Photograph: “Dusty Canvas” by Pat Callahan (username “Pat Callahan” on Flickr).
Originally shared on the Photofocus Flickr community right here.
Why I picked this image:
Looking at the history of street photography, kids playing on the streets have been a common theme of street photography for a century. And over time it has become an important visual memory of our societies and cultures.
While I currently see kids in my neighborhood running around the streets, capturing virtual Pokemons with their smartphones, this kid in Guatemala is having fun making handmarks on a dusty truck canvas. Pat captured a wonderful street image with future documentary character. Well done!
What kind of games are the kids in your area playing these days?
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