I had a chance to visit my family in law, who live in the countryside of Viet Nam, during the rice harvest season last year. This was the busiest time of the year when the whole family including the mother, who is 84, were working together in the rice field to produce the best quality of rice. Watching them working hard, seeing smiles on their sweating faces help me realize the value of manual labor while existing among modern machines and technology. As words are not enough to show my appreciation, I hope this shot could convey how much I admire their hard work.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | July 15
Award Score: 68 (Value 11.5, Clarity 12, Composition 18, Style 13.5, Skill 13)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Motion Photography
Photograph Location: Bac Ninh, Viet Nam
Photographer: Diep Tran (Brisbane, Australia) Registered
Born in Viet Nam and now living in Brisbane, Australia, Diep Tran enjoys taking photos of simple things around the house, during travel and asking relatives and friends to be her models.Recently her interest has focused on the art of pure photography, the effects of light and shade and the correct time of day relevant to the shot. This has broadened her mind in the creative side of photography.
Her Buddhist upbringing taught her to appreciate the beauty and quality of life in natural and man made objects around the world. After travelling to a few countries and observing different climates, seasons and ways of living, her outlook on photo has improved and her presentations hopefully show that aspect in her work.
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