What a town. What a people. Just follow the Nile, it's just about the only way there...
People are people, no matter where. This guy was just trying to stay "cool" in the shade.
Taken in a town four days drive south down the nile from Wadi Halfa, Sudan.
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BenKovski (1077) 2010-12-29 15:49
What a striking portrait, John! So alive, so true! TFS
SnapRJW (31629) 2010-12-29 16:19
Hello John - Lovely detail in this shot. I particularly like the detail in the soft folds of the turban against the dark background and the light in the gentleman's eyes. Best regards Rosemary
batalay (38553) 2010-12-29 16:45
A wonderfully incisive portrait of the fakir with that leathery complexion and a slight growth of whiskers. He has an amicable smile, and no doubt he was more friendly than threatening. Happy New Year,
annjackman (21813) 2010-12-29 23:10
A great portrait of this man. Fine detail in the skin and clothes. Well done for capturing the shiny eyes so well.
gmg (4202) 2010-12-30 4:58
What a portrait!
Very well done, I like a lot the sprkling eyes of the man
- Copyright: John Paskey (happypoppeye) (4819)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2007-12-15
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Nikon D40X, Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 G ED AF-S VR, ISO 200
- Exposure: f/5.3, 1/40 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2010-12-29 15:46