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Bong hoa dep

By Malc_V
Another shot taken at the Can Cau Saturday market in the mountains of North Vietnam.
This stunning little girl is also of the Flower H'Mong people, she was very shy of the camera and spent a lot of time hiding behind Mums back, i watched her for a while and decided to use my tele photo lens and try and get a shot from a short distance away,she turned and i grabbed this shot .... hope you like it.

The title is Vietnamese and means "Beautiful Flower".

Thanks for looking in.


Tags: Beautiful General Child Girl Vietnam Ethnic Hmong Sapa Flower hmong Landscape and travel Portraits and people

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28 Nov 2006 5:36PM
Well captured, excellent timing. Klic

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AlanBW Plus
10 20 England
28 Nov 2006 6:02PM
What a lovely expression you have captured Malc, great shot and such a pretty little girl
LisaRose Plus
10 172 4 United States
28 Nov 2006 6:06PM
Beautiful shot, love her expression, great colors, and lighting, well done.

28 Nov 2006 6:11PM
well taken, great colours, G
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
28 Nov 2006 6:47PM
A charming portrait shot of this young child, love the colours and the expression you've captured
28 Nov 2006 6:49PM
What a gorgeous image Malc. Wonderful colour and detail in this really lovely shot.
John (-:
thorn Plus
12 124 2 Scotland
28 Nov 2006 7:25PM
Hi Malc,the title is spot on,this little girl really is a bong hoa dep,lovely expression and i like the colourful bg,lighting and exposure.Wonderful portrait.Take care.AnnSmile
28 Nov 2006 7:53PM
Nice shot Malc - I see the little girl has the same top on as your H'Mong Lady.
So I take it that this is the traditional
costume of the H'Mong people.
foggytwo Plus
13 36 1 Scotland
28 Nov 2006 8:15PM
Simply wonderful Malc,you have captured her so well.Her expression is excellent.
28 Nov 2006 8:17PM
Well caught ,she's beautiful
Lovely colourful shot
RoddBC Plus
10 40 United States
28 Nov 2006 8:33PM
What a precious little girl. Nice shot.

exposure Plus
12 4.0k England
28 Nov 2006 8:53PM
A Lovely portrait lovely colours and tones and natural composition.
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
28 Nov 2006 9:15PM
This is a captivating Shot !

Come On You Lilly Whites.
28 Nov 2006 9:46PM
Lovely portrait, nice expressions.
Thank you for your comments
28 Nov 2006 10:33PM
well caught its a beautiful candid shot
29 Nov 2006 2:23AM
Malc a trully beautiful expression perfectly captured!

stay well
JimV Plus
10 6 3 Canada
29 Nov 2006 2:43AM
Excellent work Malc, so colourful and for a quick shot is just fantastic, composition, focus and most of all, subject, could not be improved. Very well done!
Rgds., and eagerly looking forward to more of these.
29 Nov 2006 9:46AM
A beautiful capture, a lovely expression and lcolours, well taken.

Trish x
chrissd Plus
11 304 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2006 12:21PM
what a cracker, lovely shot
Beautiful subject and a beautiful image, very well taken, love the way you've caught her turning her head, well taken, Adrian
29 Nov 2006 6:22PM
great capture.
franken Plus
14 4.1k 4 Wales
29 Nov 2006 7:08PM
Excellent candid shot. The colours are lovely .

29 Nov 2006 9:36PM
When you can grab a super shot like this...You have to be good! CLICK.
30 Nov 2006 2:13AM
really great shot Malc! she is a 'beautiful flower' for sure even tho she tried to hide from you - you have certainly captured her sweetness and innocence well - so beautiiful these people are! a friend of mine was a 'boat people' from Vietnam years back and is so thankful the women and children on her boat weren't attacked and raped/robbed by pirates of the sea as so many were back then ... she is safe now in Canada. Gorgeous image - thank you!
what a beautiful child. love that look of innocence, and that security blanket of having a mom close by. well captured.
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
30 Nov 2006 10:28PM
She certainly is a beautiful wee flower Malc . Such a gentle face . Love all the colours around her xxx
1 Dec 2006 1:37AM
The eyes of inquiring innocence. The native costume in this and the other portraits is spectacular.

jeanie Plus
13 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
4 Dec 2006 6:25PM
Lovely work, what a gorgeous little girl.

13 Dec 2006 9:10AM
This is really good. What a beautiful little face!
20 Dec 2006 10:29PM
this image is edible Malc!! Just wonderful

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