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Not far from the beautiful town of Hoi An on the road to Kontum, I stopped in the hamlet of Dai Quang as I was struck by the look of this man. As I was with a Vietnamese friend, I asked him if I could take a photo. He obliged very nicely and shook my hand profusely as I was French.

f16 1/50th sec zoom at 50mm natural light ISO400

Thank you for your comments on the previous up-loads. I'm glad you liked the photos and I hope you will continue to be interested in my photos as over the next few days I'll show you the beautiful faces of the Vietnamese hill tribe people of the Central Highlands.

Please leave a comment, critique or advice as It is welcomed and appreciated.

Have a nice day. The sun is shining.

Tags: Street photography Photo journalism Digitally manipulated Portraits and people Central vietnam Dai quang hamlet Dai loc district

Voters: User_Removed, AlanBW, climbing_orchid and 44 more

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User_Removed 11 78 1 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2008 11:25AM
All good .. mono works well

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Cormy 12 3 England
15 Apr 2008 11:53AM
Nice set JNC.Think I like No.4 best.
JudeC 12 6 3 England
15 Apr 2008 11:53AM
Four excellent images - V4 for me - Jude.
lonely_oryx 12 61 55 England
15 Apr 2008 12:24PM
Excellent character portraits
Artois 13 405 1 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2008 12:41PM
v4 stands out for me, all good strong shots
CarolG 12 199 20 Greece
15 Apr 2008 12:43PM
V.4 is an incredible image, Jean-Noel, a wonderful face. Carol
GalleryGirl 12 4 2 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2008 1:18PM
He doesn't remind me of anyone off the top of my head but he has a friendly face. Super portrait
Marilyn x
glyndwr 12 66 10 Wales
15 Apr 2008 1:21PM
Good image JNC, lots of character in it.

helenlinda Plus
12 366 22 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2008 1:22PM
I also like v4 the most
proz 15 205 United States
15 Apr 2008 1:38PM
such a characterful face this fellow has. the Mono is my favorite
danbrann 15 640 17
15 Apr 2008 1:51PM
What a wonderful potrait of a face so full of interest best brought out in the mono I think.
Paul_cats 13 61 22 Scotland
15 Apr 2008 1:59PM
In V1 he looks like the animated guy in the "Mr Sheen shines umpteen things clean" add. Super images. V4 is Fab.
pascalg Plus
12 37 France
15 Apr 2008 3:14PM
nice & interesting portrait
like the soft colours you chose to show in #1, compared to #3 & 4
good eye contact, but intriguing feel, maybe enhanced by the soft colours ?
User_Removed 13 16 England
15 Apr 2008 3:28PM
A wise old face well captured
taggart Plus
15 47 13 United States
15 Apr 2008 3:42PM
1 and 4-- Like them the best-- this is a wonderful face, wonderful portrait-- masterfully done!

bricurtis Plus
14 2.3k 50 England
15 Apr 2008 4:08PM
4 great shots - I think really like the mono conversion.
TyChee 14 275 1 United States
15 Apr 2008 4:39PM
Great set of character shots.
imagio 13 12 1 England
15 Apr 2008 4:56PM
No 1 is tremendous, good set.

AlanBW 13 20 England
15 Apr 2008 4:59PM
Fantastic images Jean Noel, #4 is my favourite
SandraKay Plus
12 233 4 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2008 7:20PM
He looks honoured that you are taking his photo. Think no 4 is my favourite too.
bayleaf 12 8 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2008 7:40PM
Super character study.

HUMIE 12 2 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2008 8:27PM
V4 for me JNC.

15 Apr 2008 8:29PM
Thanks a lot.
It's really difficult to choose which photo to put as No1. It was a hard decision between V1 and V4.
GrahamBaines 12 39 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2008 8:38PM
Fantastic character shot Jean-Noel.

HarryStan 14 50 Australia
15 Apr 2008 8:39PM
look forward to your hill tribe people shots Jean-Noel.

Love v4
Hop-A-Long 12 52 1 England
15 Apr 2008 9:15PM
Excellent portrait shots. I do like the mono version.
abtuie 15 7
15 Apr 2008 9:59PM
An excellent set of portraits that have caught the character of the man.

nickyv32 12 135 England
16 Apr 2008 8:02PM
Super set No 4 for me.

21 Apr 2008 1:48PM
Very expressive old guy, nice details, especially pic nr.4
paulashby 11 10 1 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2009 7:31PM
Jean, You have an eye for a good portrait, next portrait you do open the aperture wide open and watch your image jump out at you ,please give it a go.
Paul .

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