Foto Friday – She Rests

An elderly Bolivian woman rests on the streets of Sucre, Bolivia.

This is one of the very first photos we took on our South American adventure, and it remains one of our favorites.


18 Comments... Read them below or add one of your own
  • April 22 2011

    Love the dusty feel to the photo, definitely adds character to the photo.
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    • Peter
      April 22 2011

      Thanks Justin!

  • Patricia
    April 22 2011

    Wow…I remember this. Doesn’t it feel like such a long time ago.

    Always beaming with pride… <3 p

    • Peter
      April 22 2011

      It does, in a way. I find myself really missing Bolivia sometimes, it is such a special place.

      Thanks Trixie! πŸ™‚

  • April 22 2011

    Hey fellow Foto Friday Fotogs πŸ™‚

    Great picture! Good even light and she has a very interesting pose that speaks a lot to her character. I really enjoyed it.

    • April 23 2011

      Ha, I tried saying your first sentence five times fast, and failed. πŸ™‚

      Thanks, as always, for the feedback Jeff!

  • April 23 2011

    She looks so tired and sad…awww… πŸ™
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    • April 23 2011

      She does, doesn’t she? Hopefully not sad, but definitely tired…

  • April 24 2011

    So sweet, very nice shot πŸ™‚

    • Peter
      April 24 2011

      Cheers Angela!

  • Sarah
    April 23 2011

    I really like this photo, particularly the expression on her face – I’d love to know what she’s thinking about…

    • Peter
      April 24 2011

      Thanks Sarah. This is the main reason we love this photo. To us it is just a powerful picture and we often wonder what she is truly thinking about.

  • April 24 2011

    Very powerful photo, guys πŸ™‚
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    • Peter
      April 24 2011

      thanks Dina!

  • Bruce
    April 24 2011

    Great photo, & looks like a great blog. I’m coming back later when I have some “me” time & can enjoy it. I envy you guys!

    btw – found you from a post you did on Steve’s Ending The Grind

    • April 24 2011

      Awesome, welcome Bruce!! πŸ™‚

  • April 28 2011

    She looks so tired like shes been walking to days on end. Love the photo though
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    • Peter
      April 28 2011

      Exactly. Her portrayal to me shows struggle and survival. Thanks for your comment.

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