Informal Portrait – One Shot, Two Ways

Informal Portrait – One Shot, Two Ways

A tobacco farmer near Vinales, Cuba, patiently poses for an informal portrait by the barn, allowing me to capture one shot, two ways – actually several ways as it turned out.

Vinales Tobacco Farmer

Ron Mayhew

Fine Art Photographer specializing in Still Life and Commercial Photography.

This Post Has 29 Comments

  1. What a striking face! great capture of detail Ron.

    1. Thanks Madhu. He really has a photogenic face.

    1. Thanks Cathy. Lynne tells me you are stateside?

  2. Really good portrait. Natural. I like his directness.

    1. Thank you George. He was quite cooperative. I am sure he has posed many times before.

  3. Wonderful Ron! And such a cooperative subject!!!

    1. Cooperative, yes. But also somewhat amused. If you look closely you can see the slightest smile. πŸ™‚

    1. Thank you and thanks for stopping by.

  4. wowee;

  5. So many stories in these two portraits – wonderful

    1. Thanks. In India much life is real and lived in plain view.

    1. I guess his eyes are happy. I know he was amused at all of the attending he was getting. Thank you for your comment.

  6. I love both, but especially the second which tells such a story about the life of this man…

    1. Thanks. He is very photogenic and enjoyed being photographed.

  7. So many smile lines, Ron. This man has enjoyed his life. Great pics. πŸ™‚

    1. Yes, I think he probably has enjoyed life. I know he was amused with all the attention he was getting.

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