16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Gift of Water

One of the first photos I had taken when I arrived in the Ivory Coast in Abidjan. These roads were constantly busy but in a split second I captured this moment of simplicity, a boy walking down the roads lifting his cup to the sun and the calm that surrounded him.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 08.2018
Photo Location: abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T3
Copyright: © melissa mjoen