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Al Khazneh of Petra
Ancient teather in Petra
Petra
Pigeon market
The Path to Petra
Hikers in Petra
Walking through Petra
Mum Celebrating Life on a Camel at Petra!
Lost in Mars - Stargazing in Wadi Rum desert
Petra peddler
Grandma Susan and Teo in Wadi Rum
Self-emancipation?
Petra by CandleLight
the pure smile
Up, up and away
New Beginnings
Melodies
Petra’s Treasures
Shadow succumbing to Light
Azraq Refugee Camp, Jordan
Sunset over the Dead Sea
Wadi Rum
Petra
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Self-emancipation?

The beach in Aqaba, Jordan is crowded with local residents enjoying the cool water and underwater richness of a healthy coral reefs. This photograph was taken at sunset on a blazing warm September day. It shows a traditional woman, that can not go into the water in a bathing suit, taking the liberty to expose her beauty in front of her own mobile camera. I think this photo tells a lot about who we are and the enormous role photography plays in each and everyone of our lives. I called it "Self-emancipation?" because the origin of this word derives from the French meaning "detaching from the hand".

TAGS: Beach, Jordan

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Rostock, Germany
Member since 2015
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© Meir Sussman.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2018
Total Views: 12
Filed Under: Altered Images
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 21, 2018, 1 a.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: SLT-A58
Focal Length: 70mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f13
ISO: ISO200
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PHOTO LOCATION Aqaba, Jordan