Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 5/25/2011 11:56:00 PM

One more ..... #1380188

Cindy Bendush level-classic 5/26/2011 2:19:56 AM

Exquisite work Usman! #9428897

Avril Young level-classic 5/26/2011 2:20:28 AM

terrific photo Usman...he is very gifted.. #9428898

Dr Silly level-classic 5/26/2011 2:25:43 AM

Wonderful B&W. :O) #9428902

Ahmed S. Zaidi 5/26/2011 3:39:04 AM

Amazing work, Usman. Wow. #9429046

Joy Rector 5/26/2011 4:05:08 AM

excellent shot #9429109

Jeff Robinson level-classic 5/26/2011 4:15:46 AM

This is Outstanding Usman - Great Job!! #9429134

Sarah A. Christian 5/26/2011 4:49:04 AM

Wonderful close up composition, and outstanding presentations. Well done, Usman! #9429234

Courtenay Vanderbilt 5/26/2011 5:09:32 AM

Excellent portraits, both of them, Usman! And most interesting. Love the B&W treatment! #9429301

Marcie A. Fowler 5/26/2011 6:09:04 AM

Fabulous details in this image. #9429442

Karen E. Baumann 5/26/2011 9:07:03 AM

I like both POV Usman! Very nice details... love seeing craftsmen at work! #9429757

Mitch Spence level-classic 5/26/2011 1:27:24 PM

I really like both, Usman. Have to say that I'm particularly involved as a viewer by the one that includes the artisan, himself, because of your excellent use there of depth of field, but this one too commands our attention. #9430048

Sherran Andersen level-classic 5/26/2011 7:59:46 PM

Beautiful captures Usman. #9430429

Susan K. Snow 5/27/2011 4:58:13 AM

A terrific capture, Usman. Both you and your subject are gifted! The composition, DOF, lighting, sharpness and details are excellent.

While I like both, I especially like the close up of the hands and the object of his work because the focus of the story.

This is excellent in black and white. Very well done!

I think your creation will be a winner! #9430892

Tiia Vissak 5/31/2011 1:59:51 AM

a wonderful b&w! #9436572

Marcie A. Fowler 6/1/2011 4:31:10 AM

And an excellent b&w it is!! #9438350

Rolando Rosito 6/1/2011 7:36:01 PM

WOW great image Usman! #9439634

Rony Sagy 6/1/2011 9:36:06 PM

Fantastic B&W, Usman. #9439767

Leslie McLain level-classic 6/2/2011 4:58:50 AM

An amazing portrait and details, Usman. Love your use of selective focus. #9440135

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic 6/2/2011 3:48:33 PM

You made all the right choices in capturing and processing this wonderful image! #9441070

Michele Peterson level-classic 7/28/2011 7:29:21 PM

Fabulous finalist, Usman!!! Congratulations again!! #9561372

Bill Johnson level-classic 7/28/2011 7:59:56 PM

Usman, Congrats on your finalist selection. Good luck. #9561651

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 7/28/2011 8:29:36 PM

Congratulations Usman on another well deserved finalist. Good luck! #9561802

Amy M. Wilson level-classic 7/28/2011 8:46:15 PM

Big congratulations on your outstanding Finalist, Usman!! #9561873

Ellen Hodges level-classic 7/29/2011 3:40:54 AM

Huge congrats and very best luck on your awesome finalists, Usman!! #9562723

Stefania Barbier level-classic 7/29/2011 6:01:01 AM

huge congrats on your gorgeous finalist!!! #9563333

Jessica Jenney level-classic 7/29/2011 6:13:44 AM

Congratulations, Usman on your fabulous finalist! #9563461

Phyllis H. Burchett level-classic 7/29/2011 7:27:37 AM

Congrats Usman on this wonderful finalist!!! #9564036

Christopher Budny level-classic 7/29/2011 7:28:13 AM

I wish my career was more in arts or crafts; this is a great capture! Congratulations! #9564040

