For want of a shoe the woman was lost; for want of the woman a man was lost.

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© Michel González Brun
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UploadedAugust 9, 2008
TakenNovember 23, 2005
MakeOlympus Corporation
Exposure1/2 sec at f/4
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length15.95 mm
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Two empty stools and a lonely woman-all for the want of a shoe.

(variation of proverbial rhyme-For Want of a Nail.)

Lonely shoe seller sells her shoe by night. Vuon Choui District of Saigon, Vietnam

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  • Oregon Curly

    Oregon Curly (Deleted) gave props (17 Aug 2008):

    I agree with Tran, a very powerful, well done photo.

  • Liz Van Den Berg

    Liz Van Den Berg gave props (24 Sep 2008):

    strong image and great title! if you had it in "nighttime" i for sure would have voted it!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (18 May 2009):

    beautiful photo. A story in itself!

  • Alexander Bussey

    Alexander Bussey gave props (16 Dec 2009):

    interesting title.

  • Julien Maury

    Julien Maury gave props (24 Dec 2009):

    selling poverety

  • Carl Kuntze

    Carl Kuntze gave props (23 Feb 2010):

    Good depiction of the will to survive.

  • Ruben Sintes

    Ruben Sintes gave props (3 Nov 2010):

    Nice TOP-MANTA (the way we call this street sellers in Spain)

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