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another from the series shot in a old peoples home….such dignity and wisdom why in the western world do we push and herd such people into places…left to wait and fade away…….

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old, white, black, man, portrait, grainy

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  • whittsatwoopi
    whittsatwoopiabout 6 years ago

    Love it, beautiful portraiture – pixel perfection.

  • thanks Simon

    – Dave Hiskey

  • Danzo
    Danzoabout 6 years ago

    Great shot Dave,This image has lots of character.his expression could be saying so many things. It is a pity our society is structured in a way that at a certain age we become inconvient to our kids and a fast paced community. Which is a huge pity because it is such a wasted resource sitting there just wasting away.And that well be us one day sooner than we think. I too had the same thoughts last year and photographed a series of people in their eighties. I must say it was the most rewarding thing i have done. Top shot Dave and keep’em coming.

  • thanks, Danzo, for taking the time to make such interesting remarks…appreciate it, cheers

    – Dave Hiskey

  • mhkantor
    mhkantorabout 6 years ago

    great character study, wonderful portrait and expression. excellent treatment and shot.

  • Thanks…

    – Dave Hiskey

  • Ted Byrne
    Ted Byrneabout 6 years ago

    There’s reflection here, even a wry conclusion as he sorts through a memory corridor. Here’s a presence that can access wisdom and information formed by experiencing a lifetime of data. You’ve captured him, it seems, an instant before he revealed something well worked, yet significant. Perhaps an agreement, perhaps a revelation. Or maybe an anecdote that borders upon a parable? Those lines there… they seem earned. Yet his eyes hold a sense of humor and perhaps compassion? He seems kind. Kind is hard to retain, eh? Nicely done Dave…

  • dlmorrow
    dlmorrowabout 6 years ago

    Excellent portrait. Glad to have a chance to view your work. Well done!

  • storiesbyfinn
    storiesbyfinnover 5 years ago

    Gorgeous! Here is an image with character…. I love the tone…. Pure, a moment in his day….

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