Richard B. Hallick level-classic 7/29/2011 8:54:20 AM

Congratulations on this excellent finalist. Wonderful use of DOF. #9564483

Lydia Williams level-classic 7/29/2011 11:50:34 AM

Wow, I love this one, Usman! A great image...congratulations! #9565271

Mariann Kovats level-classic 7/29/2011 12:13:56 PM

Congratulations on your awesome finalist, Usman! Fantastic image! #9565410

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 7/29/2011 12:22:03 PM

Congratulations on another well deserved Finalist, Usman! #9565436

Bojan Bencic level-classic 7/29/2011 1:05:11 PM

Congratulations on your finalists, Usman. #9565534

Bill Johnson level-classic 7/29/2011 1:20:27 PM

Usman, Big congrats on your Winner!! #9565633

Michele Peterson level-classic 7/29/2011 1:22:32 PM

Congratulations Usman!!! A fantastic win!! #9565660

Bojan Bencic level-classic 7/29/2011 1:22:58 PM

And on your win, Usman. #9565665

Christine Czernin level-classic 7/29/2011 1:24:54 PM

Excellent capture, Usman.
Many congrats on your gold win. #9565680

Courtenay Vanderbilt 7/29/2011 1:34:04 PM

Congratulations, Usman! #9565743

Jessica Jenney level-classic 7/29/2011 1:43:02 PM

Congratulations, Usman on your beautiful win! #9565803

Patti Coblentz level-classic 7/29/2011 1:46:06 PM

Awesome sf and b/w tones in this...what an image, Usman! Big congratulations on your win! #9565829

Monnie Ryan level-classic 7/29/2011 1:49:13 PM

How exciting! A very well-deserved win, Usman - congratulations! #9565854

Michelle Alton level-classic 7/29/2011 1:54:00 PM

Well, before I congratulate you on your terrific winning image, how the heck to you get that message to the winners to show up above your winning entry?

Now...Congratulations! #9565881

Stefania Barbier level-classic 7/29/2011 1:59:12 PM

gorgeous winner, congratulations!!! #9565926

Val Feldman level-classic 7/29/2011 2:00:32 PM

Perfectly executed and skillfully processed - Congratulations, Usman, on a superb Gold Win! #9565934

Agnes Fegan level-classic 7/29/2011 2:14:44 PM

Congratulations on your winning image! #9566030

Marcie A. Fowler level-classic 7/29/2011 3:09:48 PM

Congrats on your win with this wonderful image. #9566249

Phyllis H. Burchett level-classic 7/29/2011 3:29:01 PM

BIG Congrats Usman on your win!!! #9566319

Karen Slagle level-classic 7/29/2011 3:32:15 PM

Huge congrats, Usman on your fabulous winning image, love your use of dof... #9566342

Kim Andelkovic level-classic 7/29/2011 3:46:58 PM

Congratulations UB awesome work :-)

Christopher Budny level-classic 7/29/2011 4:07:20 PM

Congrats once more, Usman! #9566514

Rona L. Schwarz 7/29/2011 4:12:47 PM

Amazing, amazing, detail, DOF, tones, just wonderful, Usman! MANY CONGRATULATIONS on your outstanding Gold Winner! #9566545

Cheryl Schneider 7/29/2011 4:31:57 PM

Wonderful image, Usman. Congratulations! #9566679

Renee Doyle level-classic 7/29/2011 4:32:26 PM

Congratulations on this excellent winner Usman!! #9566685

Debra R. Harder 7/29/2011 4:59:29 PM

This is a brilliant image, Usman!! Huge congratulations on your OUTSTANDING GOLD WINNER! Deb #9566837

David Phalen level-classic 7/29/2011 5:23:15 PM

BIG Congrats on a fantastic Winner!! #9567006

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 7/29/2011 5:44:18 PM

A BIG, BIG Congratulations on your beautiful WINNER Usman! #9567132

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/29/2011 5:59:30 PM

Congratulations on your 2nd Place Gold Winner Usman, I love it!

jo ann c. #9567209

Mukesh Srivastava 7/29/2011 6:08:28 PM

Huge congratulations for the GOLD, Usman!!!! #9567241

Karen E. Baumann 7/29/2011 6:20:30 PM

Congratulations Usman! The detail are so sharp and the perspective is great! #9567279

Amy M. Wilson 7/29/2011 7:00:33 PM

Big congratulations on your fabulous Gold win, Usman!!! #9567399

Mary Dimitriw level-classic 7/29/2011 7:00:50 PM

A huge congrats on your Second Place Gold Winner Usman!! Both are amazing photos. #9567400

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 7/29/2011 7:30:50 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this Winning image, Usman! #9567522

Mariann Kovats level-classic 7/29/2011 9:04:31 PM

A huge congrats on your Gold win, Usman! Very well deserved! #9567754

Robert K. Bemus level-classic 7/29/2011 10:01:25 PM

Awesome shot, Usman...congrats on your Win!! #9567837

Katarina Mansson 7/29/2011 10:34:14 PM

Superb picture! Big congratulations on this fantastic winner Usman! #9567914

Glenn E. Traver level-classic 7/30/2011 1:29:58 AM

Congratulations on this Wonderful Winner Usman ~ GT #9568214

Alan L. Borror 7/30/2011 2:22:41 AM

Congratulations on this awesome winner, Usman! #9568267

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic 7/30/2011 4:19:16 AM

Congratulations on a wonderful and unique winner!! #9568423

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 7/30/2011 4:31:32 AM

Love the black and white, the way you focused on the hands and yet we see his total concentration. CONGRATULATIONS on the SECOND PLACE WIN my friend. Incredible work. #9568451

Gail P. Sullivan level-classic 7/30/2011 5:26:18 AM

Amazing work, Usman...congrats! #9568595

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 7/30/2011 5:31:09 AM

Congratulations on your win, Usman, for this excellent and compelling image!

