Uploaded: July 29, 2007


1/1250s f3.5 @ 17mm, Nikon D80. Taken at a tribal village of the Bagobo tribe in Kapatagan, Davao del Sur, Philippines.


Amanda Chapman July 29, 2007

The colors are so rich and the clarity is razor sharp!! My favorite things about this image are the perspective & her adorable little face! #701544

Louise Kumpf July 29, 2007

A stunning portrait of this beautiful child! Excellent work, Tyron! #4575220

July 29, 2007

beautiful #4575249

Tyron Cruz July 29, 2007

Amanda, Louise, Cristina

Thank you all for your kind and inspiring words.

She was left alone on the road by her mother but she's enjoying the attention given to her :) #4576030

Susan M. Hembree July 29, 2007

What a beautiful capture, Tyron! Very emotionally charged! Fantastic perspective, colors, and clarity! #4576210

Marta Azevedo July 30, 2007

love it #4579162

Heather July 30, 2007

Such a Beautiful Photo!!! #4579166

Christopher G. Jamison August 15, 2007

oh my! this is just mindblowing. almost brought me to tears just looking at it. unbelievable image! #4650967

Amanda Chapman August 27, 2007


I KNEW it would be chosen :) #4705077

Beth Broadaway level-classic August 27, 2007

Great image; love the color and composition; I see a winner; good luck #4707461

Susan M. Hembree August 27, 2007

Yes, I knew this would do well and I am thinking it is going to do even better. Congratulations on the finalist, Tyron! You definitely deserved it! #4708601

Denise M. Snyder August 27, 2007

Wow - this is so beautiful... a truly wonderful and deserving finalist! congratulations. #4708874

Megan p August 28, 2007

Incredible color and depth! I hope we see this one go further!! Congratulations! #4710548

Debra R. Harder August 28, 2007

Beautiful, beautiful image Tryon! Congratulations on your fantastic finalist! Deb #4713567

Skyy McKendry August 28, 2007

An absolute work of art, Tyron! I can feel this little girls heart & soul in your photograph. Stunning! #4714992

Jenna Strubhar August 29, 2007

Absolutely beautiful! I love her sweet expression. Great capture! I would love to take photos like this some day. Thank you for the inspiration. #4719587

Emily E. Bem October 16, 2007

I added this to my favs a couple months ago...it's SUPERB photography. #4933427

October 26, 2007

A stunning and memorable portrait, Tyron. Great perspective - I love everything about this photograph! Well done! #4985318

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