I enjoyed a lot the great friendliness of Tajik people: everywhere they were so nice and welcoming.
I had nice moments while visiting the bustling Hissar bazar.
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Robbienight (621) 2006-03-26 14:42
Nice image. I like the bright colour of the meat, contrasting with the totally white wall.
Paolo (41222) 2006-03-26 15:27
Ciao Luca, foto stupenda e titolo perfetto. sembra veramente soddisfatto della sua sfilata di costine e di tagli vari che penzolano dai ganci!
ottima composzione, colori, luce e fuoco.
don_narayan (2014) 2006-03-26 16:12
hi Luca. Good portrait of the butcher, surrounded by his proud work. I love tajikistan, and I agree, the people are so friendly and open. Good exposure, too.
AMZINCHIA (1082) 2006-03-26 22:46
I totally dislike meat ... but, with your picture, you succeed to keep my eye on it, and enjoy the pride of this generously fat man. This is the magic of photography, or better said, of photographs like you: get a vibration from the subject and stick it there, for ever, on the flat image for others to share. You are DEFINITELY one of those happy few. Un lovoro stupendo, Luca, come sempre.
Adesso o voglia di ... non mangiare la carne, no! , ma propio di andare a Tajikistan! --amz
markoci (3933) 2006-03-26 23:38
i jut love market shots! a very nice portrait of this man and his merchandise here. his pose shows off his pride in his work. the slight blueish hue works well, the numbers on the white tile are a strong element. handheld (i guess) at 1/25, resulted in very good quality too. nice work.
atus (15838) 2006-03-27 3:59
ottima e tecnicamente perfetta immagine di questa macelleria e del suo padrone che sembra molto soddisfatto e ne ha ben donde visto che le proteine e il ferro non gli mancano.Ho lavorato x 10 anni nel settore della carne come export-import e quindi visito spesso questi ambienti.Complimenti e ciao.
flydragon (0) 2006-03-27 12:09
he cool i am the first
its not happen often i am alway late ;o)
cool to see this man he sems so proud to pose for you
also a country that we dont see much picture
i guess it was nice to visit
same with green no more ,o)
petite (550) 2006-03-27 15:22
Great picture Luca,
The people look indeed very friendly, although he is still a butcher... Not an already picture, very nice to see something different, and well taken.
Floydian (30970) 2006-03-27 16:16
He looks proud...!!!
You caught it perfect with good light...really good..!!
bip-bip (1837) 2006-03-27 16:25
Good use of the fish-eye here
I like the "landscape" of meat mixed with the relaxed attitude of the butcher
Niara78 (0) 2006-04-07 4:46
Nice catch of the butcher in his daily environment :) He clearly enjoys posing :) Congrats!
Yar (793) 2006-12-18 12:01
nice picturesque photo depicting the welcomness of the host :)
also, the colours of meat are great as well
rjb874 (597) 2006-12-22 3:59
Glad I saw this picture, especially in now that Tajikistan is receiving more publicity. Interesting location, well photographed.
scalerman (26900) 2007-01-01 14:20
Luca: another interesting one, with the contrast between narrow slices of meat and the portly butcher. That's the catch in this shot for me. regards, c
jr_paterson (263) 2007-05-05 8:01
interesting shot, or what would not normally be a glamourous setting! nice capture. I love meat! thanks for posting.
Tibo (1906) 2007-08-28 19:52
Excellent perspective! regarding the meat, I am used to... I live in China so... :O) Cheers, Tibo
philippe942 (234) 2007-08-30 23:23
intersting / nice idea.
- Copyright: Luca Belis (Mistral) (15402)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2005-06-14
- Categories: Daily Life, Food
- Camera: Nikon D70, Nikkor AF-S 12-24mm f/4G DX ED-IF
- Exposure: f/4, 1/25 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Butchers [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2006-03-26 14:11