Monthly Archives: January 2017

Surma

Kohl is called Surma in Urdu. It is traditionally made by grinding a compound of Antimony and is quite popular among the ladies (older ones at least) as an eye makeup. As a kid I also used to apply surma

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Street Testing Zeiss 85mm Sonnar Lens

I recently purchased a C/Y mount Zeiss 85mm sonar lens and to use on Fuji XE1. What a lens! Some street shots just outside my house. The fellow did not object but was a bit confused. He is a carpenter

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Mysterious Man

This man lives in the neighborhood and begs for a living (I think). He never talks though. Either he has a skin problem or (more likely) he paints his face with something white. This kind of disguise is useful for

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