Weekly Photo Challenge: Layers
There are always great opportunities for uncovering layers in a photographic sense. My choice for this week is again one of favorite photos from our India trip earlier this year. We met a family of migrant farmers who were homesteading on national park land. I was struck by the stately beauty of the matriarch of the family and the youthful beauty of her progeny. I was able to capture all three generations (layers) of the family in one photo – to me it tells a story of togetherness, resilience, and a set of family values far different than most of us are familiar with.
As an aside, I was going to submit this photo to a local contest but a former judge of the contest recommended cropping the family out – something I though ruined the photo by deleting the story of the family layers…..