Trying to fill in someone else's shoes is futile. The person will at best be a shadow of the one who shoes they are trying to fill. It is best to have new shoes (their own) rather than live in the shadow of another
street photography I found this photograph to be extremely successful in the black and white method that it was shot in. The shadows add contrast and the perspective shot draws the eye down the alley as though one were actually walking down the street.