Portrait 10

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During this month, I am sharing some of my preferred portraits.

Every time you will see a different person, and yet they will have a common feature, their facial expressions sharing many deep emotions. Their expressions told me that they were perhaps remembering, dreaming, forgetting, or simply contemplating life with peace of mind.

I felt privileged to capture a second of their lives. It is up to all of us to imagine each one of their life’s stories.

I am posting for the Photo Rehab. The Photo Rehab is a community to share photos, learn from each other and connect. Want to know more about it?

In December 2014, after completing the Photo101 course, I opened the Photo Rehab Event in this blog, a ‘healing clinic’, for all of us who love photography (hobbyists, amateurs, pro-shooters and enthusiasts) who missed the course and daily interaction with other photobloggers.

I am always inspired by the photos shared within our community of photobloggers, and for that I want to share my enthusiasm with you.

You can visit all other photos of all patients here: Photo Rehab 

MEET THE PATIENTS

Here are all 41 participants since January 2015.  Go and check their wonderful blogs as well.

ACBistro

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AngelineM’s blog

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Angle and Views

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Andy Townend 

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Artistic License of Life 

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Artihorseshit

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Atelier Azure

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Bad Fish Out of Water

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Belgian Streets

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Beespeak

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Cardinal Guzman 

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Chris Breebaart

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Deb’s World

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Eclecticoddsnsods

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ForestWoodFolkArt

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Giving Thought Giving Sight 

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ImaniKingBlog

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Japan Can Mix

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Jill’s Scene

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Laura Gabrielle Feasey

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Lisa Dorenfest

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Mara Eastern 

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Musings from a Frequent Flying Scientist

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My Story by Teresa

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My Red Page

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My First DSLR Camera

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Mymiacreations

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Oosterman Treats Blog

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Project Easier

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Perelincolors

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Perspectives on

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Photoquest 

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Restart Urgently Needed

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Rubyspolaroid

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Snapshots Snippets and Scribbles 

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Silver Threading 

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Susan’s Photo 101

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Through the Lens of My Life 

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The Light Inside Us.

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Trigger Happy 

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Viaja2

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Restless Jo 

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On Pets and Prisoners 

070 Through My Eyes

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HOW TO JOIN THE PHOTO REHAB

Time: The Clinic is open 24 x 7

Camera: You can use any camera, from DSLR, mirrorless, compact, to smartphones.

Theme: Bring your creativity and photograph a theme of your liking in B&W or Color. With or without edition. We like learning techniques as well, if you want to share it with everyone.

Who can join: Anyone can join. All you need is passion. Passion to speak up through images – or words, if you may want to add your thoughts to it as well – showing what you see and how much that is important to you.

You can do a self-examination. If you detect any of the following symptoms, as carefully described by Albert from the blog Trigger Happy, come and join us: “Withdrawal symptoms may include the incessant need to carry your camera everywhere with you, the need to wake up in the wee hours to take photos during the golden hour, and checking up on others you met during the course to see what their newfound knowledge has brought fruit to.”

How does it work:

  1. Shoot a photo.
  2. Prepare your post and publish it. Remember to Pingback to this post and to use the tag #PhotoRehab so that we can find your post in the WP reader.
  3. Add your photo to the link provided below. In this way, you expose your photo to the other participants and the audience of the Photo Rehab.
  4. Here is the link to add your photos. Knock the wall of the Clinic… and click on the image below:

39 thoughts on “Portrait 10

  1. I wonder what these two are looking at so intently. It’s s lovely shot, Lucile. You’ve captured a sense of intimacy between the two of them, which, to me, suggests something more than thr shared absorption in whatever it is that is out of the shot. Even the way they each sit seems to reflect or mimic the other.

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    • As far as I can remember, they were there sometimes talking to each other or looking at the people passing by at the square, and then talking again. Maybe just like me, the observed people and instead of shooting, they shared impressions with each other.
      They seem very close indeed and the intimacy was there even more apparent, each time they looked at each other.
      Thanks for this insightful and lovely comment, Jill.

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  2. Lucile, just a couple of Photo Rehab questions:

    1. Is there a theme?
    2. Is there a time frame in which to post photos?
    3. I guess what I’m really asking is: Do I just publish a photo and link it?

    Thanks for helping me out! 😉

    janet

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    • Hi Janet,
      1. No, the theme is your choice. You can do even in combination with other challenges or posts.
      2. You can do anytime. I make a weekly wrap up every Sunday to share the photos with the wider audience.
      3. Yes. And please tag it with #photo101rehab as well, so that people can find it on the reader. If you also add the photo to inlinkz, then many others can see your photo and it will be easier for the weekly wrap up.

      The Photo Rehab has other features too, made by guest bloggers. They share technique, give tutorials, helping us to learn through their experiences.
      First week of the month is with Perelincolors running the Tech of the month.
      Second week is with Desley from Musings of a Frequent Flying Scientist. She runs image reboot. It’s all about post processing photos.
      Third week is about light. Nalinki from Angles and Views runs it.

      Let me know if that’s enough info.
      Thanks for joining the Clinic!
      I’m using my mobile now but asap I’ll send you the link the post with the detailed instructions.
      And enjoy the weekend.
      Lucile

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  3. Another lovely capture. I always get a chuckle out of older women and their handbags. Have you noticed that they have such a grip on them. Goodness, I hope they don’t keep all their worldly possessions in their purse!
    I just read your response to Janet–I am going to retag my photos. I tagged them ‘photorehab’ and left out the 101!

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  4. The photo is lovely, so well-captured. Woman: “honey, I have to use the ladies room.” Man: “hmmm, don’t see anything close by.” Woman: “are you sure? Cuz I really have to go. That cappuccino went right through me. ” man: “okay dear, I’ll see what I can do.” Or maybe it was something more profound. 😉

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