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stranger 20 by NikolasBrummer stranger 20 by NikolasBrummer
stranger 20; together with stranger 21 the “heinrich-heine” tram station, Düsseldorf (Germany), 18th of November, 2012

seemingly, so many people despise the morning-time. they despise how weak they feel, how they were ripped out of their dreams, how everything is suddenly so noisy and uncomfortable and all they’d like to do is go back to bed and not have this day happen.
well, I suppose that is not how it is for me. I got up very early on this particular day because I’d been invited on a walk through the woods at 7am and I didn’t want to be late, so I was already on my way when it was about 6. I was just driving up the tram-station, my entire movements just awakened by the wonderful influence of coffee and cigarettes, and gazed around the almost empty space to look what tram I had to take next in order to get to the woods. I didn’t really think of much, and it was unusual because all the other times I went to the city, I’d have the stranger-project in mind at least once; but not this time. as said, I was dreadfully exhausted still, trying to focus on the walk that was ahead of me.
all of the sudden, I noticed them. they were standing right at the end of the little hallway that they have at the metro-stations and were smoking cigarettes; which was unusual because I had never seen anyone do that, but it kind of made me smile. after wandering around them awkwardly as I always do because in my mind I am pondering whether approaching them is appropriate or not, I eventually walked up to them and asked ... (continuation at "stranger 21", coming tomorrow)

(day eighty-seven)

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BirdFoxWolf Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012
cute! :heart:
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NickAlmand Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2012
Fascinating. I would love to have a chat with this guy! You've captured him extremely well! =D
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Nilanja Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012
er schaut echt toll aus! :D
bin schon auf die fortsetzung gespannt :la:

technisch gesehen hast du aber schon mal bessere portraits gemacht... (ich muss auch mal kritisch sein ;P )
ich finde sein kopf hat zu wenig platz, dafür nimmt der mantel sehr viel ein...
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NikolasBrummer Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012
ja, das mit der technik stimmt. nur darauf kann ich weniger achten in solche momenten ... es ist ja viel zu aufregend. :giggle:
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Nilanja Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012
ja das versteh ich^^
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chibi-chanz Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Student Photographer
beautiful image! love the cirle bokeh in the background
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reddecatur Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012
Wow...he reminds me of a young Rasputin..very interesting & looking forward to the rest of the story...)))
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NickAlmand Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2012
Wow, he DOES look like a young Rasputin!!
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reddecatur Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2012
Yeah..strange isn't it...
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LekkerrBloeiend Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012   Photographer
wow, I really love this photo, it shows personality, yet it's also really mysterious, very well done :clap:
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