16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People

So often children's emotions are trivialized because they're experiences are so different from that of adults. With this image I hoped to capture the natural emotion in this young girl and ask my viewers to redefine what makes an emotion valid and how we as a culture understand children.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2017
Date Uploaded: 04.2018
Photo Location: Old Fort, North Carolina, United States of America
Camera: PENTAX K-50
Copyright: © Katia Dermott