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The Snake Charmer!

By Savvouri
Taken again in Kathmandu! This charming guy would proceed to drape the snake around your shoulders without you even wanting him to and then demand 100 dollars for the pleasure!! Needless to say there were a few "discussions". LOL!

Tags: Photo journalism Snake Nepal Black and white Landscape and travel

Voters: TommyStr, KathyR, scott_jessuk and 15 more


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Comments


AlanBW 13 20 England
8 Dec 2006 8:14AM
Fantastic character study that works so well in B&W

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DirkV 13
8 Dec 2006 8:20AM
Great scene , great B & W
MDaniel 12 3 3 Ghana
8 Dec 2006 8:33AM
Wonderful portrait, like how you have got eye focus from the man and the snake!!!!
scott_jessuk 13 249 1 Scotland
8 Dec 2006 8:40AM
Cracking shot.

scott
bliba Plus
13 2 Austria
8 Dec 2006 5:08PM
bags of character....brilliant in bnw
incognito 15 75
8 Dec 2006 5:47PM
Excellent shot - I hate snakes so there would be know way I would get that close

Shaun
Malc_V 13 England
8 Dec 2006 8:25PM
Superb capture Christina.

Would not want that thing draped around my neck.

Works very well in b&w.
Nice one.

Malc.
Desh_M 14 398
11 Dec 2006 9:13AM
nice one, like to see it in colour.
1100 13 36
11 Dec 2006 4:47PM
This is a great shot that works well in B&W.
I had (I would bet) the same 'discussions' with a snake-charmer in India and he didn't even 'charm' it! He just carried it around in a wicker basket showing it to pasty-faced new-arrivals. The discussions must be a universal language by now!
GeorgeSamuel 13 18
12 Dec 2006 11:31AM
Excellent B&W shot

Well Done

George
TommyStr 13 9 3 Norway
22 Dec 2006 12:26PM
Great shot, composed very well. And must be cool to have met a snake charmer! Thanks for your comment on my portfolio, appreciate it
Tommy
yemtrav 13 9 England
6 Jun 2007 7:53AM
Nice eye contact. He's still there by the way.

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