New Year's Light by Valerie Rosen

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On New Year’s Day, they waited in line with great excitement to enter the much revered Sri Meenakshi Temple in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. Since foreigners were not permitted to enter this part of the temple, I gloried in unexpected glowing smiles outside. This sweet face was one of the many happy faces beckoning my lens. ©2012 Valerie Rosen; All rights reserved.

January 1st, 2012.

FEATURED in “Candid Photographs” Jan. 2012
FEATURED in “Live, Love, Dream” Jan. 2012
FEATURED in “The Human Condition” Feb. 2012

Valerie Rosen is a social documentary photographer, best recognized for her evocative portraiture from the streets of India and Nepal. She and her camera gear are currently based in her native Montreal, Canada, working as a freelance portrait and events photographer and private photography coach. Please send a bubblemail for inquiries. Thanks for visiting! Check out my website

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  • Bruce  Dickson
    Bruce Dicksonover 3 years ago

    Wow, what a great shot. Pure happiness.

  • Sweet, eh! Thanks so much, Bruce! :-)

    – Valerie Rosen

  • steppeland
    steppelandover 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture, Valerie! Please consider entering it to the Human Condition’s made in 2012 challenge (please remember to enter the date the pic was made in the description ;) )

  • Done! Thank you!! :-)

    – Valerie Rosen

  • patcheah
    patcheahover 3 years ago

    Gorgeous! Love the lighting and that cute smile!

  • Thank you! :-)

    – Valerie Rosen

  • Judith Cahill
    Judith Cahillover 3 years ago

    A Charming Image….Great :)

  • Thank you, Judith! :-)

    – Valerie Rosen

  • lamiel
    lamielover 3 years ago

    Perfect light! :-)

  • Thanks, Miguel! I was almost laughing out loud at how cooperative the morning light was!! :-)

    – Valerie Rosen

  • Eileen McVey
    Eileen McVeyover 3 years ago

    Great emotion. Good lighting.

  • Thank you, Eileen! :-)

    – Valerie Rosen

  • Farfarm
    Farfarmover 3 years ago

    Ohhh…gorgeous moment !! :)

  • Oh Michel, I was in morning light heaven!! Thanks so much for your lovely comment! :-)

    – Valerie Rosen

  • Johanna26
    Johanna26over 3 years ago

    A splendid capture of this little boy

  • BabyM2
    BabyM2over 3 years ago

    even his eyes smile..wonderful capture Val..

  • Thank you!! :-))

    – Valerie Rosen

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1over 3 years ago

    Such a beautiful child, Val

  • Thank you!! :-)

    – Valerie Rosen

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