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Girl With Teddy Bear

Canon EOS REBEL XT 1/160 second F/5.0 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

morgan from canyon Country, United States

Very cool shoit! love the toning.

22 Feb 2013 5:16am

Sophie from Fournets Luisans, France

So beautiful !

22 Feb 2013 5:20am

Devi from Chennai, India

Lovely shot here..Aw!! She's serious !! Very pensive :-)))

22 Feb 2013 5:38am

PATRICK from miramas, France

wow splendid 5****

22 Feb 2013 6:13am

365 from namur, Belgium

The girl is well highlighted by the background.

22 Feb 2013 6:52am

Tomek from Poznań, Poland


22 Feb 2013 6:57am

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Love it, a future fashionista

22 Feb 2013 7:37am

Ellebelle from Mosquito Town, Netherlands

I love the zoom effect!
Hat and bear really stand out in this photo .........

22 Feb 2013 7:59am

jean pierre from paris, France

tres belle image!! amitié

22 Feb 2013 8:01am

Longroute from Cagliari, Italy

Very proud of herself... very good capture and I like how you managed to attracts the attention on her darkening the people around.

22 Feb 2013 8:27am

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, Canada

Superb photo, and the girl gives good drama to the scene as if in a movie,
absolutely wonderful !~

22 Feb 2013 8:46am

Monik from PARIS, France

Comme surgie d'un tableau... Superbe et fascinante apparition! J'adore! *****

22 Feb 2013 8:47am

Jean-Luc T. from Juignac, France

Elle le tient "comme une poignée de pétards", expression qui signifie qu'elle n'y fait pas très attention.

22 Feb 2013 9:04am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

The blurred processing on the background puts the lighting on this girl in the incredible presence !

22 Feb 2013 9:05am

Hossein Saharnaz from Ahvaz, Iran


22 Feb 2013 9:28am

Veronique from France-and-, Switzerland

She is like an young Alice springing from an hectic life !

22 Feb 2013 9:29am

CLODO from PESSAC, France

So white in this grown ups dark world! the blured post processing, as a zooming effect enhances her place in the picture. Great work Mariana!

22 Feb 2013 9:32am

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Excellent capture ! The girl has such strong presence! Beautiful!*****

22 Feb 2013 9:39am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

What a sensational image - she looks so well protected ! Another 5-Stars if there is room.

22 Feb 2013 9:56am

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

Fantastic amazing 5* photo

22 Feb 2013 10:20am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Pour moi la photo du jour, une vraie merveille. ***** Belle journée Mariana.

22 Feb 2013 10:24am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

She is terrific!

22 Feb 2013 10:50am

gerard1948 from Somewhere on earth, Spain

Excellent capture, processing is wonderful. I like a lot the manner of walking very determined of the little girl.
Have a nice day.

22 Feb 2013 11:33am

STEED from D, France

Fashionista at Her Dawn,yes.....Excellent !!!

22 Feb 2013 11:37am

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

SEHR GUT, auch mit dem Effekt.

22 Feb 2013 12:05pm

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Great processing, focus of the girl she comes to front and center:)

22 Feb 2013 12:09pm

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

masrepiece, masterlook, master you........bravisssimo Mary

22 Feb 2013 12:47pm

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

excelente composicion y con un buen efecto, buen trabajo!!

22 Feb 2013 1:11pm

thami from Fès, Morocco

Excellent traitement qui renforce la clarté laiteuse du visage de la jeune fille en le détachant de son environnement sombre!
Bonne journée lumineuse!

22 Feb 2013 1:15pm

Lougris from Toulouse, France

...and tiger look in is eyes...:) superbe.

22 Feb 2013 1:31pm

Denise from granby, québec, Canada

Fabulous portrait! Something in her look...looks so adult...troubling, at a certain point. Fantastic shot and great treatment.

22 Feb 2013 2:25pm

Mandar from Kudal, India

Fantastic....I loved the way you have presented....I can feel the force....

22 Feb 2013 2:45pm

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Yesssssssssss géniale ta photo! j'adore++++

22 Feb 2013 2:50pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Scary! What an expression!

22 Feb 2013 2:54pm

@Ana Lúcia: scary ? oh, I am sorry if you got scared by a look of this gorgeous little girl .

