A beautiful Akha lady in front of her house, in a village outside of Muang Sing.
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JFS (32459) 2012-01-13 22:02
Excellent portrait of this woman regarding the camera with such tenderness and dressed so curiously. Thanks for sharing!
leo61 (0) 2012-01-13 22:07
A good portrait of this nice smiling woman.
Good position in the frame and a very nice background.
SteveH (6371) 2012-01-13 22:22
Hi Steve, an interesting subject well taken. Position in the frame is good and the BG blurring away from her is good too. cheers, Steve
tusharkmandal (3173) 2012-01-14 0:12
Beautiful and very interesting to see your series on Akha. The natural skin tones and blurred bamboo background is very nice.
eversmile (11636) 2012-01-14 2:00
That's a superb portrait. I love the warm light and also her face in itself, with a benevolent expression and fine features. The sharpness is excellent and we can appreciate it even at this size ( but this is an excellent idea to provide the link to the larger view). The background makes a good contrast with her silhouette, so we can give all the attention to the headgear that looks like a jewel on its own.
brianmcc (6219) 2012-01-14 3:45
you have composed this picture very well with the subject so well positioned in the froeground and in such detail. her expression is very nice, very natural. great light which you have used perfectly. lovely colours. the background is a lovely tone of colour and not at all distracting of the subject.
timecapturer (49288) 2012-01-14 3:46
another beautifully expressive shot in this wonderful series. Everything executed perfectly and so full of such eye-catching detail. Stunning!
Enjoy the weekend - Brian.
macondo (19756) 2012-01-14 4:44
What a terrific portrait against a simple background. Your shot boldly places the subject on the far right, and makes great use of the blurry background which resulted from the wide aperture. Nice gentle light falls on her pleasant, open face and silver beads.
chriswhitley (2027) 2012-01-14 9:33
Hi Steve. Another beautiful portrait from you. You certainly have the knack. Chris
mursaloglu (8682) 2012-01-14 15:42
great portrait work amazing sharpness and marvelous exposure. Great detail of travel photo. Bravo it's prof. ihsan
david_P (512) 2012-01-15 6:46
Beautifull portrait of this woman, TFS
yquem46 (38752) 2012-01-16 10:02
hard to catch up when away for 2 weeks !
I choose this one, nice colors, well composed off centered, expressive and razor sharp
Have a good 2012
My best regards
patdeph (35748) 2012-01-16 12:50
superb portraiton an Akha woman with her magnificent and impressive clothes.I like her kindly smile,and the digonal of the wall of the background is excellent.
bukitgolfb301 (43578) 2012-02-11 16:14
Hi my dear Steve
Great shot for Asian daily life image. I like very much. So sharp bright color and wonderful light management are marvelous! Perfect framework and very well considered composition! Thanks for your sharinig with finest work and have a good Sunday!
Takero from Tokyo
Amphitrite (1720) 2012-02-18 11:07
Amazing portrait with vivid colors and nice details.
I liked the contrast of sharpness at the front and the blurring behind.
Thanks for sharing,
Waylim (25502) 2012-02-28 14:02
Great portrait shot from the remote part of Laos that not many people set foot in.
Stunning details of her costume and traditional clothes, which they spent much time creating. Love here semi timid expression but yet very gentle quality of her charactor.
jga (1062) 2012-05-18 23:11
It's a pleasure to discover all these wonderful portraits of northern Laos.
This is also very well done, I like the light and the background with all these lines.
zoomer (6) 2012-11-09 16:56
Hi,your always excellent portraits show the love you bring to your work.This one too radiates and the eye contact is captivating.Perfect sharpness and color.Best regards,Wolf.
- Copyright: Steve Saba (stevesaba) (8165)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-01-01
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Canon EOS 5 D Mark II, Canon EF 24-70mm F/2.8L-USM, RAW
- Exposure: f/3.2, 1/125 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-01-13 18:05