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Contest Number: 141 Contest Theme: People - Candid or Street Photography Lens: Pentax 18-135 Camera: K-5 Shutter Speed: 1/125s Aperture: F5.6 
Posted By: PALADIN85020, 05-01-2018, 12:06 PM

In the now defunct old copper mining town of Bisbee, Arizona, I encountered this elderly gentleman on the covered outer porch of the century-old Copper Queen hotel. He was in the process of drinking a cup of black coffee and rolling his own cigarette. He had such a classic face that showed years of life experience. I asked him if he would mind if I took a quick picture of him. He consented. Yes, he looks weathered, but I suspect he earned that in the school of hard knocks. I have kept this image for a long time - it haunts me as I wonder about his personal history.

John



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