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Hinduism Photograph - Devotion Bw by Steve Harrington

Devotion Bw is a photograph by Steve Harrington which was uploaded on May 28th, 2011.

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Thank you, Frank! :)

Fine portrait. Don't know if it "street photography" but its featured there anyway. ;^)

Thank you, Kathy! :)

Beautiful spiritual image Steve! l/Fav

Thank you, Syd! :)

You have been Featured in ‘Everything In Moderation, Including Moderation’ for your work of excellence in your medium! BRAVO TO YOU!!! Congratulations Steve!

That's great! Thank you, Sharon. :)

:: Starz :: :: Dimensions :: :: Fine Art Photography :: . . Aloha Steve . thank you . . your beautiful photograph is featured on the homepage :: Monotone :: . . ♥ . .

How nice! Thank you, Sharon! That would please me greatly. Is there anything I must do?

:: Starz :: :: Dimensions :: :: Monotone :: . . it is so wonderful to see this beautiful image again Steve . it has been one of my favourites since the first time I saw it on another website . . love to offer you a feature in my groups . best of luck to you in the contest . enjoyed reading this wonderful conversation thread as well . . thank you for your commentary on the background and the fascinating experience you had . beautiful meaningful work .

Hmm...there are bad reasons as well as good. :) Thank you for that thought, Juls!

....it happened for a reason

I still have mixed emotions about the experience...

To answer your inquiry, I am still active in Nikonians, enjoy the monthly challenge, find it helps to keep my old brain thinking creatively!

Wow! Thanks for sharing the background story, it makes the image that much more meaningful.

What an experience for you and your group to witness - It is a Beautiful Image and one that has stayed with me.

The scene was surreal. Bells rang as the priest skewered his cheeks...no blood, just a single tear. This all led to a lengthy discussion with my group, which was an educational tour. At the very least I learned to be careful what I ask for...

The Hindu temple is famous for self-mortification and I asked whether my group would have an opportunity to see it. I was told that for a small fee it was possible. I expected an old man who fancied himself a human pin cushion, not a 12 year old!

Please explain?

Thank you, Susan! Good memory! Are you still active at Nikonians? There is a long story behind this image. It was indeed moving and memorable, in part because as the tour leader I was naively responsible in small part for the ceremony occurring. It was all terribly real and genuine. If only I had known...

Excellent job on this one, must have been a very moving experience. I remember your fine work from Nikonian's online assignment forum miss seeing you there. You have an outstanding collection of works!

It was one of the most dramatic photographic experiences I have had! Thank you, Juls! ~Steve

Wow.....Beautiful and powerful

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