Colorful Islamic Malay Women

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    I'm used to seeing the somewhat drab garments that Islamic women wear in the Middle East, but the colorful garb of their Far Eastern sisters blew my mind and made me glad my camera wasn't loaded with black & white film. These ladies were stolling the park between the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center and the Petronas Towers just after sunset. Judging from the nametags around their neck, they'd probably been in the KL Convention Center behind them. (Minolta Maxxum/Dynax 9, 300mm lens, Fuji Velvia 100 film).

    Sêne, jmurawski, smoldering075, and 7 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. msokal 85 months ago | reply

      A hurrah for the combination Dynax 9 and Fuji Velvia! Great colours!.

      Congrats from Brazil.

      Marcello.

    2. khalid 80 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Muslim Cultures, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    3. chaah* 64 months ago | reply

      We're using this shot to feature Kuala Lumpur on Chaah's Guide to the World's Cities. Lovely! Thanks for making it available.

    4. faixxal 64 months ago | reply

      very beautiful .. love the colors

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