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I am not the Tourism Board | by Ahmed Zahid
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I am not the Tourism Board

Many curious local friends inquire about my lack of exhibitionism.

Of not wanting to promote the industry of beauty so called tourism.

I just merely 'forget' to tag my images properly.

Resort-names, Country, climate, environment, etc...

 

Well.

I see no point. To me, beauty is everywhere.

Bangkok to Bombay to Brussels.

Beautiful.

A person who waits to unwrap his/her camera until a pre-conceived target is reached, is merely following a hollow dream.

"If I was in your location..."

"If I had your kind of camera..."

Many such comments are targeted at my photos.

 

Instead, I'd rather look around me.

The immediate me.

Faces, shapes, skies, land, landmarks... God.

Why does memory cards have to be limited to GBs. Why can't we have

Terabytes of storage?

There is just so much to shoot!

 

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Above.

When I was working at Sun Island ( www.villahotels.com/sun/index.htm )

this used to be a favourite spot.

Off limits for the tourists, (because of unloading and other back-house activities) this jetty is bypassed by many, as uninteresting and ugly.

 

I find many photo opportunities, of both action and scenery, here.

  

Beauty, they say, is in the eye of the beholder.

 

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Happy shooting to all my friends.

 

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Taken on March 20, 2003