Children of the World - Amateur

Makua Girls

Ivan Pesic
USA

Nominee

"Makua Girls"
A jungle creek located in the vicinity of Makua, Congo-Brazzaville.

Biography: The camera allows me to learn about my environment but also about my own tastes and preferences. I shoot anything that catches my eye, but it is only after I look at the shot that I begin to understand why I was moved by a particular subject, be it a person, a landscape, or a still life. I became interested in photography after being acquainted with the work of Henry Cartier-Bresson. He taught me to empty my mind and live in the moment. My photographs are an ode to the instants I spent living in the land of the eternal now.

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