she was almost blind..and yet she gave me this big smile and posed so elegantly...
Baltha village, Hallaan area, up Kullu valley
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devimeuxbe (58557) 2005-05-24 17:36
very nice portrait . Fantastic light and sharp. The expression is very well captured.
hispic (9652) 2005-05-24 17:45
Her expression is really wonderful with big smile, and background color is also effective.
eleparc (24063) 2005-05-24 17:47
congratulations Fusun! i love the sharpness in this shot and the green uniform BG... the light on her face is spot on! a grand portrait! well done!
faubry (35447) 2005-05-24 17:51
very nice portrait with good light! thanks
coco (30439) 2005-05-24 17:52
She seems happy. I don't know why, but she seems.
With pictures like this we are more human.
BAKO (1689) 2005-05-24 18:09
Great portrait with a nice smile on her face.
msadventure (632) 2005-05-24 18:11
Another great portrait by you, Fusun!! Thank you for your stunning contributions to this site!
The background excentuates her face and almost looks like it reflects in her eyes and her ring too. She has such a great expressive face - one would never know she's almost blind. I guess she felt the photographer :).
rbcy1974 (20758) 2005-05-24 18:47
Beautiful portrait, the portrait quality and style reminds me of National Geographic,
very nicely done
sigh (173) 2005-05-24 19:17
the wrinkles on her face... not needed to tell much about it; just magnificient... the smile she gave i guess this is her biggest smile, and her hand on her face like she is trying for a bigger smile which ended up with a bewildered smile.
Janice (4403) 2005-05-24 20:14
Ah, dear lady. Lovely portrait Fusun, you have captured her so well. Thank you.
Elric (560) 2005-05-24 20:22
Beautiful, realistic and sensitive portrait which brings many emotions to the viewer. May she be well.
oochappan (15638) 2005-05-24 21:32
How beautiful old people can be when they show a smile and their skin tells us their whole life and you captured it perfectly, good enlightened, not to sharp to pass this on to us.
Thanks for sharing Fusun
Roly (2024) 2005-05-24 22:21
Yes, it’s a fantastic picture of a fantastic model. Nothing more needs to be said.
Aazragi (1927) 2005-05-24 22:40
Wow, What a powerful image of a beautiful lady. Nice lighting and composition. The detail of her face is amazing. Well done.
sarju (5324) 2005-05-24 23:28
excellent portrait Fusun .. thanks for sharing ... cheers ... sarju
PS: reminds me of this almost blind and mute person I met in a tea stall on some trek in Uttranchal ... everybody yelled at him because he could'nt work right ... but he always smiled .. and I pondered "Do I really have any problem in the world?" .... I think that we whine a lot for nothing in the first world
kevinos (7517) 2005-05-25 0:53
The portrait is powerful and very nice light. Just perfect. Regards. Kevin
Vesela (967) 2005-05-25 2:27
An amazing portrait!
One more evidence that the beauty is a category which has nothing to do with the age!
All the best,
flydragon (0) 2005-05-25 2:39
what a beautifull portrait
and very good detail here
i am impress with the quality
here u are with the woman. we can feel it
there is something with the model and you
very well done Fusun.
also great color. i am just a bit disturbed with the background a bit strong color for me
" but this is personal " i dont like strong color"
u seems have some realy good shot from India
cool i wait to see more
entrelec (8328) 2005-05-25 4:07
Very good portrait, may be the flashing is a little bit toostrong for me.He gives sharpness but we loose something like intimity.
nygus (8178) 2005-05-25 19:05
great portrait of interesting model. big up
ccooper (840) 2005-05-25 21:37
What a beautiful capture!!! The sparkle and wisdom of the eyes and the expression on the face are just great. This is definitely one of my favorites.
nidhi (275) 2005-05-26 17:28
Certainly, a big smile.
ash_parikh (2266) 2005-05-27 2:36
Great portrait of the lady. Fantastic details and very sharp. The expressions captured are fantastic.
manny (21833) 2005-05-28 0:38
I didn't know you wnet to India? This is nice. Very clear and good colors. The Nikon D70 magic plus your magic touch on people.
recepyuksel (17808) 2005-05-28 15:36
Çok orijinal bir portre. Kaliteli bir foto. Tebrikler.
alimo3 (6854) 2005-06-01 19:10
a Great portrait !
amazing quality ,many detail and nice realistic tones .
she is really beautiful and the attitude is perfect.
i like ,i like i like.
Rinie_Hoff (9340) 2005-06-02 2:59
I thought that I had written something with this photo, but apparently I did n't get that far.
Splendid portrait, Fusun, indeed she gives you a nice and friendly look, I like her pose, and her beautiful face, Old age and dignity. I'm not so fond of the strong background color, though.
christina (2040) 2005-06-08 9:47
Elegant is the correct word to describe this picture. I like everything about it- the model, the light, her skin, and the fabulous color. Well done!!!!!!!
maciekda (19895) 2005-06-27 17:07
beautiful portrait Fusun, her pose and expression are priceless, very nice light and colors, great quality. beautiful work
carobnica (1336) 2005-07-19 6:23
I just wanted to tell you that I really find this portrait very touching...expressive and very emotional...and indeed this old lady is very elegant and has certain dignity in herself. nice that you were able ot put that in this picuture...
mimmareu (594) 2005-07-19 6:44
wonderfull portrait.I in the further to have some picture like yours.
tarta (327) 2005-07-19 6:45
Beatiful!!!! For expression, for care to the particular, for definition, for colours.... Beatiful!!!
Thanks for sharing.
danbachmann (1746) 2005-07-22 10:45
Beautiful old woman and an beauty of a shot - excellent use of the horizontal lighting. It looks like a studio shot
cloverstar (0) 2005-08-04 9:25
Excellent portrait Fusan. Everybody else has said most things already, so I will just say wonderful.
I don't see you on TL anymore?
designsoul (21492) 2005-08-14 16:57
This one also is superbly beautiful. Another favourite...
Exquisite details of an exquisite face.
just4iris (792) 2006-02-14 15:10
great portrait with vivid colours and natural sight.
I think I met a husband for her: what do you think? :-)
Fevzi (123) 2006-06-20 14:20
Great portrait, very sharp. She may be almost blind but you can see a life long struggle in her eyes. TFS
Mistral (15402) 2006-06-20 14:24
excellent portrait of this beautiful old woman.
Her glance and her pose are lovely.
A nice catch!
veronika (6058) 2006-06-21 3:49
Hi Fusun, what a charmful model you had!! :)
A big smile for this smile and fantastic potrait :)
PTAH (287) 2006-11-22 20:04
Amazing sharpness, perfect colours, telling posture – very well expressed mood!
I like this picture.
Medorra (157) 2007-10-26 8:09
You have catch the inner nature of this woman, bravo! TFS