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The purple people

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Nazzareno (Rome, Italy) on 14 April 2010 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

Are an Italian mass protest movement who are calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. The movement is dissaffected with mainstream Italian politics, and identify themselves at demonstrations and rallies by wearing items of the colour purple, chosen because it is not associated with any major Italian political party. The group originated in October 2009 when a group of bloggers organised demonstrations using word of mouth, twitter and Facebook, culminating in No Berlusconi day on 5 December 2009. Since then, thousands of people have attended several subsequent rallies. (Wiki)

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Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

very good colour popping, very good portrait

14 Apr 2010 5:12am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Good portrait and good news about that people :)

14 Apr 2010 5:39am

Arantza from Menorca, Spain

Great picture and the contrast between black and white and color very well thought out. regards.

14 Apr 2010 5:40am

Dilwenn from Bordeaux, France

Alors moi aussi, je vais adhérer à la couleur pourpre pour la bonne cause :)
Bonne journée!

14 Apr 2010 5:43am

Joan Felix from Jakarta, Indonesia

WOW Very nice....

14 Apr 2010 6:27am

Marianne Be. from Toulouse, France

Un portrait très vivant, j'aime la désat partielle !

14 Apr 2010 6:52am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

La contestation t'inspire ! C'est une superbe prise de prise ! Bravo, Phil.

14 Apr 2010 6:53am

Nina from Haute Loire, France

Une photo reportage à double sens... Un beau portrait!

14 Apr 2010 7:15am

The MaJor from TM HooD, Iran

like this B&W!!!!

14 Apr 2010 8:03am

k@ from Paris, France

Super close-up & colorful detail !

14 Apr 2010 8:14am

El pare from Prepirineu, Spain

Nazzareno, quest'è, senz'altro un ottimo ritratto, ed anche "Il popolo viola" un interessantissimo movimento cittadino. Complimenti.

14 Apr 2010 8:36am

Chris from .Haute Loire, France

Belle expression très concentrée, un bien joli traitement et encadrement original...

14 Apr 2010 8:44am

missparis from PARIS, France

Jolie cette petite touche de couleurs

14 Apr 2010 8:56am

tede from Aubenas 07, France

Vraiment génial ce portrait, une désat de toute beauté et un cadrage géant!!! 5*, bravo. Belle journée.

14 Apr 2010 9:29am

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Un interessante notizia! Una buona storia e la buona immagine
Una prospettiva eccellente per un momento, un volto congelata. Un buon lavoro amico Nazzareno mi piace molto! Ciao, Adela

14 Apr 2010 10:57am

Lilly from La Ménitré, France

Très beau portrait, j'aime beaucoup l'expression de cet homme !!

14 Apr 2010 11:27am

kisskool from Fontainebleau, France

belle dé saturation de ce portrait

14 Apr 2010 12:48pm

Mhélène from Paris, France

Really superb ! The portrait is great and original and you text explain the movement !

14 Apr 2010 12:48pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Great capture! I like the text you write! This portrait is amazing.

14 Apr 2010 1:30pm

Mark Johnson from Rural Colorado, United States

That is an amazing capture; leaving only the purple, and the way he purses his lips and eyes to look through the lens.

14 Apr 2010 1:54pm

behrouz from Tehran, Iran

very good

14 Apr 2010 2:37pm

arneet from delhi, India

amazing portrait!!!

14 Apr 2010 2:41pm

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Wonderful tones and detail...great shot!!

14 Apr 2010 3:21pm

metti from shiraz, Iran

good image.

14 Apr 2010 3:43pm

eme chiquilla from sevilla, Spain

gorgeous close up portrait and selective colour to emphasize the no berlusconi info! <:o) wonderful shot!

14 Apr 2010 5:05pm

mseguid from Es Castell-Menorca-I Balears, Spain

Nice portrait. Good composition. well done

14 Apr 2010 8:21pm

K.B.R from Switzerland


14 Apr 2010 9:21pm

ISO from Bogota, Colombia

great capture.

14 Apr 2010 10:44pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

super portrait . super expression .. like us when shoting :)

15 Apr 2010 1:35am

TofiX from Tebriz, Iran

nice moustache . great portrait

15 Apr 2010 12:08pm

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

Good portrait.

15 Apr 2010 6:21pm

Earnest from Oklahoma, United States

Brilliant use of color.....

16 Apr 2010 1:46am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A super portrait! The use of selective color here is perfect given the context of the "purple people".

16 Apr 2010 3:37pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


22 Apr 2010 4:19pm

corpusmind from Besançon, France

rock'n'film ! Nice shot !

27 Apr 2010 5:50am