Bihari Village Girl: During my four day long stay in the Northern Bihar district of Muzaffarpur in late November 2013, I visited several villages and market areas and met many persons.It was a great experience and I was overwhelmed by the warmth of the local people.In one of the visits to a dilapidated village house,I came across this sweet little girl dressed in a purple cardigan and staring straight into my eyes.I wish her all the best for a bright future with good education and not so early marriage.Today is Christmas and I wish all my friends on TE - Merry Christmas ,wherever they may be and wish them good luck and happiness for the coming year.
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maloutim (9639) 2013-12-24 20:37
A well-chosen picture for your Christmas wishes, as this is the festival of children par excellence !
Lovely candid look in her eyes ! I love the bright color of her clothes which Indian people favour all the time ; It makes life more cheerful I believe.
I am a little concerned about the state of her bare feet which don't look so healthy in my opinion. I hope I am wrong ! And like you I wish this little girl a future as good as can be.
Thanks for sharing and a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you.
siudzi (34141) 2013-12-24 21:49
Thank you for your beautiful wishes and for this charming posting! Indeed, the expression of this small girls say a lot and I also hope that her future will be better than a present. Very well taken image with superb sense of the moment to catch such a natural scene. TFS! All the best!
jadesgran (5423) 2013-12-24 21:53
A very good capture of this young lady.
Her surroundings look very primitive, and I wonder what the future holds for her.Only good I really hope.
A Merry Christmas to you!
pajaran (61906) 2013-12-24 22:11
Interesantan tekst ...
Dobar trenutak snimka i kontrast, lepe boje.
Dobar rad, lepo pokazano mesto i dete.
Imajte lep i uspesan dan, sve najbolje.
An interesting text ...
Good time recording and contrast, beautiful colors.
Good work, nice place indicated, and child.
Have a nice and successful day, all the best.
fds (9403) 2013-12-24 23:21
Ciao dear friend farhat
great picture with this portrait of the girl
very beautiful colors and super scharpnees
happy mery Christmas my great friend
carlo62 (50127) 2013-12-25 0:38
splendidi gli occhi di questa bambina immersa nei colori degli abiti, bellissimo ritratto.
Tanti auguri di buon Natale
Nicou (144332) 2013-12-25 0:57
fantastique portrait de ce jeune quelle iamge et cadrage quelle beauté comme il est charmant avec son bel habit violet sueprbe iamge.
Bravo et amitié
ChrisJ (115569) 2013-12-25 1:39
Good sharpness and the high key toned bg adds a nice graphic element. A superb diffused light and a good upward pov on the child. The colourful pink jacket contrasts strongly against the drab bg. I like the faded red brick contrasting against the soft cyan and blue magenta tints too. Merry Xmas to you!
jhm (154576) 2013-12-25 3:10
I wish you and your family Merry Christmas and healthy 2014.
When I see this child in complete poverty, all the children in our society should look at this picture.
Colours and presentation be superb.
Excellent composition, nice depth.
Very well done, TFS.
holmertz (54337) 2013-12-25 3:52
She is a lovely girl with a very self-confident look. She acts totally naturally in front of the camera, looking not shy at all. She must have felt great confidence in you, and you did her the honour of a good photo with a perfect exposure and fine colours.
I wish you a safe and successful 2014.
Subhogen (4067) 2013-12-25 4:06
I like the innocent look of this little girl. I like her bright pink jacket too which makes superb contrast with the dull surroundings. Taken from an interesting POV ...this photo is a good one. Thanks for sharing.
Sergiom (81847) 2013-12-25 5:18
Quelle beau regard elle a cette jeune princesse aux pieds nus. Quelle belle assurance elle démontre, l'épaule appuyée sur le mur.Un point de vue bas qui l'avantage.
Miguel82 (27646) 2013-12-25 8:43
So cute little girl Fabbs, this is a pleasant series about north Bihar, like the old wall made with red bricks, a brillant portrait, have a nice day
lousat (92936) 2013-12-25 13:14
Hi Farhat,how is tender and nice this young girl,what a face and what a eyes,a magnificent capture with the best details and colors in a nice old scenery too,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
kato (11630) 2013-12-25 23:26
You're capturing well this portrait by a good composition and excellent tone/clarity, so it's interesting and impressive to see the little girl who is standing beside the pillar and wears the purple cardigan. Her look like very pure.
marabu61 (11061) 2013-12-26 1:19
Pleasing portrait of this young girl, with her brightly colored clothes she stand out against the rather drab background. And with you I do hope that she will have a fair chance in life as every child on this earth should have.
Merry christmas and a happy new year to you and your loved ones.
Noel_Byrne (31672) 2013-12-26 7:51
Many happy returns, blessings of the season to you and yours.
