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Two Flags
The view from outside
The fisherman
Observing
The beauty of Pua
Cave hike
Remember Goliad
Beautiful Music
Lake Washington, Mississippi
Two Headed Lady
Brooklyn
Paul
Springtime Maiden
Soulless pedestrian
Freedom Tower
Grouped Angels
Glow Worm Constellation
Mokau
Intrepid Explorers
The Summit
Grooming
Macaca fascicularis
Mother and Child
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Paul

This photograph shows a man named Paul that I met while attending college in Long Island NY. As a man who everyday is dressed to the nines, bowtie with curled mustache and all, I chose to shoot him in his most vulnerable form, without his wardrobe or character identity. We later discussed that these photographs reminded him of his African American heritage, as if they had been shot decades ago during the civil rights movement.

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Columbia, Maryland, United States of America
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Date Taken: 04.2014
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