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Miss Vye

By ARJones
This is Miss Vye. She runs a small beachside hut selling fish, snacks and drinks in a small fishing village called Farquhars Beach on the south coast of Jamaica near Milk River.

A very pleasant and serene lady scratching a living in quite a deprived area. I hope I've captured that in her face.

Thanks for looking.


Tags: Photo journalism Black and white Portraits and people

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DSV 10 2 Denmark
5 Apr 2009 5:01PM
Great portrait, love the composition.

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richard20d 9 115 10
5 Apr 2009 5:17PM
Fantastic shot and dof, the mono conversion is just right. You need to send her this pic. It gets my vote.

regards richard
User_Removed 14 17.9k 8 Norway
5 Apr 2009 5:32PM
This is superb.
Robyn2012 9 1 Australia
5 Apr 2009 5:41PM
face is fabulous,you can see her soul, just beautiful
super portrait you did a superb job
RobboB Plus
11 132 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2009 5:55PM
ARJones 11 103 3 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2009 6:05PM
Thanks so much for for the comments.

Richard, I have actually revisited and given Miss Vye a colour copy of the shot - along with some 6x4's for the various children who wanted their photo's taken!

I'm trying to get a series together of shop/bar keepers but I think I'll struggle to get someone as photogenic as Miss Vye.

Iain_Proudfoot 11 40 2 Ireland
5 Apr 2009 6:11PM
Great work. This is a great photograph.

Warm regards, Iain.
lesgoodey 12 5 1 England
5 Apr 2009 6:31PM
Very nice shot.
jonathanbp 9 99 Thailand
5 Apr 2009 6:32PM
Excellent mono portrait - Jonathan
banehawi Plus
13 1.8k 3864 Canada
5 Apr 2009 9:53PM
Very nice shot

TommyStr 12 9 3 Norway
12 Oct 2009 7:10PM
Right up my alley and a fantastic portrait
12 Apr 2011 10:47PM
Nice Shot, stunning portrait in mono Smile

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