Gold 2018 Advertising / Travel/Tourism

Burqa

  • Prize
    Gold in Advertising/Travel/Tourism
  • Company
    The Mob
  • Photographer
    Donell Gumiran
  • Technical Info
    Fujifilm X-t1, F/3.6, Iso 400 1/400o Sec
  • Photo Date
    Aug 30, 2017

The silhouetted figure in Burka facing off with both her shadow and the huge eyes staring back at her, against an apocalyptic, fiery sky. It’s a brilliantly composed scene which finds something cinematic and symbolic, and highly relevant in today’s political climate, in what is an unexpected setting. Distilled the scene down to just these two women, and in doing so highlighting and celebrating them, in a part of the world where women’s rights.