Archive for April, 2013

Jhal Muri Wallah wanted his photo taken

Posted in Occupation, Photography, Portraits, Street scene with tags , , , , , , on April 30, 2013 by marlandphotos

I have known this young man for many years.  The big bag is full of muri, similar but smaller than puffed rice.  It is used to make a very tasty, spicy snack called jhal muri!

Jhal Muri Vendor (Wallah)

Jhal Muri Vendor (Wallah)

Lots of Color and Lots of Smiles

Posted in Alice, Friends, Photography, Portraits, TTL Photo Club with tags , , , , , , , , , on April 29, 2013 by marlandphotos

Alice attended BIF5 the exhibition of the TTL photo club of which I am a member.  I had a photo in the exhibition, which was a pleasure.  Here is Alice with some of the ladies from the club.

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Twenty Tiffins all in a Row

Posted in Bangladesh, Photography, Street Photography, Street scene with tags , , , , on April 29, 2013 by marlandphotos
Either for sale or lots of lunches!

Either for sale or lots of lunches!

Last day to See the “Beauty of Motherland” photo exhibition at Drik Gallery

Posted in Bangladesh, Photography with tags , , , on April 28, 2013 by marlandphotos

This exhibition has some great scenic photos as well as some fine architectural photos.  Exhibit opens at 3 pm and closes at 8 pm.

Rong Photo Club Exhibit participant checking out a photo.

Rong Photo Club Exhibit participant checking out a photo.

Today, Sunday is the last day for this exhibition at Drik Gallery in Dhaka

Posted in Bangladesh, Friends, Photography, Portraits with tags , , , , , on April 28, 2013 by marlandphotos
Ricky Richard Rodrigues, one of my blog followers with his entry.

Ricky Richard Rodrigues, one of my blog followers with his entry.

Ayon Ahmed receiving one of the 5 top awards.

Ayon Ahmed receiving one of the 5 top awards.

Guest of Honor, Shoeb Faruquee handing out an award.

Guest of Honor, Shoeb Faruquee handing out an award to Pinu Rahman.

Exciting Response at Seeing My Photo at the Exhibition

Posted in Friends, Photography, Portraits, TTL Photo Club with tags , , , , , , on April 26, 2013 by marlandphotos

I’ll probably have to pay for this one, but I had to post it.  I’m not sure if the husband approves!  Thanks for coming to see the exhibition!

Crazy

Young Bengali Girl

Posted in Bangladesh, Flower, Photography, Portraits with tags , , , , , , on April 25, 2013 by marlandphotos

This young girl spends her morning carrying a big rice bag around to fill with paper and plastic for recycling.   Though part of the many poor in Dhaka, she still knows how to smile.

Sweet