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Every Two Weeks

The novices each take turns shaving their heads as part of monastic life. The key is leaning to take care of how you do it as next time it will be your turn.

70mm · f/8.0 · 1/320s · ISO 3200
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Andrew Noiles's picture

I like everything about this picture. Nice work Julian.

Julian Ray's picture

Thank you Andrew.

Kristopher Carter's picture

Wow! This is actually amazing. I love the emotion and the story this tells.

Julian Ray's picture

So good to know that this image resonated with you. Thank you Kristopher.

Sebastian Schmidt's picture

Nice National Geographic stuff :-)

Julian Ray's picture

Thank you Sebastian!

Ruth Carll's picture

Gorgeous intimate image!

Julian Ray's picture

Ruth, thank you for taking the time to see that.

Chris Jablonski's picture

Great jpb. Julian! Their expressions and poses, with the shaver's gaze leading us down the image to the near boy's face, and the tonings. It all harmonises in a beautiful and tender image.