Lighting in a photo gets me every time. I always manage look at photos more intently when the light interests me. Now that doesn't mean that I don't look at other photos, just that I am a sucker when it comes to lighting, typically. I love the light in this photo. That small sliver on his face gives the photo that much more emotion. And the way the light falls off his face helps me to connect to this photo.
Stella Maris, who is HIV-positive, speaks during a vigil for AIDS victims in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Dec. 1, 2006. The World Health Organization has warned that AIDS is "not under control" in the country as the government predicted that up to a million people may be infected by 2010. HIV has already infected an estimated 169,000 to 216,000 in the nation of 220 million.