Photojournalism Steve McCurry style.

Challenge #9 in the Mentors series. Hosted by Martin Ocando, Carlos U, Aleo Veuliah, Rick Sammon.
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Steve McCurry is an American photojournalist best known for his photograph, "Afghan Girl" that originally appeared in National Geographic magazine. Lets pay tribute to Mr. McCurry with our best shot, worth to be in the cover of the big magazines.

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Cuban Model
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When she invited me to take a shot at her, I knew that if I would do so, she would ask for money after the shot would have been taken. So I took the initiative to ask "Cuanto?" (How much?). Shen replied two pesos. Knowing that the average earning in Cuba is about 19 pesos a month, I offered one peso (which she accepted). When I look back at this picture, I don’t see a woman posing as a model: I just see an immense sadness…
Submitted: Tuesday, 26th February, 2013 05:24 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 4th November, 2012
Focal length: 35 mm
Shutter speed: 1/200 sec
Aperture: F4.5
ISO: 200
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