Meeting along the way in the town of Anuradhapura. This guy was very proud of his mongoose.
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yquem46 (38750) 2010-04-21 13:03
Nice very expressive shot
More than acceptable quality of this old scan
have a nice evening
coco (30439) 2010-04-21 13:11
Splendid photo. Technically this is a beautiful shot and also I love the way you made this portrait.
Thanks for sharing.
Helisa (330) 2010-04-21 14:28
this is a lovely portrait! Shame the animal's eyes are not in focus but still very significant.
Gerrit (51130) 2010-04-21 23:12
Glint (6171) 2010-04-22 6:57
this is a delightful portrait of both boy and mongoose.Mongoose as well as boy seem to be looking directly into your lens.The mongoose has a face like a polecat andbut paws almost like hands.
I wonder if the boy calls his pet Rikki Tikki Tavi after Rudyard Kipling's story of that title?
BennyV (14695) 2010-04-22 9:46
A great oldie, Luca. Heavy light on the pet and the boy's fingers, but it works. Great blurred background too. Very in-your-face!
papera (14170) 2010-04-27 11:17
splendida - il doppio sguardo, del ragazzo e della mangusta (perdona l'ignoranza se sbaglio il nome dell'animaletto), sono davvero magnetici. e la qualita' dello scatto e' (dopo tanti anni) fantastica.