A Girl Among Monks by Valerie Rosen

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At the main temple in Varanasi, India, facing a descendant of the Bodhi Tree where Buddha was enlightened, a little girl turns and smiles amidst monks in prayer.
©2012 Valerie Rosen; All rights reserved.

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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!

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  • lamiel
    lamielover 2 years ago

    wonderful capture…that girl facing us makes this monk shot pop :-)

  • actually cropped this one to make her the focal point…glad it worked! :-)))

    – Valerie Rosen

  • Jen Waltmon
    Jen Waltmonover 2 years ago

    Such a great capture! Well done Valerie! :)

  • Bruce  Dickson
    Bruce Dicksonover 2 years ago

    Great shot

  • Richard G Witham
    Richard G Withamover 2 years ago

    Oh, this is brilliant!

  • thank you, richard! i’m bowing… :-))

    – Valerie Rosen

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1over 2 years ago

    Beautiful shot!

  • Rhoufi
    Rhoufiover 2 years ago

    lovely toothless grin

  • GolemAura
    GolemAuraover 2 years ago

    HOW SWEET!!!!

  • ?Laughing Bones?
    ?Laughing Bones?over 2 years ago

    this is one of those shots, that just come along and leave a lasting impression, National Geographic quality

  • wonderful of you to say! thank you, laughing bones! :-)) val

    – Valerie Rosen

  • Isabela M. Lamuño
    Isabela M. Lamuñoover 2 years ago


  • islefox
    islefoxover 2 years ago

    Awesome image

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