Monthly Archives: October 2013

Wide Angle Reflections

In continuation to the last post, more reflections inside the hotel. Light shade made of copper. The one I took in black and white is more interesting as the reflected lights merge with the other lights. The reflections were so

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Elektra: An Antique Coffee Machine

Found an old coffee machine in a big hotel. It is made of copper and looked gorgeous. Not in working order though. It was like a model ready to be photographer in a very reflective environment. Any my little Lumix

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Posted in Culture, History, Photography

Thou Shall Fill The Frame

This is Saud, a very good friend of mine. It is always a pleasure to photograph him. He is photogenic, always smiling and fills the frame nicely. I like this portrait. The eyes, smile, textures, background…everything. Enjoy.

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A Smart Beggar (02)

In April I posted about a smart beggar who did not let me photograph his deformed hand. https://ihtzazqamar.wordpress.com/2013/04/30/a-smart-beggar/ Yesterday I met him again and shot him, wide open, while he was begging from a friend of mine. He even explained

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Threads in Color

Visited a ladies tailor shop the other day. A good number of thread reels in every possible color were displayed on the wall. What a delightful sight. What is more interesting is that these threads are made in Pakistan and

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The Bangles

Found a very colorful bangles shop in Islamabad. They sell glass bangles and small plastic toys. I liked the colorful display. These shops, however, encroach and leave little space for pedestrians. But then this is culture.

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Small time vendors

Found two laddies sellingĀ  similar small items. Profit she can make in a day is too little. She sort of begs too. The second lady had spread the goods and her child was playing with them. The lady is not

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