You will often find begging or crippled people in the streets of Southeast Asia. It is too easy to quickly pass by, maybe drop a few coins and move on with your day, never giving it a second thought – basically, just how it’s done in Europe, too.
However, in this instance it was a little tougher for me to forget what I’ve seen. Maybe it’s his posture or the way he humbly looks down onto the asphalt, I don’t know.
In any case, looking at the picture of this man in Kuala Lumpur I am very aware that, compared to this man’s situation, every day of my life so far has been great: privileged and filled with wealth.
XC 50-230mm F4.5-6.7 OIS II