Monk with Phone and Pomegranate

Something about the randomness of this moment appeals to me. Perhaps it tells us that Buddhist monks are people too, and experience the boredom and bewilderment of life just as we do. One monk tinkers with his mobile phone and picks away at a pomegranate, with the other is just tired and bored. Been there, done that.

With sections of deep shadow, bright sunlight and overall vibrant color, This seemed an ideal scene for interpretation with High Dynamic Range techniques. That usually doesn’t work with subjects in motion, but for some reason it came off quite nicely this time. (Price Schedule G)

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