Winners Circle Stef!!
Congratulations #5681583

Laurie Daily level-deluxe March 23, 2008

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Stefania! #5683148

Kristi A. Howson March 23, 2008

Congratulations Sefania on this marvelous Finalist and best of luck in the next round! #5683557

Tiia Vissak March 23, 2008

congratulations! #5684381

Ray Clarke March 23, 2008

Wonderful finalist Stefania #5684473

Ray Clarke March 23, 2008

Wonderful finalist Stefania #5684476

Holly Shao March 23, 2008

Congratulations on this awesome Finalist, Stefania!! Good luck!!!

Holly #5685008

Sherri Gorman March 23, 2008

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!!!! #5685094

Dianna Murphy March 23, 2008

Congratulations Stefania. #5685678

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar March 23, 2008

congrats, Stef!! I hope it gets the gold, my friend!! #5685797

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic March 23, 2008

Congratulations,Stefania on your wonderful finalist!! #5685935

Gail Vitikacs level-classic March 24, 2008

Love this Stefania....best of luck...it is a winner anyway you look at it! #5687489

Erin Appelbaum March 24, 2008

Congrats on this finalist Stefania. Peter #5687834

anonymous March 24, 2008

Congrats Stef on your terrific finalist! B- #5688620

Marina Moore March 24, 2008

Congratulations Stefania!!!! Beautiful work! :) #5688825

Nadya Johnson March 24, 2008

Congratulations Stef, on your outstanding finalist! #5689098

Stephen Zacker March 24, 2008

Super portrait and setting. Congrats! #5689446

Mike Clime March 24, 2008

Congrats on this finalist, Stefania! This is a really good photo. Somehow I missed this one. #5689717

John Connolly March 24, 2008

An excellent image, and congratulations on your finalist award! #5690030

Anita Hogue March 24, 2008

Oh, this is absolutely Fantastic, Stefania! Congratulations!!!!! #5690040

Manuel Barrera March 24, 2008

Congratulations, Stefania, well deserved #5690060

William F. Clair March 24, 2008

You make us PROUD!!!! #5690628

Joan Powell March 24, 2008

Congrats on your excellent portrait ! #5691127

Joseph N. DiGilio March 24, 2008

Bravo, Stefania. #5691705

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic March 24, 2008

Well deserved finalist, Stefania - Congrats! #5691838

Chua Wee Boo March 25, 2008

Congratulations on this great finalist,Stefania! #5693372

Mary K. Robison March 25, 2008

Wonderful b&w image, Stefania!
Congratulations on its making finalist! #5693603

Jennifer L. Taranto March 25, 2008

C O N G R A T S !! #5694943

Michael G. Marshall March 25, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist Stefania! I knew we would see this wonderful image again! - Michael #5695549

Jim Baines March 25, 2008

A hardy congratulations, Stefania, on this magnificent FINALIST!! #5697230

Patricia Ronan March 27, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist Stefania, great image:) #5705575

Bobbie L. Slayton March 27, 2008

Congrats on the finalist keep up the great work.


Eugenio Diaz April 01, 2008

Congratulations on your great finalist...I am so happy for you, this photo is just amazing!!!A Real WINNER!!!
Well done Stefania!!! #5727507

Rhonda Burger April 01, 2008

Congrats Stef. I loved this one. It is well deserved finalist. Rhonda #5729835

Joerg Schlagheck April 01, 2008

Congratulations Stefania! You deserve it (not just for this one. All your work is awesome ;))! #5731099

JO ANN CLEVELAND April 02, 2008

Luv, Luv, luv it! Great presentation Stef!


jo ann c. #5733580

Stefania Barbier level-addict April 06, 2008

thank you all, your support is highly appreciated... :-) #5750245

Robert K. Bemus level-classic April 18, 2008

I never got to congratulate you on this Finalist, Stefania -- I still think it deserved higher honors though...anyways, belated congratulations!! #5805851

Stefania Barbier level-addict April 18, 2008

thank you Robert! #5805925

May 01, 2008

Stefania this is one of the best captures that I have seen. It's just perfect. The lighting ,detail and the gorgeous B&W , just WONDERFUL!!! #5870662

