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He was unwilling to have his photo taken, but failed to find reason not to allow me a portrait of his hands. On a side street in Bhaktapur, Nepal. ©2012 Valerie Rosen; All rights reserved.

Nikon D7000/Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D
1/80 f/6.3 ISO 100
Post-processed in Photoshop CS5.1

SOLD: 1 Metallic Photographic Print to Public Buyer (Thank you!)

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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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  • Julie  White
    Julie Whitealmost 2 years ago

    Superbly captured Val.

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

    Lovely lighting on the hands forming a heart; and great details captured.

  • Richard George
    Richard Georgealmost 2 years ago

    view large to appreciate the fine details and tone…

  • athex
    athexalmost 2 years ago

    Yes there are some stories there

  • EveW
    EveWalmost 2 years ago


  • JaneRoberts
    JaneRobertsalmost 2 years ago

    Hard labour. Great capture that tells a story. x

  • David Davies
    David Daviesalmost 2 years ago

    Excellent work, Val.

  • Christine Smith
    Christine Smithalmost 2 years ago

    An excellent image Val. They tell a story all of their own.

  • Rhoufi
    Rhoufialmost 2 years ago

    Honest toil – love it Val :-)

  • annacuypers
    annacuypersalmost 2 years ago

    Beautiful work, xo

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