Old style barbers / barber shops

Challenge #145 in the Eclectic series. Hosted by Ro13.
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Take us back in time to when people went to have their hair cut, beards trimmed, etc...in a traditional style barbe shop
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Small town barber
by Mashuga
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Strolling the streets of small town Pennsylvania I walked past this old fashioned barber shop and noticed the barber giving this small boy a haircut while his father looked on. I pointed at my camera to ask permission through the barbershop window. Dad nodded OK just as the boy turned his head around to look at me. We made eye contact and I fired this one shot. Perfect timing I guess. Love that moment when it all comes together. Later I went back to give prints to the barber and the boiys family. My last visit to this small town and the old barbershop is gone. Sad.
Submitted: Thursday, 1st November, 2012 06:57 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 15th September, 2005
Focal length: 14.41 mm
Shutter speed: 1/15 sec
Aperture: F3.5
ISO: 100
Notes: The only technical comment is I had a circular polarizer on my lens. This was critical because I was shooting the picture through a plate glass window. The polarizer cut down reflections.
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