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Portraits @ 21mm

I had my cute little 21mm/4.5 Zeiss ZM mounted on Fuji XE-1 and decided to shoot some portraits as I usually do with 50mm. Here is a sample test. My younger brother, Kashif: My cousin Waseem: cousin Nabeel: And my

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It is all in the light…Portraits

Found this spot accidentally when my sister was standing in the middle plane of a door: Many more portraits at the spot followed. My cousin, Nabeel: My nieces; Aiman: Zaleha: And Nainish: Enjoy.

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Eid ul Adha 2015…The Kids (07 images)

Like every year, kids of the village are around enjoying the atmosphere and watching, with awe, the butchers at work. They love to pose for me and I think they expect to be photographed. Here is a sample set: He

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Eid-ul-Adha…The Sacrifice

The fun part of this day is to arrange the animals and people (butchers) to slaughter the animals and prepare the meat. Since we are a large family, this year we ended up sacrificing seven bulls and eleven goats in

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Eid ul Adha 2015

We, the Muslims, celebrate two special days in a year. first is called eid-ul-fitr which comes right after the month of Ramadan. The second comes right after Hajj and on this day we sacrifice animals following Prophet Ibrahim. The entire

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Eid Adha … Summarized

The activity of Eid Adha summarized in five shots: And in parallel: And finally: Enjoy.

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1/3 for the Poor

The meat of the sacrificed animal is split into three parts. One part is for the poor in the society, one for the relatives and friends and one for personal consumption. A snap shot of the kids and some adults

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