The Knowledgeable One…

by Reedz on November 9, 2006

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Arif (Arabic: ????) is a popular and common given name in various Muslim countries of Asia, such as Turkey, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Malaysia. It means ‘smart’, ‘knowledgeable’ or ‘wise’ (Literally, “one who knows”) in Arabic.

The Arabic word ‘arif has also been borrowed into the “street language” (vernacular) of Amharic and other Ethiopian languages, but with a change of meaning: it is used as a slang term corresponding to English “cool”, “neat-o”, etc.

Jewelle November 9, 2006 at 1:33 pm

Did you take this using the black & white settings or convert it from some photo program. Very nice. Can even see the skin texture.

AnakBrunei November 9, 2006 at 10:53 pm

Hi Jewelle, it was taken in colour and then converted in Photoshop CS. As I recall it, remove color, adjust levels, and sharpen.

Jewelle November 10, 2006 at 1:25 am

Ok, I wonder if there is a difference if taken using the camera own B/W settings. Have you ever tried?

AnakBrunei November 10, 2006 at 1:39 am

I think sama saja, only less work on Photoshop la heheh.. anyway, if take in colour at least u have both colour and B&W to choose from. Kalau B&W on camera, u don’t get that choice 🙂 Kiasu bah heheheh

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