Tirmis vendor at the Cairo Bazaar

Published! In JPG Magazine Issue 15
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I live in Dublin, Ohio, and Cairo Egypt (the Mid-West and the Mid-East). This is a man I see often when I am in Cairo.

14 responses

  • Meirav Leshem

    Meirav Leshem said (28 Dec 2007):

    I love the light. So theatrical. And the expression on the vendor's face. nice work!

  • James Wei

    James Wei   said (28 Dec 2007):

    The colour, the expression and the surrounding really makes this shot a winner

  • Dennis Blauer

    Dennis Blauer   said (29 Dec 2007):

    what are the tall, cylindrical white things?

  • Ricardo Bohorquez

    Ricardo Bohorquez said (5 Apr 2008):

    El hombre de los cucuruchos! Great photo. We call those paper cones cucuruchos.

  • Jake Lester

    Jake Lester said (21 Apr 2008):

    The man is a lupini bean vendor (Tirmis in Arabic), which are sold in paper cones. The cylindrical objects are the stacked paper cones.

  • Landon Wright

    Landon Wright gave props (16 May 2008):

    Love the lighting!

  • Gary Joseph Cohen כוהן

    Gary Joseph Cohen כוהן (Deleted) gave props (1 Aug 2008):

    Great image. Wow.

  • Vladan Djordjevic

    Vladan Djordjevic gave props (6 Aug 2008):

    Terrific image!

  • Farras Abdelnour

    Farras Abdelnour gave props (9 Aug 2008):

    i spent a major chunk of my childhood in cairo. this brings back memories

  • Mal Stewart

    Mal Stewart gave props (16 Dec 2008):

    I love this Jake, and cannot understand why it has'nt been "faved" more. Well done.

  • NiteRunner

    NiteRunner gave props (25 Jul 2010):

    this looks like a wax model and scene

  • Leo Docuyanan

    Leo Docuyanan gave props (25 Jul 2010):

    Great work.

  • Epin Hervin

    Epin Hervin gave props (18 Aug 2011):

    After what happen to Hosni Mubarak's regime, this is a history

  • Talia Krasicka

    Talia Krasicka gave props (9 Jul 2014):


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