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November 16, 2004
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Joy by Ciril Joy by Ciril
does anyone have a better idea for a title?

this picture was taken in corsica. there is no special story inside...just children...
but there is a story "outside".
i took these little ones in a town called Sartene. It is a beautiful town with so many motives.... there were so many kids playing and jumping around. well there are many tehniques for taking shots of children. first of all i took some "hidden" shots. so that they did not notice me. but i am always noticed sooner or later... only sometimes if i have luck people dont notice me...
anyway when they saw my shooting, they turned their mood at once. they became very shy and serious.
well that didnt stop me.... i tried to get trust.... so i showed them few photos on a LCD... and when they saw those pictures of them... they became so crazy happy... they wanted me to take pictures.... they were asking me to take pictures of them in so many ways... it was a lot of fun. i had like a real photo session hehe...

and that is why i like this photo so much. i appreciate it because i got trust from these little ones... and i just had so much fun...
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Somnius-Delamort Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2006
I really like the photo. And i really admire your ability to gain trust from these children... I have difficulty doing that T.T
dunno whether it's because i look like a bad guy or the children in malaysia are way too shy once they notice me.
PensieveScholar Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2004  Hobbyist Photographer
Wonderful picture. :D :+fav:
ciddy Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2004
Happiness is also a good title :D
phlezk Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2004
hah thats exacly what I do when I take secret shots :) I just hope parents aren't watching.

the title works.
Ciril Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2004  Professional Photographer
yes you are right.... it can be a problem to take pictures of children...because of the parents.
but i would normally ask...well it depends on a situation.

i still feel like a child...i am 17 so i think that i have less problem with that.
Pericles Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2004
Amazing shot! It makes me wishing to be a kid again... but alas.. it's to late :P

Alternative titles:
- Wild boys (ok they're not so wild) :P
- Catch my Icecream if you can (sounds a bit silly?) ^^;
- "Ice-cream" Share the fun... (It's ORIGINAL! It's NOT stolen! honest!...) ^^;

Oh dear... it's tea time! :omfg:
Ciril Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2004  Professional Photographer
creative titles...but i like mine more. sorry. :)
seanfl Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2004   Photographer
Your color work here is phenomenal..not to mention the light is just the soft shade in the background, also..perfect focal length...what mm was your lens at..wide? Looks great!
LeaSmith Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2004
Great photo.. It really expresses joy of that kids. It is in Corsica? Wow.. you have to really travel a lot... I'll be happy when I'll go on trip to Ireland, where I'll go next summer... It looks that you haven't stress about models... it's cool
Ciril Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2004  Professional Photographer
thanks. corsica yes...
i love traveling. but you need to be a right person for that. there are so many people who dislike travel...
well you will see and experince yourself. ;)
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