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Subject: [Leica] Call to Prayer
From: nathan at (Nathan Wajsman)
Date: Thu Apr 6 21:15:45 2006
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I was thinking along very similar lines and was going to make a comment 
to that effect, when I saw that B.D. had beaten me to it. But it doesn't 
matter--the picture is beautiful no matter what the father is whispering 
and no matter what religion, if any, he belongs to.


B. D. Colen wrote:
> Keep one thing in mind - as much as I love the photo: You, Tina, know that
> it's a father whispering prayers and that he's Muslim. But to the viewer,
> it's simply a photo of an apparently loving father with baby - doesn't say
> Muslim, or prayer - or really even whispering. But it is, to me, a knock 
> out
> shot of father and baby.
> On 4/5/06 9:15 PM, "Tina Manley" <images@InfoAve.Net> wrote:
>> At 06:29 PM 4/5/2006, you wrote:
>>> I'd have to agree with Nick about the missing child's face.
>>> Don't work for me, with just the cloth.
>>> Slobodan Dimitrov
>> Thanks, Slobodan, but with the baby's face showing, that's all I
>> saw.  I love baby faces but they overpower everything else, including
>> the father's whispering lips.
>> Tina
>> Tina Manley, ASMP
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Nathan Wajsman
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