Lost in Thought by photosbytony

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Lost in thought while taking a moment in the shade between loads. taken in the wholesale vegetable market district of Mexico City. Early 70’s.

Nikkormat 50mm Nikkor lens, Tri-X film


black and white, street photography, photojournalism, mexico, people, candid


  • Joseph T. Meirose IV
    Joseph T. Meir...over 3 years ago

    Fantastic portrait, Tony. The hues and tones are perfect. So much detail.

  • Thank You Joe! tony

    – photosbytony

  • Callum Brown
    Callum Brownover 3 years ago

    Nice work…. Well done !!!!!!!!!

  • Thanks Callum! tony

    – photosbytony

  • Craig Higson-Smith
    Craig Higson-S...over 3 years ago


  • Thanks Craig, much appreciated! tony

    – photosbytony

  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Mooreover 3 years ago

    The texture of this man’s face and hair is so beautiful. I can’t get over how beautiful he is.

  • Thank You Frannie! He had a dignity about him! tony

    – photosbytony

  • SPFisher
    SPFisherover 3 years ago

    incredible street shot Tony, i particularly like your pov and the light :)

  • Thanks Simone, I was pretty close and don’t think he even noticed me! tony

    – photosbytony

  • Jadon
    Jadonover 3 years ago

    Classic shot…love it..

  • Thank You Jason! tony

    – photosbytony

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1over 3 years ago

    fantastic capture !! and loved your description too.. it takes me back..
    hoping all is great with you my friend

  • Thank You Maggie, Glad it stirred some memories! I’ve had a lot going on in my life lately and not much time for RB but catching up. Just had my first grandchild, MAX, which was a thrill! tony

    – photosbytony

  • rodeorose
    rodeoroseover 3 years ago

    Great portrait my friend- his expression has such a timelessness…and your notes again to enhance our experience ..I love where you take me with your shooting.

  • Thanks so much Rose, I truly appreciate your support as always. tony

    – photosbytony

  • SPFisher
    SPFisherover 3 years ago

    yes, a timelessness indeed, exquisite :)

  • Thank you Simone! Don’t go!!! :( tony

    – photosbytony

  • oulgundog
    oulgundogover 3 years ago

  • Thanks again Steve! tony

    – photosbytony

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