Debby #9568619

Boyd L. Alexander level-classic 7/30/2011 7:11:37 AM

Well done Usman! A big Congratulations on your Second Place Gold Medal win!!!
Way to go!! #9568887

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 7/30/2011 7:39:28 AM

Congratulations on this amazing Winner, Usman! WTG! #9569012

Linda D. Lester level-classic 7/30/2011 7:48:53 AM

WOW! This is awesome....Congratulations! #9569053

Don Christiana level-classic 7/30/2011 7:55:15 AM

Congrats on your win and beautiful image. Have a great day. #9569076

Lydia Williams level-classic 7/30/2011 8:32:34 AM

Fantastic, so happy to see this get a gold! Congratulations! #9569188

Mitch Spence level-classic 7/30/2011 9:47:26 AM

It's a favorite, Usman. Big congratulations to you. #9569383

Tarun Bose level-classic 7/30/2011 10:32:50 AM

Congrats for your winner, Usman. #9569453

Ryan Murphy level-classic 7/30/2011 1:51:48 PM

congrats, usman. great capture. #9569751

Sharon Sawyer level-classic 7/30/2011 2:05:43 PM

WTG, Usman!!! HUGE congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved Second Place Win!!! #9569792

Merna L. Nobile 7/30/2011 3:04:56 PM

Imagine it. Feel it. Receive it. Congratulations, your entry was very special and thanks for sharing it with all of us. Merna Nobile

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic 7/30/2011 6:47:18 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place win. #9570413

Ellen Hodges level-classic 7/30/2011 6:59:45 PM

Huge congrats on a very fabulous winner, Usman!!! Yeah!! #9570433

Marcel J. Fernandez level-classic 7/30/2011 8:02:02 PM

Usman, Congratulation on your very fine Winner. #9570513

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 7/31/2011 12:04:20 PM

Congratulations Usman on your Win!!!

Dominick #9571689

ALLEN O. HOWARD 7/31/2011 2:25:45 PM

Very well done Usman! Congratulations! #9571921

Richard B. Hallick 7/31/2011 5:00:39 PM

Congratulations on the gold award. Well done. #9572367

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 8/1/2011 2:57:24 AM

Thanks to all of you for your time and encouraging comments, much appreciated!

UB. #9573127

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 8/1/2011 8:08:21 AM

An outstanding winner, Usman!
Wonderful dof and details.
~♥~lisa #9573934

Kathy Salerni level-classic 8/1/2011 11:04:30 AM

Huge congrats on this unique and outstanding Gold winning image, Usman! #9574341

Ermanno Radice 8/1/2011 12:59:44 PM

Congratulations on this amazing Winner, Usman! WTG! #9574514

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 8/2/2011 9:25:25 AM

An incredible winning image Usman, congrats!!! #9576877

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 8/3/2011 10:28:25 AM

A wonderful capture, Usman. Huge congrats on your beautiful winner. #9579380

Mick Burkey level-classic 8/4/2011 4:04:39 PM

Congratulations, UB. Beautiful B&W work! #9582207

Waleed Al Maamari 8/6/2011 2:52:38 AM

Amazing work,Congratulations #9585315

Cindy Bendush level-classic 8/9/2011 12:35:54 AM

Technical excellence Usman! Congratulations on your win! #9591856

Nikki McDonald level-classic 8/10/2011 4:28:34 PM

I love the dof here, Usman -- his look of total concentration comes through the soft focus loud and clear and the detail on his handiwork could not be better. Congratulations on the win. #9595935

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 8/16/2011 10:11:05 PM

Thanks everyone and I appreciate your kind remarks and time.

UB. #9609038

Valentin M. Armianu 8/17/2011 1:59:47 PM

Amazing photo, Usman!WTG! #9610619

Carmody Baker 8/18/2011 3:24:13 PM

Great job Usman. Love the hands! #9613032

Thomas E. Hinds 10/26/2011 8:15:51 PM

Both of these images are truly wonderful, Usman! #9765296

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A stone etcher, completely involved and concentrating at the job in hand.

CATEGORY: People (June 1, 2011)

Exif: F Number: 3.5, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: fired, auto mode, return light not detected, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 35.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40

Uploaded on 5/25/2011 11:58:38 PM

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Camera: Nikon D40 Digital SLR Camera Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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