Photographer's Note

This morning I drove downtown to buy something, and before returning home, I decided to stop to buy some "empanadas", I do not know how to translate this to english, but they are something similar to the "tacos" from Mexico.
I took my camera, and after the purchase I started to take some pictures of the people in the street, and then suddenly I noticed this hairdresser sitting alone in his place. He was fixing something I guess, so focused on his task that he never realized he was about to become my main target.
It was really an old place, as you can see the orange and black tiles, together with the light blue boxes, the mirrors, etc.
If you see carefully next to the red jar (in front of him), there is a "huampa" which is a "glass" made from a bull horn (handcrafted), in which you can put yerba mate (herbs) and drink "terere", which is like iced tea by means of a "bombilla" (metallic straw). It is a traditional beverage in Paraguay.

There are many details in the picture, the watermarks at the walls (that I only discovered later on, at the computer), the B/W photo at the back; there is also a trophy and things that are required in these type of places.

The light conditions were really hard, I had to adjust the levels, crop the picture and remove some noise.

To be honest, from where I stood I never saw the man directly, just his reflection in the mirror. So this I believe can be part of the hunt.

The title reflects I believe, the patience of the man, waiting for the clients, an at the same time doing something to spend his time.

I would like to receive your kind and precise critiques as always.
Have a nice weekend!

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