Photo Essay #3...A Series of Portraits From Parts of Africa and The Middle East. (Now in Stories)

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© James Wiley

Photo license: © All rights reserved

This photo essay is a series of portraits I made during two trips to parts of Africa and The Middle East in 1975 and 1978.

In my 'Photojournalism' collection.

Thanks so much to Donna Mullins for the Spotlight!

29 responses

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (12 Dec 2012):

    A joyous image and culture captured!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (12 Dec 2012):

    Great shot !

  • Charles Rushton

    Charles Rushton said (12 Dec 2012):

    Very animated. Nice portrait.

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (12 Dec 2012):

    I like it!

  • Iztok Urh

    Iztok Urh gave props (12 Dec 2012):

    Great shot!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (12 Dec 2012):

    You have captured the happiness perfectly!!!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (12 Dec 2012):

    Wonderful smile and i love her in the middle facing us and the other two people with their backs turned . You can see,but you CAN'T see that they are amused also by their hands. Makes a most interesting photo

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley said (12 Dec 2012):

    Thanks so much Donna for such a very well thought out comment!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (12 Dec 2012):

    a great laugh framed so well

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (12 Dec 2012):

    Love the laughter, but I sense a sad reality here, too. A thought provoking and excellent capture!

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (12 Dec 2012):

    an excellent moment captured through the lens!! loved it!

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira gave props (13 Dec 2012):

    Wonderful smiles make fantastic photos.Nice capture,James!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (13 Dec 2012):

    Excellent capture of pure joy!!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (13 Dec 2012):


  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (13 Dec 2012):

    I find this image interesting in the comp of the black hooded jacket, the lighter colored and the face of the woman. Hmmm what is the story here.

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (13 Dec 2012):

    Cool find! Funny!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (13 Dec 2012):

    Great shot!!

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (13 Dec 2012):

    Great capture!

  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith   said (13 Dec 2012):

    Filled with joy and emotion.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (13 Dec 2012):

    so wonderful to see the joy she's experiencing!

  • Eric Sayah

    Eric Sayah gave props (14 Dec 2012):


  • Frizz Text

    Frizz Text said (16 Dec 2012):

    you've fixed a wonderful moment!

  • kenneth boston

    kenneth boston gave props (16 Dec 2012):


  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (18 Dec 2012):

    A photo very rewarding. An explosion of joy.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (18 Dec 2012):

    Fantastic! Can't help but wonder what brought on so much feeling.

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (19 Dec 2012):


  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (30 Dec 2012):

    Love the laughter and the joy on this portrait...Well captured!

  • David Adler

    David Adler gave props (17 Jan 2013):

    Wonderfully opportune capture--richly evocative contextual storytelling. Her unseen auditors perfectly punctuate the joyousness of the central figure.

  • Monte Arnold

    Monte Arnold gave props (18 Jan 2013):

    Great shot!

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