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NOVEMBER 2012
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THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL
LOCAL LENS
BY BETH PAYNE
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TAKEN WI TH A CANON 7D US ING A CANON 28-135MM ZOOM LENS.
THE FOCAL LENGTH WAS 1 12MM AT F5.6, 1/125 SHUTTER .
Enter your photography to be featured in Local Lens! Images must be high resolution (at least 11 MB). Please submit a short
description of the scene/event, as well as your name and the type of camera used to
locallens@afsa.org.
E
arly morning in Seoul is the best time to explore the city. In the wee hours, the city is bustling
with life, with vendors selling fruits, vegetables and baked goods. I wonder what time this
woman must have gotten up to pick her fresh greens and corn and travel into the city, ready to
sell her wares at the crack of dawn.
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Beth Payne is a 20-year veteran of the Foreign Service and a member of the FSJ Editorial Board. She has
served in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, and is now posted in Washington, D.C., where she is director
of the Ofce of Children’s Issues in the Bureau of Consular Afairs. She is an avid photographer. You can see
more of her photographs at
http://backroadtravels.worldpress.com.