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Yaziddi girl
21-FEB-2005 antlegg

Yaziddi girl

Ba'adre, Iraq

Another image from my visitto Ba'adre with the "emergency project".

This girl and her family waited for over an hour to be let in.
They eventually did receive their blankets and a oil heater.

Canon EOS 300D Digital Rebel
1/60s f/5.6 at 54.0mm iso100 full exif

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Thierry Lucas11-Dec-2008 18:39
Very nice. V
Guest 17-Nov-2008 06:04
Yazidiz and or Ezidis as they may be called, are of Kurdish origin. Difference between the Kurds we know today and them the Yazizis, is that, they have never acepted Islam and continued with their pre-Islamic Kurdish religion, the Yazidism
Charles Lasnier17-Oct-2006 08:06
A powerful image.
Gil Purcil30-Apr-2006 16:36
excellent composition and expression on her face.
Rene Hales05-Nov-2005 19:01
Beautiful and her expression is wonderful.--Rene
Sirvan 29-Oct-2005 06:46
Thank you for this beautiful shot .You have captured a beautiful moment.
Kelly Clark Moncure26-Oct-2005 00:48
what beautiful eyes she has!! I just added you to my list of favorite artists...
laine8227-Jul-2005 15:33
This is such a powerful image. The girl is so very beautiful, but it's the combination of hands that give this it's strength.
dazedgonebye02-Apr-2005 06:37
This seems to put you right in that place...where the girl's eye contact grabs you and won't let you go.
Guest 11-Mar-2005 17:09
I have to agree with Autumn Sky here, the image draws you in and wont let you go.. very powerful. They are all excellent
virginiacoastline06-Mar-2005 02:16
there is a woman from here (VA, USA) who has been going to Afghanistan with cameras and teaching the women there how to express themselves thru photography . . . I think your pictures, and some that I see from her visits, are remarkably telling. I hope to see more from the Afghan women soon. In the mean time, keep posting your incredible pictures.
Autumn Sky01-Mar-2005 14:06
This is an outstanding image... my compliments. The image draws you in and won't let go. Such clarity of focus and wonderful expression.
Guest 26-Feb-2005 14:07
good to see she had a smile for you despite the wait.
Nick Clarke25-Feb-2005 03:26
Nice portrait, great the way that she looks shy but curious, and peers through the wood, whilst grasping it, as if she is using it to hide behind, works nicely, good work Anthony! Nick
Dawn24-Feb-2005 06:28
What beautiful eyes and warmth here.
Mark Rutter23-Feb-2005 22:39
Great capture of their quiet patience.
Antonis Sarantos23-Feb-2005 19:35
Awesome street portrait. Voted!
Ian Clowes23-Feb-2005 19:08
A powerful image.
Ann LT23-Feb-2005 19:00
Beautifully captured image.