Township Life

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    One sunny afternoon in Soweto, two boys in sheer delight blur by homes of corrugated sheet metal.

    Soweto, South Afrika.
    July, 2005.

    (TMAX film.)

    Standingman, miketililing, and 50 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. madmonk ages ago | reply

      gorgeous shot. I love the blinding white light.

    2. geminieye ages ago | reply

      I agree with Gary, VERY striking image, and I love that it's not quite in fous

    3. flamehtmlstudios ages ago | reply

      I love the blur!
      It was an instant FAV!

    4. miles1322 ages ago | reply

      Beautiful. My favorite part is their shadows

    5. A Glimpse of the World ages ago | reply

      the blur and the shadows combine to great effect.

    6. ponte. ages ago | reply

      i am absolutly in love with this photo..

    7. 48x48 (noémi) ages ago | reply

      wonderfully strong in all its simplicity and voidness!

    8. carf ages ago | reply

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    9. Vegard Behrns Houmb [deleted] ages ago | reply

      This is great! The tones, shadows and the blur is a real kicker.

    10. ScruffoftheNeck ages ago | reply

      It almost hurts my eyes the contrast of it with the blur. Good composition -the figures hold the movement together. A great capture -sweet!

    11. Chris Landau ages ago | reply

      Hi,
      I was wondering if I could use this image for a sustainable transportation website that I'm working on at the University of Michigan. We'd credit you as the photographer. We can put your real name or "camera_rwanda on flickr". Also, a color version of this would be sweet.
      Thanks,
      flockingparty on flickr

    12. MyStillLife ages ago | reply

      Love how the shadows make figure 8s with the tires.

    13. stephanie.burdeshaw 106 months ago | reply

      This is a good example of the poor conditions that the black South Africans had to live in in the bantustans.

    14. CUPUAÇU 92 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called LA REVOLUCIÓN DE LAS COMETAS (KITE REVOLUTION), and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    15. © noborders 84 months ago | reply

      lovely and well done !

    16. PaulBrehem 75 months ago | reply

      Beautiful picture

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