Steps by Shirren Lim

Whilst in Jaipur, I visited khun meena pamid stepwell. We asked whether we could get a few ladies to go and up the stepwell as we had this idea of taking photographs of them with pots in hand. We arrived at the predetermined just after sunrise. We were only given 10 mins to make this shot. This is one of my favourites.

Steps by Shirren Lim

Nikon D810 | Exposure ƒ/4.0 @ 1/80sec | Focal Length 50mm | ISO 800
Steps by Shirren Lim

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | July 05
Award Score: 70 (Value 13, Clarity 13, Composition 18, Style 13, Skill 13)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Architectural Photography
Photograph Location: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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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