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I want a tractor when I grow up
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I want a tractor when I grow up
I want a tractor when I grow up
Son of a farmer in front of his house in a village near Lahore.

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CATEGORY: Monthly Theme (December 4, 2011)

© Usman Bajwa
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Christopher J. Budny
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    I find this pretty striking, Usman; great job!

12/4/2011 11:24:39 AM

 
Melinda F. Schneider
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This is really special! The expression on the child's face is priceless and the red tractor in the background is a real grabber. Going for the gold with this entry!!

12/4/2011 11:40:08 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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This is a great combination of elements you found here, Usman. It's compelling and the story is open-ended.

12/4/2011 11:48:38 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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A powerful image Usman - Well seen and captured!

12/4/2011 11:59:53 AM

 
Joy Rector
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great shot

12/4/2011 12:33:22 PM

 
Debbie Bray
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What a fabulous story, Usman!! You live amongst a great culture!!

12/4/2011 2:02:01 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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A new personal favorite from among your many wonderful images, Usman. This is terrific and I predict great things for it. The subject, composition and treatment are all superb.

12/4/2011 3:20:44 PM

 
Michelle Alton
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Doesn't every little guy? Great capture, Usman.

12/4/2011 4:38:17 PM

 
Dave Montero
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The title say it all. The image says it all. Well done Usman!

12/5/2011 1:55:30 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Terrific capture and perspective, Usman.

12/16/2011 4:55:14 AM

 
Cynthia Bullard
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Congrats on your Finalist! Well-deserved!

1/24/2012 2:14:25 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congrats on this powerful and excellent finalist, Usman!

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1/24/2012 2:26:35 PM

 
Carol Flisak
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Wonderful image, Usman... terrific perspective and clarity! Congrats on your finalist!

1/24/2012 2:27:25 PM

 
Phyllis A. Houghton
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What an expression! Congratulations on your finalist Usman!

1/24/2012 5:07:42 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Congrats Usman! I love this capture!

1/24/2012 5:17:24 PM

 
Mitch Spence
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Congratulations, Usman. It's my favorite, as you know.

1/24/2012 5:29:55 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Congratulations, Usman!!

1/24/2012 5:31:58 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Cool treatment Usman! Congratulations!

1/24/2012 5:54:39 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Congrats Usman on this terrific finalist!

1/24/2012 6:32:05 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congratulations on another fantastic fnalist Usman!

jo ann c.

1/24/2012 6:51:49 PM

 
Larry L. Redmon
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Congratulations, Usman!

1/24/2012 7:12:28 PM

 
Mary Dimitriw
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Congrats on another excellent Finalist Usman!

1/24/2012 7:25:15 PM

 
Ann Coates
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Congratulations Usman, I hope we see this again.

1/24/2012 8:21:44 PM

 
Waleed Al Maamari

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Congrats on your Finalist, Usman

1/24/2012 8:48:55 PM

 
Denny E. Barnes
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Big Congratulations, Usman on your beautiful and well deserved finalist!

1/24/2012 10:10:45 PM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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A winner in my book Usman! Congrats on your finalist!

1/24/2012 10:56:25 PM

 
Susana Heide
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What a fantastic lifestyle image Usman!! Your title is great! I hope that sweet little guy gets his dream!! Congrats on this wonderful finalist!

1/24/2012 11:01:34 PM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!

1/24/2012 11:20:56 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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truly love this story telling finalist Usman, huge congrats!!!

1/25/2012 12:35:21 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Great image, Usman. Congratulations on your finalists!

1/25/2012 4:13:47 AM

 
Janet McNeil
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Great capture!! Congrats and good luck!!

1/25/2012 4:47:40 AM

 
Errick L. Cameron
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Done right. Nice story telling appeal.

1/25/2012 6:22:11 AM

 
Kathy Cline
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Congratulations Usman! I want that tractor to!

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1/25/2012 8:22:18 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Incredible work Usman, congratulations!

1/25/2012 10:47:46 AM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Poignant and perfect finalist Usman! Congratulations!

1/25/2012 11:55:26 AM

 
Kimber Wallwork-Heineman
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Powerful! Congratulations!

1/25/2012 12:02:16 PM

 
Jayne Martin

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Price expression on this boy!! Congrats on this capture!

1/25/2012 12:22:37 PM

 
Jolynne Woodcock
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Just incredible! Congratulations.

1/25/2012 12:45:04 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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WTG Usman!! Congratulations!!

1/25/2012 3:00:21 PM

 
Kathy Salerni
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Big congrats on your Gold Winning image, Usman!

1/25/2012 3:02:47 PM

 
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Congratulations on the win, Usman....very striking image....Cheers =^..^=

1/25/2012 3:10:27 PM

 
Marijana Fajgl
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Big congratulations on your fantastic winner, Usman!

1/25/2012 3:14:12 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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As you know, I think this is wonderful, Usman, and I am so very glad to be congratulating you on a win. WTG!

1/25/2012 3:17:28 PM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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I told you this was a winner Usman! :-) Congrats on your wonderful gold badge win!

1/25/2012 3:20:30 PM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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Congrats, Usman... :-)

1/25/2012 3:24:29 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Woohoo! Congratulations once more, Usman!

1/25/2012 3:38:21 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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Congrats on your wonderful win, Usman!

