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"The moment always dictates in my work. What I feel, I do. This is the most important thing for me. Everybody can look, but they don't necessarily see. I never calculate or consider; I see a situation and I know that it's right, even if I have to go back to get the proper lighting."
~ Andre Kertesz

Bosk from Houston, United States

This is a great picture, kids are great

21 Feb 2010 5:45am

madagasca from singapore, Singapore

very nice B&W pic! I like the color tone!

21 Feb 2010 5:48am

Megha from Mumbai, India

So sweet, girls always bond well together :)

21 Feb 2010 6:02am

*MЯG* from Tehran, Iran

excellent shot
classic and stylish*
i like the toning here:)

21 Feb 2010 6:03am

PATRICK from miramas, France

very great capture and b&w
have a good sunday

21 Feb 2010 6:17am

Seraphine from San Francisco, United States

i love those coats. you can find your children in a crowd.
and look how they watch over each other. great photo, mariana.
and yumm, warm apple strudle. life is good.

21 Feb 2010 7:05am

@Seraphine: and you can notice them easily in a crowd :)

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nice presentation of cute kids ! Nice picture for a sunny Sunday !

21 Feb 2010 7:06am

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

Oh, how nice. I didn't know that little girls still dressed up in coats like this
...and darling that they are all matching !

21 Feb 2010 7:18am

Jean-Luc T from Juignac, France

Wonderful! I like their posture, hand in the hand! Have a nice day Mariana.

21 Feb 2010 7:46am

jpla from St Barthélémy d'Anjou-49, France

Bien vu ! Bon dimanche

21 Feb 2010 7:59am

Meysam from Montreal, Canada

I like their cloths.

21 Feb 2010 8:03am

Bruno from France

Superbe prise !

21 Feb 2010 8:16am

Richard from Montferland, Netherlands

Fantastic shot!. Sisters are doing it for themselves.... was my thirst thought when i saw this photo. Good work Mariana!

21 Feb 2010 8:59am

masoud from tehran, Iran

oh mariana!!!
this is great !

21 Feb 2010 9:00am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

A magic moment - caught nicely.

21 Feb 2010 9:01am

El pare from Prepirineu, Spain

What a lovely pic!. Another of your great black and white views of daily life.

21 Feb 2010 9:04am

jeanclaude from st mande 94160, France

d'une trè_s grande qualitée

21 Feb 2010 9:05am

tce76 from Saint Laurent de brèvedent, France

Un trio de choc !
Quelle qualité encore une fois.
Bon dimanche.

21 Feb 2010 9:09am

FAN from besancon, France

What an eye ! A black and a white always so strong for a very soft scene.
I like very much the expression and the glance of this girl who pull us and grows the curiosity: at what did she look?)
bravo bravo ! have a nice day

21 Feb 2010 9:16am

@FAN: She is looking for their father who was behind with one more little girl in the same coat :))

tede from Aubenas 07, France

Dressed the same way they are beautiful too. Your pictures are always beautiful Marianna. Good Sunday, friends.

21 Feb 2010 9:46am

Richard Standley from Carquefou, France

Superb capture of a wonderful solidarity!

21 Feb 2010 9:52am

lili from Narbonne, France

wahou it's a marvellous shot. I love very much the scene and tones ...

21 Feb 2010 10:08am

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

They are really cute. A beautiful shot, out of time…

21 Feb 2010 10:18am

Marie-Jezaria from Paris, France

So lovely !! Perfect timing for this adorable capture ! Love it !

21 Feb 2010 10:29am

KriKridesign from Cully, Switzerland

They are so cute...and this is so nicely catched...So much tenderness in your look, Bravo!

21 Feb 2010 10:36am

Morris Taub (momo) from Montpellier, France

friends the crop in this, the coats, the sepia,...the sense of play and attachment between the girls is wonderful...and who can resist apple strudel? :-)

21 Feb 2010 10:48am

fabrizio from rome, Italy

very lovely photo

21 Feb 2010 10:48am

Sylvie from entre Angers et Saumur, France

An attractive natural photo

21 Feb 2010 10:53am

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece

very beautifun scene - an excellent b&w image

21 Feb 2010 11:03am

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal


21 Feb 2010 11:11am

oncho from granada, Spain

Amor de familia, magnifica imagen

21 Feb 2010 11:19am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

What a lovely trio, and the way the one on the left is turned back into the frame just makes the shot.

