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  1. Daisy

    What lovely, lovely post, Zed. The insights you give about the culture of this Muslim country and people’s reluctance to be photographed add an extra dimension to the pictures. Many people do not fully grasp this aspect of street photography and its even more challenging counterpart, international travel photography: you must be willing to understand and respect people on a deep level that allows you to capture them at their most natural. You have certainly done that here. I love the photo of the two craftsman talking and smiling while they work! The whole series sparks curiosity, emotion and wonder in a way that makes your work true fine art photography, and not just documentation. Congratulations! Looking forward to more.

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  2. MiriamK

    Glad I found your post on google+ :) About a month ago I had to go to Marrakech for a brief business trip. It’s an astonishing city, wish i could spend more time there.

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  3. Stephanie

    Oh, so if you were up early taking pics in the Red Light District, you obviously didn’t do anything the night before or you would have been going to bed right about then. ;) These are really nice images. It’s hard to believe such a quaint part of town during the day gets so wild at night.

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  4. Stephanie

    I love seeing pictures of different cultures and would really like to visit Marrakech. I have a question about one of the images – 5th pic down with the kid on the bike looking into a cooler. There appears to be an assault weapon pointing into the picture on the right. Is that what that is?

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    • Zed

      I’m sure it would make for a better story, but the ‘weapon’ is a motorcycle handlebar peeking into the frame. :)
      Thanks for the kind comment.

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  5. Stephanie

    The lens flare on the upper right actually looks like an eye peering through the clouds. I really love this pic.

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    • Kim Rawks

      Exactly! That jumped out at me as well. Sometimes nature presents the best pictures to people who happen to have a camera.

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  6. Kim Rawks

    Those are beautiful pics. I’ve always wanted to visit the Red Light District but never even considered hanging out there in the daytime. After seeing your shots, I want to now.

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  7. Kim Rawks

    I wasn’t aware of the Muslim prohibition (or fear) of having their pictures taken. But I think your candid pics actually came out better than if the subject posed for them.

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  8. Jennifer D.

    Based on your pics – and what I know about the Red Light District at night – I’d say the town has a split personality. Beautifully done. I’d love to have these framed for my Sun room.

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  9. edwin s.

    Heel goed gedaan en boeiend!

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  10. Mark51

    Van Gogh art museum, Anne Frank’s hiding room, Red Light District, cheeky weed cafe’s … veryyyyyyy excited for Amsterdam

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  11. Octavia Hearn

    Marvelous, what a website it is! Keep it up.

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  12. Zhang S.

    Hello! Interesting article! I came here from Google plus. Very, very good photography!

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  13. チャンルー

    写真家として非常に興味深い経歴をお持ちのようですね。:)

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  14. Tomika

    I lived in Amsterdam for 5 years but I have never seen it like you have projected. Awesome job!

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  15. JennySiz

    Oh! amazing pix… I wanna visit this place

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  16. Jodi Christal

    Hi! I’m at work browsing your blog from my iphone! :) Just wanted to say
    I love your images and look forward to all your posts!
    Carry on the excellent work!

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  17. lisette

    I’m rreally impressed with your writing skills аs well
    as wіth your photography.
    BTW, thе layout of your site is awesome and mobile friendly. Is tҺis a paid theme or did you customize it yourself? Αnyway, keep up the good work,
    іt’s rare tο see a nice site like tҺіs nowadays. :)

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  18. Kathlijn P.

    I so much love this post! Especially the picture of the statue of Majoor Bosshardt is truly excellent and captures exactly what this wonderful woman’s life was all about.
    Greetings from Zwolle <3

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  19. daniella_stein

    Great post with beautiful images. Continue the ɡood woгk!

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  20. Katherine

    Japan has always intrigued me, more so than the other Asian countries. And you just made me really want to go!

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  21. M. Olesen

    Great post and stunning shots! I love your photographs and how they pop!
    Japan is definitely on my list of places to visit.

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