A beautiful South African woman…

Just going through some files I came across an image I had taken 2 years ago at the International Festival at the Soka University in California. It was by fortune that I captured this amazing beautiful young woman from South Africa in her traditional dress.

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Her smile and posing was just so natural, the way she was presenting her beauty was so intriguing to me, so that my camera did it’s natural exposure.

There is this image by the world famous photographer Steve McCurry he had taken in 1985 of  the Afghan Girl , published in the National Geographic Magazine, which went through the World Press.  By all means I have no intention at all to compare myself with the outstanding work of Steve McCurry, I truly admire his work. I  think it is just her pose and veil that reminded me of his image. Her radiant smile just took my breath away…..

About corneliaweberphotography

In my photography work I thrive to capture the soul of the moment. I let my images speak the language of stillness and vibration, with that I leave my audience to find their own reflections and emotions. My approach in my work is to lead other's to their own imagination and freedom of dreams. I invite you to visit my web site www.corneliaweber-photography.com
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10 Responses to A beautiful South African woman…

  1. Debra Kolkka says:

    She is very beautiful. Great capture.

  2. Fig & Quince says:

    A charming portrait. It is quietly beguiling!

  3. Judi McKenzie says:

    Great image. I see a woman who is full of confidence and joy!

  4. Madhu says:

    A stunning portrait Cornelia! Her appearance and clothes suggest she might be of Indian origin.

  5. Lovely portrait–beautiful smile!

  6. A wonderful portrait, Cornelia. It seems as though you put your subject at ease here, given her warm smile. 🙂

  7. Her inner beauty and light radiate outward to mingle with her outer beauty.

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