Tatiana Simao 2/10/2009 6:25:24 AM

Very strong image Arman!! The reality is sad, but a beautiful image though! #1081734

William F. Clair 2/10/2009 8:48:47 AM

Powerful. #7149710

Teresa A. Burnett 2/10/2009 9:22:47 AM

Powerful and heartbreaking! #7149808

Mitch Spence 2/10/2009 10:02:56 AM

There really are no words, Arman. What you've done here says everything there is to say. #7149981

Danielle M. Schamer 2/10/2009 2:41:16 PM

amazing. #7150917

Arman E. Barbuco 2/10/2009 5:16:44 PM

Tatiana, thank you very much, It sad to see but reality bites..

William, thank you too.

Teresa , thanks a lot..

Mitch, It's hard to describe in word but the photo will show you.

Danielle, thanks... #7151401

M.Christine Duncan 2/11/2009 8:32:35 AM

Arman... your best work yet my friend. Strong with emotion and drama, it represents so many suffering children around the world. #7153887

Arman E. Barbuco 2/11/2009 6:01:03 PM

Christine, thank you very much my friend.... #7155516

Jean Lechleiter 2/12/2009 9:46:42 PM

What a compelling image,just so sad. Well captured Arman #7159669

Arman E. Barbuco 2/13/2009 6:53:52 PM

Jean, thank you so much. It's sad but true. #7162642

Destiny D. Seelatsee 2/26/2009 1:41:53 PM

oh my! what a powerful image!! #7218766

Arman E. Barbuco 2/26/2009 3:31:43 PM

Destiny , thank you very much..Sad photo but it's a reality. #7219107

Joan E. Hoffman 3/25/2009 1:46:57 PM

Congrats of the finalist Arman!

This is heartwrenchingly stunning work! Well done my friend! #7329566

Arman E. Barbuco 3/25/2009 6:29:37 PM

Joan H, thank you very much...... #7331586

M.Christine Duncan 3/26/2009 10:14:51 AM

CONGRATS on this finalist Arman, from myself and all of us at the DRU Club!!! This really is a powerful image friend! #7335091

Christine Lobsinger 3/27/2009 4:48:40 AM

A HuGE CONGRATS on your Winner here Arman!! Excellent Work!!

Lisa J. Boulden 3/27/2009 5:37:34 AM

A powerful winner here!
Congratulations! #7339287

JO ANN CLEVELAND 3/27/2009 8:21:17 AM

Congratulations on this awesome gold winner Arman! Very touching capture!

jo ann c. #7339957

Rhonda Burger 3/27/2009 12:11:11 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!!
Rhonda #7340956

M.Christine Duncan 3/28/2009 2:32:14 PM

Congrats Arman!!! A wonderful 2nd place winner... all of us at DRU Club salute you my friend!!! #7345362

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/28/2009 11:24:45 PM

Amazing capture Arman, so emotional! Congratulations on your win! #7346688

Jean Lechleiter 3/29/2009 2:53:43 PM

Arman this deserves a first but let's be content with 2nd place! Huge congratulations ! ! ! #7349512

Arman E. Barbuco 3/29/2009 9:30:53 PM

Christine D., Christine L., Lisa B., JO ANN C., Rhonda B., Christine D., Donna P., Jean L. - thank you very much to all of you guys. Iam contended with what the BP gave me. This is a very special birthday gift for me. Iam happy to have this gold on this photo.. #7350634

Usman M. Bajwa 4/1/2009 12:03:48 AM

CONGRATS. on getting Golden

Usman. #7358421

Arman E. Barbuco 4/1/2009 6:06:04 PM

Usman, thank you very much... #7361917

Dominick M. Dimacale 4/2/2009 1:34:02 AM

Congratulations Arman on your Win!!!

Dominick #7362636

Elida Gutierrez 4/2/2009 7:26:21 AM


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Arman E. Barbuco 4/2/2009 5:51:53 PM

Dominick - Thank you very much.

Elida - Thank you too... #7365739

Aurelia Ruiz 4/6/2009 2:03:46 PM

Arman...I have been betterphoto member for just about 8 years. This shot is by far the most compelling and emotional image I have seen. This deserves the top spot in the contest.

Its heart-breaking and makes you stop and think. #7378839

Arman E. Barbuco 4/6/2009 6:42:19 PM

Aurelia - thank you very much for the such a comment. You can see a lot of these kind all over the world, we just need to let others know that there are more people that are suffering. And we should be thankful on what we have right now and what we are getting. #7379647

Jojie F. Alcantara 4/7/2009 2:12:52 AM

Congratulations on a deserving win, kabayan. :-) #7380496

Arman E. Barbuco 4/8/2009 8:28:22 AM

Jojie, - thank you very much kabayan.. #7385295

Alex Ermolin 9/15/2010 10:57:59 PM

Wow! Someone said once "We photographers do not change the world. We just show the world why it needs to change". This was exactly about works like this one. Bravo! #8906679

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I was walking in the street of Iloilo City, Philippines when I saw this child sitting beside the street, begging for food and money. Took some photos of her and gave money after. She is a native people of the mountain area nearby.

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 10/300 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 135.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40

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Camera: Nikon D40 Digital SLR Camera All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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