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Gambian Kids Playing Football On A Dirt Field

Posted by
Eyeing Africa (?, United States) on 15 February 2009 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

Kids from our village in The Gambia would play football tournaments with the surrounding villages. I once tried to join them for a match but the dust haze nearly suffocated me and I was left with the feeling that I was trying to play football on top of Mt. Everest.

Canon EOS REBEL XTi 1/100 second F/7.1 ISO 400 17 mm

Momo from Montpellier, France

another beautiful photo...i've gone through all your images so far, amazingly beautiful portraits of a people living a hard life that doesn't have to be...maybe one day humans will get our priorities in a 'right' order...until then it's good there's people like you to help out as you can...

15 Feb 2009 8:43am

Giovanni from Milan, Italy

A wonderful photo! Love the framing and the angle!

15 Feb 2009 10:10am

Paula Camps from Mahón (Menorca), Spain

nice shot

15 Feb 2009 8:33pm

Rubén Pinella from Tres Arroyos, Argentina

I like very much this picture.

20 Feb 2009 11:45pm

Magda from Canada

Excellent framing and perspective

25 Feb 2009 6:40am

Canon EOS REBEL XTi
1/100 second
F/7.1
ISO 400
17 mm