21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Lingering Shadows of Disparity

Taken in the financial district, a destitute man finds solace on a low ledge. His legs dangle above the sidewalk. Despite his plight, the elongated shadows remind us that humanity's struggles are etched into the urban landscape, a poignant contrast to the buildings of commerce that surround him.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: San Francisco, California, United States of America
Camera: LEICA Q2
Copyright: © Tony Le