18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
When The Well Runs Dry

Depicted is this monochromatic, static background of a rigidly organized irrigation system. All fixtures point center stage, directing attention to the contrasting seasoned individual in the foreground. As water is our source for life and beauty, sometimes the wells run dry. Yet, in the midst of a cold, austere reality, from the presence of this humble gentleman, age 101, flow life, love and warmth.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Westport, Connecticut, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Tina Sommers