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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Boy Wonder

I was downtown Los Angeles and saw this child eating ice cream with his sister, and asked his father for permission to shoot him. The expression in his eyes was striking for a child. When viewing the image, people are unsure if it is an adult or a child, and also if it's a boy or a girl. The image captivates anyone who sees it. His face is uniquely angelic.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Holly Peskin