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A third image on the Beggars of Prague. Wherever you go you find hardship and poverty. This was the first of the Prague Beggars I came across that was sat as opposed to crouching on all fours with head bowed and cap outstretched. I left him some coins following taking some pictures but he did not move. His head was badly scarred and it made me wonder that aside from having nothing these people must face other terrible things.
This was taken on the steps that take you up from the old town to the Cathedral and Castle. Tourists making their way past this fellow were giving him a wide berth and a group of Chinese tourists took photos of him from a good distance yet made no attempt to drop him some pennies for their intrusion. He appeared to be a source of amusement for them which I found to be quite sad.

Please comment and thank you for taking the time to look - this is part of a short series and the third one.

Camera:EOS 5D @ ISO 160 and 1/50s
Lens:24-105mm F4 L @ 45mm and F4
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:The Other side of Life
Username:Coast Coast
Uploaded:18 Apr 2009 - 10:51 AM
Tags:Black & white, Photo journalism, Portraits / people
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JohnDyer
JohnDyer  867 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2009 - 11:02 AM

well thought out

John

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DOGSBODY
DOGSBODY  61432 forum posts England30 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2009 - 11:35 AM

There but for good fortune go I. Very well captured. Andy

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2009 - 11:42 AM

Excellent social commentary and mono is perfect for this.

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2009 - 1:06 PM

Fabulous candid image but....Oh so tragic.
Tom.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2009 - 2:57 PM

Awesome image....Sandy

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
18 Apr 2009 - 3:11 PM

Very well captured- Effective in B-W.
A tragic live.
Cor.

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RysiekJan
RysiekJan e2 Member 8149 forum postsRysiekJan vcard United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 - 10:46 AM

Another excellent image that makes you think.

Rgds

Richard.

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whatriveristhis e2 Member 167 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England79 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2014 - 5:37 AM

Your B&W processing is fabulous.
A powerful image.

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