A Day at the Louvre, by Shirren Lim

It was a hot summer the year we decided to visit Paris. We spent our first day in beautiful Paris visiting the Louvre. Adults, families, and kids were enjoying the balmy hot summer day. I spotted these 2 children enjoying their day, dipping their toes in the fountain. I thought the black hair girl juxtaposed quite nicely with the golden blonde hue of her companion.

A Day at the Louvre, by Shirren Lim

Ricoh GR | Exposure ƒ/8 @ 1/320 | ISO 200 | Focal Length 18.3 mm
A Day at the Louvre, by Shirren Lim

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | February 14
Award Score: 68 (Value 12, Clarity 12, Composition 18, Style 13, Skill 13)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Street Photography
Photograph Location: Paris, France

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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