KODAK's POTD - October 9, 2010.
For PG 101 Theme - Action.
With swords in their hands and feet in the air, this set of martial sword-dance performers danced in the circle to the drummerís beat which slowly increased in pitch with a subsequent matching increase of tempo by the performers.
Khattak is a sword-dance performed by professional dancers from the Khattak tribe of Pashtuns in Afghanistan and Pakistan. This warrior dance is performed in rapid steps in sync with uptempo music featuring the piper and drummer (both seen here in the center).
Shot this almost looking into the sun during North Western Frontier Province festival at the Heritage Museum in Islamabad this past weekend.
Treatment in PS CS2 and Topaz.
CATEGORY: Digital Darkroom (July 18, 2010 - resubbed)