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: Paulo Mittelman has been a photographer for 46 years and is a member of the photo club RioFotografico. Paulo has participated in four Brazilian Biennial of Photographic Art and numerous other national and international exhibitions and salons. His works have won awards and recognition in international photography competitions.