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Me, my mom and our bike

By astyag
Hi EPZ family,

Hope you all doing well as weekend is closing up. Thanks for your votes and c&c's on my previous upload. Glad that many of you did like the sky process in PS. anyone needs a tip on how to do that kind of process just go to YouTube and search for sky swap in Photoshop.

It's weekend in UAE, my wife went to her hometown and she'll be back tomorrow. Her aunt is diagnosed with a brain tumor and the Doctors said that she stands no chance to get well...

It's a cruel world ay, I leave it up to God's wisdom and decision with some helps from Doctors...

It's a strange feeling to spend the weekend all alone with computer and TV. Cleaned everywhere, removed dusts, tiled the ground did some washing, Ironing and mixed some chicken breast in onion, tomato, potato added salt, black pepper, yogurt, some hot spices let it get juicy and then put them in pirex plate, first tomato slices then the chicken breasts then potato and added some tomato juice on top put it in oven and now it's cooked. So I am going to eat it now. Pity you are not here. I know you would have eaten your fingers... Wink

Another shot from China. enjoy and stay safe

Regards to you and your loved ones and don't forget to pray for my wife's aunt, she has two lovely daughters of 9 and 14...


Tags: Street photography Photo journalism Bicycle China Close-up and macro Shandong Liaocheng

Voters: saeidNL, jonny_greentree, Imagephotographics and 37 more

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21 May 2010 3:55PM
Great street pic dadash,love the eyes in this one,very well taken.

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Great shot - love the expression captured !

AnneWorner Plus
10 620 43 United States
21 May 2010 4:10PM
Actually, I'm liking my fingers thinking of the dish, and will write it down and try it Smile
I like the compo of this and love how the little tyke is looking back.
21 May 2010 4:11PM
priceless image mate, just slow down on your juicy meal Wink. God bless your aunt.
21 May 2010 4:41PM
Great capture Astyag. Im sorry to hear your about your wifes aunt. Thank you for the info about my computer, my son in law may be able to fix it. God bless your family.
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
21 May 2010 4:57PM
brilliant comp cracking colour and detail a beauty my thought are with your family Wink
21 May 2010 5:14PM
Sorry about your Aunt and hope she stays comfortable. A super image Astyag. How different rules are lived by!! Well taken
21 May 2010 5:19PM
A great capture Astyag - love the chair - sorry to hear your about your wifes aunt
21 May 2010 5:57PM
I am sorry for your sadness. Also impressed with your recipe and its a lovely photo too! A
21 May 2010 6:01PM
Great capture you got here.
That face shows it all!
imagio Plus
11 12 1 England
21 May 2010 6:13PM
Superb capture

Eviscera Plus
11 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
21 May 2010 6:16PM
Great processing , and amazed no crash helmets !
21 May 2010 7:53PM
It his a cruel world, and i am sorry for your sadness. Gary
astyag Plus
10 12
21 May 2010 8:08PM
BTW, did I mention that this is through glass as well!?
Suehh Plus
10 39 6 England
21 May 2010 9:24PM
Love the expression on the little one's face. And through glass too? Clever fella aren't you.

Supper sounds yummeeeeeee!

helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
21 May 2010 9:51PM
So sorry to hear about your Aunt.
This is wonderful - incredibly unsafe by our standards, but he's at least strapped into that small deckchair.
Splendid processing
xwang Plus
8 56 8
22 May 2010 12:53AM
Excellent capture, it looks very dangerous...
Sorry about your wife's aunt,sometimes peope do get well,in spite of what doctor says.One of my classmate has brain tumor,she's been fighting against the tumor for more than ten years.She was told exactly as your wife's aunt.
I did know that you could not only take excellent photos,singing beautiful songs, but also cook delicious meals.Smile
jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
22 May 2010 7:58AM
A good candid but brutal words

22 May 2010 4:15PM
Great image Excellent-------Gary (milky)
gingerdelight Plus
11 298 11 United Kingdom
22 May 2010 4:45PM
A well captured image.
22 May 2010 9:13PM
Great shot, beautifully captured.

fazzer Plus
8 54 7 United Kingdom
23 May 2010 12:52AM
Great capture,nicely composed and best wishes
Super expression!
gary_d Plus
10 576 13 Wales
23 May 2010 12:10PM
So sorry to hear the bad news, lets pray for the best, This is a loveky candid image. - gary
23 May 2010 2:12PM
great shot
Well captured
A beautiful image.
Thinking of you and your famly.
olbell 10 47 1 England
23 May 2010 6:21PM
A brilliant shot, well composed.

23 May 2010 6:31PM
A super expression captured here.
23 May 2010 8:58PM
Wonderful image, great capture
24 May 2010 12:54PM
I am so very saddened to hear your shocking news
My thoughts are with your and your family
But especially with the 2 daughters
Seems a bit glib to say anything about this very expressive image
Your family is in my prayers
jan 1 Plus
13 12 Netherlands
3 Jun 2010 9:23PM
Hello Astiag.
Sorry to hear about the aunt. Godd bless her.
I love this streetscene. Good but unusual crop.
Just reading, you live in the UAE ? I spent there 5 years, comming and going, for different project in Oil/Gas business in the 80/ 90 years.
Life was good, reminding the breaks, haha
Cheers from Jan
23 Jun 2010 1:41AM
Absolutely great image

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