Spirit, by Shirren Lim

We were on our way to the North when our tour guide spotted a group of wild horses grazing by the side of the highway. We made quick pit-stop to admire these beautiful horses against the white washed land. I crept silently up and close to this group of grazing horses and waited for one of them to look at me before taking the shot.

Spirit, by Shirren Lim

Nikon D7100 | Exposure f/9 @ 1/125 sec | ISO 160 | Focal Length 85mm
Spirit, by Shirren Lim

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | July 11
Award Score: 68 (Value 12.5, Clarity 13, Composition 18, Style 12.5, Skill 12)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Wildlife Photography
Photograph Location: Somewhere in Mongolia

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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