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Disturbed
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Disturbed
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f/7.1, 1/200 secs, ISO 400, Lens 28-90 mm. I follwed this man for about ten minutes and suddenly he turned and looked at me with anger, I clicked. On enquiring from passers by, I learnt that this man is a insane person who roams about along the banks of river Ganges. Shot taken in Kanpur on the banks of river Ganges. I was impressed by his expressive eyes.
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Dominick M. Dimacale
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    Great human interst portrait here Tarun, his eyes does tell a story...Dominick

5/26/2007 12:56:33 AM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Very unique candid portrait, Tarun! He does indeed appear demented!

5/26/2007 2:44:54 AM

 
Carolyn J. Connolly
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WOW, Tarun - this is an EXCEPTIONAL portrait capture!! I really like EVERYTHING about it!! Like you, I ESPECIALLY like his eyes - I think they are VERY expressive of his disturbed 'soul'!! I'm sure that we'll be seeing this image again next month, after the judging is completed - well, I certainly hope we do, anyway!! GREAT work, Tarun!! :o)

5/26/2007 3:49:37 AM

 
Shirley Sicurello
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Great candid portrait Tarun. Feel compassion for the guy.

5/26/2007 5:08:24 AM

 
eileen bedford
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It's not only the eyes that are powerful, its the cringe, fantastic capture Tarun...

5/26/2007 6:39:26 AM

 
Alexis Yobbagy
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WOW!!!!! This is the most DRAMATIC portait I've ever seen!!! INCREDIBLE work Tarun!!!

5/26/2007 10:18:44 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Great portrait, charactor and lighting, Tarunda!! A winner for sure!! Congratulations in advance!

5/26/2007 11:27:50 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Fantastic portrait, Tarun!!!

5/26/2007 12:06:43 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Ohh Tarun! This has so much to say about this poor guy! Guess there was no way to get a release.

when I first saw it, it appeared as if he had a cross on his head ~ you certainly made a great capture here!

jo ann c.

5/26/2007 12:09:47 PM

 
Kathy Reeves
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Awesome portrait of this unfortunate man. He looks like he is about to attack you~~
!!
!

5/26/2007 12:45:31 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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This is a dramatic capture,I'm sure you will win with this awsome image.Excellent!!!!!!!

5/26/2007 1:12:00 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Wow, Tarun! I stared at this image for a long time to try and read his face and eyes. You have certainly captured his fear, sadness, curiousity, confusion, anger but also the humanness of this unfortunate man!!!
i can almost asssure you that he was aware of your presence the whole time b/c with such a look of fear on his face his senses were very probably very heightened. Amazing capture!!! Patrick

5/26/2007 1:53:20 PM

 
Nancy L. Green
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A truely amazing and very disturbing capture my friend!! I trust you didn't put yourself in danger!! <><

5/26/2007 7:18:43 PM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Striking image and amazing capture

5/26/2007 7:58:39 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Excellent, but frightening portrait, Tarun. He looks so filled with rage.

5/26/2007 8:36:21 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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What a striking portrait, Tarun!

5/26/2007 10:28:29 PM

 
Carol Sawyer
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Great portrait,He looks filled with so much rage, Tarun!

5/27/2007 4:12:43 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Tarun, this is an awesome portrait and a phenomenal subject. It is very dramatic with the side lighting and his most disturbed expression. Great portrait!!

5/27/2007 8:43:38 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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This is indeed an excellent capture, Traun. I feel such sadness when I look at this poor dear man and I wonder...what is his life like, what must he endure? Oh how very blessed I am!

5/27/2007 8:52:06 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Striking image!

5/27/2007 9:01:12 AM

 
INCONVENIENT TRUTH MC
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Very beautiful,portrait, the colors and light are great,the expression of the man's face is a must...

5/30/2007 6:12:02 AM

 
William F. Clair
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A photo to study and a winner!!! This really stands out. One of your best and you have many!!!!

5/31/2007 1:15:42 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Thanks to all of you for lovely comments.

6/15/2007 3:10:00 PM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Awesome finalist, Tarun!!! Well deserved!

