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No, it’s not Pinnochio, or any of his relatives.

This Indian-style theatrical mask was on display in Singapore. I was intrigued by the painted headgear, as well as the long nose – and the purple lipstick!

I do not crop, enhance or post-edit my images in any way. Shot with a Pentax K100D, using a Sigma 18-125mm lens. F5.6, 1/20 sec, ISO 800, focal length 125mm.


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    JUSTARTover 4 years ago

    nice shot

  • Thank you, JustArt – I think the mask is of South Indian origin.

    – David McMahon

  • Betty Mackey
    Betty Mackeyover 4 years ago

    A fascinating item — great shot, David.

  • Thank you, Betty – couldn’t resist those eyes!

    – David McMahon

  • C. Michael Cox
    C. Michael Coxover 4 years ago

    That is a great mask!

  • Thanks so much, Michael – it was just sitting there, in isolation, and it was like a beacon to me!

    – David McMahon

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