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The babouche seller ~ UAE

This babouche seller with his colorful stand is located in the old part of Dubai, near the creek. There is a nice old souq (market) over there with cheap items and the ability to bargain with the vendors. The population around that part of  the city is mainly Asian, from Indians to Pakistanis and Filipinos. It’s a nice change away from the soulless gigantic malls of Dubai. ~~oOo~~ Quick Tips: Because the human eye is attracted to the brightest parts of  a photo, adding some vignetting (darkening the corners to be more simple) helps direct the viewer to the main […]

The Babouche Seller - UAE

The Flower Lady ~ Thailand

I took this shot of an old lady preparing flower bouquets before selling them in the streets near the Ping River in Chiang Mai, Thailand. I also like the contrast between the old working woman and the young men napping in the background (it was around 10am). I am wondering if I shouldn’t just continue on this series of working women. I had this idea after I won a photography contest themed “The Fairer Sex” with this photo. Could be interesting! There are so many women, young and old, working in Chiang Mai. What do you think? Series or not? […]

The Flower Lady - Thailand

Market Buddha ~ Thailand

Buddha statuettes are present everywhere in Chiang Mai, Thailand. This one was for sale at the Saturday Walking Street Market with many traditional Thai products and tableware. It was taken during an improvised Photo Walk with some Couchsurfers I met earlier during the day. ~~oOo~~ Quick Tips: Try to pay attention to the different colors that appear in your viewfinder. If a color is too bright or is strongly contrasting with the rest of the colors, try to recompose and exclude that element. If it can’t be excluded, darken it or remove it later during post-processing. ~~oOo~~ 3 Things I […]

Market Buddha - Thailand