Candid of my understudy, my niece. In Saligao, Goa. Blog post here
This is a delight to look at. The simplicity is so hard to achieve in this manner, that I took a good while to appreciate it. The gentle diffusion from f/g to b/g and the centered framing is what I think achieves this elegant simplicity. It takes great restraint to keep from zooming in tighter with the camera. You really have to see that edge to edge simplicity in the b/g and how it will work. The subject is intense in her self. I get a feeling of confidence and competence and freedom.
The colors are human and warm without being neonified, and the lighting is perfection. The black pants make a perfect pedestal and the point of cutoff seems right. Could it be more effective with the camera just a little lower? Maybe. The photo is exposed right and all the details and technical aspects are spot on.