This is a typical butcher's shop in the old town of Dhaka - 34 degree heat, high humidity, no refrigeration and blood all over the floor - just the right conditions for the hygienic preparation of meat ;)
I expect this picture would make butchers in western countries shudder, but this is very typical of many developing countries. I have seen worse. I took this shot with no fill flash because I wanted to maintain the dark and dingy atmosphere of the butcher's shop in the photograph.
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Albrecht (11281) 2005-06-14 5:58
I wouldn't eat his meat I guess, but an nice daily life shot it is.
Well captured and have fun on TE,
hamster (104) 2005-06-14 7:07
Very interesting street (?) photo nad the note to it, thanx.
kensimage (8561) 2005-06-15 1:52
Nice shot, David, good composition and good storytelling. Lots of interesting textures, too. I have to like it because I have a very similar image here.
jrzufferey (7301) 2005-07-01 16:10
Le boucher devant sont travail dans les rues de la ville. Belle composition, amicalement/jr
sergio1 (12152) 2005-09-12 4:19
Muy real la foto, parece mentira que con apesar de exponer de ese modo los alimentos la gente de no enferma. Realmente la foto es muy original.