Calm Fascination

© Asaad Al-Kharusi

Calm Fascination

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict January 25, 2010

I love this Assad, is this from Oman?

Dominick #1230932

Debra P. Chenault January 27, 2010

Wonderful image, Assad. #8335753

Asaad Al-Kharusi January 30, 2010

Thank you very much Dominik & Debra.

Dominik .. yes he is an Omani little kid. He is from a place called Al Kamil and took this shot at Eid time. #8341354

Tess L. Yee February 22, 2010

Congrats on this really wonderful finalist, Asaad...excellent capture. #8406956

Katarina Mansson February 24, 2010

Fantastic portrait! Love his expression and the contact you have established. Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round! #8411734

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic February 25, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS, Asaad. Hope to see it get Golden!!

UB. #8414336

Rolando Rosito February 25, 2010

Great Win! Congratulations Asaad! #8415950

Katarina Mansson February 26, 2010

So happy to see this with a golden badge! Congratulations again! #8417501

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic February 26, 2010

Yes. A beautiful WINNER, Asaad!!

UB. #8417530

Tess L. Yee February 26, 2010

Congrats, excited that this earned a gold badge! #8418295

Asaad Al-Kharusi February 27, 2010

Thank you very much everybody for your congrats ..

It is my great pleasure to be the Second Winner in my first round at Betterphoto.

Many thanks again. #8419551

Anne McKinnell March 01, 2010

Outstanding!! Congratulations on your winner! #8425673

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict March 30, 2010

Congratulations Asaad on your Fine Winner, love it!!!!!

Dominick #8499187

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It was a strange destiny made me drive 350 km from Muscat, capital of Oman to attend a traditional commercial market event. This event usually comes before each of the both Eids and this one was for the holly month (Ramadan). While I was having a look and trying to capture something unique, I saw this little 5 years old kid with his few for sale goats. He was very calm and wondering about this man holding his camera to shoot him. He just gave this gesture and I couldn’t stop my self from continuously freezing him.

Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/40 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 120.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300

Uploaded on January 25, 2010 All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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