The bored and the beautiful  by steppeland

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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"; )

‘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:
A stand with beauty products – and two sales women … Conversations? – yup, on the phone! …. Booooo-ring!!!

Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera and
Pentax-DA 18-55 lens
exp.time 350 sec. at f/4,5
ISO 200 Focal length 43

TAGS: black_and_white bw, Netherlands Amsterdam Southeast, inhabitants day, people, woman, women, street market, beauty products, multicultural, cultural, ethnic, cell phone, conversations, bored, boring, street photography, photojournalism, documentary, reportage, local news

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Steppeland (pseudonym) is a Flemish photographer, living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Her main area’s of interest are Nature Photography, Street photography and Photojournalism. Recently she also explores different digital art techniques, mainly based on her own photographs.
More of her work can be seen at DeviantArt and 500px

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  • steppeland
    steppelandabout 4 years ago

  • StamatisGR
    StamatisGRabout 4 years ago


  • :D Thank you, Stamatis!

    – steppeland

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