Doss: I'm guilty of not frequently voting on these challenges, but when I saw this I felt compelled to give it 5 stars. Looking at your website it's one of many. Nice work.
Wedding photographer: Excellent portrait: soul, framing, colours, sharpness, everything!
Ronan_M: Really good image, good job.
eyevan: Haunting. A really good shot.
swamynirmal: Very sad because, I am only human...this picture portrayed poverty itself..
Yes very sad... is it karma?
Cliff Whittaker: The dramatic lighting on the detail in the face create a really emotional portrait. Good job.
XVOYAGERX: Fabulous capture of this cute little hunter, very well done, and worthy of first place!
swamynirmal: congrats for winning..!!
tecnoworld: One of the best portraits I've ever seen. Is this cropped or original?
ThanksIt was slightly cropped and taken while he was in conversation with few other rural men
Artpt: Wonder eye for perspective...I never would have considered this was taken from the original....
bajanshutterbug: Amazing. Both the girl...and the guy who captured the moment.
Chris_Downunder: Very nice.
VittoDigital: Magnetic, beautiful eyes!Great job visualizing the crop and a very good PP: you have a great "eye"! :-)Congrats
Limburger: I haven't looked at the competition but this is a nice picture.
MarioSS: Nice soul Francois!
Ronan_M: I want to marry her!
Me too!Cropped from: http://www.dpreview.com/galleries/3627269402/photos/3123018/anke-at-the-beach
Anke is also here:http://www.dpreview.com/challenges/Entry.aspx?ID=621082Thank you for your votes
Fantastic image! Great idea, timing and composition!