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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

Voters: carriebugg, tonymarq, annefromleo and 35 more

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andydub471 14 11 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2006 5:36PM
Well captured, excellent timing. Klic
AlanBW 15 20 England
28 Nov 2006 6:02PM
What a lovely expression you have captured Malc, great shot and such a pretty little girl
LisaRose 14 172 4 United States
28 Nov 2006 6:06PM
Beautiful shot, love her expression, great colors, and lighting, well done.

G73photography 14 417 15 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2006 6:11PM
well taken, great colours, G
Glostopcat 14 255 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 16 124 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
jimbo75 14
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 17 36 1 Scotland
28 Nov 2006 8:15PM
Simply wonderful Malc,you have captured her so well.Her expression is excellent.
vonny 15
28 Nov 2006 8:17PM
Well caught ,she's beautiful
Lovely colourful shot
RoddBC 15 40 United States
28 Nov 2006 8:33PM
What a precious little girl. Nice shot.

exposure Plus
16 6.0k United Kingdom
28 Nov 2006 8:53PM
A Lovely portrait lovely colours and tones and natural composition.
Rock 18 10 2 England
28 Nov 2006 9:15PM
This is a captivating Shot !

Come On You Lilly Whites.
GeorgeRusky 15 1 4
28 Nov 2006 9:46PM
Lovely portrait, nice expressions.
Thank you for your comments
bunbeam 15 2 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2006 10:33PM
well caught its a beautiful candid shot
tonymarq 15 1 United States
29 Nov 2006 2:23AM
Malc a trully beautiful expression perfectly captured!

stay well
JimV 14 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.
trissie 14 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2006 9:46AM
A beautiful capture, a lovely expression and lcolours, well taken.

Trish x
chrissd 15 304 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2006 12:21PM
what a cracker, lovely shot
29 Nov 2006 3:58PM
Beautiful subject and a beautiful image, very well taken, love the way you've caught her turning her head, well taken, Adrian
evelen 16 5 England
29 Nov 2006 6:22PM
great capture.
franken Plus
18 5.2k 4 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2006 7:08PM
Excellent candid shot. The colours are lovely .

joseph 15 England
29 Nov 2006 9:36PM
When you can grab a super shot like this...You have to be good! CLICK.
beriah 14 1 Canada
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!
30 Nov 2006 10:25PM
what a beautiful child. love that look of innocence, and that security blanket of having a mom close by. well captured.
Mavis 19 143 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
VNelson 16 3 United States
1 Dec 2006 1:37AM
The eyes of inquiring innocence. The native costume in this and the other portraits is spectacular.

jeanie Plus
17 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
4 Dec 2006 6:25PM
Lovely work, what a gorgeous little girl.

SandyMiller 14 932 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2006 9:10AM
This is really good. What a beautiful little face!
annefromleo 15 11 1 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2006 10:29PM
this image is edible Malc!! Just wonderful

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