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Chantal24-Jan-2011 02:22
This happens in America, the wealthiest country in the world! The story told by this photograph is so compelling you have to look but so sad you want to look away.
Anna Pagnacco25-Nov-2007 17:17
Great streetshot, meaningful and powerful! Anna
Mike McCormack20-Nov-2007 22:30
-A moving and (regretfully) timeless image of the dark side of the American dream. This is a very passionate statement about who we are as a people, that such suffering exists amidst such prosperity. You were very wise to leave the faces of those passing by out of the frame for they could indeed be any one of us, and if we are honest with ourselves, they are us. (voted)
Guest 05-Aug-2007 01:40
This is a difficult shot, but you have done a very nice job with it.
flowsnow04-Feb-2007 02:19
This is a nice shot..dramatic...what more to see this in NY! Vote
Larry Russo19-Jan-2007 19:09
OK - I have actually seen this woman on the street - I know exactly where this is - I was on THIS very corner and I witnessed another very wealthy woman kneeling down talking to this one.... the image is still in my mind!! She looked like an ANGEL asking "is there anything I can do for you"- amaazing that you have a photo of this woman!!! Even more incredible that I find it here on PBASE!!!! - Regards
Guest 26-Aug-2006 06:42
May be she would rather they said good morning or hello! instead they turn away from her as if she did not exist in there society.
Sergio Pessolano17-Jun-2006 11:17
Superb journalistic mood. Voted.
Jim Chiesa16-Oct-2005 08:15
A powerful shot. Poverty versus wealth. This lady with minimal clothing is framed between two well dressed gentlemen (as far as what one can see from their trousers and shoes). The eye goes straight to the lady. To complete the overal image the look in her eyes tells the whole story. Very powerful.
alexeig24-May-2005 20:29
Great image, both as the meaning and technically
Anne Young22-May-2005 20:28
Very powerful image.
Marc Demoulin14-May-2005 12:13
Une image forte Didier. Du vrai photo-journalisme.