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Copyright: Stephen Harnett (SteveH) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 383 W: 90 N: 965] (6413)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-03-23
Categories: Daily Life, Architecture
Camera: Konica Minolta Dynax 7D, Sigma 70-200 EX APO f 2.8
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/30 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-05-07 5:19
Viewed: 1446
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
In 2006 the 37% of the population in Indonesia was urban, this is forecast to increase to 63% by 2030.

Travelling there I was struck by the large number of young people and schools. I guess as education becomes more widespread, life in a traditional village becomes less attractive relative to the bright lights and opportunities of the city.

From conversations I had it seemed that the population is quite mobile, although still retains strong links to family and village.

I wonder where she'll go.


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Hello Steve, Thanks for your critique, I think broadly speaking we are neighbours, I'm in Preston. I like this shot, texture, colour, detail, light excellent & the blurred human figure is an added bonus.
Nice, interesting & effective shot.
Thanks
Santo

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