2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
"Dona Maria Making Art"
This lady makes small objects handicraft, at Paraty in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The smile of pleasure that she expressed caught my attention.
Biography: Photographer for 46 years is a member of the photo club RioFotográfico. Participated with their work in four Brazilian Biennial of Photographic Art and numerous other national and international exhibitions and salons. Since 2008 was four times finalist in the "Le Plus Grand Concours Photo Du Monde" of French magazine Photo, having been the winner of this contest in 2010 in the category "Ecologie attitude". It was one of 10 finalists in the "Open Competition of the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards" in the category Smile. In 2014 won the 2nd place in the...