Stefania Barbier level-addict May 23, 2008

thank you Donna!!! #5969542

Vishal Sharma July 01, 2008

Excellent shot, Stef! #6130579

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 26, 2008

thank you Vishal! #6518522

Nikki McDonald level-classic February 23, 2009

This is truly a favorite, Stef. Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round. #7198291

Tammy Espino February 23, 2009

Congrats!! :) #7198470

Laurence Saliba level-classic February 23, 2009

Congratualations Stefania!!! :) now I go check if I have!! :)) so happy for all your badges!! #7198483

Bobbie L. Slayton February 23, 2009

Congratulations on this one. I will hold my fingers crossed for it. #7198803

ROLAN NARMAN February 23, 2009

I'm so surprised I missed this magnificent image Stef! Of all your images this one is special to me! I simply love it! Big Congratulations my friend! Brava! #7198872

Max Aureli February 23, 2009

Congratulations Stefa' ha ha h ah:-))))) #7198958

Alison Krylowski February 23, 2009

Congrats AGAIN!!! This image is just terrific. #7199277

Marijana Fajgl February 23, 2009

Big congratulations, Stefania! #7199281

Angie Sidles level-classic February 23, 2009

This is just beautiful Stefania!! Big congrats on your finalist! #7199342

Tiia Vissak February 23, 2009

Congratulations again! #7199536

Melissa G. Meiselman February 23, 2009

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Stefania!! #7200116

Karen Engelbreth February 23, 2009

Congratulations! #7200257

Erin Appelbaum February 23, 2009

Outstanding finalist Stefania. Peter #7200689

Christian Rosito February 23, 2009

I always liked this one, congratulations on the well deserved recognition Stefania! #7201514

Courtenay Vanderbilt February 23, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS, Stefania!!!! #7202149

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe February 23, 2009

Excellent!! Congratulations on your very beautiful and well deserving finalist, Stefania!! Good luck in the next round!! #7202241

Renee Doyle February 23, 2009

Congratulations on another excellent finalist Stef!!! #7202664

Jennifer L. Alder February 23, 2009

Big congrats, Hun! Lovely finalist :) #7203680

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict February 23, 2009

Wow, Stef, this is among my all time favorites!!!
Debby #7203840

Kristi A. Howson February 23, 2009

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist and best of luck in the next round Stefania. Great capture and conversion to B&W! #7204631

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe February 23, 2009

And another huge congratulations on this marvelous finalist, Stefania!! #7204872

Pat Gamwell February 23, 2009

Awesome finalist...well deserved, Stef! #7205281

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic February 23, 2009

Huge congrats. on another wonderful capture and Finalist, Stefania.

Usman. #7205319

MELODIE C. ROBERTS February 24, 2009

Eeny Meeny Miny Mo

I Pick This One Stef
It should Have Won a Long time Ago!
Congratulations!! #7205908

Stephen Zacker February 24, 2009

Super character image. Congratulations #7206493

Debra R. Harder February 24, 2009

A WINNER all the way, Stefania!! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on another MAGNIFICENT finalist! Deb #7207076

anonymous February 24, 2009

Congratulations Stef on your fantastic finalist! B- #7207187

Sam Britt February 24, 2009

Congratulations Stefania!! #7207226

Jennifer L. Taranto February 24, 2009


Ken Smith level-classic February 24, 2009

wow...how many? I lost count at 15! :-) Congrats again, Stef! #7209810

Stefania Barbier level-addict February 27, 2009

thank you so much for your comments and support! #7220724

Thomas E. Hinds December 02, 2009

Wonderful image, Stefania! I'm always amazed when I look into your fantastic gallery! #8186643

Stefania Barbier level-addict December 02, 2009

thank you Thomas! #8186807

Mitch Spence level-classic July 30, 2013

A beautifully done black and white candid, Stef. Congratulations on your finalists. #10787616

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 30, 2013

Congratulation Stef on another finalist. #10788005

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 30, 2013

CONGRATULATIONS Stef on this OUTSTANDING finalist, WTG!!!! <>< #10788294

Tammy Espino July 30, 2013

Congrats again!! :) #10788388

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