The Oncoming Storm

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© Jonathan Munshi
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Photo Info
UploadedOctober 17, 2011
TakenMay 26, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D700
Exposure1/25 sec at f/2
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length85 mm
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A streetgirl finds shelter against a sudden storm, but the tempest that surrounds her life will still be there in the morning. (Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh.)

26 responses

  • Robert R. Gaines

    Robert R. Gaines gave props (17 Oct 2011):

    Excellent composition, colors and subject all combibed to tell an interesting story.

  • Alwyn Scott Turner

    Alwyn Scott Turner gave props (17 Oct 2011):

    Well done documentary image in color. Interesting use of space and composition...a sensitive moment and story...

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker gave props (17 Oct 2011):


  • Phil Cole

    Phil Cole said (18 Oct 2011):

    She can shelter from the rain no more than she can shelter from the storm that is her life. Atmospheric.... well done.

  • marija pavlovic

    marija pavlovic gave props (28 Oct 2011):

    love it ....great shoot !!!

  • Nassia Kapa

    Nassia Kapa gave props (17 Nov 2011):

    almost cinematic scenery!

  • Michelle "B"

    Michelle "B" gave props (21 Nov 2011):

    She's so young- makes me sad. A photo is great when it makes a person have a strong feeling.

  • alinonblogger

    alinonblogger said (8 Dec 2011):

    well done

  • Claire Crocker

    Claire Crocker gave props (10 Dec 2011):

    Remarkable! A great entry for the contest!

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley gave props (11 Dec 2011):

    Remarkable capture of isolation and desperation!

  • Thomas Berryhill

    Thomas Berryhill gave props (28 Dec 2011):

    Tragic beauty!

  • Jitesh Varlani

    Jitesh Varlani gave props (29 Dec 2011):

    excellent :)

  • Michael Yagoda

    Michael Yagoda   gave props (26 Jan 2012):


  • Paula Tade

    Paula Tade gave props (14 Feb 2012):

    Gorgeous capture of the raindrops! Beautiful pic

  • Manuel J Branco

    Manuel J Branco (Deleted) said (9 Mar 2012):


  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton gave props (4 May 2012):

    Great Shot!

  • Sheila McDonald-McCaa

    Sheila McDonald-McCaa gave props (10 May 2012):

    i like that you can really see the rainand that its nighttime most take rain pictures during the day

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes said (5 Jun 2012):

    Magic, sad, and indeed a story frame!

  • Billy Voo

    Billy Voo said (4 Jul 2012):


  • Kevin Kott

    Kevin Kott (Deleted) gave props (3 Jan 2013):


  • Axel Santiago

    Axel Santiago gave props (9 Jan 2013):

    Good story here, and excellent composition

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (21 Jan 2013):

    The monsoon

  • Kathleen DesHotel

    Kathleen DesHotel   gave props (31 Mar 2013):

    beautiful story

  • David Adler

    David Adler gave props (1 May 2013):

    A very poignant evocation of isolation and vulnerability.

  • Christopher Griesé

    Christopher Griesé gave props (17 Aug 2013):

    I'm liking this shot very much.

  • Brandon Bowman

    Brandon Bowman gave props (22 Apr 2015):

    Awesome image!

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