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bliba Plus
16 1 2 Austria
18 May 2022 7:04AM
the gentleman's facial expression is very sad and lonely - sign of our times

an excellent capture - WOW

oliver
pablophotographer 11 2.0k 428
18 May 2022 7:05AM
The second cup on the table seems to be of a different height, may be as well of a different drink. So I guess that his company took a toilet break, possibly?

Great picture though.
pablophotographer
mrswoolybill Plus
15 3.2k 2527 United Kingdom
18 May 2022 7:47AM
Allows us to write our own stories, we don't need the literal truth.
18 May 2022 8:23AM
Lovely candid

Joe Smile
saltireblue Plus
12 13.0k 82 Norway
18 May 2022 8:57AM
Remembering? Regretting? Thinking, 'what if...?'
We shall never know, and our thoughts can change every time we revisit the image...
18 May 2022 9:05AM
well captured.

jeff
rontear Plus
19 23 9 England
18 May 2022 9:34AM
Beautifully observed, my award.
Ron
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 23 Canada
18 May 2022 2:10PM
I've seen that look. It's so sad. Makes me want to talk to him. Love the lighting and tones.
Fefe Plus
10 73 41 United Kingdom
18 May 2022 2:32PM
Love the light and colours, terrific image!
tonyng Plus
12 12 3 United Kingdom
19 May 2022 3:51PM
This image is well captured. The natural directional lighting is superb. As your title suggested, he does look a bit in his own world. Bravo. Deserves much accolade and awards.
ColleenA Plus
9 502 8 Australia
20 May 2022 1:20AM
Great photo, reckon he was not alone with two cups on the table maybe he is bored waiting for his wife to come back from the ladies room. That said as a widow I have had all three meals a day alone since my husband died so know the feeling of loneliness.
FabioKeiner 9 111 1 Austria
20 May 2022 8:59AM
for his age, certainly retired . no active travelling salesman anymore Smile
but widower? mind the second cup of tea on the table! - maybe his wife just left him after 40 years of matrimonial strife Smile
bricurtis Plus
16 2.6k 52 England
20 May 2022 8:36PM
Personally I think you know the backround of this image. !
Owdman Plus
6 9 26 United Kingdom
21 May 2022 11:55PM
Great photograph David, so good I recognised it and remembered when you first posted it back in 2019 and gave it my award!
Norm
22 May 2022 5:31AM
Lost in thought …unhindered by digital devices . Reminds me of the good old days David …luxurious processing ,
Cheers
Walt

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