Monochrome Madness 2-29
my contribution to Monochrome Madness hosted by the Australian photographer Leanne Cole: the young man and the sea
Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus
This week’s photo challenge is about Focus.
Photographers are asked to focus on certain parts of their subject and leave the remaining parts in blur. In case they are unable to do it by using their camera, they are also allowed to realize their idea by using software. I personally don’t like the idea of using software, to manipulate a photograph.
Here is my contribution:
The more a child grows, the more his or her parents become needless. They step back and finally they vanish away. The stronger a kid becomes, the weaker the parents have to become.
God bless, for all the kids.
games children play
My last two posts were focused on kids. Today I focus on kids again.
We saw several kids playing in the streets of the cuban cities and I was wondering, what kind of games they’d play. It seems to me, kids all over the world are playing the same kinds of games: football (soccer), throwing cards, marbles, hide and seek, jumping the rope, riding a bike, playing with animals (dogs, cats, goats, donkeys), catch-me or Continue reading “games children play”
When talking about kids, like I did in my last post on Cuba, you also have to talk about education and schooling.
Cuban kids also go to school. Primary schools for the first 6 years are usually in the neighborhoods, secondary schools are a bit more centralized. In the country, where people live more distributed on their farms, schools are really small. In case, there are much too few pupils, the primary school teacher would even come to the farms for 2 or 3 days a week to educate the kids. To get this kids to go to the secondary school, the government offers residential schools.
School starts at 8:30h and lasts until 16:00h. The kids have to wear a uniform. The uniforms Continue reading “schooling”