21 Feb 2010 11:32am

Oscar from Barcelona, Spain

Very nice B&W... nice compo, is the triplets?

21 Feb 2010 12:28pm

STEED from Gueret, France

Lovely Shot,Miss .......Excellent !!!

21 Feb 2010 12:30pm

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

a lovely trio ! nicely catched ! I love the timeless tones, timeless dressing !

21 Feb 2010 12:32pm

DLee from Fanling, Hong Kong

Very movie feel! Great capture in B&W!!

21 Feb 2010 1:00pm

Julie from Easton, United States

Very nicely captured! They seem to get along well! (The apple strudel sign also caught my eye) hehe.

21 Feb 2010 2:01pm

@Julie: thx . Apple strudel I buy every Saturday, but these same checkered coats I do not see so often ;))

Larry Lefever from Lititz, United States

You can always count on them to lend a helping hand. Love the coats!

21 Feb 2010 2:22pm

Reno from Madrid-Paris, Spain

I like how the third one is looking at "us" and the way they are helping each other to the ascention.

21 Feb 2010 2:25pm

@Reno: I like their same coats :))

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

I love this, the three are as one! Very nice processing as per your usual.

21 Feb 2010 2:29pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A wonderful, heartwarming picture Mariana! Well seen and captured! ;-)

21 Feb 2010 2:31pm

Don from spokane, United States

The checkered pattern of their coats is a strong eye-catching element in the shot. I like one looking back....much better than if all three had turned around. Fine image.

21 Feb 2010 2:39pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Not sue if I'd like a sister named "Puck" :-)

Funny how the eye notices these things.

21 Feb 2010 2:57pm

@Curly: better Puck than F.... :))

mirela from brighton, United States

wonderful capture!

21 Feb 2010 3:21pm

Yvon from Orleans, France

wow, terrefic shot and wonderful effect

21 Feb 2010 3:34pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Marvelous capture and composition. Mama said, "Now you girls be sure to hold hands!" I really like the tones.

21 Feb 2010 3:35pm

Florence from Paris, France

A great catch in many ways Mariana, sepia hint is perfect here, as well is the crop. Great attitude they all have, with their lovely rain coats. A very 5à's mood here in fact. I like it. Almost a documentary image. Well done Mariana, you really are talented.

21 Feb 2010 4:01pm

@Florence: thx Florence . I am glad you like it ;)

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A lovely vision of coats grabbed by the hands up the stairs under the watchful eye of their parents, perhaps ... A instantània beautiful Mariana!

21 Feb 2010 4:18pm

Ardan from Manila, Philippines

wonderful capture here my friend! superb colors.

21 Feb 2010 4:32pm

Tagazou from Montpellier, France

The donkey is under the charm of these sisters!

21 Feb 2010 4:39pm

macgo from Spain

¿Te pasas el día en la calle buscando estas increíbles escenas?

21 Feb 2010 4:42pm

@macgo: ¡Ninguna manera! Pero cada vez que salgo yo encuentre algo muy interesante:)

tataray from St Laurs, France

Superbe ... Wow on se croirait dans les années 1955/60.

21 Feb 2010 4:42pm

jean-pierre from Romans sur Isère, France

bonsoir Mariana . quel beau cliché d'une très grande qualité et plein de vie . bravo . bonne soirée . bises ;

21 Feb 2010 4:55pm

SOUL AFLAME from The bosom of Mother Nature, United Kingdom

Never mind the sisters.... I see Apple Strudel for sale on the board, my favourite..... Count me in, M, I'll be round as soon as I can!

A great shot, very well seen.

21 Feb 2010 5:07pm

@SOUL AFLAME: no problem ... be here as soon as you can :))

KriKridesign from Cully, Switzerland

!!!!Hablas español??? Me gusta mucho mas que el inglès!!!!

