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liked this image better in b & w.

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portrait, blackandwhite, bearded


  • Curtiss Simpson
    Curtiss Simpsonabout 5 years ago

    Nice portrait Victoria the B/W is nice and crisp !

  • thank you, curt! glad u like it! (wonder how long it took to grow that?!)

    – Victoria Jostes

  • Teresa Zieba
    Teresa Ziebaabout 5 years ago

    Awesome portrait Victoria. Wow!!!

  • many thanks, t! he was a very obliging subject.

    – Victoria Jostes

  • Antanas
    Antanasabout 5 years ago


  • thank you so much, antanas! glad you like it, my friend! he has a most interesting face, no?

    – Victoria Jostes

  • Ronald Rockman
    Ronald Rockmanabout 5 years ago

    Excellent !
    Well done

  • hi, rock! glad 2 know u! many thanks for your very kind words! could not resist this fellow’s looooooong beard! :)

    – Victoria Jostes

  • marcwellman2000
    marcwellman2000about 5 years ago

    looking at this man; I want to meet him
    great work!

  • hi marc! so glad u stopped by! someone else said that very thing 2 me. he certainly does have an interesting face -makes u want 2 know more, yes?

    – Victoria Jostes

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökalmost 5 years ago

    Excellent capture, Victoria!

  • hello, bela! good to know u! thanks so much for your kind words of encouragement! much appreciated!

    – Victoria Jostes

  • Declan Carr
    Declan Carralmost 5 years ago

    so did you have to wake Santa up to take his photo:) great portrait,congrats on the feature

  • hi, de!! santa was incognito here during his off season! lolol many thanks for your kind words, & for stopping by, my friend!

    – Victoria Jostes

  • arteology
    arteologyalmost 5 years ago

    fantastic portrait, you take great pictures, bravo, gallo

  • well, thank you very much, my friend! your encouragement is greatly appreciated. keeps me going forward and continually learning! :-)

    – Victoria Jostes

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBover 3 years ago

    January 26, 2011

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