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Another photo taken in the village of Ta Lai neat Cat Tien National Park in Vietnam. Walking down the main street I could hear some rattling noising and giggling. I just had time to grab a shot of those two kids and they went past. I love the beaming smile of th elittle girl on the back of the bike.

f14 1/80th sec zoom at 32mm

Thanks for the comments on the mother and her delightful baby up-loaded yesterday.

The offering today is of some more Vietnamese children. They're so photogenic and play the way I used to play as a kid. Just pure innocence and joy!

Have a nice sunny day,


Tags: Children Vietnam Central highlands Landscape and travel Portraits and people Cat tien national park Lam dong Binh phuoc provinces Chau ma hill tribe Ta lai village

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Joline Plus
14 30 56 United States
17 Jun 2008 12:05PM
What a joyful image...

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17 Jun 2008 12:18PM
Lovely shot, well captured. Tracey
Paddy 17 254 8 England
17 Jun 2008 12:18PM
this is really special, wonderful look of joy on their faces SmileP
lonely_oryx 12 61 55 England
17 Jun 2008 12:27PM
Superb expressions, particularly on the little girl
mrswoolybill Plus
13 2.1k 2210 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2008 12:30PM
More good reportage. I favour V3, the slightly tighter crop plus the harder mono treatment bring out the character in their faces.
Shutterbybaby 12 529 England
17 Jun 2008 12:32PM
wonderful,made me smile.V1 is my favourite
glyndwr 13 66 10 Wales
17 Jun 2008 12:40PM
Brilliant, the little rascals.
Fabulous expressions, made me smile.

Stace 12 2 2 England
17 Jun 2008 12:49PM
Superb images Stace made I laugh
17 Jun 2008 12:49PM
Fantastic. I love this. =)
CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
17 Jun 2008 1:00PM
Such happy kids, and you have captured them so well, Jean-Noel. Carol
challicew 12 1 1 South Africa
17 Jun 2008 1:20PM
Great photograph! Absolutely delightful!
taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
17 Jun 2008 1:46PM

17 Jun 2008 1:54PM
Great picture very humorous.
17 Jun 2008 2:24PM
Lovely happy image. Sheila
Scaramanga 12 60 6 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2008 2:37PM
Brilliant, lovely happy kids. I prefer V3.
NevP 14 853 13 Canada
17 Jun 2008 2:52PM
This is pure delight.
Silverzone 12 2 England
17 Jun 2008 4:18PM
Superb catch of a delightful moment in time. Sylvia
Paul_cats 14 61 22 Scotland
17 Jun 2008 5:17PM
A very joyful image that you cant help but smile at. It works very well in both the sepia and mono versions adding morte impact to the image IMHO.
chrisco 14 59 3 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2008 6:30PM
Superb.Definitely the colour shot for me,well done.
17 Jun 2008 6:54PM
Thanks very much. V1 wins! but there are some goods words for the mono versions! Thanks again.
It did not get placed in the Emotion competition! Shame on Nikon! (LOL)
bayleaf 12 8 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2008 7:13PM
What a super shot. V1 for me

macdaniel 14 16 3 Netherlands
17 Jun 2008 7:17PM
pleasing image to look at with great expression and the right amount of movement in it; well captured!
helenlinda Plus
12 366 22 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2008 7:30PM
What fun they are having!!!
Lovely capture, which also works well in v2 and v3 as well
faraidoon 12 1 Afghanistan
18 Jun 2008 5:51AM
Such a beautiful and wounderful shot the characters in photo are just great and ridder excellent captured as well as the plain rider wearing beautiful smile on her face. the cycle has been caught well , great compossed.
JudeC 13 6 3 England
18 Jun 2008 7:33AM
Super shot - colour version for me - Jude.
brownsilent 13 7 2 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2008 10:52PM
Reminds me of my youth, good shot,
piccy 14 8 Wales
19 Jun 2008 8:30PM
Amazing he can ride the bike like that - no1 and 3 are my favs.
tomlad 13 5 England
21 Jun 2008 11:59AM
No2, great atmosphere and such a happy shot . Regards Tom
22 Jun 2008 10:10AM
Luv the B/W #3.....Great shot!

Suzan Smile
Mavis 18 143 2 England
22 Jun 2008 12:15PM
Made me smile even to chuckle. What a Happy capture .

I can remember learning to ride on a boy's bike with my one foot through the cross bar Smile xx
Glostopcat 14 255 2 England
22 Jun 2008 10:55PM
A charming candid shot showing these two children riding tandem and having fun, just like epzer George Rusky you are so good at capturing positive emotions in your photographs
cassiecat 11 39 46 England
15 Jul 2008 6:57PM
a fun picture shows the ingenuity of kids Smile

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