There is no television for these young monks, although that is a supposition. During my short stay in Bhutan and my limited and even shorter walks around the monasteries, I didn't see any television or videos. So I made the assumption that there wasn't much in the way of electronic entertainment for the monks, although most of my hotel rooms had televisions.I then took my theory a little further whlle watching these young monks and taking their photograph. They didn't even notice me, another supposition. They didn't appear to notice me! So my theory was that they stood watching the dancing in the Jakar Dzong with the intensity our youth would watch the latest block-buster video. The festivals were their blockbusters!The older monk (another supposition) seems more worldly than his young companion, and while his serene face shows no clue to his emotions, his right hand possibly expresses some minor tension. Maybe he is watching his friends dance, wishing them success, hoping they don't mess up their moves.The young monk is not so sure. Perhaps he is also worried about his friends dancing, or perhaps he is fully engrossed in the stories that the dancers tell. His hands definitely show some tension, no doubt the same type of tension experienced at home while watching a movie.This photograph was turned into monochrome using Capture One 7. I also used the Capture One clarity and structure sliders, the clarity to smooth the skin (by pushing it to the left for a negative value) and the structure to help the eyes pop. The light reaching their faces is hardly touched, just a slight increase in contrast, while their skin has been lightened by shifting the red and yellow sliders up in the monochrome conversion dialog.

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