I took this picture on my trip to the north east part of Vietnam, Sapa town. She lives in a Ta Van village.
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don_narayan (2014) 2005-09-05 11:24
a beautiful double portrait. very sharp and nice detail. I like the dark tones.
Darren (6823) 2005-09-05 11:27
I think what I like best about this shot is your post processing. You have created a very "film like" look to this that is really appealing. I think it is increased contrast which has done that and it looks good to me. Great expressions on both kids and good sharpness, exposure and DOF. However, I would prefer to have more room on the left to show us what was drawing their attention. A little more context wouldn't hurt. Overall a very nice dual portrait.
kensimage (8565) 2005-09-05 11:40
Excellent light, Tuan, emphasizing the girl in front and her big, sad eyes. Not that she's necessarily sad--she seems more just thoughtful. This image really conveys a lot about the two kids. I agree with Darren that a less tight shot, with a little more context, would be good, too. This one is great, though! Regards, Ken.
sicily198x (2026) 2005-09-05 12:13
Great portrait photo I've ever seen. Perfect lighting and color. Captured right moment and their expression, Excelent !!!
banyanman (7789) 2005-09-05 12:58
Fabulous portrait, Tuan, with perfect lighting and DOF. Good one! Cheers . . . David
DLM (6479) 2005-09-05 13:16
Hi Tuan,very nice image ,I think they are happy but maybe just tired unlike a lot of western children i am sure they work very hard.
adrost (2378) 2005-09-05 13:39
Next god photo.
This Girl have a beautifull face and this eyes.
alimo3 (6854) 2005-09-05 13:56
a beautiful and sensitive picture,
the DOF is perfect and the image is really sharp.
i like the deap tones as well.
ndb1958 (9289) 2005-09-05 19:30
what a beautiful double portrait!
Paolo (41222) 2005-09-06 4:10
...and the girl is the same of the pic of te last day??
excellent compositon, not very happy, but very beautiful.
thanks Tuan, ciao.
nerve (10231) 2005-09-06 4:22
Very nice one Tuan, it just reminded me one of my old shots suddenly.. Your one is better though.. Great expressions you caught here..Great colours too.
Best wishes (ill pass by for green, sorry :)
mrdungx (172) 2005-09-06 9:28
Wow, awesome portrait! Well done.
ngythanh (8456) 2005-09-06 18:09
I'd like to borrow Darren's observation about your achievement, "You have created a very "film like" look to this that is really appealing. I think it is increased contrast which has done that and it looks good to me."
For that, I want to say thanks to both him and you.
devimeuxbe (58557) 2005-09-06 18:12
Very nice composition and double portrait. I like like the beautifull face and ewptression of theses child. A great picture.
Cormac (26565) 2005-09-10 1:12
Incredibly lifelike! I'm not sure why, but it has a very special look. Some people have said that it's film like - well, maybe. I think that it has great lighting, soft overhead light with a little golden glow that lights up the faces. The contrast looks higher than normal, and that's a good thing in this case, because it adds a lot of depth to the faces. Superb!
gebala (0) 2005-09-16 7:24
sorry but you are in my favourite, again exellent photo, this little girl - how she is watching and I suppose that behind there is her little brother, great moment and exellent quality
faubry (35447) 2005-09-22 4:01
very beautiful portrait! i like the contrast between the girl from first plan and the second children, well done
thanks for charing
anthonyb (1209) 2006-06-12 23:12
This is a very beautiful photo. One of the best I have seen.
- Copyright: Tuan Le (letuananh) (2543)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2005-08-28
- Categories: Daily Life, Decisive Moment
- Camera: Nikon D70, 80-200 f2.8 D ED IF
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/2000 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Sapa - Lao Cai - Viet Nam
- Theme(s): Peoples in a Sapa town [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2005-09-05 11:09
- Favorites: 4 [view]