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staying warm in winter

Posted by
shoti (somewhere in, China) on 15 January 2010 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

A Naxi mom and daughter staying inside a shelter that doesn't seem to fit the description of a house. . they were having soup when she gave me this look, which I immediately took a shot of

Tiger Leaping Gorge
Lijiang
Yunnan, China

Pebrero '09

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Ravi from Bangalore, India

Quite unrevealing smile on her face.

15 Jan 2010 6:49am

Ben from Lyon, France

This is a wonderfull potrait. Thanks you.

15 Jan 2010 7:41am

Joan Felix from Jakarta, Indonesia

What a great B/W photo, full of story here.,, i love the grandmother expression, and the girl beside her. very touching photo. EXCELLENT

15 Jan 2010 7:44am

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Edwin this is superlative!!! You have surpassed yourself once again with this image that is brilliant in every way!!

15 Jan 2010 9:12am

jeanclaude from st mande 94160, France

excellent portrait i give you 5 stars

15 Jan 2010 9:48am

laurent from 93, France

excellent life scene

15 Jan 2010 10:58am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nice portrait. Nice expression of her face.

15 Jan 2010 12:42pm

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

This is an outstanding documentative portrait! I really love it!

15 Jan 2010 1:49pm

Fred from Manila, Philippines

This photo really got my mind working. The toning made it look like something you'd see on a newspaper (as if it's printed). But then the clarity of the details on the pants, the smoke, and the dirty shoes are just astounding. This has to be one of my favorite amongst your mono works. Nice!

15 Jan 2010 5:13pm

k@ from Paris, France

Oh Shoti, this is a superb photo, so natural and the monochrome is terrific, bravo for the natural scene and neat compo with mood*

15 Jan 2010 5:38pm

Susan from Sausalito, United States

This woman seems full of goodwill...such an impressive photograph...one I shall remember and return to.

15 Jan 2010 7:49pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

wonderful portrait! great mood created with these tones !

15 Jan 2010 8:37pm

Greg from Beijing, China

That's brilliant shot.. Love everything what is here..
Your image is telling great story.. Although she is poor and she is living under such a conditions.. she seems to be happy.. and that's truth of life..
Was it in winter? i can recognize when girl warm her hands..

17 Jan 2010 2:48am

@Greg: yep, it was winter of 09. you can tell by its title hehe thanks for appreciating Greg

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

excelente y expresivo retrato!

18 Jan 2010 5:35pm

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

5 stars for this national geographic beauty!!!! STUNNING!!!

20 Jan 2010 5:41pm

Vanilla Wine from las vegas, United States

nice and emotional picture

24 Jan 2010 10:18pm