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In a temple in Cambodia, this lady was selling incense to tourists. She smiled broadly until I asked to take her photo- where she covered her mouth with her hands. I mistook her action for shyness- when I looked again, her teeth were stained from years of chewing beetlenut. The lines on her face tell a story- there aren’t many from her generation that survived Pol Pot’s Regime.

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life, portrait, woman, lines, temple, wisdom, story, age, wrinkles, cambodia, angkor

Comments

  • mttmaliha
    mttmalihaalmost 5 years ago

    Aww poor creature. :-/ Isnt if funny that even there, they have a sense of their looks? Guess its universal. Wonderful portrait, Kristi—- you just blow me away with your portrait work

  • thanks for the compliment maureen! your new flowers are beautiful!

    – Kristi Bryant

  • Cizeranne
    Cizerannealmost 5 years ago

    Beautiful and sensitive portrait. Congratulations Kristi.

  • Thankyou Patrick :o)!

    – Kristi Bryant

  • marieangel
    marieangelalmost 5 years ago

    congratulations this is a special accolade ,this picture would be lovely in pathway to the soul ..its all about eyes of the soul..

  • thanks angel, I haven’t seen that group before- i’ll look it up!

    – Kristi Bryant

  • RajeevKashyap
    RajeevKashyapalmost 5 years ago

    Brilliant Portrait Work!

  • Thankyou Raj!

    – Kristi Bryant

  • Fran E.
    Fran E.almost 5 years ago

    She’s beautiful and you perfectly captured her essence.

  • Thanks P :)

    – Kristi Bryant

  • Ingz
    Ingzalmost 5 years ago

    this Lady is so beautiful Kristi, ….you are so amazing as you capture so much in your portraits…..always such powerful work xxxx

  • Ingz, sorry it took so long to reply- thankyou so much for the compliment- the people we meet are always so extrordinary xx

    – Kristi Bryant

  • Lyndy
    Lyndyalmost 5 years ago

  • oh wow! Thankyou Lyndy, such a beautiful group xxx

    – Kristi Bryant

  • Alessandro Pinto
    Alessandro Pintoalmost 5 years ago

    Awesome portrait.. wonderful character!

  • Thankyou Alessandro! (Sorry for the delay in replying)

    – Kristi Bryant

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtalmost 5 years ago

    Awesome portrait :D Wisdom for sure!!

  • Thankyou very much Cee :)

    – Kristi Bryant

  • RaincoastImages
    RaincoastImagesalmost 5 years ago

    another great shot – reminding us how important elders are …

  • Thanks Alan- means a lot :)

    – Kristi Bryant

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