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Down & Out

By Garrity      
A street photo of two homeless people dividing their spoils of a day's begging in Manchester

Tags: Photo journalism General Black and white Portraits and people

Voters: KennyP, Ayoob, cats_123


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KennyP 3 2 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 8:50PM
normally I'd be tempted to say you should have waited for the person in the foreground to pass and then take the photo, but in this case I think its poinient and adds to the story to show down and outs have no significance in peoples eyes and they choose to walk past and ignore them as if they are not there.

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Garrity 11 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 9:15PM
Thanks for your comment Kenny, I thought just like you did wait for the moment and nail the shot, I followed the woman trying to get a shot her begging but just couldn't get it she crossed the road to her partner I a number of shot trying just to get them alone, I did get some but the moment had gone. When I was looking through the shot, non really really jump out at me except the one I just put on here, I think you saw the same has me.
widtink 3 406 2 Scotland
20 Jan 2013 10:47PM
Yes i agree this tells a very important story , well done

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