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Shmuel Halevi | all galleries >> Pictures at an Exhibition > Evil eye
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Evil eye
23.Oct.04

Evil eye

Arab and Druse houses in our area, are often painted in
blue. The citizens are regarding this color as deterrent
of the "evil eye"...


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Emil Tiganus 19-Oct-2013 21:20
The objective photographic is your artist pupil !
Guest 18-Jan-2005 09:55
Excellent image.
Thanks for the explanation regarding the blue color. Very informative.
Its good not only to see a good picture but also learn something new from it.

melvin
Marisa D.L.05-Dec-2004 19:06
It's a lovely picture, nice discovery for me!
Marisa
Dan01-Dec-2004 10:50
Very nice.
Pepe Zyman25-Oct-2004 00:04
Beautiful colors and thank you for the desctiption!
Karen Leaf24-Oct-2004 23:32
You live in a very special part of the world, and I look forward to your photos and talk everyday. This shot is so representative of many middle eastern countries. Lovely.
Pedro Libório24-Oct-2004 22:40
stunning colors,
great shot!
André De Paepe24-Oct-2004 18:34
Beautiful colors, perfect lighting!
Herb Knufken24-Oct-2004 18:25
Nice colors
Autumn Sky24-Oct-2004 17:38
A very inviting composition...the warm earthtone colors adds to the mood. Is that a broom hanging a top the metal work? ;) Very good eye to see this composition, bravo.
Ed Knepley24-Oct-2004 14:25
A really wonderful image. Thanks for sharing.
Larry Ahern24-Oct-2004 14:16
Wonderful colors!
Guest 24-Oct-2004 14:05
Beautiful!
Gayle P. Clement24-Oct-2004 13:54
This is so well done. I agree about the light. Interesting that this culture also has the idea of blue entrances keeping out evil spirits. You see blue-painted doors and window openings in Mexico and New Mexico.
laine8224-Oct-2004 12:52
Great looking dwelling & thanks for explaining the custom.
Karen Stuebing24-Oct-2004 11:49
Well seen. There is something primitive about the construction that goes well with the superstition.
Argishti Khachik24-Oct-2004 11:44
Excellent. Very lovely colors and composition. Very well done.
Cheers
René Gysi24-Oct-2004 11:19
I like this beautiful entry. Very good composed. Excellent.