In a market place in Hoi An, Vietnam, this woman with her toothless grin was warm and welcoming to people who passed her stall. I was intrigued by how she had created her own neckline for this sweater, leaving the original one dangling in the front.

Canon EOS 1DS Mark III
1/250 sec
ISO 400
focal length 200mm
28-200mm glass
hand held


hoi an, vietnam, portrait of a woman, toothless grin, turtle neck sweater, smiling face

Just a retired old guy who loves looking for an eclectic mix of subjects to photograph, from people, to places, to concepts, and enjoys all aspects of the hunt, the find, and the shot, plus dabbling in the post production.

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Oscar Wilde

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  • jules572
    jules572about 2 years ago

    The SMILE comes from the SOUL, the LAUGHTER from the HEART. This is a lesson for all to learn. Her warmth I’m sure was contagious and I’m sure she touched you Phil. Beautifully captured moment…Jules…Favour

  • jule
    thanks for your comment, and she did touch me easily with her warmth and friendliness to a foreigner visiting her country

    – phil decocco

  • steppeland
    steppelandabout 2 years ago

    Awesome image!

  • steppe
    I appreciate your support and feedback. glad you liked this one!

    – phil decocco

  • Karen Checca
    Karen Checcaabout 2 years ago


  • karen
    an honor to be featured in our group. thanks for that!

    – phil decocco

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