This photo was taken in the late afternoon at a main square in Meknes. The men sit at the cafes around the square and the women congregate wherever they find a place, on small steps or the bases of monuments. I was actually with a friend sitting at a cafe (where we felt very out of place surrounded by all the men but we had to eat something!). The women in Morocco didn't seem willing to have their photo taken, so I was taking photos of this little girl and managed to sneak one that included these two older women on the right. They were sitting there talking and not paying the least bit of attention to me.
Critiques | Translate
Paolo (41222) 2005-03-30 3:59
Beautiful colors and interesting subject.
it's a little bit put of focus, but is a very beautiful image!
summersun (4978) 2005-03-30 4:03
interesting shot with those different women sitting here, apart from the men. nice colors.
KevRyan (22956) 2005-03-30 4:03
Very well seen and taken image of three generations Emily - it is a very interesting study of dress and custom and their postures speak volumes about their age, experience and character - very well done.
Hanssie (10852) 2005-03-30 4:10
A group of women in the foreground, the men in the background:-)), beautiful view on the building full of textures and the blue colour of the wagon, veru nice pic, Emily !
naxius (16685) 2005-03-30 4:13
I like this composition, I like to see these different gaze and expression.
Very good Emily.
AmiBe (6042) 2005-03-30 4:38
interesting picture with these differents women.
Good to see the Morocco architecture...
Well done !
olopez (4959) 2005-03-30 5:28
Great scene Emily, nice compo and colors.
Very good technique to take photos ;)
gaby (19819) 2005-03-30 5:41
Again a very nice photo from your trip in Morocco -
Superb and great compo
arnabchat (7233) 2005-03-30 9:31
Emily, this is a very nice capture, maybe rare. i like the setting.
jcandeli (40) 2005-03-30 9:31
That is the perfect name for this photo. I really enjoy the large arches in the background. The photo could be a little sharper but it is a great photo! JP
diaz_sanchez (0) 2005-03-30 11:52
hello Emily:) this is great photo:) It shows us reality of this world:) exellent I live it much:) Also I like ur note:)