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Circa the 1950's
Spectator at the chess and checkers matches, Washington Square Park, NYC

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Anna & Christian RECK01-Jun-2016 16:20
Qu'il soit spectateur ou joueur, cet homme est totalement concentré sur le match!! BV. Anna
fern_t28-Sep-2015 21:00
Looks like he can't figure out the last move that has been made! V
Buz Kiefer14-Jul-2013 17:27
Good B&W photos should tell a story or suggest one. This image certainly does. Vote.
Carl H. Johnson24-Jun-2013 12:58
He looks like a great chess player!!!~V~
Buba Jafarli22-Jun-2013 16:57
Brilliant, timeless portrait, Bill! V.
Claude29-May-2013 01:51
You captured the perfect expression. Well done Bill.
Ika Zinka Eferl28-May-2013 19:32
Good shot, great portrait ,Bill!**
Julie Oldfield28-May-2013 00:57
Excellent portrait. I wonder what he is thinking.
Lieve Snellings28-May-2013 00:33
Terrific ! V
SLC_Images27-May-2013 22:54
Very well taken- can't beat the expression of this old chap! VT!!!
Jim Coffman27-May-2013 21:34
Extremely nice work,Bill! Love it!
Pieter Bos27-May-2013 20:17
Very nice portrait, Bill! ~V
Frank Brault27-May-2013 20:08
A classic and timeless portrait Bill. Magnificent! V
Simon Chandler27-May-2013 16:47
Excellent portrait that draws the viewers' attention. v
Chris Spracklen27-May-2013 14:09
Looks like he might have played a few games in his lifetime, Bill! *V*
janescottcumming27-May-2013 13:51
Excellent! V
Jeff Real27-May-2013 12:33
You have enhanced this great contemplative portrait with a fine monochrome interpretation ~V~
Graeme27-May-2013 09:40
A most interesting portrait, Bill. Well seen.V
NealyBob27-May-2013 06:10
Excellent portrait of this interesting character~!V
woody3427-May-2013 05:22
A wonderful portrait of this elderly man, excellent tones and mood...V
Hank Vander Velde27-May-2013 02:33
A SUPER candid portrait Bill.
Gill Kopy27-May-2013 01:42
Figuring out a good move ! Wonderful capture of total absorption ! V
sue anne27-May-2013 01:38
Excellent pose and very well done. V
Jean D27-May-2013 00:32
A fine portrait. Awesome close up. Beautiful work, Bill. ~V
J S Quesada26-May-2013 23:17
Fabulous monochrome portrait. V
Karen Stuebing26-May-2013 21:43
Striking and beautifully photographed portrait. I really like his intense expression. V.
Walter O. Koenig26-May-2013 19:10
Great portrait with this expression and crop. "V"
samikosemi26-May-2013 18:46
Wonderful black and white portrait !
Sami ! V
Helen Betts26-May-2013 18:12
A very strong portrait, Bill, with excellent detail and such an intent expression. V.
Colin Storey26-May-2013 17:45
Fantastic expressive portrait. v
gerrit26-May-2013 17:23
Superb. V
Tom Munson26-May-2013 16:06
Outstanding candid, portrait, Bill! Great work!
danad26-May-2013 16:04
Great catch ! V.
SageCreek Images26-May-2013 15:31
He certainly looks engrossed in the game...
Nice candid image...
Zoltán Balogh26-May-2013 15:17
Great portrait Bill! V
Paco López26-May-2013 15:01
Great! V!
Fong Lam26-May-2013 14:33
Excellent candid the contemplative expression...V
Jess. ( Lady.D.)26-May-2013 14:31
Most expressive portrait, the concentration is perfect, excellent shot Bill....
Peggy W26-May-2013 13:45
Excellent portrait!
Tom LeRoy26-May-2013 13:22
He's really caught up in the game, cool hat too. Excellent candid! V.
Clarence King26-May-2013 12:27
Such concentration. v
Kevin Warren26-May-2013 12:07
Terrific study of an engrossed and engrossing subject, very fine in b/w! If you hadn't noted him as a spectator I would have guessed he was an actual participant in the game.
Frank Tran26-May-2013 11:28
Excellent portrait! V+
Stephanie26-May-2013 11:11
Superb portrait work Bill! The details and tight crop are fantastic! V
marie-jose wolff26-May-2013 09:18
great portrait of this expressive character! V
Ceya26-May-2013 08:47
An excellent candid shot! The chess requires good nerves and patience of both spectators and players! V
laine26-May-2013 07:32
No need for a fast lane you always get to the traffic lights just seconds behind and find those who raced by sitting there too.
Martin Lamoon26-May-2013 06:24
A brilliant portrait. v
joseantonio26-May-2013 04:18
Excellent capture of the expression.V.
Mike H.26-May-2013 04:03
Great tones and clarity in this character study; fine work!
Margot W26-May-2013 03:33
No fast shutter speed needed here. Fabulous character shot Bill.
Neil Marcus26-May-2013 02:58
Good shot Bill. I enjoy seeing the hat. The good ole days...the jury is still out.
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