Revolution

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    This is Shima'a Helmy, a courageous young lady who is an activist in the Egyptian Revolution, and one of the social media instigators of that event. Her story, and that of three other Egyptian women involved in the revolution is the topic of an 'in progress' documentary by acclaimed film makers Micah Garen and Marie-Helene Carleton. This shot is from Pop!Tech 2011, where Garen, Carleton, and Helmy talked us through clips from the nascent and still evolving movie.

    Dead Betty, Ian@NZFlickr, and 8 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. oriana.italy 41 months ago | reply

      hmm, revolver-ution, Lybia back to sharia, Egypt still a military staff with the Muslim Brothers, Tunisia an islamic group, they are all still fixed to 1,430...

    2. Oh Kaye 41 months ago | reply

      Brave woman!
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    3. maryaben 41 months ago | reply

      Genial retrato para la historia.

    4. Ian@NZFlickr 41 months ago | reply

      Amazing how much like a studio professional job this looks!

    5. las - initially 41 months ago | reply

      The light falls on her face so nicely.
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    6. T Ξ Ξ J Ξ 41 months ago | reply

      Wonderful portrait and awesome lighting. Awesome shot! TFS.

    7. moodyfan (Julie) 41 months ago | reply

      Fabulous lighting on her face and what an amazing portrait! Excellent!!

    8. TFNnaranjo 41 months ago | reply

      Muy bonita esta fotografia ... un saludo afectuoso de Teresa

    9. Alshimaa_m 41 months ago | reply

      WoW!
      Thanks a lot for the nice portrait of myself :-)

    10. xeno(x) 41 months ago | reply

      Brilliant work , sweet lighting .

    11. Hellsgeriatric  41 months ago | reply

      A compelling portrait! Superb!

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    12. André Pipa 41 months ago | reply

      Terrific portrait. We can fell her strenngh ans determination. Bravo Pete!

    13. albertusmagnus 40 months ago | reply

      Great portrait. Was she posing or did you get this as a candid shot? The dark background is very dramatic a very dramatic frame and it accentuates her confidence and defiance. Well done!

    14. marcellucray 39 months ago | reply

      lightning shot..............

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