On a Street Corner in Rome

We were running to catch the train in Rome, when I stopped in the middle of the street to capture this image of an old woman. She was sitting on a fruit crate on the street corner selling fruit and vegetables. There are times when asking permission is just not an option . . .

8 responses

  1. ugin

    The perfect subject! Great detail and color.

    May 3, 2011 at 7:22 AM

  2. Great street portrait! Sometimes it’s best to just go for it!

    May 3, 2011 at 10:57 AM

  3. One of your all-time best images. This face tells quite a story. Awesome!

    May 3, 2011 at 10:59 AM

  4. great catch and well worth it!! Jim

    May 3, 2011 at 11:24 AM

  5. Fantastic capture! I wonder about all the stories she could tell.

    May 3, 2011 at 11:45 AM

  6. What a powerful image. That face tells so many stories. Great shot, and I agree with Steve, one of your all-time best!

    May 3, 2011 at 12:38 PM

  7. Wow, I just love images like this. The ones that seem to tell a story just looking at the persons face.

    May 3, 2011 at 9:47 PM

  8. The stories that are held in this face must just be astonishing, as is the photo!! What a wonderful capture, Barbara!!

    May 4, 2011 at 2:46 PM

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