Home · Register · Search · View Winners · Software · Hosting · Software · Join Upload & Sell

Moderated by: Fred Miranda
Username   Password

  New fredmiranda.com Mobile Site
  New Feature: SMS Notification alert
  New Feature: Buy & Sell Watchlist
  

FM Forums | People Photography | Join Upload & Sell

  

Archive 2013 · Australia----Aboriginal Boys #7
  
 
Charlie Shugart
Offline
• • • • • • •
Upload & Sell: On
p.1 #1 · Australia----Aboriginal Boys #7


Last individual shots of these fun-loving kids I came across at Ayer's Rock (aka Uluru).



Charlie Shugart 2013

Australia- Aboriginal Boys at Uluru




Jul 02, 2013 at 02:24 AM
deinfaces
Offline
• • • •
Upload & Sell: On
p.1 #2 · Australia----Aboriginal Boys #7


They look a bit creepy to me. Did you have much interaction?


Jul 02, 2013 at 04:41 PM
Charlie Shugart
Offline
• • • • • • •
Upload & Sell: On
p.1 #3 · Australia----Aboriginal Boys #7


deinfaces wrote:
They look a bit creepy to me. Did you have much interaction?


Not creepy- just two boys making funny faces at the camera (and me ).
Yes, I had interaction with the boys before I began taking pics of them- otherwise they probably would have just walked away. Beside- pics or not- this was my first (and only) up-front encounter with Aborigine kids in the month that I was on Australia.
As I often state, I'm a traveler with a camera, and the travel experience always took precedence over the photography.
Below is a reply I made in my 2nd post of this series:

Thanks for the comments, guys.
I hope you continue to follow this little series, because the "looks of trepidation" melted away after I fixed their old bicycle and began goofing around with them.
Combined with my brief encounter here and selected TV documentaries I've subsequently watched, I realize the truth to what Jay says, although one photo tells only a small part of this (or any) human encounter.
For example: I was walking around part of Ayer's Rock (Uluru)- away from the village- when I saw these two boys. No houses around- just them and me. I approached slowly, smiling and being as friendly-looking as possible (I'm pretty good at doing that in foreign lands).
I did not raise my camera at first.
They were trying to straighten the handlebars of an old bike they had found- but weren't able to. I gestured that I'd like to try, and they said okay. Being stronger than they, I was able to straighten the handlebars. They rode in circles and we began goofing off.
THEN I raised my camera and- with their okay- took some shots.
They were a bit camera-shy at first, but the upcoming posts show a more complete part of the encounter. They DID loosen up .
Charlie




Jul 02, 2013 at 05:51 PM
DTOB
Offline
• • •
Upload & Sell: Off
p.1 #4 · Australia----Aboriginal Boys #7


Fantastic. Thanks for the story Charlie.


Jul 03, 2013 at 07:57 PM
Charlie Shugart
Offline
• • • • • • •
Upload & Sell: On
p.1 #5 · Australia----Aboriginal Boys #7


DTOB wrote:
Fantastic. Thanks for the story Charlie.


My pleasure.
And thanks for commenting .
Charlie



Jul 05, 2013 at 01:21 AM





FM Forums | People Photography | Join Upload & Sell

    
 

You are not logged in. Login or Register

Username   Password    Retrive password