Guest photographer, Zarrin Ahmed

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Recently, Lyn and I had the occasion to meet Zarrin Ahmed, a delightful young lady, at a weekend conference. A fun talking point between us was that we were both interested in photography, and, of course, we started to swap images. So delighted was I by her work and sense of composition, that when I discovered that she does not have a blog (other than Instagram, whatever that is!), I immediately asked for the right to post some of her images on the Book of Bokeh. What is really very interesting is that all of Zarrin’s photos were taken with an Android based cell phone, the camera she likes best.

And so, here we are. Like me, please encourage Zarrin to start her own blog and join us on a regular basis! 🙂

Thank you sincerely for dropping by the Book of Bokeh. I would also like to invite you to visit my Book of Pain  poetry blog.

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All photographs and comments ©John Etheridge with all rights reserved; not to be used without the expressed written permission of the copyright owner.

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32 thoughts on “Guest photographer, Zarrin Ahmed

  1. Incredible. Really incredible. One of the aspects of your blog, that I have an appreciation for, is the theme of story connected with your images. Specific example, your experience of you and your bride at a conference together (that warms my soul) where you met this wonderful woman with a wonderful gift with imagery … Please pass on my joy to Zarrin Ahmed … Peace.

    • Hi T! I’ll pass the lovely compliment along to Zarrin.

      I am months behind comments on the Book of Bokeh and for this I apologize! It was not for lack of wanting to stay current, but a busy life, mostly centered around a heavy online course load…an issue I have repeated in this current summer.😦 In fact, for the short term I have turned the Book of Bokeh into a journal for my User Experience Design course. Sometime, soon, I hope, thing swill get back to ‘normal’ and I’ll be back to posting photos.

      – j

    • Hey Tiny! I’ll pass the lovely compliment along to Zarrin.

      I am months behind comments on the Book of Bokeh and for this I apologize! It was not for lack of wanting to stay current, but a busy life, mostly centered around a heavy online course load…an issue I have repeated in this current summer. 😦 In fact, for the short term I have turned the Book of Bokeh into a journal for my User Experience Design course. Sometime, soon, I hope, thing swill get back to ‘normal’ and I’ll be back to posting photos.

      – j

    • Hi Ellen! I’ll pass the lovely compliment along to Zarrin.

      I am months behind comments on the Book of Bokeh and for this I apologize! It was not for lack of wanting to stay current, but a busy life, mostly centered around a heavy online course load…an issue I have repeated in this current summer.😦 In fact, for the short term I have turned the Book of Bokeh into a journal for my User Experience Design course. Sometime, soon, I hope, thing swill get back to ‘normal’ and I’ll be back to posting photos.

      – j

    • Hi Darwin Still on the Rocks! I’ll pass the lovely compliment along to Zarrin.

      I am months behind comments on the Book of Bokeh and for this I apologize! It was not for lack of wanting to stay current, but a busy life, mostly centered around a heavy online course load…an issue I have repeated in this current summer.😦 In fact, for the short term I have turned the Book of Bokeh into a journal for my User Experience Design course. Sometime, soon, I hope, thing swill get back to ‘normal’ and I’ll be back to posting photos.

      – j

        • You too! The course ends on the July 4th long weekend vacation. I have enjoyed it immensely, but I am looking forward to the break!

          I hope you too are having a wonderful summer!

            • Well, it’s such a lovely time of the year in England, anyway. But when the cold and dank start seeping in, pick a nice warm spot to jet off to…

              Just bring your camera! 🙂

    • Hi! I’ll pass the lovely compliment along to Zarrin.

      I am months behind comments on the Book of Bokeh and for this I apologize! It was not for lack of wanting to stay current, but a busy life, mostly centered around a heavy online course load…an issue I have repeated in this current summer.😦 In fact, for the short term I have turned the Book of Bokeh into a journal for my User Experience Design course. Sometime, soon, I hope, thing swill get back to ‘normal’ and I’ll be back to posting photos.

      – j

    • Hey Carol! I’ll pass the lovely compliment along to Zarrin.

      I am months behind comments on the Book of Bokeh and for this I apologize! It was not for lack of wanting to stay current, but a busy life, mostly centered around a heavy online course load…an issue I have repeated in this current summer.😦 In fact, for the short term I have turned the Book of Bokeh into a journal for my User Experience Design course. Sometime, soon, I hope, thing swill get back to ‘normal’ and I’ll be back to posting photos.

      – j

    • Hey! I’ll pass the lovely compliment along to Zarrin.

      I am months behind comments on the Book of Bokeh and for this I apologize! It was not for lack of wanting to stay current, but a busy life, mostly centered around a heavy online course load…an issue I have repeated in this current summer. 😦 In fact, for the short term I have turned the Book of Bokeh into a journal for my User Experience Design course. Sometime, soon, I hope, thing swill get back to ‘normal’ and I’ll be back to posting photos.

      – j

      • This summer I will be taking time away from photos too. Leaving Connecticut and heading south. Life gets in the way of important stuff.

        • Truth! But ‘South’. What do you mean by that? Florida? Alabama? Or the southwest? New Mexico, Arizona?

              • Packing (almost) as I type. Will be an expat in 3 days. Mixed emotions, but I left NYC after living there many years too, and besides the photo ops are unlimited there.

                • Damn, but you’ll be missed! Meeting you was going to be one of the highlights of my involvement with the group! 🙂

                  You’ll just have to visit. A lot!

                  • Thank you, I was looking toward to meeting up with you also! I thought we would work well together based on our previous photographs.

                    I am now officially a resident of South Carolina. The photo opportunities and locations here are amazing.

                    I will keep in touch here and FB. Perhaps on my next trip north we might get together. Until then I am enjoying your GUI work, having done that for years also. 😎😎😎

                    • Damn! What a weird experience…already missing someone I have never met and feel I know well! Please do let me know when next you are “up here” with us Yankees and going on a photo shoot so that we can get together.

                      In the meantime, you have set your bar high. So good luck with the South Carolina photos! I look forward to them. 🙂

                    • Thank you, and yes we do know each other, via our work. Photography here is beyond expectations, and very different. The bar is so much higher here. Last week I traveled through a swamp with a local photographer. Amazing opportinities everywhere (as you have seen on my site). He took one shot. He was ‘waiting for something special’.

                    • “Something special”? To me that generally means, “Well, I’m breathing…” 🙂

    • Hey Tiny! I’ll pass the lovely compliment along to Zarrin.

      I am months behind comments on the Book of Bokeh and for this I apologize! It was not for lack of wanting to stay current, but a busy life, mostly centered around a heavy online course load…an issue I have repeated in this current summer. 😦 In fact, for the short term I have turned the Book of Bokeh into a journal for my User Experience Design course. Sometime, soon, I hope, thing swill get back to ‘normal’ and I’ll be back to posting photos.

      – j

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