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A Tibetan refugee turns back suddenly, in search of the unknown at UNESCO World Heritage site, Boudhanath Temple, Kathmandu, Nepal.

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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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  • Mui-Ling Teh
    Mui-Ling Tehalmost 2 years ago

    I kind of like the smoke/dust in the middle of the pic that helps bring more focus onto the lady. Even while you aren’t so up close to her, this capture brings out the detail in her face garment, and the beads she holds. Lovely work!

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1almost 2 years ago

    Wonderful image, Val

  • Berns
    Bernsalmost 2 years ago

    Beautiful capture Val !

    JUSTARTalmost 2 years ago

    great work

  • lamiel
    lamielalmost 2 years ago

    great capture!

  • Nicoletté Thain Photography
    Nicoletté Thai...almost 2 years ago

    the focus is beautifully used here, so atmospheric! This image looks like a still from a movie and really holds the viewers attention, well done Valerie! :)

  • Thanks so much, Nic! I really appreciate it! Have a great weekend! :-) Val

    – Valerie Rosen

  • canonman99
    canonman99almost 2 years ago

    always at the right place and time, nice work

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartalmost 2 years ago

    Oh this is so alive!

  • JohnDSmith
    JohnDSmithalmost 2 years ago

    Wonderful capture,….a lot of character in that face.

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellabout 1 year ago




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