Elderly people are rare in Rwanda given the genocide. Makes this lady even more of a treasure. She’s praying.

G’day all, my name is Melinda but my mates call me Mel, so feel free. I live by the beach in Elwood, Victoria, Australia. I contribute to a few charities as a Photojournalist, namely HEAL Africa in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Any of my Africa stuff’s profits go to them. So far the sales have bought 7 operations and heaps more so thanks for everyone’s support. I also take a mean beach shot (well try to).

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  • retsilla
    retsillaalmost 7 years ago

    Thanks for uploading this, and the details. A lot to look at and take in.

  • dazgwen
    dazgwenalmost 7 years ago

    Powerful image and great clarity!

  • Lukas Carruthers
    Lukas Carruthersalmost 7 years ago

    I love the detail in this shot. Brilliant!

  • Maree Toogood
    Maree Toogoodalmost 7 years ago

    Very compelling image Mel, great work

  • Melinda Kerr
    Melinda Kerralmost 7 years ago

    Thanks everyone

  • checkma8
    checkma8almost 7 years ago

    cool image nice work

  • Kym  Breeze
    Kym Breezealmost 7 years ago

    wonderful image, very thought provoking.

  • emapearl
    emapearlalmost 7 years ago

    this is So precious! i absolutely love it :) you captured her very well. !

  • Holly Werner
    Holly Werneralmost 7 years ago


  • Jeremy Harrington
    Jeremy Harringtonalmost 7 years ago

    this is superb Melinda.. you have captured it perfectly, the textures and tones in this shot draw you in and make you look deeper into the image.. you have captured such a powerful mood

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