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Not another smoke Harold by ennil Not another smoke Harold by ennil
Hasan Mutevellioglu.

Or my grandfather if you prefer.

He still smokes in an old serbian way. His cigarette dangling from the corner of his lips, attached to a holder.

Not a second passes between each smoke.

He's been smoking since he was a wee lad. Yet no one seems to know exactly when, he's not even sure himself when he first started. He just knows he used to smoke during the war in Macedonia.

His sons say he's been smoking since he's been born.

He doesn't have major health complications.

He only has problems with his teeth, mostly because of the sweet my mother keeps bringing them.

He's never afraid to speak, even on the most sensitive of subjects.

They used to eat a lot carrots during the war apparently.

Thanks to Joey for the title :kiss:
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Not another smoke Harold by *ennil This just rocks. I see this as an ad. I see this as editorial. Perfect composition and the DOF chosen just rocks. Great job! Bravo! ( Suggested by MichalTokarczuk and Featured by cweeks )
DEATHENDROAD Featured By Owner May 19, 2014   Photographer
i really enjoy this shot.
pablocasal Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014
this is not just a nice and  lovely picture. that's real life,  no shit!!! keep going and give  a hug from an absolute stranger  to  your  unique granpa. and a big kiss too please, just because  "He's never afraid to speak, even on the most sensitive of subjects. " I belong to the Politically Correct Taboo People who are afraid to hurt the feeling of the  lumpen minority and/or majority
pepper131361 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
this looks like its from an add somewhere 
this photo is OUTSTANDING <3 it. 
nuezmoscada Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2013
that's about the greatest picture i've seen in a very long time
nuezmoscada Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2013
you know, my grandfather is 94 years old, and he has been smoking since he was 12. for a 94-years old man he's pretty healthy, so we just assume that he's somehow conserved in nicotine.

and the picture is amazing btw!
borisvdb Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2013
I like this picture because I can reenact the scene in my mind. Fav'd
gokhanproject Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
very nice frame good job.
cham-fr Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2012
picture-in-a-frame Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2012

hope you don't mind :)
LarsonJamesART Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
great photo and great little story!
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