Composition: Street Portrait

Challenge #46 in the Ways of Seeing series. Hosted by jezsik.
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Street portraiture refers to candid photography with a documentary feel. The subjects are typically in public places (normally urban settings) and are usually unaware that their photo is being taken. Demonstrate your courage to get out in public and your technique for capturing a slice of everyday life without a paparazzi look. THIS CHALLENGE IS OPEN ONLY TO THOSE WHO HAVE PLACED AT LEAST 2000 VOTES.
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I noticed the gentleman as I walked past early in the morning before work. I had been looking for pictures and he had such an eye catching pose. I asked him to take a photo and he agreed.
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Submitted: Sunday, 13th June, 2010 14:13 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 23rd April, 2010
Focal length: 50 mm
Shutter speed: 1/30 sec
Aperture: F4.5
ISO: 800
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