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Leroy Skalstad

Free Member, Milwaukee

Homeless Mike

Mike is a frequent guest with other street folk at a soup kitchen where I an a volunteer. He gratiously allowed me to capture his image. I personally like this photo for the eye contact that conveys his life experiences.

Comments 7

  • Leroy Skalstad 09/15/2004 10:12

    Thanks all for your thoughtfull comments. This image did not happen without presenting some challenges. Specifically Mikes hand. It almost appeared that his hand was at least one stop more than the rest of the image. Some folks brought this to my attention so I made some adjustments in my editing program. Still. the editing still left something to be desired. Leroy
  • Elaine Liebenbaum 09/15/2004 8:26

    I can see his trust in you.
    Amazing picture.
    you've done a very good job. What kind of camera do you use?
    take care
  • Tana Hall 09/02/2004 14:08

    very strong !! great portrait...
    greeetings tana
  • Dirk Hofmann 08/31/2004 5:17

    very well done ... you can feel the relationship between the both of you and the picture is proof to the respect you demonstrated ...

    great shot!
  • Rosa Lieblich 08/30/2004 23:18

    wonderfull look!
    I guess You worked in Photoshop,
    I can see that in his hand:-)
    LG ES
  • Juliane Meyer 08/30/2004 15:43

    Great pic and motive.
  • Gerd Hansmann 08/30/2004 15:20

    WOW...klasse Bild...leider ist mein Englich nicht so gut..LG gerd