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This lady was performing some rituals on the sea front of the famous ganga sagar fair held this winter a few days before.she giving me sweet smiles,daunting stares and sometimes even making faces at me.but at a certain moment of ritualistic offering she had to loudly chant some mantras.She said that she could barely open her eyes due to the glaring sun.her face had assumed such a form due to the innumerable rituals she had to perform and long and difficult to pronounce mantras to chant.But this expression on her face suited my liking to a very good extent.the framing was purposely done to leave out the steel plate placard she was holding,so as not to drive away attention from her face.Hope you all like it.

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  • Copyright: aryaratna basak (rjoratna2007) (52)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2008-01-15
  • Categories: Festivals
  • Exposure: f/7.1, 1/500 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2008-01-17 8:12
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