Photo of the Day

a Mennonite girl on a train in Canada
February 1, 2013

Train Ride, Canada

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos A young Mennonite girl looks out the window of the Heritage Number 9 Waterloo Central Railway steam train as it reaches its destination at Waterloo station in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. This candid photo was taken in October of 2012, but it feels timeless to me. (This photo was submitted to My Shot.) What Makes This a Photo of the Day? I personally love documentary portraits of people, so I'm happy when I find one that will hold its own as a Photo of the Day. The subject, the setting, and the choice of black and white work together perfectly to create a timeless photograph, and the direct gaze of the young girl draws me in. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor Get tips on black and white photography and other special techniques» See pictures of Canada from our community » Get tips on taking pictures of people and places »
Photograph by Tatum Wulff, My Shot

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