21 Feb 2010 5:13pm

@KriKridesign: ¡No! No hablo español, solamente el italiano, el ruso, el croata, el inglés, y mi lengua materna:) Los anteojos hacen para mí español:) I wish to speak Spanish too :)

Richard T (Trim) from Leicester, United Kingdom

Never mind the apple strudel Paul ... You can have that any day. What a great capture you won't get these three every day and to get one of them looking back is to die for.
Ha! I'm back Mariana.


21 Feb 2010 5:15pm

@Richard T (Trim): right...right Richard . Hope you had a super relaxing time while away :)

Babzy from Besançon, France

How lucky you were to see them ! Just great !

21 Feb 2010 5:17pm

@Babzy: I would be more lucky to get a fourth sister, in the same coat , together with them ;)) But , she is just a little baby, in father's hands, behind these 3 girls :) Thx Babzy !

mohkum from Muscat, Oman

A lovely moment captured so well! Good treatment in mono

21 Feb 2010 5:18pm

Marcie from United States

Oh..this is absolutely wonderful. So timeless..and so sweet..and such a perfect moment captured and preserved forever. this!!

21 Feb 2010 5:23pm

@Marcie: thx Marcie :)

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

great shot ,beautiful capture :)

21 Feb 2010 5:38pm

alex centrella from California, United States


21 Feb 2010 5:41pm

ruimnm from Portugal

Great harmony in this photograph.
I love the expression of the child.

21 Feb 2010 5:50pm

Stef67 from in my head, France

trés bon post traitement n&b...^^

21 Feb 2010 5:51pm

@Stef67: thx STEF :)

QUIM from Lisboa, Portugal

The tree sisters ! Well done Mariana!

21 Feb 2010 6:06pm

B.Held from Santa Fe, United States

this is completely wonderful

21 Feb 2010 6:17pm

amirreza from tehran, Iran

cool shot

21 Feb 2010 6:27pm

Stéphane Thémèze from PlateFormeRonde, United States

Cute photo! Cute outfits that boost the graphic element in it!
And a practical way of keeping your kids in check while shopping. A visual GPS system as long as you keep watching. Cool street candid.

Good Sunday to You Mariana.

21 Feb 2010 7:01pm

Wenche from Oslo, Norway

How cute are they! Lovely black and white picture - their coats look GREAT!

21 Feb 2010 7:13pm

Jean-Louis from France

Exxcellente cette photo et bien vu !!!!!!
Ton traitement est superbe ******J'aime bcp !!

21 Feb 2010 7:16pm

Patrick from Belgium

Friends welcome... Verry nice picture.
Bravo for you job.

21 Feb 2010 7:20pm

amourfusion from Belgium

Très très belle photo!

21 Feb 2010 7:33pm

Pepe Cabrera from Philippines

What a lovely coats they're wearing! What an amazing shot!

21 Feb 2010 8:05pm

CM Kwan from NT, Hong Kong

You managed to captured them in a wonderful position. I especially love the one that was looking back. An outstanding picture!

21 Feb 2010 8:06pm

Paul from summerside, Canada

Very nice b&w

21 Feb 2010 8:19pm

philippe from moselle, France

magnifique Mariana, du tout bon !!!!

21 Feb 2010 8:30pm

dideban from mashhad, Iran

Very very nice b&w, so beautiful your photos

21 Feb 2010 8:42pm

Gary from Cochise County, United States

Mariana, This is just exceptional. A must for B&W and the image draws you right to where you stand.

21 Feb 2010 8:44pm

Peter from Amsterdam, Netherlands

My favourite material: pied de poule, chicken feet (I understand you don't speak french). I thought is was out moded, but not in Waterloo Canada, I see ;-)). Great compo, greater subject Mariana!

21 Feb 2010 8:52pm

@Peter: he he .. funny what you are saying :) Checkered pattern is fashion and will be always fashion but for ladies :) Just imagine - checkered skirt, black nylons, red shoes, and the rest is black ;)) hmm . I got a wish to dress like that and take a picture ;))

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

very very wonderful !! mariana !
great shot !
kisses !

21 Feb 2010 9:14pm

Ken from United States

Mariana! What clarity and the b&W coats add a touch of the amazing!

21 Feb 2010 9:35pm

philippe from dijon, France

Absolument superbe...................... bravo !