6/26/2007 3:29:02 PM

 
Alexis Yobbagy
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Congratulations on your Finalist!!! This is a superb shot and I'm pulling for you in the next round!!!!!

6/26/2007 3:42:12 PM

 
Mike Perez
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Congratulations on your awesome Finalist, Tarun!

6/26/2007 3:52:49 PM

 
Ameet B. Agnihotri
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congratulations on your finalist

6/26/2007 4:58:21 PM

 
Chris Ebben
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Congratulations on your finalist. I don't say as if I would have been game enough to take the picture!!! Good work=^..^=

6/26/2007 5:05:34 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on this finalist, Tarun.

6/26/2007 5:33:43 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Tarun!

6/26/2007 5:43:32 PM

 
Nancy L. Green
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Very well deserved finalist Tarun, congratulations!! <><

6/26/2007 5:53:14 PM

 
Rick D. Clark
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Powerful image, well done. Congrats!

6/26/2007 6:18:45 PM

 
Denise M. Snyder
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Fantastic portrait Tarun, though quite sad... congratulations on your well deserved finalist!

6/26/2007 6:38:16 PM

 
Tamera Phillips
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Very well done Tarun. Congratulations.

6/26/2007 7:11:00 PM

 
Subroto Mukherjee
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Excellent Capture. Awesome portrait.

6/26/2007 7:11:02 PM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Disturbing but wonderful portrait, Tarun! Congratulations!

6/26/2007 7:57:50 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Tarun, you da man!! Congratulations on this terrific Finalist!!

6/26/2007 8:00:38 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Congratulations Tarun!!!!!!

6/26/2007 8:34:49 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Awesome Capture Tarun!! CONGRATULATIONS :0)

6/26/2007 9:25:56 PM

 
Raymond Pauly
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He looks disturbed allright! Great shot, Tarun! Congratulations!

6/26/2007 9:43:45 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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What an outstanding portrait! Congratultions on your wonderful finalist, Tarun!

6/26/2007 10:13:34 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations to you Tarun!!!

6/27/2007 2:30:41 AM

 
Agnes Fegan
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Congratulations Tarun !

6/27/2007 3:34:40 AM

 
Judyann Plante
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This is just fantastic, Tarun!!! Congratulations on all of your finalists! Outstanding work!

Judyann <><

6/27/2007 4:47:15 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations Tarun!

6/27/2007 5:49:59 AM

 
Lorraine A. Cook
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Congratulations Tarun!<:))

6/27/2007 5:51:52 AM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Congratulations!

6/27/2007 7:07:18 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Congratulations on a wonderful image!

6/27/2007 7:22:57 AM

 
Amanda Chapman
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I am not surprised to see this one again!! CONGRATULATIONS!

6/27/2007 7:43:02 AM

 
Arturo Guerra
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Congratulations on this terrific finalist!

6/27/2007 9:04:14 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Powerful, Congrats on an awesome finalist Tarun.

6/27/2007 9:20:12 AM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Big congrats on this finalist image, Tarun--- :)

6/27/2007 10:39:33 AM

 
Tamara K. Walker
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CONGRATULATIONS!

6/28/2007 6:49:03 PM

 
Tarun Bose
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Thanks to all of you my friends for lovely comments and appreciation.

6/29/2007 1:07:03 PM

 
William Moore
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good grief...terrific emotion..great capture congrats

6/30/2007 12:36:48 PM

 
Natalia 
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I love his facial expression. Thanks God nothing happened to you. You may never know how people react in other culture

7/13/2007 8:22:32 AM

 
Revonda L. Gentry
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Wow!! Simply fantastic!! Congrats, Tarun!!!

7/22/2007 7:31:25 AM

 
Renee Doyle
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Still trying to catch up ... so once again belated but big congratulations on this stunning portrait and wonderful finalist Tarun!

7/24/2007 4:28:10 PM

 
Girish Vaghela
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Great one, Congrats, Tarun!!!

7/25/2007 6:34:33 AM

 
Vonna R. Green

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This is such an amazing photo! I also love the one in B&W! The mans eyes have such depth! Great Shot!

10/6/2007 6:16:54 AM

 
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