Peruvian Girl and Friend, by Claudio Bacinello

I came across this young girl and her older sister paddling in a dugout boat and thought they would make interesting subjects. It was only when we got closer that I noticed the younger girl was holding a capybara as if it was her toy. Her expression showed that she probably had few things of value and that this capybara was something she cared about and wanted to protect.

Peruvian Girl and Friend, by Claudio Bacinello

Nikon D1X with Sigma 18-125 | Exposure 1/1000sec @ f/5.6 | ISO 400 | Focal length 125mm.
Peruvian Girl and Friend, by Claudio Bacinello

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | June 18
Award Score: 66 (Value 13, Clarity 12, Composition 17.5, Style 11.5, Skill 12)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Portraiture Photography
Photograph Location: Ucayali River | Peru

Photographer: Claudio Bacinello (Thornhill, Canada) Registered
Born in Italy, Claudio now lives in Thornhill, Canada where he exercises his passion for photography. Over a career spanning three decades Claudio has delved into a number of photographic disciplines including: weddings, portraits, product, corporate and stock. His current focus is on travel, wildlife, nature and adding to his extensive stock library. He continues to travel the world in search of subjects and stories with a particular affection for Africa and South America. His work has been published globally and, in addition, is available as fine art images for private and corporate décor.


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