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Flying Above the Ruins

By Potra  
My heartfelt gratitude to Moira and Malc for conceding their User Awards to "Waves". Taking pictures of the kids with their backs to me is a good way of not looking suspicious to the parents and saves me from a ruined posed picture. The kids pose as soon as they see a camera.

I shot these pictures during the days of Carnival.
There were battles between the students and the national guard 3 miles from the place where people were parading their kids in costume.
Nuts...
Marian

Tags: Butterfly Costume Carnival Girl Black and white Venezuela Caracas

Voters: taggart, NDODS, Bantu and 18 more


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Comments


taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
9 Mar 2014 2:02AM
Tho not posed, this one tells a story--- This is good!

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NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2014 2:38AM
A photograph which holds many possible narratives.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
Bantu Plus
3 7 1 India
9 Mar 2014 3:50AM
Superb contrast beautiful capture.
9 Mar 2014 4:12AM
Magical. A fairytale image.
ColleenA Plus
4 319 4 Australia
9 Mar 2014 4:52AM
The title made me smile, a wonderful capture ....Grin
9 Mar 2014 7:49AM
Your title makes this a very touching image.
Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2014 8:09AM
Definately a tale of two cities. Carnival and battle. Sad.
Peter.
9 Mar 2014 8:28AM
Wonderful capture, Marian.

P.
mrswoolybill Plus
9 968 1494 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2014 9:00AM
Another gem. So innocent, so optimistic. Adults see the irony and the tragedy, she doesn't yet.
Moira
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2014 11:50AM
Innocence is bliss.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 72 14 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2014 12:19PM
Nice MarianSmile

Cliff

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