21 Feb 2010 9:46pm

Evening Song Imagery from Springfield, WV, United States

The title says it all. Great capture!

21 Feb 2010 10:41pm

Gérard from France

magnifique photo des trois sœurs habillées de la même façon, bravo joli N&B

21 Feb 2010 10:54pm

hgmartins photography from Ontario, GTA, Canada

Wonderful capture!

21 Feb 2010 11:00pm

manel from Girona, Spain

Excelente instantanea. Magnífica la naturalidad y el procesado.

21 Feb 2010 11:25pm

Sidney from Manila, Philippines

hehe...that is a fun picture... cute their coats !

22 Feb 2010 12:02am

Satvik from Columbus, United States

Beautiful shot in B&W !

22 Feb 2010 3:51am

peter from new york, United States

Wow! really fantastic shot! 5 stars :-)

22 Feb 2010 4:00am

Tricia from Southeast Missourah, United States

Extremely cool image & editing!

22 Feb 2010 4:07am

ajoeh from Mataram, Indonesia

Wonderful.. nice shot

22 Feb 2010 4:10am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

They are so cute. The b+w is perfect.

22 Feb 2010 4:37am

Andrei Barbu from Timisoara, Romania

Great capture! Beautiful moment!

22 Feb 2010 6:49am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A really sweet shot. Sisters indeed.

22 Feb 2010 7:29am

larans from Lund, Sweden

"Friends welcomed" as en extra title of this photo (up in the left corner). Wonderful capture of wonderful kids. Their coates go so well to the bw in this picture. Great shot!

22 Feb 2010 7:58am

Karine*Mazloumian from Paris, France

How adorable ! Their coat patterns and the fact one of the sibling turns back make the pic. Super find, Mariana !

22 Feb 2010 8:31am

Peter from Amsterdam, Netherlands

I imagine...... and can hardly wait to see.......

22 Feb 2010 12:08pm

Vitor Martins from Lisboa, Portugal

This is a great capture . A good use of the pattern of clothing that provides a beautiful composition.

22 Feb 2010 12:13pm

Petra from Tilburg, Netherlands

super shot

22 Feb 2010 12:48pm

Charles Dastodd from Chicago, United States

this image is simply precious, Mariana. well noticed and nicely captured!!!

22 Feb 2010 2:49pm

Amanda from Jersey City, United States

What a great way to keep track of your children---dress them all up in the same coat! And even better, they seem to be quite close and willing to stick together in a crowd anyway.

22 Feb 2010 3:11pm

Barbara Manners from Toronto, Canada

Going places in triplicate. Nice capture!

22 Feb 2010 3:40pm

Jaap from Friesland, Netherlands

Excellent compo. The pattern of the jacks give a very special effect to the picture. Up to the apple strudel!

22 Feb 2010 4:26pm

Chris B from Netherlands

This is a great picture, kids are great

22 Feb 2010 6:15pm

Chris from Seattle, United States

This is great -- such motion! I love the expression on the one girl's face. Very evocative.

22 Feb 2010 11:35pm

rian from mobile, United States

how cute.. they have matching coats.. :D very nice catch.. :)

23 Feb 2010 1:16am

Stu from Scotland | Residing in Kyoto, Japan

Such a fun image! Love it!

23 Feb 2010 4:32am

Susan from Sausalito, United States

This is glorious!

24 Feb 2010 5:34am

Sugata from Newark, United States

What a lovely B&W!

24 Feb 2010 6:30am

bekkah from Pennsylvania, United States

wonderful! at least they'll be easy to keep an eye on :)

24 Feb 2010 12:18pm

Earnest from Oklahoma, United States

Far out!

25 Feb 2010 1:42am

Howard F. from South Pasadena, Calif., United States

Gray patterns on their coat, a sign of unity and togetherness.

25 Feb 2010 11:07pm

Ddo from Verdun, France

So cute. I like it very much.

27 Feb 2010 8:55am

steve-stefedesign from Liverpool, United Kingdom

Perfect for the monotone picture. Wonderful

27 Feb 2010 9:05pm

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

I guess the hat doesn't say what it first looks like.

6 Mar 2010 9:51pm