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The innocence of an Ethiopian child.

In Ethiopia I primarily used a Fuji X-E1. The advantage off this camera is that it’s not a big DSLR and lens. It’s a similar size to any other tourists camera so it gave me the ability to shoot people and things unnoticed (or at least not drawing extra attention). In this photograph we were visiting with a disabled girl, when I noticed her little brother standing in the corner looking at us.  I set the camera on my lap and aimed it in his direction. I used the electonic view finder on the X-E1 to ensure I was capturing him and resumed the conversation with the people in the home.  Every few seconds I would press the shutter in the hope I would capture his watchful innocence, thankful that the X-E1 is mirrorless and does not make a clunk every time a photograph is captured.

This is my favourite photo from that little series (click on the image to see a larger version):

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Equipment:
X-E1 | Fuji XF35mm F1.4 R

This photograph was taken at ISO 1600, an aperture of f1.6 and a shutter speed of 1/60s.

The photographs taken on the trip were to help the Charity – Hope and a Future.

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