Tribute to: Sebastio Salgado

Challenge #45 in the Telling the Story series. Hosted by CharlesB58.
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Sebastio Salgado is a master of telling the story of the human condition under even the most trying conditions. His combination of technical mastery, precise timing and insight into his subjects has made for numerous iconic images. For this challenge, submit photos which evoke Sebastio Salgados style.
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Human on sale
by Benfr69
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Man in a wheelchair begging in front of a big department store in Lyon, France. The contrast between the big sign announcing the sales and the man put's into question our consumer society.
Submitted: Saturday, 14th August, 2010 20:14 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 14th July, 2010
Focal length: 53 mm
Shutter speed: 1/30 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 100
Notes: The image has basically no post processing, except that I discarded the colour information in order to fit better into the challenge. Also I have increased the exposure by +2/3 EV.
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