This is a monk I shot at the Bull Temple in Mysore, India. Moments before I put a few Rupees into his tray and in one fluid movement he put an orange chrysanthemum in my hand and with one finger put a Bindi on my forehead, similar to his own.
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nainconnu (351) 2004-07-31 7:08
Good catch. I like those reaction shots. Good choice of field depth: the man is perfectly sharp and the background is blurred.
Robert_L (385) 2004-07-31 11:28
Nice! I would crop top and left more.
oochappan (16171) 2004-07-31 15:13
Perfect portrait, good out-centered leaving enough space left and top to keep him in the picture, very sharp towards background out of DOF. Good POV makes him looking downward enforcing his proud look.
- Copyright: Martin Bailey (Bayleaf) (1484)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2004-05-29
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Canon EOS 10D, EF 50mm f1.4 USB Ø58, ISO 100 RAW
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/500 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2004-07-31 6:09