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passion of the dance

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: Helen : (Helen is photographing in, Australia) on 3 March 2007 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

As if in a trance this Miao tribeswoman from Basha village danced to the sound and rhythms created by the men playing the lusheng, a bamboo woodwind instrument. Guizhou Province, China

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Bronnie from Christchurch, New Zealand

You have this amazing ability to capture expressions of people - her whole body is involved in her meditation, and contrasts in both colour and position with those of the men behind. A wonderful moment in time caught forever...

3 Mar 2007 6:46am

objectif-plume from Belgium

magnifique portrait

3 Mar 2007 7:38am

Anne from White Rock, Canada

This is a wonderful capture. You have brought so many images that I can look at of places and people so far away - that I can never hope to see. Your subject seems to be totally unaware of her immediate surroundings, and on another plane! Thanks for sharing these wonderful photos :-)

3 Mar 2007 9:59am

Lazy Aussie from Perth, Australia

that's nice

3 Mar 2007 10:27am

Jerry from Tampa, United States

Oh Helen - this is a spectacular image! Great capture - wonderful tones - GRAND job! Thanks for sharing another awesome part of your culture!

3 Mar 2007 10:55am

Craiger from Vacaville, California, United States

Fantastic composition. Great capture.

3 Mar 2007 11:42am

Daroru from Osaka, Japan

It looks like she's standing in front of a backdrop. Wonderful effect! How did you get it?

3 Mar 2007 2:46pm

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3 Mar 2007 4:32pm

Daniel from United States

Real nice capture.

4 Mar 2007 5:05am

kaveh from TEHRAN, Iran

wow!! awesome capture!

4 Mar 2007 11:46am

purelysnow from Chengdu, China

Perfect timing!

5 Mar 2007 4:14am

Roberta Murray from Rocky Mountain House, Canada

She practically leaps off the page. Terrific use of depth and good processing.

6 Mar 2007 3:08am

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

it is spectacular, the word transe came to my mind imediatelly as the picture unfolded on my monitor. By the way nice friends you have at your about page, kind regards Dimitrios

6 Mar 2007 10:32am

Paul from Melbourne, Australia

WOW...very interesting image.. Just finished browsing around your travel images..What a wonderful collection of image. Thanks for sharing..

12 Mar 2007 1:52pm