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© Nilesh J. Bhange

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Uploaded: July 27, 2009


Thanks to the old man for kindly allowing me to take his photograph. On one morning walk I saw him setting outside his hut & the vibrant colorful clothes attracted me. After returning home I took my camera specially for capturing him for this contest. He was a little bit shy but I was able to make him comfortable & got a one of my best shot.


Joao Martinho July 27, 2009

Wow, this is an excellent portrait. #1159724

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe July 27, 2009

What a great portrait! A fave for me! #7785193

Bonnie C. Lackey July 27, 2009

Amazing detail and wonderful colors - great job! #7785241

Christine Pentecost July 27, 2009

Wow, beautiful photo. Very striking details. #7785829

Clyde P. Smith level-deluxe July 27, 2009

Wow!~ Amazing portrait Nilesh. Woderful colors and clarity. #7786415

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic July 27, 2009

Stunning portrait, Nilesh!

UB. #7786736

Nilesh J. Bhange July 28, 2009

My sincere thanks to all of you for kindly appreciating this image. #7788790

Karen Engelbreth August 16, 2009

Big congrats on your wonderful POTD, Nilesh... #7851741

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict August 16, 2009

Congratulations Nilesh on your POTD Win!!!

Dominick #7851779

Donna La Mattino Pagakis August 16, 2009

Congratulations Nilesh, intense details and colors. Great portrait! #7851860

August 16, 2009

Congratulations on your POTD! #7851863

Deb Koskovich August 16, 2009

A magnificent portrait, you really did him justice. I'm glad he allowed you to photograph him! #7851989

Mary K. Robison August 16, 2009

Superb portrait, Nilesh ~
Congratulations on your well-earned POTD! #7852019

Janice M. LeCocq level-addict August 16, 2009

Absolutely fabulous! #7852026

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe August 16, 2009

And indeed you did,Nilesh....got this wonderful shot...beautiful portrait...a well deserved POTD....congratulations!!!! and thanks for the short story....=^..^= #7852057

Alan L. Borror August 16, 2009

Congratulations on your POTD, Nilesh! A Fav for me... doesn't get any better than this portrait! #7852061

Joy Rector August 16, 2009

congrats on the POTD #7852088

Katarina Mansson August 16, 2009

Absolutely outstanding portrait with wonderful detail and colors. COngratulations on your POTD! #7852163

JO ANN CLEVELAND August 16, 2009

Congrats on this fantastic image....the colors are super and that face shows much character, I know there are some great stories behind those eyes...hope we see this again Nilesh!

jo ann c. #7852282

mike dougherty August 16, 2009

Great image Nilesh. really intense look on the mans face. #7852308

Eivor Kuchta August 16, 2009

A wonderful portrait, capturing a lot of character! I agree with you, the colors are really vibrant. Congratulations on your POTD! #7852340

Anthony L. Mancuso August 16, 2009

Superb portrait Nilesh..congrats!! #7852392

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic August 16, 2009

I liked it the first time I saw it. CONGRATS on the POTD Award!

UB. #7852423

Kitty R. Kono level-addict August 16, 2009

This in National Geographic Cover material. Truly marvelous. #7852477

Jim Sack August 16, 2009

Wow! This is one of the nicest portraits I've seen! The colors are certainly beautiful, but the lines and details in the face that really make the shot.
Jim #7852483

Kim Kleinschmidt August 16, 2009

This is an incredible portrait, Nilesh!
Amazing work!

Elsa Gary August 16, 2009

let me echo the sentiments of those already expressed above. this is fantastic...kitty mentioned National Geo above...this reminds me of Steve McCurry's world famous photo of the Afghan girl! the colors are wonderful and I love how the lines on his face correlate with the lines created in the fabric of his headwrap. Congratulations on a great image!

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic August 16, 2009

Oh, Nilesh, is is absolutely amazing. Just outstanding... in every way. An instant fav for me. Huge huge congrats on this well deserved POTD. Just beautiful. #7852674

Penny Steiner August 16, 2009

Your image is a WOW!!! Great detail and amazing color with good catch light. Congrats on POTD.
Well deserved. #7852720

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic August 16, 2009

Absolutely fantastic, Nilesh!
Like elsa, I, too, was reminded of Steve McCurry's National Geographic cover.
Love the colors, textures, and mood in this full frame portrait.
Congrats on a well-deserved POTD!
Blessings, Lisa #7852809

A P August 16, 2009

Congratulations on an awesome POTD. #7853114

Dianna Murphy August 16, 2009

Congratulations on your POTD #7853243

Gregory Allen Collins August 16, 2009

Congrats on your POTD! Great image, wonderful color and detail. #7853441

Steve M. Harrington August 16, 2009

Namaskar, Nilesh. A fine portrait and well deserved POTD.
Steve #7853766

Helen Dittrich August 16, 2009

fantastic portrait...congrats on POTD well deserved :-) #7853934

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe August 16, 2009

Outstanding!! The character, detail, color and composition captured in the portrait of this gentleman is fantastic, Nilesh!! Exceptionally well done and most deserving of the POTD. #7854150

Cheryl E. Molennor August 16, 2009

Your portraits are amazing with exceptional detail lighting and captured emotion. Congratulations on your potd #7854158

Carolyn M. DAlessandro August 17, 2009

The color,tack sharp,and then the very essence of his soul...Bravo Nilesh,Bravo!!!! #7855513

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap August 17, 2009

Absolutely fabulous & Congrats on your POTD...Nilesh! #7856079

Richard D. Love August 17, 2009

Wow! Congratulations Nilesh on a remarkable photo. Well done.

Rick #7856580

Janice Mezzacappa August 17, 2009

Very powerful portrait well-deserved POTD Nilesh!! #7856668

Julianne Bradford August 17, 2009

What a great portrait!Congratulations on your well deserved POTD! #7856708

Cary Rogers August 17, 2009

Congratulations on this outstanding POTD, Nilesh! GREAT colors, detailed textures, and image composition! #7856721

Tiia Vissak August 17, 2009

Congratulations! #7856943

Nancy J. Locke August 17, 2009

Totally AMAZING!!! Something I would find on the cover of National Geographic!!!

Great capture. Love how the lines of the turban and wrinkles of the face complement each other. Great colors and contrast and expression and I could go on and on!!!

Super congrats!!! Nancy J Locke #7857016

Ibarionex R. Perello August 17, 2009

What could I possibly add, which hasn't already been said. Kudos. #7857244

Bunny Snow August 18, 2009

This would or should be on the cover of National Geographic, as it tells a story, has fantastic composition, color tonality. This is a portrait that everyone should strive to emulate.

If this not win a first prize with BP.com, the judges are blind! #7863749

JudyAnn Rector level-deluxe August 19, 2009

Spectacular image, Nilesh... CONGRATULATIONS! #7868879

Anne McKinnell August 24, 2009

This is a shockingly great photograph. You can see a story in this man's face. Everything is fabulous about it from the composition, the expression, how he is looking right at you, the colours, everything. Congrats on such a well deserved POTD. I think it should be in national geo too!! #7884514

Katarina Mansson February 07, 2011

Stunning portrait of a great personality. Beautiful colors and excellent comp. A belated congratulations on your POTD! #9218370

Carolyn M. DAlessandro February 07, 2011

Nalish, This is one of those photos that speaks a million words..I already expressed my thoughts but once again Bravo Nalish, Bravo!!! #9218399

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