This is a beautiful portrait, as you say the way the girl is staring straight at you is quite haunting. Although she looks very young, her face has the appearance on one who has seen much hardship. Like you I wish her well in her future. A beautiful composition on this fine street portrait.
All the best
ikeharel (72955) 2013-12-26 9:17
Nice taken her portrait, stood on the door-step and looked at you with an inquisitive face expression. Well done farhat, gave joy to the little girl in purple/pink coat.
adramad (46532) 2013-12-26 9:40
Excellent portrait of this girl with the bright colors of her clothes, gives a good chromaticism to the image, to emphasize that stare at you, posing naturally.
Very good lighting and sharpness.
Enjoy a good week.
nikkitta (17066) 2013-12-26 15:51
So charming capture and girl you chose for greetings at this period of the year
Like the way (upward) of the picture and the contrast with the fade colors of the ambience
Quite agree with you wishing her a good future begining the year not barefoot
Merry Xmas to you from Argentina
delpeoples (58616) 2013-12-26 19:37
Namaste dear Farhat
This is a beautiful portrait of this adorable little girl. She looks so sweet and I like how you have photographed her using a low POV, where she is looking down at the camera. Excellent definition, colours and skintones.
Congratulations and I hope you had a happy Christmas
jemaflor (98793) 2013-12-27 2:10
A good portrait well managed, interesting attitude ans smile for this girl, good effect also with the colors of these clothes.
aleXundar (1256) 2013-12-27 5:57
Thank you that you wished a very colorful and innocent Christmas through this wonderful shot of the kid.
Thanks for this sweet one.
With best wishes,
UlfE (14641) 2013-12-27 6:21
Wonderful photo of this little girl in colourful clothes that are contasting to the dull and grey surroundings. I love her confident look enhanced by that you seem to have taken the photo from a position beneath her. TFS and have a nice day!
eldancer1 (36343) 2013-12-27 9:39
Very nice portrait of this young girl, she looks very natural posing for you. Good pov and nice details. Well done, tfs.
Silvio1953 (145703) 2013-12-27 13:29
Ciao Farhat, great portrait of cute child, intense expression, fine details, wonderful colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
mirosu (16273) 2013-12-28 9:29
After very long journey and even longer after-journey recovery I’m again able to view and comment all the beautiful TE photographs.
A beautiful photo. Smart choice of vertical frame to accentuate the small girl with splendid sharpness. Very nice photo with great color contrast, good light and very good POV choice. Excellent POV. Well done.
Wish you and your family a Happy, Healthy & Prosperous New Year.
SWISS ALPS ROADS
ourania (47150) 2013-12-28 12:20
a very interesting full portrait from an upward point of view that makes the little girl's expression even more intriguing. You managed the setting and context in which the little girl is standing very aptly, there's fine depth and sharpness, interesting angles, perspectives and textures. The neutral tones of the setting make the little girl's gaze and jacket so attractive. I'm sorry to see her toes hurt and feel that her life there is not easy. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a lovely day,
Cricri (120579) 2013-12-29 7:21
J'aime la prise en contre bas, ces grands yeux vers vous, le crissement de ces petits pieds nus, le corps collé contre le mur, un très joli portrait d'enfant, bon cadrage et couleurs
jacquest (18927) 2013-12-29 9:12
This is a nice portrait of this little girl, colorfully dressed. Her interest in you and what you are doing is indeed evident from her eyes. She looks very relaxed.
subhendu_bagchi (26089) 2013-12-30 2:46
hi, it is a nice composition here in vertical. Like the little girl posing for you. Good use of light. Nice depth and sharpness. Nice one indeed. Tfs.
serp2000 (44598) 2013-12-31 6:05
Excellent work! It reminds me a glam model from some magazine. Good low point of view, impressive contrast of the bright clothes and the grey walls. TFS!
Happy New Year!
Greetings from Sri Lanka!
Waylim (25502) 2013-12-31 9:05
If not for the pink sweater and skirt, She could have disquise as a boy with the short hair cut. Beautiful. and love how she pose nicely for you. nice control of the light and strong and vivid color.
Happy New Year!
mesutilgim (95546) 2014-01-01 12:48
Very nice capture of this cute little girl in Muzaffarpur. She is seemingly surprised !
TFS and all the best for the New Year !
mcmtanyel (24015) 2014-01-01 17:04
This is a very artistic photo from this low POV. I cannot explain why, but I like the placement of the open door behind the little girl.
SWEETFREEDOM (24621) 2014-01-02 2:10
children are always a good subject for pictures. the purple jacket that wears this little girl contrast very well with the rest of the picture.
Oceania (5202) 2014-01-09 7:18
This girl in red clothing is so cute. Her facial expression is very natural and sweet. You captured it perfectly.
- Copyright: Farhat Abbas (fabbs99) (17167)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-11-23
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Canon PowerShot S100
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/40 seconds
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- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-12-24 20:11