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Sun knocking at the door
Whoa!
Antelope Flats
Luminous morning light on theGrand Canal, Venice
Idaho Capitol
Mormon Row Cabin
Railroad screws
Stacked stones on the shore of Maine
Wet
Quiet time at DC Metro
My Grandmother The Queen
My Grandmother The Queen
Rage On Clear Sky
My Grandmother The Queen
Fall morning at the DC Botanical Garden
Girl on a stair
A young couple in love.
Antelope Flats Cabin and Tetons
Waiting for the sun
Sky Pond overlook in Rocky Mountain National Park
My Grandmother The Queen
A good sun bathing rock at the trading post
Blue Bath
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
My Grandmother The Queen

Beatriz is my 88-year-old grandmother who is one of the most energetic and full of life people I have ever known in my lifetime. Unfortunately, after her spouse of 50 years passed away I found her often to be depressed. Her eyesight has been deteriorating making her unable to read books or magazines anymore. She ends up spending most of her days watching television by herself in her room. This is where I came up with the idea to give her a photo shoot, something to change her daily routine and bring joy and randomness back into her life. Hopefully, I could create some fun new memories with her that were also documented. After she wore the thrift store outfit, I purchased for her, I realized she portrayed a sense of Royalty about her. Playing with that idea, came about a series of photographs I call “The Queen”. This is one of those photographs.

TAGS: Elderly, Florida

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Orlando, Florida, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Mauricio Murillo.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2018
Total Views: 11
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 24, 2018, 7:42 p.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: ILCE-7M3
Focal Length: 85mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO2000
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