Poverty

Uploaded: February 09, 2008

Description

Young street beggars...

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40X

Comments

Toti S. Salgado February 09, 2008

re-posted...forgot to put my signature filter...thanks for those who made their comments before. :-) #850549

Michelle Alton February 09, 2008

Lovely, but ever so sad. You've captured the mood and expression. Your bg creates the darkness of the emotion.
Michelle #5467720

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar February 09, 2008

WOW! Hanep post processing technique tol! any tips on the editing? great gallery you have! #5467835

Stephanie Frey February 09, 2008

How heart wrenching. You did a wonderful job capturing their plight. #5467946

Dawn E. Schubert February 09, 2008

this image speaks a sad but all to real story, I really like the bg color and lighting, nice work! #5468509

Marina Moore February 09, 2008

Powerful image!!! Your editing is wonderful, it really intensifies the image, well done!!!! #5468997

Scott A. McDaniel February 09, 2008

Thank you for telling their story through such a powerful yet beautiful capture. #5469217

Jenny D February 09, 2008

Very moving image! Great work #5469881

Debra K. Thomas February 10, 2008

Poor babys..........moves my soul!...and yes powerful foto! #5472743

Lynn Haack February 14, 2008

The lighting, clarity and pov is wonderful....the situation is so very sad. My heart goes out to them....Lynn #5495075

Toti S. Salgado February 15, 2008

Thanks for the comments. This photo just came into my mind when I read about an article related to poverty and hunger.
Have you noticed? While the world is globalizing, there is an increasing number of poor people who are missing out on this apparent boom, while increasingly fewer people are becoming far wealthier. It's so sad... #5500656

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic February 17, 2008

So very sad.
Pulls at my heartstrings.
Well-captured and presented, Toti.
~Lisa
#5509624

Daniel E. Poetschlag June 30, 2008

Great Photo, really makes me want to give them $$, Very Well Done! #6124764

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