2014 Photo Contest, Observed Portraits, Stories, 1st prize

Ich Bin Waldviertel

Photographer

Carla Kogelman

20 July, 2012

Hannah (7) and Alena (9) are two sisters who live in Merkenbrechts, a village of 170 inhabitants in Waldviertel, an isolated rural area of Austria, near the Czech border.

About

Carla Kogelman

She won 1st Prize at the Zilveren Camera 2011 with a series of portraits of actors back stage.
 She won the SO (Selection Of Dutch photography) Awards 2013, the national photogra...

Background story

Hannah (7) and Alena (9) are two sisters who live in Merkenbrechts, a village of 170 inhabitants in Waldviertel, an isolated rural area of Austria, near the Czech border. The girls have two older brothers, but spend much of their time together in a carefree life, swimming, playing outdoors, and engrossed in games around the house.

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/640
Focal length
70.0 mm
F-Stop
2.8
ISO
200
Camera
Nikon D700

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