Wordless Wednesday: Shatterproof

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The water bottle is a flask for this solitary man on the steps of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine early Saturday morning.

Wordless Wednesday

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  1. Now thats a shot with feelings.

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  2. one would like to imagine it contains apple juice, but probably not.

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  3. his body posture says volumes...great shot and caption

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  4. What a poignant photograph!!
    Hugs
    SueAnn

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  5. A photo that speaks volumes! Very poignant indeed!

    Sylvia

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  6. Makes me wonder who he is and what went wrong along the way...
    something very familiar with that picture...

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  7. Anonymous9:04 PM

    this shot speak a thousand word without a word. BEAUTIFUL.

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  8. Hard hitting photo, Sandy. Well sen and captured.

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  9. You could write a story with this one. Tea, beer, or urine??

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  10. A very moving image. Again, you'd like to hope that it is apple juice, but we all deal with things in our own way ...

    Thanks for stopping by :)

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  11. Sad, but a well-captured image to give the audience an emotional connection.

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  12. What a sacred and moving photo, Sandy. Well done.

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  13. Looks like a sad photo though it is just the back view.

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  14. That is a powerful image. Sad, but also very stoic.
    I am contrasting it with the previous article about the St. John the Divine (which I have seen many times when I was in NY).

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  15. A very moving image, Sandy. I wonder what he is thinking about in his sadness.

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  16. Bent with age and worries... very touching.

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  17. I feel sorry for him, but what if that water bottle is now his toilet? ew!

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  18. A perfect shot that truly tells a story and makes you feel things. Love it.

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  19. Beautiful shot and something to think about for those of us viewing...

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  20. what a moving photo. hope he'll be able to overcome his sadness in good time.

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  21. Great capture Sandy. Looks like he is a praying.

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  22. he looks dejected,wonder if he is waiting for some one to open the church door so he can talk to him.

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  23. That is just so sad, we see it here too...
    xo

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  24. Very Sad, but a well captured photo, Sandy!

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  25. a poignant photo..nice.

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  26. That is just so sad.

    Great photograph.

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  27. I hope he's feeling better than he looks, he seems to have the weight of the world on his shoulders.

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  28. Powerful photo. Wow.

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  29. great dramatic shot sandy!

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  30. I pity his poor soul. Such a sad statement.

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  31. Hi, Sandy! How''s things? I'm still getting used to this new and wonderful life. I still am having trouble writing haiku for OSI, tho. But it'll come back.

    Your photo is so sad. He looks so lonely and forgotten. It's a beautiful study in urban life.

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  32. Powerful photograph.

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  33. It's amazing how much feeling you've captured in this powerful photo.

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  34. a sad and lonely feeling. you can tell he has had some life already lived.

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  35. I wonder if that's in Connecticut...

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  36. NICE PORTRAIT...FULL OF FEELINGS
    http://graceolsson.com/blog/2010/06/fotografia-e-uma-artephotography-is-an-art/

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  37. ...........SIGH......

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  38. you know,
    I like to think he's just resting in the arms of .
    There on the steps.... drinking the waters of as you say.

    He does look like he is praying.

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  39. Anonymous12:48 PM

    This is a stunning photograph. The hunch of his back speaks volumes.

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