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    Edit Photo Details Checkmate   #playing #alone #boy #chess
    He has had the desire to play chess for a long time. His wish came true one day and it was so beautiful to see him just playing by himself. He doesn´t understand the game yet but eager to learn it.
    WHAT MAKES THIS PHOTO GREAT?
    Composition 4
    Lighting 5
    Creativity 2
    Story 4

    I love how hard he is concentrating. He could be playing video games or just watching TV, but instead, here he is learning. By himself. I don't feel as if he is lonely, just alone. I love it. I also like your decision to present this photo in black and white; by stripping the frame of any color, you are forcing the viewer to focus on the quiet moment you are sharing. And by shooting wide, you're showing me that no one is around giving him instructions, that he really is learning by himself.

    David Y. Lee
    Producer, Nat Geo Your Shot
    Photo Details
    Date Taken: Aug 4, 2017
    Date Uploaded: Sep 29, 2017
    Location: Reykjavík, Capital Region, Iceland
    Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D750
    Focal Length: 35 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/250 sec
    Aperture: f/1.4
    ISO: 100
    Copyright: © Iris Bergmann
    Categories: Black and White, People, Places
    Assignments: My Best Photos of 2017, Quiet Moments