“My Best Shot” — Paul Lowe

"It’s such an ordinary thing for a kid to do, but it’s happening against the backdrop of the tank trap, a hint of the ever-present danger."

Photo by Paul Lowe / VII. A young girl plays with a ball in the street alongside the River Miljacka in a ceasefire during the siege on Sarajevo by Serb troops.

In The Guardian’s “My Best Shot” feature, photographers reveal the fascinating stories behind their favorite works. Here, Dr. Paul Lowe discusses his shot of a Sarajevo street.