An impromptu portrait taken at Wat Bo, a temple situated in Siem Reap, the city from where all visits to the fabled Angkor Temples nearby, start.
Rather rare in Provincial Cambodia, Wat Bo does have a splendid array of old wall paintings, worth seeing. Here is a link to Andy Brouwer's page where he extolls the virtues of that monastery:
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leo61 (0) 2010-10-01 10:49
I like a lot her pose ,looking back at you and your camera and her shy and at the same time curious expression at her face.
yquem46 (38750) 2010-10-01 10:51
with a name like yours I was prone to write in french but just in case I continue in french...
very nice and delicate portrait. I like her posture even though it looks like she is somewhat posing for your lens
natural skin hues and mild light
A good one
have a nice evening
BennyV (14689) 2010-10-01 11:18
A very soft and warm portrait with lovely natural colours. I like the accent of the earring, it's a great element in the composition here.
Gurtay (66) 2010-10-01 12:05
Very relaxed and natural pose, diffused light, no sharp shadows, warm expression, communicating eyes. A lovely portrait.
stevesaba (8135) 2010-10-02 1:32
A beautiful moody portrait! Yes the looking backwards towards you with her sweet glance is lovely!
I don't remember this Wat in Siem Reap, but like most tourists, we were obsessed with seeing Angkor Wat. A great addition to your gallery! Fine work, warm regards,
CLODO (32530) 2010-10-02 2:00
Quel regard tu as capté! La jeune fille se transforme en séductrice avec un geste gracieux vers le photographe. Cadrage idéal.
toutes mes félicitations
PeterDF (421) 2010-10-03 7:07
Beautiful portrait shot of this young lady here...the colors are so rich, and the way you've captured her pose is just wonderful. Really very nicely done.
saigon (6443) 2010-10-04 9:17
j'aime beaucoup ce regard intense dans cette photo!
tres bonne composition!
wolf38 (31284) 2010-10-04 23:11
Hi Herve. Really a special portrait. The Children of Siem Reap naturally try to be especially nice for obvious reasons. However, like the photograph it very much. Regards, Wolfgang.
jhm (145092) 2010-10-05 4:56
The pose of the girl is nice through the eyes to the camera.
These lady has nice ear-drop
Nice depth and perspective.
Very well done, TFS.
tchefi (1841) 2010-10-10 10:16
Trés beau portrait de cette petite cambodgienne. On sent qu'il de passe quelquechose entre le photographe et la fillette. De l'intensité dans ce regard et un brin de questionnement.
- Copyright: Herve Blandin (kinginexile) (2598)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-11-27
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: CANON EOS 40 D, Canon 24-105mm f/4L IS USM
- Exposure: f/4, 1/500 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2010-10-01 10:44