A young girl dressed in the festive clothes of the Hmong ceremony that takes place in late December in many parts of laos, this one from Oudomxai.
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parvatibb (1377) 2012-01-11 11:13
A beautiful kid with a lovely costume gave a very serious pose. Great sharpness and DOF. Well captured.
holmertz (37663) 2012-01-11 11:15
She makes a fascinating gesture, like she wants to take the sky down. The way she looks upwards she also creates a diagonal passing through her hand and going back through the beads hanging from her hat. These colors would probably be regarded as bad taste in the West, but for a little Hmong girl they're just right.
ifege (10201) 2012-01-11 12:58
Another great portrait Steve capturing great concentraion and gentle action.
tyro (18884) 2012-01-11 16:27
Fabulous composition here, he girl's line of sight directed exactly at her raised hand. Perfect focus too, the girl's image being razor-sharp against a well out-of-focus background, and beautiful strong and varied colours.
mozzy27 (2) 2012-01-11 19:51
Beautiful natural pose captured extremely well, love the colours of the traditional dress, the facial expression and hand movement, just superb. Wonderful portrait TFS
annjackman (18153) 2012-01-12 0:18
Her pose and obvious concentration are beautiful. The colours of the costume and the sharpness are isolated from her surroundings by the out of focus BG - excellent camera work.
Kind Regards, Ann
jhm (135780) 2012-01-12 4:19
You shows us a young girl dressed in the festive clothes of the Hmong ceremony on a very nice way.
I find the hat wonderful of colors and knit work.
Very well composition and presentation.
Sharpness and clarity make these picture attractive.
Very well done, TFS.
adores (34736) 2012-01-15 17:11
Another good portrait! The details and colours of her hat and clothes are so unique and you captured a nice and unusual pose. Perfectly captured, with a good blurred background.
patdeph (35748) 2012-01-16 12:52
the little girl is lovely,her hat and clothes are incredibly beautiful !I like her pose and her gesture very much,and she is superbly standing out the blurred green background.Wonderful!
willperrett (6220) 2012-02-12 8:04
Another superb portrait, with saturated but realistic colour, and great timing. I don't know what she is doing, but it's taking all her attention, and she didn't have any left for you, giving you licence to grab this lovely candid. I'm jealous!
zoomer (6) 2012-10-05 17:40
Greetings,adorable little princes.Colors are spectacular with perfect skin tones.Love her expressive posture.Friendly regards,Wolf.
- Copyright: Steve Saba (stevesaba) (8135)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-12-26
- Categories: Ceremony
- Camera: Canon EOS 5 D Mark II, Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM, RAW
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/500 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-01-11 8:15
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