What Life Brings, by Orhan Aksel

I took this photo 27 years ago in a city called Erzurum in Turkey with a Nikon FM and a Nikon 50mm F/1.2 lens. I remember using Kodachrome 64.This gentleman happens to be a World War I veteran. He must have passed away by now. I respect & wish him to rest in peace.

What Life Brings, by Orhan Aksel

Nikon FM with Kodachrome 64 and a Nikon 50mm F/1.2 lens
What Life Brings, by Orhan Aksel

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | July 26
Photo of the Day Award Category: Portraiture Photography
Photograph Location: Erzurum | Turkey

Photographer: Orhan Aksel (Istanbul, Turkey) Registered
Orhan Aksel was born in 1961. He is an Industrial and Systems engineer, graduated from University of Florida in ’86 and since then the founder and owner of a high-tech company in Istanbul. He Has been a passionate photography amateur since he was 12, grew up in darkrooms. But recently he decided to step up his photography, hoping that one day he can earn money through this hobby to donate for the education of the needy children of the world. It is still a hobby to him, but just became a philanthropic one. Eventually he wants to shift his carrier more to this direction.
Portfolio: http://www.flickr.com/photos/59093584@N00
Blog: http://orhansphotoblog.blogspot.com

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