Mamyni from Argenteau-Visé, Belgium

Un peu encombrants comme compagnons de ses nuits.
Très belle prise.

22 Feb 2013 2:59pm

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

It seems that she knows where she is going.

22 Feb 2013 3:05pm

@Jypyä Pop: yes, she seems as a very energetic and determined young girl but still carrying her fav toy !

Frankiess from Český Těšín, Czech Republic

Very cool photo! Picture is perfectly framed and also nicely processed !
I give five stars and attach to my collection :)

22 Feb 2013 3:12pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!
so beautiful tones & lights!

22 Feb 2013 3:33pm

littlemissgat from paris, France

Superbe! Et le regard de cette petite fille est prenant!!

22 Feb 2013 4:08pm

Eau from anglet, France

waooouuuu quel regard !

22 Feb 2013 4:32pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

a great dramatic quality here

22 Feb 2013 4:43pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Brilliant capture. Yes, she seems very energetic and determined. Powerful shot. :)

22 Feb 2013 4:43pm

Eric C. from Un peu partout, France

Ah oui belle réalisation !

22 Feb 2013 5:25pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Beautiful image, lovely portrait. nice capture.

22 Feb 2013 5:36pm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

What a beautifully intense expression you've captured on this little girl which almost seems at odds to her carrying the teddy. Terrific image Mariana

22 Feb 2013 6:04pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Excellent effect, superb image!

22 Feb 2013 6:23pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Absolutely beautiful. The light is perfect on her face. Gorgeous portrait.

22 Feb 2013 6:48pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

So young and yet so grown up! Nicely captured Mariana! ;-)

22 Feb 2013 7:33pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I like the way you composed this - she really stands out. WOnderful portrait.

22 Feb 2013 7:38pm

roy from ostend, Belgium

beautiful setting, class photography

22 Feb 2013 9:20pm

jeffrey from Haydenville, United States

amazing!perfect central focus, wonderful expression captured and great effects abound!

22 Feb 2013 11:48pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

whoa! i wouldn't mess with her!!!

22 Feb 2013 11:57pm

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from somewhere between viewer and subject, Belgium

amazing, mariana!!!

I love her expression! :-))

23 Feb 2013 12:09am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

She seems wise beyond her years. An incredible portrait.

23 Feb 2013 12:21am

CF09 from Tehran, Iran

Nobody leaves here alive!

23 Feb 2013 5:47am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Such a dramatic frame

23 Feb 2013 8:12am

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

Love the composition and the power of this image.

23 Feb 2013 8:28am

tce76 from Saint Laurent de Brèvedent, France

Encore un excellent travail.

23 Feb 2013 9:27am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

She's so majestic. Nice processing.

23 Feb 2013 9:35am

L'angevine from Angers, France

oh que c'est beau où cette fillette a un visage expressif très intriguant comme si elle pouvait dominer tous les hommes adultes

23 Feb 2013 9:40am

Mahmood from Tehran, Iran

Majestic , She`s Exactly In Center Of The View
Appropriate Use Of Motion Blur

24 Feb 2013 6:52am

RORO from LE HAVRE, France

Something really intense in the eye, it's a great catch !

24 Feb 2013 8:44am

dom from Paris, France

La petite fille parait déjà une adulte. Magnifique streetphoto N&B

24 Feb 2013 4:56pm

mike from Cap d'Agde, France

Un beau portrait qui sort du lot. Juste la lumière au bon endroit pour le mettre en valeur.

25 Feb 2013 10:29am

franz from Baden, Austria

very effective zoom and convincing presentation! love the gentle sepia tone!!!

25 Feb 2013 5:58pm

straightlines from istanbul, Turkey


1 Mar 2013 2:29pm

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

Lovely capture. She is so serious with her fancy dress and teddy bear.

7 Mar 2013 4:04pm

rian from vestavia hills, United States

girly yet tough, i like it. :)

14 Mar 2013 4:35pm

1/160 second
ISO 400
75 mm