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Maria in her kitchen, Tres Cruces, Bolivia 18th November 2010

6 Responses to “Maria in her kitchen, Tres Cruces, Bolivia”

  1. 1

    Une photo magnifique par sa douceur. Une luminosité extraordinaire, une composition comme on les aimes.Bravo!

    admin Reply:

    @Kevin, Merci Kevin!

  2. 2
    New Jersey Wedding Photographer:

    Absolutely inspired photography! I love your natural style!

    admin Reply:

    @New Jersey Wedding Photographer, Thanks much Jaime! Love your wedding shots :)

  3. 3

    An absolutely superb photo! South America is next on my to do list.

  4. 4

    Terrific pictures. Great blog too. I will definitely follow on Twitter.

  • Canon EOS 5D Mark II
  • (c) Harry Kikstra,
  • 0.250 s (1/4) (1/4)
  • f/1.4
  • aperture priority (semi-auto)
  • 3200
  • 2010:11:03 18:57:17
  • matrix
  • 50.00 (50/1)
  • Auto Exposure
Maria in her kitchen, Tres Cruces, Bolivia

The story behind "Maria in her kitchen, Tres Cruces, Bolivia"

I think this is the first image I am posting that was shot at 3200 ISO, amazingly the Canon was able to capture this moment..

Maria lives in Tres Cruces, a small dusty town on the Southern shores of Salar de Coipasa, a large Salt lake close to teh more famous Salar de Uyuni. She is taking care of her grandchildren.

The town did not have any restaurant or good shops, but for about 1 euro each, she prepared a completely local meal consisting of quinoa, eggs and vegetables. The only light was the soft glow from her woodstove…

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