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Wood Baba

By Kali
Another Baba - I cant resist holy men ! This one is known as the 'wood baba'and he lives in and among the piles of wood used for burning the dearly departed on the banks of the ganges,in Varanasi. His job is the guard the wood,purify it and make sure no demons hide in it. Demanding job I wonder?

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Voters: DarrenSmithPhotography, itinerario, banehawi and 10 more


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24 Apr 2006 9:37AM
not as bright as your other friend but a cracking portrait Laura
itinerario 17 42 Netherlands
24 Apr 2006 10:01AM
Excellent portrait with great tones.
Saskia
banehawi Plus
16 2.3k 4176 Canada
24 Apr 2006 10:10AM
First rate portrait.

W
AlanBW 14 20 England
24 Apr 2006 10:43AM
Superb character study
NevP 15 853 13 Canada
24 Apr 2006 10:47AM
Terrific shot Kali, nice work.
kitsch 14 439 4 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2006 11:00AM
great shot... what a strange vocation!
alexanderL 14 3
24 Apr 2006 2:25PM
very expresive portrait well captured

nice

Alex
tonymarq 15 1 United States
24 Apr 2006 3:36PM
Laura great Portrait and great description! Gives you insight to other lives lived around our world!Baba translated means father right?

stay well
tonymarq
franken Plus
18 5.2k 4 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2006 5:39AM
Excellent portrait that's well presented. The b/w and tones really suit this.

regards
Ken
25 Apr 2006 7:55AM
terrific b&w portrait. sharpness, crop, the relevant bg... all spot on
sjatkinson 15 1
1 May 2006 10:46PM
superb crisp well framed. Highlights in the turban are a little blown out...I like the wood in the background, looks like bones. Its a lovely portrait pads six
29 May 2006 1:40PM
Excellent B&W portrait. Well done Kali.

David

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