Saturday, July 21, 2007

AGELESS


I know I posted this last year and now its part of my Haiti archives. This shot bears repeating.
I was so taken with the ageless character lines of this woman that I just had to take her picture.
As I said before, Haitian women carry everything on their heads. This was laundry day and many items could be seen on their heads.
To see this woman more clearly just click on the picture.
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19 comments:

Marc said...

It's always interesting to see other people from other cultures. These are some good pictures.

AphotoAday said...

Love this shot ! And in some ways, the character of that woman kind of reminds me of my grandmother...

Ex-Shammickite said...

Is that a deer in the background?

Kekiinani said...

Love your images from Haiti. It is amazing that they can balance all of that on their head. It would take me days just to get to the location to do my laundry if I had to carry it that way!! :) :)

Steve said...

Great color, and I like her expression. Nice job.

Wendy said...

I wonder why some cultures carry things with their heads instead of their hands. There must be something to it. And, no doubt they probably have better posture and less back problems.

Ben said...

Very nice picture, Sue.
I love yesterday's face. Good portrait.

Annie said...

Exquisite photo, Photowannabe.

Anna said...

Great shot Sue!

Susan said...

Such character. Looks like a very hard life.

Château-Gontierdailyphoto said...

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It is high time that humanism is with dimensions in Wall Street and on the other stock exchange places in the world.
Come and visit my photo blog.
Make that our indifference does not make us to them next victims.
Relay this fight in your own blog.
In advance thank you for them.

Lilly said...

This is such a great shot. And i love the little goat in the background, looking straight ahead.

marie6 said...

What an interesting character! Amazing how they manage to carry stuff on their heads!!!

Old Wom Tigley said...

Absolutly Stunning....
Today day I thought I'd browse some blogs while I have some spare time... well this was not wasted time at all. I think your pictures are just great and I'll be back for more..
Thankyou for making me smile today

Ame said...

Thanks Sue...feeling back to my old self now! ;)

Beautiful shot...you're lucky to have been able to experience such a different part of the world!

Sure tells a story....we are women, hear us ROAR!

=)
xo

Mike said...

Wonderful pictures from Haiti Sue. I hope this years trip is successful for your Church. It is hard for us to imagine what other cultures are like and your pictures help to bring that home.

Olivier said...

encore un beau portrait, qui nous montre que la vie est dure à Haïti


still a beautiful portrait, which shows us that life is hard in Haiti

JAM said...

A really great photo. She shows so much dignity. The goat back there is pretty cool too.

We have many Haitians that attend our church, and then after our Sunday service is over, they use our sanctuary for their own French Creole spoken service. They just bought a piece of our church's land to build their own building next door. They're a sweet bunch of people.

Sandrine said...

Love this shot, thanks for your comment! You have some nice photos too...