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    During a recent visit to Cuba, I encountered this bold woman on the street while strolling around Old Havana. Something about her just struck me, like her eyes held a million stories. Not having any cash on me, I borrowed some change from a friend and approached the woman with it, asking to take her photograph. She nodded and posed like a boss, stogie and all.
    Composition 9
    Lighting 3
    Creativity 3
    Story 3

    This is a fun portrait right here. The yellow wall just pops right off my screen and it's such a great idea to have as a background. I love the expression she is giving you and cigar prop is such a great detail!

    Matt Adams
    Senior Producer, Nat Geo Your Shot
    Photo Details
    Date Taken: Feb 3, 2017
    Date Uploaded: Apr 8, 2017
    Location: Havana, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba
    Focal Length: 36 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/400 sec
    Aperture: f/10
    ISO: 200
    Copyright: © Lauren Breedlove
    Categories: People, Portraits
    Contests: 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year