From Ladakh region North of India, This type of head wear is special for each woman from the first day of marriage and after that they use it in very special days and ceremonies top and back of this head wear is full of expensive Turquoise stones.
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Wanda1 (15000) 2013-10-26 22:32
I really like this image. The composition in which the old doorway is framing the lady, and she is well placed off centre is well done. I like that you have included her completely in the frame instead of a close up portrait, so that we can see her entire dress and surroundings. Although she has a beautiful and interesting face, so a portrait in addition to this one could also have been nice. I also like that she is not looking directly at the camera, and your toned down colours add a nice feel to the shot. Great!
CLODO (31206) 2013-10-27 1:30
Nice natural portrait in situation, well enhanced by the perfect framing and the soft light.
saxo042 (37596) 2013-10-27 8:15
A superbly taken picture with a highly interesting motive. This is a very valuable TE contribution!
KristinsCamera (2373) 2013-11-06 14:17
Lovely shot of this old dear, in all her finery set against the neutral tones of the wall. It looks like she's had a hard life since that marriage. I wonderful what she's thinking...
williewhistler (15059) 2013-11-14 12:10
this is stunning portraiture,a perfect subject in a perfect setting.
My best regards Les.