8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Indonesian artists give final touches before performance in Bhopal, India

Hatvalne, who has worked as a photojournalist for the past two decades, was taken by the dancers’ fastidious preparations before a performance. “I love photographing people,” he says. “I also sometimes photograph landscapes as well, but there is no better landscape than a human face.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2008
Date Uploaded: 11.2010
Photo Location: India
Camera: QSS-32_33
Copyright: © Prakash Hatvalne
Grand Prize Winner