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Being Strong

By d3looo  
Hi folks,

hope you all had a nice christmas Wink Here is one of my favourite portraits I took over in Cambodia. This one I took in Floating Village near Siem Reap in Cambodia, where you can see a lot of children like this little big man sailing on the water. Hope you like it Wink

Thanks for looking and have a nice day Smile


Tags: Little Water Man Cambodia Sail Siem reap Portraits and people Floating village

Voters: Iain_Proudfoot, DonSchaeffer, dathersmith and 137 more

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dathersmith 9 550 12 England
29 Dec 2012 4:07PM
I can see why it is a favourite Pavol, it's excellent Smile

I sense an award or two heading this way.


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Tibetan 4 3 England
29 Dec 2012 4:12PM
It is times like this I wish we had more than one award to give Pavol, but you get my vote anyway, a very fine photo congratulations, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
d3looo 7 16 1 Slovakia
29 Dec 2012 4:15PM
Thank you guys, much appreciate your great comments Smile
AnneWorner 9 620 43 United States
29 Dec 2012 4:34PM
It's stupendous - I adore this shot. I can certainly see why it is one of your favorites.

Great subject matter; wonderful light, processing and use of aperture.

rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2012 4:35PM
A wonderfully evocative image, Pavol. The dof is just right concentrating the focus on the boy. Great stuff.

fazzer Plus
7 54 7 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2012 4:47PM
brilliant shot,really well taken and processed
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
29 Dec 2012 4:59PM
This is a super excellent photo !! Very well taken !
d3looo 7 16 1 Slovakia
29 Dec 2012 5:02PM
Thank you so much guys, very appreciate it and I'm really happy that you like it Smile
ossca 8 England
29 Dec 2012 5:11PM
Well captured
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
29 Dec 2012 5:39PM
Easy to see why it would be a favourite of yours! Superb photography Pavol, beautifully done in all aspects!

Sarah *
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2012 5:57PM
A prime piece of journalistic imagery

Also a poignant reminder as to the "real" world, in which people have to survive

HNY Pavol

Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
29 Dec 2012 6:41PM
Excellent image Pavol, congrats on the GEA
Regards Richard
DOGSBODY 8 1.4k 30 England
29 Dec 2012 7:15PM
An enchanting image beautifully captured. Andy
d3looo 7 16 1 Slovakia
29 Dec 2012 7:41PM
Many thanks for all awards, means a lot and I'm really happy that you like this image Smile
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
29 Dec 2012 7:58PM
Excellent, Pavol.

30 Dec 2012 12:33AM
Love this. So deserving of all the awards.......Sandy
AnneWorner 9 620 43 United States
30 Dec 2012 12:34AM
I'm so happy to see that this has received so many awards - it would have had mine earlier on, but I've just now been "allowed" my alloted for the day Smile A smashing shot.

BarbaraR 10 17 1 England
30 Dec 2012 10:18AM
Wonderful, quality shot.

30 Dec 2012 10:25PM
d3looo 7 16 1 Slovakia
31 Dec 2012 11:21AM
WOOOOOOW!!! Can't believe that, to be honest I didn't expect Photo Of The Week Award!!! Thank you so much and it really means a lot to me!!! What a finish to this year Smile
MNS 5 United Arab Emirates
31 Dec 2012 11:32AM
Fabulous ....Great .....Wonderful GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
1000 vote for this SHOT
User_Removed 12 17.9k 8 Norway
31 Dec 2012 11:35AM
The Composition in this image is outstanding. Absolutely outstanding.

Backed by some equally superb post-production...

My Compliments Pavol.
dathersmith 9 550 12 England
31 Dec 2012 2:21PM
Glad to see I was right with my prediction Pavol, congratulations on all the awards.

Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
31 Dec 2012 2:50PM
collywobles 12 3.8k 10 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2012 3:34PM
What a remarkably lovely photo. Photo journalism at its best. Colin
stevie 12 1.2k 2 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2012 3:55PM
Fantastic shot
UrbaneMagick 4 172 1 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2012 11:46PM
fantastic image & well deservedly got a ton of awards & photo of the month!!

1 Jan 2013 4:06AM
great shot, well captured
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
1 Jan 2013 8:06PM
Truly superb!!

michaelo Plus
10 11 1 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2013 8:16PM
simply stunning!!!!
Lelah 3 1 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2013 8:24PM
This shot is going to be my benchmark and if I get anywhere near the quality and composition I will be very pleased with myself.
d3looo 7 16 1 Slovakia
2 Jan 2013 7:55AM
Thank you so much guys for your fantastic feedback, it really means a lot to me, thanks!!!
andyjohnw 10 18 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2013 1:42PM
Simply stunning. Went to Siem Reap in November and visited the floating village. Absolutely spectacular and a photographers paradise.
d3looo 7 16 1 Slovakia
3 Jan 2013 5:54PM
Thank you Andy, glad you like it Smile Absolutely agree with, it is a photographers paradise!
avacreates 5 448 1 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2013 2:14AM
photo and words from the heart - I feel it too
HectorRivera 9 17 1 United States
4 Jan 2013 6:08PM
This is excellent jornalism work. Great shot.
5 Jan 2013 4:56PM
Great work mate, and congrats on POTW Smile
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2013 12:58AM
Good to see you back. Amazing photography, you managed to get a master piece out of an ordinary scene. Deserved all the awards, and here is one more to add to your impressive collection of awards.
All the best for 2013.
d3looo 7 16 1 Slovakia
6 Jan 2013 2:16PM
Thank you Yung!!! I'm glad you like it. Wanted to visit Vietnam on my trip to Cambodia as well but didn't have a time to do so unfortunately. We spent 3 weeks in Cambodia but next year I'm planing to visit Vietnam just itself and I can't wait for it Wink All the best to you too Wink
Nick_w Plus
9 4.3k 99 England
6 Jan 2013 9:06PM
Brilliant, but I'm confused that Pete only gave it a HC. Surely it should also have an EC
9 Jan 2013 4:54PM
Fantastic capture !!
ovi 12 11 1 Romania
16 Jan 2013 5:43PM
Just came back to this after I voted to offer you my Member Ward for this splendid capture.Congrats!Very well deserved!
Best regards,
A very well time & spotted environmental portrait.
Nic_WA 11 179 2 Australia
23 Jan 2013 9:27PM
Perfect...just perfect
FAB !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Grin
PJImage 9 53 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2013 12:12AM
Great image,well captured
17 Mar 2013 7:27PM
incredible image. when "classic" becomes astonishing!
10 Apr 2013 6:58AM
I will not say anything since it will be nothing to this great shoot.

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