Fifty-two on Friday : [21] Photograph a Stranger

“People are so wonderful that a photographer has only
to wait for that breathless moment to capture what he wants on film”

~ Weegee Dean Wean

I have new respect for street photographers and have now made it a goal to improve on this subject this summer. I’m thinking this gentleman is a painter, no? But then, he could be an actor? I have no idea? The mystery is what makes it all interesting, I think.

I am in Hawaii right now and will return this weekend. Please start our circle with the lovely Melanie Pitcher | Memphis, TN Photographer. School’s almost out, bring on SUMMER!!

melanie - 05/30/2011 - 8:16 pm

I totally agree, the mystery is what makes this kind of photography so interesting! My mind creates little stories and histories for the people! Beautiful image!

Andrea - 05/30/2011 - 8:09 pm

fantastique…he looks french to me ;)

Jolie - 05/29/2011 - 1:47 pm

Beautiful photo!

aubry - 05/28/2011 - 10:48 pm

at first glance he looked like he just performed a wedding, what a fun take on this week’s theme

Valeria - 05/28/2011 - 2:48 am

Just the perfect stranger! And I think he is definitely a painter and loves what he does. Hope you are having a blast in Hawaii!

Gretchen - 05/27/2011 - 8:40 pm

Totally stunning Gina! I think painter. Hope you are having a fab time!

Shannon Harrison - 05/27/2011 - 2:18 pm

Love this eye contact Gina! I say Renaissance Man! :)

wendy - 05/27/2011 - 1:39 pm

Definitely looks painterly. Very cool costume! I agree. I would love to do more street photography. It takes a certain amount of courage that I have yet to find. :) Have a great trip!

Stephanie Moore {Tucson AZ Photographer} - 05/27/2011 - 11:18 am

Oh I love this Gina, the perfect stranger shot! I hope you are having fun!!!

Sara T - 05/27/2011 - 11:04 am

Hmmmm, a painter, who is rather cold. Look at the cuffs on that tunic…looks like leather? Very interesting stranger. I love this, Gina!

maureenwilson - 05/27/2011 - 10:52 am

Hope you are enjoying your trip!! I am a bit jealous :P

kelsey {las vegas wedding photographer} - 05/27/2011 - 7:06 am

loving his style!! great portrait!

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