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The Rajasthani people are identified by the style and color of their Rajasthani turbans, which vary from region to region, and caste to caste. Turban is a very flexible and adaptive kind of clothing accessory, which can be well adjusted and worn according to the situation. While at home turbans are tied in an easygoing manner, which is hassle free to carry and quick to tie. Rajasthani turbans not only protect men from the heat of searing sun but also are indicative of one's class and caste. In Hindi, an Indian language, a turban is called a pagdi. A ‘pagari’ is usually 82 feet long and 8 inches wide. A ‘safa’ is shorter and broader. The common man wears turban of one color, while the elite wear designs and colors according to the occasion.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon Powershot SX30 IS
Lens:4.3-150.5 mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:12 Jan 2013 - 9:10 AM
Focal Length:20.7mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.5
Aperture:f/4.5
Shutter Speed:1/100sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Turban of Rajasthan...
Username:debu debu
Uploaded:18 Jan 2013 - 10:35 AM
Tags:Photo journalism, Portraits / people
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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 10:44 AM

Lovely portrait, great textures and light!
Diane

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abeeror2
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18 Jan 2013 - 10:45 AM

Wow that was really interesting, and the image is stunning!

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7137 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 10:50 AM

A wonderful image, Debu, and an excellent explanation regarding turbans, quite fascinating, thank you. Carol

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almiles
almiles  538 forum posts United Kingdom100 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 10:55 AM

Characterful portrait with all those textures of face and cloth and the tight comp gives it a lot of impact. Thanks for the informative blurb too, makes for interesting reading.

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achieverswales
18 Jan 2013 - 11:05 AM

Very interesting narrative Debu and great portrait with loads of detail.

Regards

Trev.

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Irishkate
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18 Jan 2013 - 11:33 AM

A stunning portrait Debu.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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williamsloan
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18 Jan 2013 - 11:35 AM

a beautiful portrait very well taken.


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canonfan
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18 Jan 2013 - 12:12 PM

Superb portrait Debu
Jim

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UrbaneMagick
18 Jan 2013 - 12:22 PM

Fantastic portrait Debu, nice turban, glorious moustache & a very informative & intelligent narrative.

Thankyou for sharing.

GarethSmile

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
18 Jan 2013 - 12:48 PM

Beautiful rich colour in this excellent potrait Debu and a great write up !!

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43443 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 1:00 PM

Superbly observed, a wonderfully crisp and clean example of great portraiture.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Daisymaye
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18 Jan 2013 - 1:00 PM

A very good portrait and quite an interesting write up regarding the turbans.......Sandy

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 1:54 PM

A stunning, powerful portrait.

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 2:09 PM

The mustache is more attractive. Reminds "Ziska Much Nahi Uska Kuuch Nahi"

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bobhowell
bobhowell e2 Member 2bobhowell vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 2:48 PM

Looks like this gent can tell a good story or two, super portrait picture. Bob

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 3:47 PM

Awesome detail on that impressive moustache, Debu, and just an excellent portrait all round. Thanks for the interesting info about turbans in the write-up!

Andrew

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EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 4:13 PM

This is an excellent portrait Debut and the information is much appreciated. I think some western ladies would pay quite a price to own such an attractive piece of headgear.Grin
Joan.

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JohnChambersPhotography

Lovely detail, a well taken portrait, a what a fine moustache, colours are spot on .

John

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41066 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 6:32 PM

Good information and a good tight portrait, Debu, with sharp detail.

Dave

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
18 Jan 2013 - 7:19 PM

I really like the national character of your very beautiful country at all your photos!Smile
Regards Valery

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JimV
JimV  8 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 2:28 AM

Wonderful portait of this (presumably) elite man Debu, still trying to grasp the fact some turbans are 82ft. long, boggles the mind completely!
Rgds., Jim

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gallero
gallero e2 Member 3gallero vcard Venezuela
19 Jan 2013 - 5:27 AM

Un retrato bien tomado ademas de lo buenos de los colores..

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
19 Jan 2013 - 2:40 PM

Excellent photo Debu, good narrative thank you for the interest, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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amber460
amber460  2
19 Jan 2013 - 3:29 PM

An outstanding portrait, beautifully ilastrated, your portfolio is a pleasure to view. Superb work!! Thank you.

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tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 7:13 PM

This is an extremely good portrait Debu. Very interesting writeup.

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19 Jan 2013 - 11:44 PM

a fantastic portrait with very intense eyes!

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20 Jan 2013 - 11:14 PM

A wonderful portrait
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21 Jan 2013 - 3:19 AM

wow Debu.... This should be on the cover of "National Geographic"! Great job!SmileSmileSmile
Brenda

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