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steppeland

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Artist's Description

Amsterdam SouthEast – multicultural and hospitable – Inhabitants day (Saturday 20 september 2009)
Photojournalism – local news – documentary – street

_"Amsterdam Zuidoost (“Southeast”) is one of the 15 boroughs (stadsdelen) of the city of Amsterdam.

Amsterdam Zuidoost has approximately 86,000 inhabitants. Over 130 nationalities create a multicultural atmosphere. 30% of the inhabitants is of Dutch origin, 30% of Surinam origin, 23% of African origin, 6% of Dutch Antillian origin and 2% of Moroccan origin."_ (Source: "Wikipedia"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amsterdam_Zuidoost...; )

‘Inhabitants day’ was organised by the City borough counsel in collaboration with several housing corporations, to bring the inhabitants together, and have us get to know one another and appreciate one anothers cultures and backgrounds.

this image:
Street market:
No matter what culture: for every woman a bag of choice, affordable and practical, classic or modern, colorful or stylish – a bag, or a bag, or a bag :)

Photo made with Pentax K10D camera and
Shutter Speed:1/180 second
Aperture:F/4.5
Focal Length:38 mm
ISO Speed:200

TAGS: black_and_white bw, netherlands amsterdam southeast, inhabitants day, people, woman, women, street market, bags, multicultural, cultural, ethnic, street photography, photojournalism, documentary, reportage, local news

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See more of my Black and white photo’s
See more of my Inhabitants day – series
See more of my Street photography

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