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© Roxana Brivent-Barnes
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UploadedJuly 20, 2010
TakenNovember 29, 2007
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D80
Exposure1/125 sec at f/5.3
FlashRed Eye, Auto-Mode, Return light not detected
Focal Length62 mm
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They let me photograph them, but the sadness in her eyes (the girl on the left) drives me crazy.

I think she understands much more than she see, and the hint of smile on her face makes me understand that she will fight for a better future.

In the Did Romania changed? photo essay.

34 responses

  • Jim Nasium

    Jim Nasium said (22 Jul 2010):

    Beautiful children....you're correct....the gilrs are older and have an understanding of circumstances in their land....the little boy is still just that....innocent of the struggle ahead....

    Very sweet and sad photo, Roxana .. .. ..

  • Niroshan Nero

    Niroshan Nero gave props (19 Sep 2010):

    nice... inspiring

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (20 Oct 2010):

    Another amazing photo/essay. My vote.

  • Rajeev Jadhav

    Rajeev Jadhav gave props (20 Oct 2010):

    who is she ?

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes said (20 Oct 2010):

    Just a child in an area where I grown up Raj.

  • Ævar B. Jak.

    Ævar B. Jak. gave props (20 Jan 2011):

    Beautiful photo!!!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (9 Feb 2011):

    beautiful children. voted

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (9 Feb 2011):

    Nice children Roxana!!! Great Photo essay!!!Voted!!!

  • Kevin Kott

    Kevin Kott (Deleted) gave props (10 Feb 2011):

    My vote!!!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (13 Feb 2011):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Michael G.

    Michael G.   gave props (13 Feb 2011):

    They eyes say it all...

  • Jan Hoffman

    Jan Hoffman gave props (15 Feb 2011):

    Excellent "YES"

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (17 Feb 2011):

    Powerful, I voted.

  • Iztok Urh

    Iztok Urh gave props (22 Feb 2011):

    My vote!

  • Debbie Smartt

    Debbie Smartt   gave props (25 Feb 2011):

    How beautiful they are!

  • Massimo Bardelli

    Massimo Bardelli   gave props (25 Feb 2011):

    Yeah I like it voted!

  • Debrah Leonard

    Debrah Leonard (Deleted) gave props (5 Mar 2011):

    My vote!

  • Jean Pierre Vacherot

    Jean Pierre Vacherot (Deleted) gave props (6 Mar 2011):

    Cool, my vote

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (9 Mar 2011):


  • Danica Radman

    Danica Radman gave props (11 Mar 2011):

    yeaaaaaaaaah!!!! voted

  • Zapata Juan P

    Zapata Juan P   gave props (22 Mar 2011):

    voted !

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (23 Mar 2011):

    Such beautiful children! I pray that they will find a way to a better life. A great portrait of these little ones, Roxana. voted.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (11 Apr 2011):

    Lovely children...I hope their future will bring them the happiness they deserve. Voting!

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (14 Apr 2011):

    Excellent entry, voted

  • Robert Larrazolo

    Robert Larrazolo gave props (15 Apr 2011):

    Mi voto.

  • Joerg Schlagheck

    Joerg Schlagheck gave props (8 May 2011):

    That's well observed and captured. I'm not sure where it was taken and if your assumptions are correct, but it's a powerful photo and I voted. Now I'll check out the essay ;)

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (9 May 2011):

    Very cute! Got my vote.

  • Aleksandar Topalovic

    Aleksandar Topalovic gave props (15 May 2011):

    exceptional series; bravo bravo bravoooooooooooo

  • Richard Bruns

    Richard Bruns said (17 May 2011):

    You are right; sadness pervades.

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes said (18 May 2011):

    Thanks to all of you for understanding my view!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (30 May 2011):

    They are so incredibly beautiful and I still see the hope in their eyes. My vote.

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (4 Jun 2011):

    Yeah!! My vote!!

  • Alexandru Iedu

    Alexandru Iedu gave props (9 Jun 2011):

    Love it, perfect for this theme ... my vote !!!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (12 Jun 2011):

    One can sense, in the faces of both girls, the challenges they live with. A very expressive and beautiful capture!! Voted..

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