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November 30, 2011
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Canon
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Canon PowerShot SX100 IS
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Nov 30, 2011, 1:27:15 PM
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An 'Umble Cobbler by MARX77 An 'Umble Cobbler by MARX77
This is Aalam Gul, a Pakistani cobbler in Al Satwa.
That's his tiny shop - all of it.

Dedicated to a rather green, ancient, hippy photographer who is also a bit of an 'umble weaver himself, Will Glenn - *EarthHart
Will has a thing for shooting people, and he does it like nobody's business!
Here's a fine example: Danny the Leather

Al Satwa - Dubai, U.A.E.
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:iconagirlintherain:
First things first:

Really beautiful way you captured the eastern lifestyle, particularly in south Asia where you know, they work hard for their earnings. So if a 'thinker' was to see this photo he can easily capture the 'work principles' of this man. The size of the shop is small, captured beautifully, and the man looks just great sitting looking at the camera.

Secondly, I know that India Pakistan and many surrounding areas have lots of bright and bold colors going on around them.... I LOVE how all of those colors are captured by your camera. Those little accessories are looking beautiful and this picture is really good.

Didn't see a lot of shoes there but overall, this is a really good photo which depicts eastern lifestyle, culture work ethics beautifully. So well done
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dukeofspade Featured By Owner May 13, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Hello :)
This was featured by :iconsnazzyphotography: for our Monthly feature- April [link]
Have a great day :D
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EarthHart Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I've just found out that I didn't favour this before, I thought I had. Well I have now :iconwineplz:
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MARX77 Featured By Owner May 1, 2012   Photographer
Say what?! :iconreallyangryplz:

Thanks, Boss! :ahoy:
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EarthHart Featured By Owner May 1, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you, Boss :drunk:
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oscar-ojisan Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2012   Artist
very nice :D
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MARX77 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2012   Photographer
Thank you so much!
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RezzanATAKOL Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2011
Featured [link] :love:
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MARX77 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2011   Photographer
Thanks much! :love:
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RezzanATAKOL Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2011
:love:
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SuperSnappz Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Superb capture, full of colour and life.
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