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photo contest slideshow
Emptiness
Emmett Gardens Frog
In Paris
Dry Fish Worker
Tattooed knuckles reading "outlaw"
A Land Of Fantasy
Look
Untitled
The Gold
couches infront ot the knight templar albergue
The unveiling of Mt Rainier
Marie-Claude
Lake of Braies like Kanes vase
camino de Santiago in the mountains of O Cebreiro
reflected in the fog
Buy Some Fish and Save My Life
Cactus Landscape
Weeping Devil
A Finnish border guard during a patrolling at the border with Russia
Some profiles
Captain of the Vessel
RedAndWhite
Murdered Statue
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Marie-Claude

I meet Marie-Claude in a dead end of a countryside road in the Monts d’Arrée of Brittany, France, in April 2014. « Do you want to see my dolls ? » she offers, waving to help me find my way back. In her home filled with mountains of junk I discover a world I will never leave. It haunts me and fills me with joy at the same time. This 75 year-old lady, woodcutter, ficherwoman and seamstress, is endearing and scaring at the same time. She is touching me, waking parts of me. She looks a little bit like my mother sometimes and a lot like me.

TAGS: France, Lady

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Bruxelles, Belgium
Member since 2017
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© Mélanie Wenger.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2015
Total Views: 25
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2017, 4:09 a.m.
Focal Length: 23mm
Shutter Speed: 1/179
Aperture: f1.4
ISO: ISO1600
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