Ashoura

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© Johanna Mifsud
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UploadedMarch 10, 2010
TakenJanuary 7, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D300
Exposure1/40 sec at f/14
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length170 mm
ISO250
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A young boy poses with his ornate sword against his bleeding head during the Shite annual tradition of Ashoura in the town of Nabatiyyeh in South Lebanon.

11 responses

  • Richard Koenig

    Richard Koenig said (11 Mar 2010):

    Stunning, incredible shot. Outstanding. Well done. Remarkable capture.

  • Johanna Mifsud

    Johanna Mifsud said (12 Mar 2010):

    Thank you Richard for your nice comment. Very much appreciated. I did a photodocumentary about this subject. A project which is of special interest to anthropologists. I hope it can be published in some form one day.

  • Mary Brown

    Mary Brown gave props (12 Mar 2010):

    Incredible image! I couldn't take my eyes off of it...I just kept staring. I'm not familiar with the tradidion, but I'll read about it on Google. Excellent image!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (14 Mar 2010):

    My vote!!

  • Kathleen Battan

    Kathleen Battan gave props (17 Mar 2010):

    Wow. What a stunning capture! Absolutley YES!

  • Georges Maroun

    Georges Maroun gave props (12 Apr 2010):

    Yeah ...I like it ....

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (22 Apr 2010):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Kevin Kott

    Kevin Kott gave props (22 Apr 2010):

    My vote!!!

  • Fadi Hariss

    Fadi Hariss said (23 Apr 2010):

    Wow!!! Amazing look in his eyes. You have my vote.

  • Marco Martinez

    Marco Martinez gave props (27 Apr 2010):

    Very intense. Love how tight the framing is.

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (10 Jun 2010):

    As photojournalism, I admire this capture

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