Maya girl, working on the laundry to earn few quetzals. The coke will be her reward when the day is finished. Antigua, Guatemala. See also previous photo.
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KevRyan (22952) 2006-03-05 4:38
What a beautifully mysterious image Swiatek - fantastic exposure and the three elements of horse, girl and coke can make a curious dreamlike relationship in this environment - great colours and the way that light dances on the pillar ........great stuff!
Gerrit (43765) 2006-03-05 4:44
Nice seeking game this picture. It took me a while.
Great composition and colours. Poetic but clear.
Thanks and regards, Gerrit
P.S: I photographed the same place but very different.
eleparc (24063) 2006-03-05 5:06
Hi swatiek! the light and the colors are just stunning! this is a very good shot! i do not see the maya girl as the major element in this photo, but ok... why not?
Fixfocus (9385) 2006-03-05 7:18
A wonderful capture of the atmosphere,beautiful and timeless.
designsoul (21492) 2006-03-05 10:29
You have an amazing eye, Swiatek, these yellows just pop, they are clear and beautiful, with all the fantastic reflections. It is clear from miles away that it is a nygus shot... exquisite in composition
don_narayan (2014) 2006-03-05 11:56
Czesc Swiatek. Indeed a great shot, good low PoV to get close to the water, the rippled reflections are great. Nice work.
kensimage (8557) 2006-03-05 16:47
Very nice graphic image, Swiatek, with those bold outlines and the symmetry. The horse is a nice mellowing accent. Unfortunate that the girl has to be a small detail, but it would have to be a different sort of image to make her larger. I like the varied textures, too. Regards, Ken.
smash2707 (3284) 2006-03-06 19:04
I'm thinking of visiting Guatemala and your picture just motivated me more. Beautiful composition, great colors and nice reflection. I like the geometrical lines. Regards, Yvonne