1/25/2012 3:41:27 PM

 
Val Feldman
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I can't take my eyes off it. One of those photos that will stay with you for a long, long time. Warmest congratulations on this very compelling and wonderfully executed and processed Gold Winner, Usman!

1/25/2012 4:10:43 PM

 
Glenn E. Traver
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Congratulations on this real life Winner Usman ~ GT

1/25/2012 4:22:34 PM

 
Jeffrey M. Smith
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CONGRATULATIONS on a very well deserved winner! The DoF on this is so exceptional.....it's the best I have seen
Jeff

1/25/2012 4:25:44 PM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Congratulations on your outstanding Gold winner, Usman!!

1/25/2012 4:29:25 PM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Wonderful image, Usman - congratulations!

1/25/2012 5:04:52 PM

 
Diane E. Deming
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Congratulations, Usman. Great image!

1/25/2012 5:58:18 PM

 
Kim Andelkovic (Kovic)
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Congratulations on this awesome win.......beautiful capture :-)

1/25/2012 6:02:58 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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BIG congrats Usman!!!

1/25/2012 6:31:24 PM

 
Carol Flisak
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Huge congrats on your wonderful winner, Usman!

1/25/2012 6:52:43 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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Congratulations Usman!!!

1/25/2012 7:46:54 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Huge congrats on an awesome winner, Usman!!!

1/25/2012 9:03:31 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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WOW! What a marvelous story-telling image, Usman! Wonderful work, very compelling! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR GOLD MEDAL WIN!

1/25/2012 9:35:30 PM

 
Alex T. Mizuno
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This is a very strong image Usman. Well deserves the gold. Congratulations on your win!!

1/25/2012 11:48:18 PM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations on your Winner!

1/25/2012 11:57:07 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations Usman!

1/26/2012 12:28:29 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congratulations on your gorgeous win Usman!!!

1/26/2012 12:30:08 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Well done, Usman. Congratulations on your win!

1/26/2012 3:33:32 AM

 
Kathy Cline
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Congratulations Usman.
I knew this was a winner!

1/26/2012 5:19:21 AM

 
Claudine Grove
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Wow! This definatly has the WOW factor. It has great emotional appeal and great composition. Congrats on your Gold Win!

1/26/2012 9:20:03 AM

 
Boyd L. Alexander
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Congrats on this amazing Winner, Usman! Awesome capture!

1/26/2012 9:47:51 AM

 
Carla Capra
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Congratulations!

1/26/2012 10:00:43 AM

 
Michael G. Marshall
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Terrific winning image, Usman! Congratulations!

1/26/2012 10:02:26 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Congratulations on this emotional & exceptionally well done Winner, Usman! WTG, my friend!

1/26/2012 10:32:14 AM

 
Don Holland
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Congratulations on this poignant and powerful winning image, Usman!

1/26/2012 11:27:49 AM

 
Charles C. Berkeley
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Great composition and story-telling image. Congratulations! Charles

1/26/2012 12:29:52 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congratulations!!!

1/26/2012 3:48:19 PM

 
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Big congrats on this wonderful winner!!

1/26/2012 4:47:51 PM

 
Sharon 
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WTG, Usman! HUGE congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved Second Place Win!!!

1/26/2012 8:13:18 PM

 
Michele Peterson
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Make sure you are there to capture the moment when he gets his first tractor! Such a sweet face he has, and this image is wonderful in so many ways. Congratulations Usman!!

1/26/2012 9:01:20 PM

 
Michele Peterson
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Make sure you are there to capture the moment when he gets his first tractor! Such a sweet face he has, and this image is wonderful in so many ways. Congratulations Usman!!

1/26/2012 9:04:53 PM

 
Debbie Bray
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Such a fabulous image, Usman!! Congratulations on your wonderful win and it's well deserved too!!

1/27/2012 3:14:07 AM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Love this sbeautiful and perfect storyteller; congratulations on the golden badge Usman!

1/27/2012 3:39:50 AM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Usman - Congratulations on your winning image!! - Mike

1/27/2012 5:47:43 AM

 
Denny E. Barnes
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Congratulations, Usman on your fabulous and well deserved win! Outstanding!!

1/27/2012 10:49:04 AM

 
Ann Coates
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So pleased to see this here, congratulations on your Gold win Usman.

1/27/2012 12:24:11 PM

 
Rolando Rosito
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Great winner Usman, Congratulations!!

1/27/2012 2:20:22 PM

 
Waleed Al Maamari

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Big Congratulations, Usman

1/28/2012 12:39:04 AM

 
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WTG on your wonderful winning photo! :-) k

1/28/2012 4:29:07 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Thanks so much everyone for your time and kind comments, they keep me going. And thanks to the Judges for considering this image worthy of a win!

UB.

1/29/2012 10:40:52 AM

 
Dave Montero
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A very strong message Usman. Congratulations on your win!!!

2/2/2012 12:28:55 PM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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You can feel it in the air, the anticipation of waiting for the awards to arrive. The talent that is on display for all to see and share is amazing. Congratulations to all the January, 2012 winners. Merna

2/12/2012 12:42:03 PM

 
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What a GREAT capture. Congratulations!!!!

2/22/2012 7:12:42 PM

 
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