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Posted by
Daryl Johnson (Worcester Park, United Kingdom) on 2 July 2009 in Miscellaneous.

Seen in Arashiyama, Kyoto.

I apologise in advance if I'm tardy with commenting on your blogs or returning comments during the week... I will get to you though!

Srujan Chennupati from Hyderabad, India

Who's the guy in the photograph? Nice shot. Love the perspective.

2 Jul 2009 7:26am

@Srujan Chennupati: That is the famous actor Jean Reno, Srujan! Thanks.

Standley from Carquefou, France

Fine capture Daryl. This french actor Jean RENO is quite appreciated in Japan I believe!

2 Jul 2009 8:12am

@Standley: Thanks Richard, 'Le Grand Jean' is indeed very popular in Japan, even starring in several TV commercials!

Cheryl from Texas, United States

nice portrait of a portrait! Jean Reno is quite a good actor!

2 Jul 2009 10:23am

@Cheryl: He is quite good isn't he? Thanks Cheryl!

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Not sure what we are seeing here . . but, if that's a painting taken from the little photo, it is amazing work.

2 Jul 2009 5:28pm

@Ronnie 2¢: That is indeed what you're seeing Ronnie - not an attempt at the kind of work you do!

Gilles Martineau from Granby, Québec, Canada

The painter has talent for sure and the photographer has done a fine capture!

2 Jul 2009 7:51pm

@Gilles Martineau: Merci Gilles!

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Nice work by all.

2 Jul 2009 10:51pm

@Steve Rice: Thanks Steve!

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

a lovely japanese tribute!!! but he hasn't died has he? did i miss the news? i hope not!

3 Jul 2009 4:36am

@dj.tigersprout: No no, Jean Reno's still going strong, this was in front of a portrait shop!

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

I like Jean Reno too...didn't know he was popular in Japan.

13 Jul 2009 11:14pm

@Twelvebit: Yeah, he's popular. 'Leon' was a huge movie here. He does all sorts of TV commercials and things.

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Wow! Incredible work

23 Jul 2009 10:41pm

@Magda: Cheers Magda!