This Is Amin

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    This is Amin.

    Amin's dream is to drive a Ferrari. He jokes, and then becomes suddenly serious with a haunting, dark Persian stare before uttering his real dream: that one day our race is "human being", our religion is "humanity" and our nationality is "citizen of the world." Amin thinks deeply, and then laughs and says, "Well maybe if I was driving a Ferrari now I would be thinking of this crap!"

    Amin is currently working at John Galt Games after being recommended by his fellow Iranian programmer, Ali, who shares the flowing locks of Sayid from Lost and the comic stylings of Cicak Man himself. Amin has recently passed the killer gauntlet programmer test of Hafiz (our lead tech brain) with a score of 85. Nobody has ever scored this high, except for Hafiz himself, who resides with the demigods of C++ in his own heavenly sphere of programming and peace.

    This comes from my "Dream" portrait series at Located Here.

    susan_r4, Ascendingkitty, brainburger, and 17 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. brainburger 87 months ago | reply

      Awesome Trey and so beautifully stated.

    2. Maureen F. 87 months ago | reply

      Trey, you take wonderful portraits! You should post more of them!!

    3. Go Big Red 87 months ago | reply

      great portrait with distinctive features. nice.

    4. sarkasmo 87 months ago | reply

      Great shots, and thanks for mentioning C++ at the end. I am not a programmer, but I hang out with them, and the mention of languages makes my eyes glaze over. Thankfully, I got to read a lot before I got to the part about C++. :)

      Seen in my contacts' photos. (?)

    5. Víctor Fotógrafo 87 months ago | reply

      A ferrari like this:
      ROJO 4 caborian
      My prefer ferrari is the GTO... Its a dream.

    6. whartonds 87 months ago | reply

      Great portrait, like always Trey... if I may ask... what sort of photoshop did you do to this?

      Seen on your photo stream. (?)

    7. mostlysunny1 87 months ago | reply

      Love both portraits (great story, too).

    8. tryingtolearn USA 87 months ago | reply

      Wonderful, heartening commentary with this portrait. Both of the people pics you have posted here are excellent.

    9. ayat83 87 months ago | reply

      I am Iranian too.
      Nice words. Thanks for your care!

    10. ~M [deleted] 87 months ago | reply

      Thanks for sharing Amin's dream and wonderful portrait!

    11. MadmàT 87 months ago | reply

      i love his philosophy ! "one day our race is "human being", our religion is "humanity" and our nationality is "citizen of the world." i totally agree with him !

    12. .silence 77 months ago | reply

      haha i know that guy!!! lol

    13. Aly-Fahmy 72 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called MUSLIM MAN, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    14. L.G.Mills 70 months ago | reply

      "one day our race is "human being", our religion is "humanity" and our nationality is "citizen of the world." AMEN

      AWESOME SERIES.. all these make me think twice about my own issues and how I am doing so well in spite of my own problems..

      Inspiring, thought provoking, wonderful, fantastic...

    15. Mina'sPhotos 66 months ago | reply

      A haunting, dark Persian stare?!!! is that something you relate to Iranian?

      I think his silence was for him to gather his thoughts before speaking.

      Nice portrait... enjoyed reading the description... thank you.

    16. its me67 30 months ago | reply

      big bonny nose

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