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Willing to Work

By NoelBennettPhotography      
Yes, another one man and his dog, but with a different story behind the shot.
This guy had obviously fallen on hard times, now resorting to beg on the streets of Totnes in Devon.
It's the sentiment of being willing to work, as displayed on the card, which I admire.

Conversation usually helps to break down the barriers, opening avenues for more natural opportunities.
I do hope his lot has dramatically improved since the taking of this photograph.

Tags: Portrait Dog Devon Camping Greyhound Tramp Totnes Portraits and people 2014 Noel Bennett Photography Willing to Work

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SlowSong Plus
11 8.2k 30 England
27 Jul 2016 9:32PM
This might be a good shot but I disagree vehemently with beggars using animals in this way to try to grab the hearts of passers by. I'd report them to the rspca. If they can't look after themselves there's no way they can properly look after an animal. Oxford Street in London is rife with various species out in all weathers. It's criminal.

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28 Jul 2016 1:01PM
If he was really willing to work, he'd be working. Good shot.
Therapy 3 3 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2016 2:07PM
I like the angle that you have used. I also like your post processing

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