An older Chinese man with a hint of grey in his hair stares directly into the camera, his thin frame draped in a beige buttoned-up jacket. The camera captures him from the shoulders, allowing the viewer to focus on his wise and weathered face. The man exudes a sense of calm and experience, his eyes hinting at a lifetime of stories and wisdom. The simplicity of his clothing adds to the sense of dignity and respect surrounding him. The intensity of his gaze creates a sense of connection between the subject and viewer, inviting the audience to contemplate this individual's life experiences and emotions.
© Dan Kosmayer, 2015