Three’s Company, by Shirren Lim

This photo was taken while I was on holiday in Copenhagen, Denmark a couple of years ago. While walking down the streets of Vesterbro, I took several candid photos of the street and the people on the street. This happens to be on of them. They were just 3 old men enjoying a day outside in the sun, chit chatting amongst themselves.

Three's Company, by Shirren Lim

RICOH GR | Exposure 1/125sec @ ƒ/11 | Focal Length 18.3mm | ISO 4500
Three's Company, by Shirren Lim

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | September 08
Award Score: 66 (Value 12, Clarity 11.5, Composition 18, Style 13, Skill 11.5)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Street Photography
Photograph Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Photographer: Shirren Lim (Jakarta, Indonesia) Registered
Born in Penang Island, Malaysia, in 1970, Shirren would find herself moving cities over the course of her life. She is now based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Shirren took up photography in 2009, as she thought it would be an interesting habit, later she discovered it as her true passion. Shirren loves portraitures best. To her, the expressions people wear are so beautiful, so telling, so uncovered in their sincerity. With her photo-taking, she tries and does justice to capture humanity in its many forms. Shirren’s work has been described as intense and earthy with her simple composition cutting to the heart of the subject matter. As a child, she had flipped through many of her father’s National Geographic magazines, but it was Steve McCurry’s 1984 “Afghan Girl” that she recall two decades later. That is what she wants to do with her life. She believes, someday, she can able to capture that one moment that could change the world. Her work has appeared in several web and printed magazines.


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