Little House on the Hill, by Shirren Lim

We were driving our way back from Thimphu to Paro when I spotted this house sitting on top a hill. Much of Bhutan landscape is like this. Houses dotting the sparse winter landscape. I took this picture as a representative of the landscape of Bhutan.

Little House on the Hill, by Shirren Lim

IPhone 4S | Exposure: 1/750sec @ f/2.4 | Focal Length: 4.3mm | ISO Speed: 50
Little House on the Hill, by Shirren Lim

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | February 28
Award Score: 65 (Value 13, Clarity 12.5, Composition 15, Style 12.5, Skill 12)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Landscape Photography
Photograph Location: Somewhere between Thimphu and Paro | Bhutan

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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