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Kite Runners -02

Continuing from last post, there were kids from two families. The second is presented here. These two bothers have fair skin and lighter eyes. The elder one: This kid is smart. He noticed my retro styled Fuji XE-1 camera and

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The Kite Runners

February is the month popular for kite flying in Pakistan. Mostly people fly Fighter Kites where the line is coated with ground glass and hence able to cut other kite’s line in mid air. Once a kite is cut, it

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I see you … Not so candid

Loved the bond between the couple. Enjoying the place, tea and biscuits. But the lady noticed me. Said nothing though. I was actually shooting my niece on her wedding day. But there is another picture within the picture. Again good

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Not so shy kids

Not every kid is shy as the one in my previous post. Some enjoy being photographed, even by strangers. And this one even made a victory sign: Enjoy.

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Shy Kid

Requested this kid for a photograph. He agreed but turned his face away from the camera: I encouraged him to smile and look into the camera and was half rewarded: Enjoy.

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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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