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Holding On Photograph by Gideon Mendel
"My dream is to go back to school and learn to be a teacher or join the police," says Nomphilo Mazuza, an emaciated 25-year-old mother of two, whose body has been battered by AIDS-related diseases. As her ability to fend off illness weakened, Nomphilo began ARV treatment. "My hope is that the pills will help me to be the Nomphilo I was before," she says.
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Camera: Canon EOS 3 Film Type: Kodak 160VC color negative Lens: Canon 24-70mm, f/2.8 Speed and F-Stop: 1/60 @ f/4
Weather Conditions: Indoors Time of Day: 7:45 a.m. Lighting Techniques: Available light from window Special Equipment: Tripod