Osh...an interesting melting pot of culture. The colourful Bazaar offers a wide range of merchandise, usually made by hand from local Kyrgyz, Uzbek, Tajik or Uigher artisans. Not to mention the seasonal produce from the Fergana valley (which at the time were the most delicious apricots i have ever tasted).
The borders in this region have been divided up in an intentionally unorganized fashion. In fact, many believe the former Soviet Union drew up the borders b/w Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan to create conflict, stall economic progress and foster dependence on Moscow.
This man looked as though he was engaged in an interesting conversation. After watching him walk away, it looked as though he may have also been engaged in an afternoon with the vodka bottle.
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grigand (19483) 2008-12-02 15:20
A special capture in this portrait, good work.
bobas (41) 2008-12-02 18:23
ladny portret czarno-bialy mezczyzny,dobra glebia ostrosci
fanni (14377) 2008-12-04 0:23
excellent capture of emotions! :) The man looks really glad! I don't care if he looks happy because of possibly getting drunk or just because he got good news... I judge the result! It's perfect. Excellent POV, very good composition and contrast. I'm not quite a fan of b&w photography but I make exceptions from time to time :)
- Copyright: Warren Smith (nibspics) (358)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Black & White
- Date Taken: 2008-06-15
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Nikon D 80
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/100 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2008-12-02 15:15
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