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Diaper Changing

Canon EOS REBEL XT 1/200 second F/6.3 ISO 400 75 mm


"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

Njord 91 from EVRY, France

photo vintéressante

29 Jul 2011 5:12am

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

Got a whole box of tools there to get the job done! best...jf

29 Jul 2011 5:17am

Z from Shanghai, China

Just cute and nicely done!!

29 Jul 2011 6:06am

Chris Pereira from San Jose, CA, United States

great street scene, lovely b/w

29 Jul 2011 6:38am

Eric Laforgue from Ivry sur Seine, France

Beaucoup de grâce dans ce cliché.
Beau traitement en noir et blanc.

29 Jul 2011 6:44am

JacklineG from Béarn, France

Une table à langer improvisée ! Mais peut importe le lieu le principal c'est l'Amour entre maman et son bébé ! ..Belle journée Mariana

29 Jul 2011 7:06am

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

excelente escena urbana, un trabajo de reportera fantastico, saludos!!

29 Jul 2011 7:10am

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

eine schöne Szene und hervorragendes SW.

29 Jul 2011 7:20am

Emmeji from France

Il faut savoir s'adapter aux circonstances...

29 Jul 2011 7:30am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

quite difficult.. wonderful shot.

29 Jul 2011 7:53am

kgoks from Kanagawa, Japan

a wonderful photograph with a feeling of life.

29 Jul 2011 7:58am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Great candid shot - just as well she has the bike to carry around all that gear!

29 Jul 2011 8:04am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Lovely street scene in b/w

29 Jul 2011 8:08am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

A classic shot.

29 Jul 2011 8:12am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Beautiful Mom...candid moment..Nicely spotted.

29 Jul 2011 8:18am

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

Beautiful candid moment!

29 Jul 2011 8:48am

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

I love this, wonderful look of concentration on the mothers face and resignation on the childs

29 Jul 2011 9:11am

Chantal from Terheijden, Netherlands

She seems to not be bothered by anyone

29 Jul 2011 9:20am

Thierry Pouleur from anseremme, Belgium

un superbe noir et blanc, pour cette scene de vie

29 Jul 2011 9:38am

Williams from East LaHave, Nova Scotia, Canada

Great slice of life!

29 Jul 2011 11:32am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Ah yes I remember it well.

29 Jul 2011 11:52am

@grouser: your wife doing the same ?

Laurie from Prescott, United States

Oh my! How I remember those days. Any flat surface will do! Absolutely beautiful shot. The details of her ankle tattoo and the bicycle behind her. Wonderful as always, Mariana. Your portraits have such a way of communicating a person's story - at least of firing the imagination of thinking we know their story. Wonderful!

29 Jul 2011 12:09pm

@Laurie: to be honest, Laurie, It was a very first time in my life to see a young mom changing diaper on the street ! I could not believe to my eyes ! Thanks a lot :)

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Not always obvious but it must do as we can! A beautiful image and a B & W splendid. Mariana nice day.

29 Jul 2011 12:21pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Recently we do not see such a scene around here. Nice capture.

29 Jul 2011 12:35pm

@Hiro: i do not see it either.. that is why I took a shot of it , for it was really weird to me :)

Rick from Toronto, Canada

When it has to be done, it must be done... :-) Well spotted and beautifully rendered in this black and white that has so many details in addition to the unusual sight of a diaper being changed on the street.

29 Jul 2011 12:36pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

No, me

29 Jul 2011 12:56pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Looks like mom is ready for anything....she even brought the tool box!!! Nicely captured Mariana! ;-))

29 Jul 2011 1:22pm

Morten Pedersen from Norway

If you have to go you have to go! Happy summertime!

29 Jul 2011 1:37pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Cute moment, interesting place to choose to perform this parenting ritual known to all who have babies in tow.

29 Jul 2011 2:37pm

foto forte from Phoenix, United States

Like Eric said, she does indeed look like she is ready for and can do anything, with the tool box, the diaper bag, the water bottle...I have to say, this is not something I've seen right out in the street! It makes me smile....and laugh a little! Very nicely done, Mariana!:D

29 Jul 2011 2:38pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Excellent shot.

29 Jul 2011 3:03pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Interesting to see a roller derby girl changing a diaper - not quite the situation you expect to see them in. Wonderfully seen, Mariana!

29 Jul 2011 3:21pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Fantastique iamge de cette mamaan qui lange son peitt dans un coin de rue, superbe cpatage

29 Jul 2011 3:28pm

Reflecteur from Gothenburg, Sweden

Everywhere, Anywhere!
:-) Nice shot!

29 Jul 2011 4:44pm

@Reflecteur: funny , it was my first title and I shortened it :)

PATRICK from miramas, France


29 Jul 2011 5:06pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful candid shot. Excellent ... :)

29 Jul 2011 5:06pm

Phil David Morris 2011 from Saskatoon, Toronto, Canada

I usually manage to see such things in restaurants also, a great capture, the baby
looking all too adorable.

29 Jul 2011 5:49pm

kerfendal from Paris, France

a wonderful pic, so human

29 Jul 2011 7:44pm

kerfendal from Paris, France

a wonderful pic, so human

29 Jul 2011 7:44pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

precious child

29 Jul 2011 8:35pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Wonderful composition. This is very sweet!

29 Jul 2011 8:38pm

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

fantastica mariana, exclusiva

29 Jul 2011 10:09pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

The little kid seems quite happy with the operation. I like the mom's roller derby shirt.

30 Jul 2011 3:32am

mosleh from kurdestan_baneh, Iran

very nice :)

30 Jul 2011 5:22am

Bruno F from France

There are times when babies can not wait !
Great street scene !

30 Jul 2011 6:45am

cajera from France

petite scene émouvante. Le plus important c'est d'avoir les fesses au sec

30 Jul 2011 2:50pm

Ddo from Verdun, France

Une scene attendrissante riche de détails. J'adore l'expression de curiosité et de ravissement de la petite fille, pas du tout perturbée par l'endroit. Voilà une maman qui a de la ressource, j'aime cela :)

30 Jul 2011 4:12pm

Marcie from Newton, United States

Sweet streets scene and moment captured!

30 Jul 2011 4:42pm

oncho from granada, Spain


30 Jul 2011 8:53pm

rian from vestavia hills, United States

well, if you have to do it, you have to do it.. :D nice catch!

31 Jul 2011 4:54am

RBL from Oxford, United States

Great street scene so often overlooked -- great find!

31 Jul 2011 6:46pm

Oscar from BCN, Spain

Nice Scene.

31 Jul 2011 9:30pm

Gianfranco Calzarano from Cagliari, Italy

Voto di intenso vigore scenico.
Il B&W esalta il momento sguardo assorto ed uno indiretto

1 Aug 2011 5:22pm

marsa from Tehran, Iran

great scene.

2 Aug 2011 2:46am

alireza from Iran

See Special / great

4 Aug 2011 6:08am

حسن صنوبری from tehran, Iran

Good & Perfect

8 Sep 2011 7:14pm

1/200 second
ISO 400
75 mm