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A contemplative Goose in Fall
Gentoo penguin chick at rest
A blue-eyed shag in Antarctica
Iceberg afloat in the Southern Ocean
A gentoo penguin and it's colony
Portrait of a southern giant petrel
Juvenile Antarctic Fur Seal
San Juan Rain Forest
King Penguin colony
Edinburgh Overview
India Red
India Blue
Lake Swell
Malaysian Winters
beachwalk reflections
State Fair Day
Owlet Siblings
Winter at the Docks
Snowy Hover
Anemone in a tide pool
After the rain
Revisting a Waking Dream
Blue on Blue
12th Annual Photo Contest
India Blue

I traded this man a pack of gum for his photograph, and he was more than happy to let me take it. He had one of the most interesting faces in town and he knew it. A local told me he puts opium in his eyes to make them turn blue, but that may or may not be true. I got about a foot away from his face in the dusty back street of Udaipur India, quickly adjusted the settings on my 35mm without a light metre, crossed my toes, and clicked the shutter. I ran to get this film developed later this evening for a dollar and they printed it glossy when I asked for Mat. It is my favourite portrait I have ever taken.

TAGS: Face, India, Man, People, Portrait

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London, Canada
Member since 2014
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© Andrew Wyton.
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Image Source: print_negative
Date Taken: 02.2012
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 12, 2014, 7:49 p.m.
Camera Model: Artisan 830
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