During the theatrical climax of a competing-lovers-quarrel set to African drumming, the about-to-be triumphant actor turns to the audience before delivering the final blow to his opponent (not pictured)...
Members of a drumming and dance group - the Tivoli Drummers - perform on stage at the Dimanche Gras of Grenada's 2009 Carnival season.
Most of the direct eye contact photos I took during Carnival were discarded right away - the expressions were typically of the caught-off-guard variety. This one, however, was just too intense to toss away.
@ the National Stadium
Grenada Carnival 2009
St. George's, Grenada