Travel Shot: The Girl in the Pink Dress

January 06, 2012 ||
Dhading Nepal

This photo was taken in Dhading, Nepal, where I took a good portion of the photos in our popular post, Children of Nepal Photo Essay.

We visited a family’s home and while our Nepali guide spoke with the family, this little girl kept peeking through the openings in between slats of wood on the balcony upstairs. She was very shy because once she noticed I was photographing her, she quickly ran back into the house.

I love this photograph because of the way the wood frames her face. I also like that there is a few pieces of wood painted blue which gives the photo a bit of color in contrast to her pink dress.

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By Christy Woodrow

Christy Woodrow is a travel photographer and professional blogger based in San Diego. She has been traveling around the world with her partner in crime, Scott, since 2006. Join them in their quest to find off-the-beaten-path destinations by signing up for weekly emails and following her on

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