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Boy of the Dogon People

By RobD
Another portrait, this of a young boy of the Dogon people from a small village on the Bandiagara escarpment in Mali, West Africa. I've put a couple of images of the village in for anyone that's interested.
Thanks to those of you who responded so encouragingly to the two portraits posted recently and for taking the time to have a look at this one.
Hope you have a good weekend
Rob

Tags: Landscape and travel Portraits and people

Voters: Scaramanga, SteveMoulding, Vikki_R and 42 more

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29 Jan 2010 12:55PM
Excellent shot.

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Stunning portrait.
Steve.
This is simply stunning. What a beautiful shot! Tamsin
29 Jan 2010 1:15PM
Really absolutely stunning portrait, deserves an award.
Mavis
ketch Plus
8 770 50 Turks And Caicos Islands
29 Jan 2010 1:16PM
Yes I completely agree stunning portrait sums this beautiful image up - like the two context shots too but V1 is exceptional.

Robert
Ian-Munro Plus
8 200 15 Wales
29 Jan 2010 1:23PM
Loving this series mate keep it up, this is great. Very captivating!

Ian
RobD Plus
9 25 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2010 1:26PM
Thanks!!
Rob
29 Jan 2010 1:38PM

Quote:Yes I completely agree stunning portrait sums this beautiful image up - like the two context shots too but V1 is exceptional.

Robert



Fascinating place and brilliant portrait. Cheers, Von
29 Jan 2010 1:43PM
The portrait is superb. The village looks so interesting I have a million questions. I'll have to google this place. Excellent set of images. .........Sandy
EMJAYCEE Plus
6 9 10 England
29 Jan 2010 1:46PM
The portrait is 1st class an thank you for the other two shots, both of which are very good.
Joan.
29 Jan 2010 1:52PM
The portrait is a ripper - Andy
CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
29 Jan 2010 1:53PM
A fascinating set of images, Rob. V.1 is fantastic, is there any reason why the lad is wearing so much gold jewellery? Carol
Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2010 2:08PM
The most fantastic portrait I have seen!! very detailed
so much definition in his face
all pin sharp!
all 3 shots good as the other two show the story.
marvelous!
Lillian
29 Jan 2010 2:43PM
Awesome photography!
JouŠo Plus
11 56 Finland
29 Jan 2010 4:36PM
first class photography, if asked from me!!!

Jouko
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
29 Jan 2010 5:08PM
One of your best Rob, superb portraiture and wonderful travel photography!

Sarah *
29 Jan 2010 5:42PM
A brilliant shot, and great to see the inclusion of the Village pic's.

John Smile
TyChee Plus
11 269 1 United States
29 Jan 2010 7:40PM
Very powerful portrait! Excellent work.
Ty
RobD Plus
9 25 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2010 7:46PM
Thanks for the comments everyone
Rob
wamp Plus
9 276 8 England
29 Jan 2010 9:30PM
Amazing, it really feels like it's a million miles away from the Western world!

Cheers, Sean
woodlark Plus
12 538 1 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2010 10:01PM
Superb stuff.

And thank you for taking the time to post them!
LesF Plus
9 182 9
30 Jan 2010 8:27AM
What a serious looking chap, another wonderful portrait Rob

LesF
30 Jan 2010 5:47PM
Stunning portrait, three superb images
1 Feb 2010 2:53AM
Extraordinari shot
tigertimb Plus
8 40 66 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2010 7:53PM
Another superb portrait Rob and a great choice with the off-centre composition
Tim
GillyB Plus
10 317 8 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2010 7:53PM
Stunning .......

gill
RobD Plus
9 25 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2010 11:47AM
Thanks for the UA, Gill - much appreciated
Rob

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