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Sweet little girl

steppeland

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Amsterdam SouthEast – multicultural and hospitable – Inhabitants Day
Amsterdam – the Netherlands
Street photography – street portraiture – photojournalism – local news – documentary
Copyright © 2009 Steppeland – All rights reserved

It was very crowded, and I had walked a lot, so I sat down in the middle of the market place on a low stone threshold, when this little girl walked up to me.
She stood there, looking at me for a little while, with a gentle familiarity as if she knew me for ages… then came even closer and sat right next to me… letting me take her picture without any hesitation. (Yes, the mom was very near- even ‘fixing her up’ while I was taking the pic – and I asked permission before doing so :) )
It was a very special encounter…

I was actually very pleased with how this photo came out. Because of my own low position, I captured quite a bit of the activity in the background, from a child’s perspective… :)

Technical details
Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera and Pentax-DA 18-55 lens
Shutter Speed:1/350 second
Aperture:F/4.5
Focal Length:18 mm
ISO Speed:200
Date Taken:Sep 19, 2009

Features and Top10 placements
Featured in Cee’s Fun Artsy Friends (July 13, 2010)
Featured in No more color (July 13, 2010)
Top 10 placement in People – hosting tutorial classes (March 19, 2011)
Thank you so much to the hosts of these marvellous groups

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Comments and feed-back always welcome. Thanks for looking :)
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